Household Archive

  • What’s in your linen closet?

    What’s in your linen closet?

    Tweet When I was younger, all I could dream about was perfectly matching sheets, dust ruffles (really!) and pillowcases. See, I grew up in a family where nothing was tossed, and over the years as sheets tore and cases ripped, all we had were mis-matched […]

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  • How I cleaned my closet

    How I cleaned my closet

    Tweet It’s a lot of time, like an entire intensive weekend, but totally worth it in the end when you look at your neat, organized closet. So here’s how I de-cluttered my wardrobe: 1. Tossed the following items: Torn Stained Irreparable beyond belief Unwearable 2. […]

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  • Saturday Project: How to manage and organize cables, cords & electronics

    Saturday Project: How to manage and organize cables, cords & electronics

    Tweet This is always a problem for people: wrangling cords and cables because electronic wiring for computers, gadgets and home entertainment systems can quickly become a jumbled mess of chaos. Solutions to managing that wired chaos & manuals 1. The Labeled Ziploc Freezer Bags Solution […]

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  • Declutter a room in 30 minutes

    Declutter a room in 30 minutes

    Tweet Set up 3 boxes: Donate, Toss, Wrong Place: 1 minute Put them all together, side by side in one central area. Go through and pick up the major pieces of clutter: 10 minutes Go through a room, scan for things out of place, and […]

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  • How to create an organized system: Purge First, Binge Later

    How to create an organized system: Purge First, Binge Later

    Tweet People think freshly purchased containers will make them organized. But it’s not the containers or any tools you buy that actually organize you, it’s the system you put in place. The system just automates it, and if it’s designed well, it just fits. If […]

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