Have Yourself a Clutter-Free, Merry Christmas!

It is so easy to get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Before you know it, you have gotten yourself so overworked and stressed that you are acting like the Grinch. Take a breath, grab a cup of your favorite hot drink, plop in your coziest chair and take a few minutes to evaluate your plans for Christmas this year.  Start by asking yourself these…

Tips & Tricks for Organizing Your Garage by Kenny Pedersen at Organized Garage Solutions

After years of using your garage, you have likely accumulated a lot of unnecessary and unneeded items. It is easy for this to happen because like the quote “out of sight, out of mind” we typically forget the things we do not see every day. Going through your garage and organizing it will give you peace of mind and even more space for things like your car! Remove Everything. This is…

10 Organizing Project Under 10 Minutes

The kids are back in school and the holidays will be here before we know it. Let’s head into that busy time of year a little more organized. By just taking 10 minutes each day to organizing one of these spaces in your home, you will feel more in control of your home and ready to tackle whatever comes your way. Pantry – Start by throwing out any food that has…

May is National Moving Month!

Houses are selling like crazy! If you have been thinking about moving, now is a great time! However, getting ready to move can be overwhelming. Here are some tips to get you headed in the right direction. Set up a special filing system to handle all paperwork related to the move. An accordion file works perfectly for this and is portable. Set up files for the house you are selling,…

Create a Hub for Paperwork

Not everyone has the luxury of having a home office to deal with paperwork, but that is not entirely necessary. I find that those who have home offices do not always use them for sorting paperwork but tend to gravitate to a move convenient location like the kitchen counter top. You can create a paper management station in the kitchen, on a small desk or a small table. Here are…

Reclaim Your Space

Now that the holidays are done, you begin to realize that your house has taken a beating. With all of the busyness of the season, it is hard to keep up with maintaining organization in the home. Break it down. Don’t be overwhelmed by the entire project but break it down into smaller tasks. Carve out time. Plan uninterrupted time and protect that time. Things will come up to take you away…

Simplify Holiday Shopping

Think back to past years and the presents you received. Did you love them? Do you still have them stashed in a closed unable to part with them because they were a gift from someone you care about? It is the thought that counts, right? This holiday season, keep that in mind while shopping for your loved ones. Instead of creating clutter, let them know you are thinking about them.…

Sell Your Stuff

Sell Your Stuff A move is one reason to sell things, but if you aren’t moving selling your items is a great way to declutter your home. There are many avenues in which you can sell your items. How you go about selling your items depends on what the item is and if you are willing to ship. Different items should be sold in different ways, especially if you would…

Easy Pantry Organization

Having an organized and easily accessible pantry is the best way to keep track of what you have on hand and what you need to restock. Being able to see at a glance what you have available to eat or cook makes mealtime all that much easier. Here are a few ideas to get your pantry organized quickly and inexpensively. Blank Slate Before being able to effectively organize you must…

Taking your Garage Back

Garages are often the first place to collect junk. They are big open spaces that you do not have to look at or walk over every day. They are easy targets for items that would not fit in the closet, things you do not want to throw away, or anything else that does not have a set place in the home. However, garage organization does not have to be difficult…