Paper files: What do you really need to keep?

Did you know paper makes up the largest percentage of waste produced by Americans? Paper is also one of the hardest and most time-consuming items to organize and purge. It makes sense, 100 pieces of paper stacked take up just a very small amount of space while 100 of just about anything else is going to take up way more …

How to Get Rid of Basically Anything!

Okay, so you just went through and Kon-Marie’d the crap out of your house and you have a huge pile of stuff you don’t want or need anymore, now what? -Donation: I drop everything at the goodwill because there is one right down the street from my house. I usually put everything in trash bags or small boxes so it …

What to do with Old Electronics…

We all have them… the dreaded box of wires, cables and other miscellaneous electronic junk just sitting in your storage room taking up space. Most likely you wouldn’t even be able to identify the stuff in there to save your life, but yet you keep it anyway just on the off chance you may need it someday. While you may …

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Why You’re Better Off Buying an Expensive Pair of Shoes

I’m a big believer in you get what you pay for and feel there are certain things that just can’t be made exception for, shoes being one of them. Lets take heels for example and compare a $20 pair vs $250 pair. If you wear them often the more expensive will definitely be more comfortable and will last longer too, …

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What To Do If Your Mudroom Isn’t Working For You

The mudroom, if you are lucky enough to have one, can be a really hard space to keep organized. If your family is in the habit of throwing their stuff off and paying to attention to where anything lands, follow these easy tips to gain more control on this difficult space: -Switch your mudroom contents like you switch your master …

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How to Organize Your Shoes

In my humble opinion the only way to organize your shoes is by keeping the same type with the same type, that being said there is more to it to to make your life easier in the shoe department. It doesn’t matter if you have a walk in closet with an entire wall of shoe storage or just one little …

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What You’re Probably Doing Wrong in Your Spice Drawer

This topic is close to my heart because just about every single day I see people with way too many jars of spices, and usually most of them are expired. If your spices are expired you know you have had them for waaay too long as most of them have a use by date of at least 2-3 years after …

How Much Are Subscription Based Services Really Costing You Per Year?

I know that having a regular service on subscription can be a big time saver, however, I think that putting these expenses on autopilot actually ends up wasting a lot of money for you. Sure, having your necessary and fixed bills on an auto-pay system is a great idea and I highly encourage everyone to set that up if you …

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6 Ways to Make Purging Beauty Products Easy

I know it’s hard; beauty products are expensive, pretty, fun to play with and all that, but 99% of the people I meet have way too many of them. Do yourself a favor and clean house in the beauty department. Similar to when you clean out your closet, getting rid of the stuff you aren’t actually using makes it so …

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4 Not-So-Obvious Ways That Decluttering Your Kitchen Can Reduce Food Waste

Chances are, you’re well-versed in the virtues of decluttering: Things are generally easier to find around the house, fewer duplicates get accidentally purchased, cleaning up is faster, and you may even be happier overall.   But did you know that decluttering your kitchen can provide you with all these benefits plus the power of reducing your food waste? Which is …