Cleaning Like the Pros

It’s not uncommon for us to get overwhelmed at the thought of cleaning and organizing but it doesn’t have to be that difficult. Here are a few easy tips that will make your cleaning and organizing easier, faster and more pleasant.

Daily Routines and Reminders

Daily routines are a simple way to keep your life organized. Made popular by SHE (Sidetracked Home Executives) and FlyLady, daily routines simply mean that each day, you will spend about 15 minutes in the morning and 15 minutes in the evening doing your daily routine to stay on top of things. Daily tasks are […]

Magic Erasers

Mr. Clean Magic Erasers are a quick and easy way to clean stubborn marks from walls, windowsills, baseboards, counters, etc. This cool little cleaning pad is great for taking fingerprints off of walls, soap scum out of showers, dust and grime off of windowsills and baseboards, and grease off of kitchen cabinets. Beware, though – […]

Sell Video Games

As you declutter, recuperate some of the money you invested in video games by reselling them at a used dealer. Many retailers like EB Games and GameStop will give you store credit for the used games you bring in. Each store has a different policy and game credit is usually determined by the popularity of […]

Swiffer WetJet Mop

Mopping the old way has got to be one of the most unpleasant chores ever. Thankfully, the old way isn’t the only way. We gave up on dunking and squeezing regular mops years ago since discovering the Wetjet from Swiffer. The WetJet uses batteries and a push button system to deliver no-rinse cleaner to your […]

An Organized Pantry

One night I was making burritos for dinner. I went to grab refried beans out of the pantry and couldn’t find any. Later, while cleaning out the pantry, I found some. If the pantry had been organized to begin with, I would have been able to find the refried beans and save my husband a […]

Organize for Creativity

OK, well, I know organization isn’t really decorating, now is it? But, let’s face it, what good is all the effort to create a nice home when it’s hidden behind the mess and the clutter? So in order to help us all prevail over the chaos, here are some great hints for putting everything in […]

Time Management

My husband said to me the other day, “I wish there were 26 hours in our day, then I could get everything accomplished!”I had to laugh because I myself had those thoughts; if we just had more time we could accomplish much more or at the very least we could actually get enough sleep! ~smile~. […]

A Mom’s “Best Friends”

As a busy mom, I have several "best friends" around the house that make my life easier and more enjoyable. Some are simple and free, others not so cheap, but all are things that I wouldn’t want to live without. I have found that consistent and diligent use of these "best friends" makes the difference […]

A Place for Everything

So, you’ve made the excellent decision to get organized, you’ve sorted through your belongings and you now have only items that you love and are usable. This may be for one small area of your home, a few areas, a drawer or two, or the whole house. However much you have done, it is an […]

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