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Organize Your Space

I always say you should surround yourself with things you love – everything else just creates stress.

And, of course, you should keep the practical things that you need and use as well.

I’ve organized this section by type of space:


All Home Organization Articles

10 Secrets for Making Online Mattress Shopping Easier

The way you shop for a mattress has changed over the years. There are so many “bed in a box” companies that will ship your mattress right to your door. This makes shopping convenient – but it makes the decision of which one to buy really hard – because you can’t try it first. After …

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Christmas Ornament Storage – What is the Best Option?

The best Christmas ornament storage option is the one that keeps your precious ornaments safe throughout the year. Last year, on our trip to Lake Placid New York, my kids bought me a beautiful hand painted, glass ornament to commemorate our trip. It truly was gorgeous – and I loved it. I thought we had …

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Fancy Thumbtacks to Dress Up Your Bulletin Boards

Recently I made a DIY fabric covered bulletin board to make my craft space a little prettier. Needless to say, my old office supply store thumbtacks were kind of blah after my bulletin board upgrade. I really wanted to find cute and fun push pins that I like to look at. So, I ordered this …

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How to Organize Your Water Bottles, Tumblers, and Travel Mugs

It’s a problem that no one talks about. Water bottles have a way of multiplying. I don’t know what happens at night behind the closed cabinet doors but I tell you, each morning there are more! If you need to find a way to organize your water bottles – read on. In our house, each …

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Erin Condren Planner Buying Guide – 2021

Over the years the Erin Condren Planner line has expanded. What started as the LifePlanner has grown into a variety of styles, sizes, and layouts to fit just about every need. With so many great choices – how do you choose just one? Today I will walk you through the options with some reviews, so …

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The Best Affordable Standing Desk – Autonomous Review

Disclosure: I received a desk from Autonomous AI for purposes of this review. I have been in search for a good adjustable standing desk for quite some time. So, when Autonomous asked me to review their automated standing desk, I jumped at the chance. UPDATE: Use coupon code ALPRACTI to get 8% off your purchase …

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Erin Condren Academic Planner Review – 2020/2021

Disclosure: Product for this post was provided by Erin Condren. All opinions are my own. Take a peek at the new Erin Condren Academic Planners for 2020/2021 in this review. If I had to describe this past academic year in one word – I would say: disruption. It really has been a topsy turvy year …

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Erin Condren Monthly Planner Review – 2020/2021

Disclosure: Product for this post was provided by Erin Condren. All opinions are my own. Exciting news! The all new Erin Condren Monthly Planner (formerly the Deluxe Monthly Planner) for 2020/2021 is launching this week. So, when they asked me to share it with you, I jumped at the chance. This is my review. What …

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Erin Condren 18 Month LifePlanner vs 12 Month – Which Should You Choose?

Depending on the time of year, Erin Condren LifePlanners are usually available in either a 12 month or 18 month option. Traditionally, Erin Condren releases her new designs in April or May of each year. For example, the 2020/2021 LifePlanners came out in April of 2020 and featured 2 different collections: Layers and Flower Power. …

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How to Choose the Best Paper Shredder for Your Home Office

There is no doubt about it, a paper shredder is an essential piece of home office equipment that you cannot do without. I use mine every single day. So, it really surprises me when people tell me that they don’t even own one. Why You Need a Paper Shredder With all of the identity theft …

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70 File Cabinet Organization Categories to Help You Conquer Your Paperwork

Files have a funny way of multiplying. If your home office filing cabinet is overflowing – then consider creating some file cabinet organization categories to keep things under control. However, before you begin, it is a good idea to make a plan. Assess Your Available Space The first thing you need to do is figure …

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