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How often should I clean out my …

I always have clients ask how often they should clean out various spaces in their home.  Well, to be honest, the answer varies depending on how much stuff you accumulate and how good you are at keeping up with the spaces.  In order to answer I decided to pay attention to how often I myself end up cleaning out and …

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Three ways to make a deep corner cabinet more functional:

If you have a corner cabinet anywhere in your kitchen you probably have had the feeling that it is a huge waste of space, or maybe you shove a bunch of stuff in there but realize that strategy isn’t at all functional.  This is very common and I have a couple quick fixes for you: -Use a lazy Susan.  These …

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How to organize your nightstand

Most bedside tables are a cluttered mess!  Not trying to talk trash here, just stating the facts.  But it doesn’t have to be this way… read on for how to get a handle on this area. First off, there are two types of bedside tables, those with storage and those without.  If you don’t have any storage, you are actually …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …