How to Organize Your Kids’ Toys

Get your kids involved in this project! Toys can easily take over the house, especially after the holidays when there’s a fresh inventory. That’s why it’s especially important to create good habits for keeping them organized now. PURGE – Encourage children to give toys they no longer play with to children in need that may not have toys. Once they make the decision to get rid of a toy, put…

How to Organize Your Living Room Furniture Drawers

Now that your surfaces are clear, let’s tackle the cabinets, drawers, and shelves in that living room furniture. Most of the items you have in these nooks and crannies right now probably aren’t used that often. However, furniture storage can be very useful, so you’ll want to optimize this space. PURGE – Grab your boxes again! Pull everything out of the drawers, then sort everything you don’t use frequently into…

How to Organize Your DVDs

Do you have a collection of DVDs that’s collecting dust? Let’s organize it so your time relaxing and watching movies is a stress-free experience again! PURGE – Grab your boxes again! Then sort through your DVDs one by one to decide if you’re realistically going to watch them again. Also take some time to re-evaluate your tape collection. Do you even have a working VCR anymore? If not, it may…

How to Organize Your Living Room

Organize Your Home in 40 Days – Week 3 Living rooms are often one of the most cluttered areas in the house. If you have children, at some point during the day there are probably toys strewn about the room, odds and ends shoved haphazardly between sofa cushions, and books and magazines scattered across the floor. If you don’t have children, you might struggle with endless paper piles or unwieldy…

How to Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets

Cooking can be fun and easy if your kitchen cabinets are organized! When cabinet shelves are de-cluttered, it’s easy to find the pots and pans you need, making your time in the kitchen more productive and enjoyable. PURGE – Go through each cabinet and pull out items you no longer need. Place them in a box to donate or sell. CLEAN – Take everything off the shelves so you can…

How to Organize Your Refrigerator

Just like the pantry, an organized refrigerator lends itself to healthy eating habits. So, it’s time to get rid of those lingering holiday leftovers and make room for healthy, fresh food. PURGE – Get rid of expired leftovers, food that you won’t or shouldn’t eat, and old condiments. After you’re done, make a list of healthy items to purchase on your next grocery trip. CLEAN – Get rid of sticky spills…

How to Organize Your Kitchen Countertops

Often one the first places clutter accumulates is the kitchen countertops, making the environment feel chaotic and unmanageable. Reclaim your space simply by organizing and finding new homes for items you rarely use. PURGE – Grab a trash can and recycling bin. You may also want to find some boxes in which you can drop items that don’t belong in the kitchen, items you want to donate, and assorted papers…

How to Organize Your Kitchen Drawers

Are you tired of rummaging through your drawers? Usually certain items don’t belong there, creating clutter and causing frustration. Cut back on the time and emotional energy it takes for you to find something by cleaning out your kitchen drawers. PURGE – Clear out any items that don’t belong in the kitchen drawers. Limit yourself to one junk drawer, and don’t let the rest become a go-to place to put…

Organize Your Home in 40 Days – Week 2

It’s week two of the Simplify Challenge, a 40 day detox program designed to rid your life of excess clutter! We hope you’re enjoying your clean garage after reading last week’s blog post. If you weren’t able to get it all done, don’t worry! Simply contact us to get assistance from one of our professional organizers – We’re always happy to help! This week, we’re challenging you to tackle your kitchen clutter. The kitchen is one…

Jumpstart your January organizing goals with mini-steps!

Every new year, millions of people resolve to get organized. In fact, this is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions; and with good reason, as becoming organized can also help you meet some of your other goals, such as getting fit, losing weight, and enjoying life more fully with family and friends. Essentially, decreasing clutter increases your energy levels and motivation, and decreases your risk for depression and…