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General Home Organizing Tips

There are certain decluttering and home organizing tips that apply to all the rooms in your house.

You will find these here along with a few room and space specific tips that don’t really fit anywhere else. ;-)

 

9 Organizing Tips to Help Clear the Clutter

Is disorganization getting in your way of achieving the things that you want? These organizing tips can help. It happens to even the most organized of people. Clutter just starts creeping in. When there are too many things around me, I get overwhelmed. And that’s when I start to miss the important things – appointments, …

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What Is The Best Basement Lighting Color Temperature?

Wondering what the best lighting color temperature is for a finished basement? It’s so hard to get it right. These are the bulbs that I used. I decided that the best light bulbs for basements – in my opinion – were these 75 watt equivalent BR30 dimmable light bulbs in Bright White (3000K). But making …

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How to Store Batteries Safely

Why is it important to know how to store batteries? Because improper storage of your regular household batteries can be dangerous. A few years ago a friend told me this story: They experienced a damaging fire in their home. The cause? Improperly stored batteries. Like many people, they had a container for batteries in their …

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Organizing Craft Supplies in 5 Simple Steps

Organizing your craft supplies doesn’t have to be complicated. Use these 5 simple steps to create order from your DIY chaos. When it comes to DIY, I’m what you might call a dabbler. I have big ideas and go a little nuts finding all the appropriate craft supplies – because I just know that this …

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Can Deer Resistant Plants Promise a Lush Summer Garden?

I spent the better part of Memorial Day weekend picking out deer resistant plants. My very overgrown and weed ridden gardens needed some TLC because the deer have been hungry. Very hungry. When I say gardens I mean flowers, bushes, trees – that type of thing. Fruits and vegetables are out of my league – …

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Get Organized Month – Decluttering Tips and Organizing Ideas

Bet you didn’t know that January is Get Organized Month (GO month for short)? But it does make sense. Get Organized Month is the best time to set achievable goals and start the year off right. The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) uses Get Organized Month to empower businesses and busy people to take control …

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