Kids and Organizing: Create an Allowance and Chore Chart

The end of the school year is upon us, which means more time with the kids! Summer also means more free time for kids. If you’ve been thinking about how to give your kids more responsibility, this can be the perfect time of year to ease them into some new, more helpful habits. This summer, […]

Home Organizing: Board Games

Home Organizing: Board Games

I recently met a family who has dozens and dozens of board games that they like to play with friends. The problem is that when they want to play, they can’t remember what all their choices are. So I suggested two things: 1.  Keep all the board games together. Currently, the games are stored in […]

Basic Organizing: Keeping Track of Your Keys

Basic Organizing: Keeping Track of Your Keys

I confess that I’ve had to work hard at keeping track of my keys. At home, they always go on the hook right inside the door. That’s worked well for years.  But I’ve had trouble keeping track of my keys when I’m not at home. Just put them in your purse, right?  Well, I have this […]

Craft Organizing: Creative Storage for Your Yarn

Craft Organizing: Creative Storage for Your Yarn

Have you caught Spring fever yet? Are you eager to pack away the down comforters and buy new warm-weather bedding to brighten up your bedroom?  After your purchase, DON’T TOSS THAT GREAT ZIPPERED PLASTIC BAG your new goodies came in! Instead, save it for some easy craft organizing. Use the bag to store all the great yarn that […]

Craft Organizing: Toilet Bowl Brush as Crafty Clean-Up Tool

Did you ever think there may be an alternative use for a toilet bowl brush other than scrubbing the toilet?  There actually is!   The tight, coarse bristles on the brush work well to pick up stray pieces of string on carpets.   This is especially helpful for quilters who are often cutting small pieces […]