What is the one place in your house you hope nobody sees? Is it your guest room full of clutter? The attic stuffed with old junk? Or is it the basement where you toss everything when guests show up? Everyone has a place like this. I like to think of it as the “junk drawer” of the home. At our house, it is the garage. The place where cars are supposed to go,
I started thinking about different things that I share with passengers in the car and thought it would be a neat idea to create a little container to hold these items. That way they could be accessed easily, and passed around the car as needed…
The line between collecting and hoarding is a fine one. Simply stated, hoarding is the inability to throw away or otherwise get rid of items that you have set aside in case you need them later. For example, my husband tends to hold on to small pieces from furniture and electronics he’s found around our […]
If you are anything like me, you’ve probably been out on the town with your husband and realized that you need something like Advil or a stain remover. You look in your purse, and either (a) can’t find it, or (b) realize you never put it in there. Now you are stuck with a headache or big stain for the rest of your date night, right? This has happened to me too many times to count.
When Dan and I first got married in 2009, we had two apartments full of furniture to combine. My style was more ornate and his was more minimal (a nice way of saying bachelor/frat house). We each had items we wanted to keep, and honestly, I wasn’t too enthused about most of his bachelor stuff. However, marriage is a compromise, and we had to come up with a way to make both of us happy.
Thank you LyveHome for sponsoring today’s discussion and helping me protect my precious memories! You are back from the honeymoon with tons of wonderful memories, and the photos to prove it. Some are on your phone, some on your spouse’s phone, some on your camera, and some you already downloaded to your computer. Oh, and […]
Getting your kitchen organized and in shape doesn’t just save you time when it comes to cooking, meal planning, and grocery shopping, but it could also save you a good bit of money. With a few simple steps, you’ll be well on your way to kitchen organization heaven and saving some dough! Clean it up […]
You should be wrapping up your spring cleaning (or in my case thinking about starting). You may have accumulated a pile of unwanted items and aren’t sure what to do with them. You have options, many options! Read on to see what options are best for you. 6 Ways to get rid of unwanted items […]
Is shoe addiction real? I know a person that has so many pairs of shoes that they have their own room in her house. Maybe you’re not that excessive, but shoe storage is an issue for many people, whether you have an entire room full or only a few pairs. No one wants to get […]
Did you know that an unorganized home causes physical illness? When you have to spend a long time looking for something because nothing is where it should be, it’s frustrating. Frustration equals stress, which actually causes all sorts of physical problems. A few very simple strategies will help you to organize your home and keep […]