You’ve started to get your house in order, so why not make it smell great too!? Wouldn’t it be great if it smelled like a heavenly spa or like fall all year round? Today we’re going to discuss the hubbub about essential oils and how they’re different than using an air freshener or scented candle to freshen up your home and your health.
Now that the invites are out and guests are imminent, here’s how to run your swap party…
It’s much more fun to see your friends and family get good use of your unwanted things while freeing up some much needed space in your home. Donating your items is a great way to get rid of excess but it can be easier to part with some special items or things that you’re on the fence about if you know that they’re going into a familiar home. Great idea right?! Don’t know where to start? This blog is all about throwing a successful swap of any kind – clothing, electronics, housewares…you name it.
Floods, fires, break-ins, moves, oh my! You can never be too prepared for the unexpected. This week, we’re going to give you the low-down on keeping a home inventory. So what exactly is a home inventory? A home inventory is a detailed list of valuable contents within your home. What do you keep on this list you may ask? We’ll get into more of that later, but remember those precious jewels you’ve inherited? Samsung flat screen TV, autographed Janet Jackson album? We digress.
If you haven’t heard already, let us be the first to tell you a big secret…being organized helps you save money. No, we’re not just saying that because we’re organizers, it’s true! Think of these three big things we would all like more of: time, money and fun. Below you’ll find some of our tips on how organizing in these areas can lead to serious savings.
This time of year can be particularly daunting for children. Okay, okay, and parents too. Some of us are ready for our kids to be out of our hair with a stricter routine, not having to shuttle our lives back and forth from camp and family trips, stressing about constantly having sunblock applied and having less sticky children (no more ice cream melting down their arms!). Believe it or not, as the school year approaches, there are many things that can make this time of year more of a breeze. Let us help you get all your ducks in a row!
Perhaps your house is already dressed to the nines – so why can’t you keep it together in your office? We all know that if your office is a mess, you’re wasting time looking for things while trying to get things done. So what can you do differently?
A linen closet is a common place for disorganization to occur. Towels are folded every which way and shoved in between mismatched bed sheets, socks mysteriously end up inside a pillowcase, an avalanche occurs when you pull out a beach towel… Sound familiar? Having an organized linen closet can help you save time when you’re scrambling to change your child’s bed in the middle of the night (from those all too familiar accidents) or when you just need to grab an extra towel for a guest and you don’t want to hand them the towel you use to bathe the dog. Here are a few tricks to help you have an organized linen closet.
Do you sometimes wish your magical power was to make things disappear? Maybe you wish your house wasn’t so old so your closet could fit more than a few outfits inside without having the hanger bent at an angle? Do you ever think, “How in the world am I ever supposed to find a place to fit all my coffee mugs?” If you said yes to any of those questions, then this blog is for you. Today we have created a scavenger hunt throughout your house to demonstrate how to fit your things into a small space.
Are one of the rooms in your home feeling a little blah? It’s okay to admit it, we’ve all been there. My current apartment boasts a great location, large kitchen and driveway, but lacks a decent sized bedroom. I am forced to edge around my bed in order to get to the other side, not being able to fully open my closet doors without them banging into my bed. Having a small living space forced me to be creative to keep my living space fresh and exciting.