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No matter how beautiful and organized your laundry area looks, if you don’t have a routine for getting laundry to the washer, into the dry and back to bedrooms you will still have a problem.  These tips will help you establish a routine that will...

No matter how beautiful and organized your laundry area looks, if you don’t have a routine for getting laundry to the washer, into the dry and back to bedrooms you will still have a problem.  These tips will help you establish a routine that will...

Collect the laundry 1. Keep a central collection area for your laundry close to where people change.  The main bathroom, near the bedrooms, is often a good choice. Keep three hampers – one each for light, medium and dark-coloured clothing. Make sure everyone knows to empty pockets, because no one else is going to check. You may prefer to have each person have their own bin in their room. Have everyone in the family sort their laundry and put it in the hamper. 2. Keep a stain remover nearby so that everyone can treat the stains on their own clothing. ...


All of My Closets Were Overflowing Until I Bought These $29 Space Savers

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All of My Closets Were Overflowing Until I Bought These $29 Space Savers

As I prepped to move from my studio apartment with two tiny closets to a one-bedroom with six of them—my boyfriend and I were making the leap into cohabitation—I believed I’d found the holy grail of storage.  I imagined it would go a little something like this: I’d get two closets in the bedroom (one with a hanging rack and the other with shelves), while my boyfriend would use a large double wardrobe just outside our room, across from the stacked laundry cabinet (which would house cleaning essentials along with brooms, mops, and stacks of paper towels). The entryway cupboard...


9 Ways That A Trip To The Dollar Store Can Help You Get Organized

9 Ways That A Trip To The Dollar Store Can Help You Get Organized

For me, organizing has always much more about function than form. Because while I love the look of gorgeous, high-end organizing systems, I’m rarely willing to shell out the money to buy them! And since most of us homemakers have a budget to consider, it’s important to remember that getting organized doesn’t have to cost a fortune! That was the motivation behind a post I wrote a couple of years ago sharing a roundup of dollar store organizing hacks. And since being budget-conscious never goes out of style, I thought it was high time to revisit the subject! :-) So...


9 Ways That A Trip To The Dollar Store Can Help You Get Organized

9 Ways That A Trip To The Dollar Store Can Help You Get Organized

For me, organizing has always much more about function than form. Because while I love the look of gorgeous, high-end organizing systems, I’m rarely willing to shell out the money to buy them! And since most of us homemakers have a budget to consider, it’s important to remember that getting organized doesn’t have to cost a fortune! That was the motivation behind a post I wrote a couple of years ago sharing a roundup of dollar store organizing hacks. And since being budget-conscious never goes out of style, I thought it was high time to revisit the subject! :-) So...