Archive for the ‘Organization’ Category

Three Months of Clutter…Good-Bye!

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

My recent project was an “I need to clear off this space before I lose it” project… (more…)

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Happiness is Pull-Out Drawers

Monday, July 27th, 2015

X-man and I hit up The Container Store last weekend – my first trip there since the move (I’m amazed it took so long!). We had our shopping list, measuring tape, and, of course, snacks! He was a trooper and even helped carry laundry hampers across the store.

The main room I worked on was the kitchen, and the first area of attack was the silverware drawer.  I don’t even need to explain why – just look at this picture… (more…)

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Bathroom Done…For Now!

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Lil’ TJ gave me a longer than normal nap this afternoon so I was finally able to finish working on our master bathroom. And I use the term “finish” loosely – there is (and almost always will be) improvements to do, but I’m calling it done for now. I finalized homes for items and incorporated products to give a little structure to the organization. (more…)

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Progress in 30 minutes

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Lil’ TJ chilled with his toys and let me work on our master bath for almost 30 minutes today! (more…)

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Finding the Middle Ground

Friday, June 7th, 2013

I often get the question, “How do I get my husband/wife/partner/roommate to be organized?”  Ahh…what a tricky situation.

This is something J and I have had to work through; we probably always will.  It started when I first moved into his house and has continued as our lives have changed: from me starting a job/quitting a job/starting a business to adding X-man to our family.  We have different organizational styles (I think about it all the time; he rarely thinks about it), and we have different views of what organized is.  And that’s okay.  We typically find a happy middle ground…or ground that is slightly tilted my way! (more…)

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