Closet Organization Tips & Ideas

Closet Organization Tips & Ideas

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The leaves aren’t the only thing changing at this time of year. The weather is also turning and it’s time to start transitioning from spring and summer to fall and winter, particularly when it comes to your wardrobe. School is well underway and if you’re still feeling disorganized, it’s time to change that. Even if you and the members of your household are out of school, there’s a good chance you’re going to be busier as the days get shorter and your chances for warm weather activities dwindle. (more…)
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Spring Cleaning Tips: Time to Declutter Your Home

Spring Cleaning Tips: Time to Declutter Your Home

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Clearing your clutter can be a very difficult task.  You'll spend hours putting things in trash bags, listing them on eBay/Amazon, deciding what items you do or don't need to keep.  Organization can also be a big issue when throwing away items or even taking out items you need for the spring. Here is a list of spring cleaning tips and new organization ideas for your home/apartment to make this season's cleaning a little less excruciating! Let's start with the kitchen Time to clean out the fridge Your first task is to dispose of all expired fruits, vegetables, dairy products, or other foods.  Once you've cleared out the old products, the best way to actually clean your refrigerator is by using a combination of salt and soda water. The bubbling…
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Tips on Living Together (In Small Spaces)

Tips on Living Together (In Small Spaces)

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Moving in together is a big step for any couple. Before you even begin learning the ins and outs of each others home behavior you have to figure out how to merge all of your belongings in one place !  It's not even just merging both your items together, it's really about trying to fit everything into that tiny studio apartment.  If you’re about to take this big step and move in with your significant other, here are some tips for merging two separate apartments into one joint one. Decide on what you will keep, toss, and donate together. Resist Doubling Up on Items When it comes to the things you each own beds, sofas, dressers, etc., you'll more than likely have to decide which to keep and which goes…
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The Superbowl Checklist: Tips On How to Throw an Awesome Last-Minute Superbowl Party in Your Crowded Home.

The Superbowl Checklist: Tips On How to Throw an Awesome Last-Minute Superbowl Party in Your Crowded Home.

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  Truth is, whether your a football fan or not, it's an exciting time of the year with parties going on at every other house!  If you're a Patriots or Falcons fan, it's a great excuse to celebrate with your friends..... and then call in sick on Monday.  It's also an excuse to eat all the game day food (BBQ, hot wings, nachos!). So, did you finally step up and decide to throw the Superbowl party this year?  Are you now worried because your apartment is far too small to accommodate all the people you already invited?  Here's a checklist and tips on how to convert your tiny living room into Superbowl Party Central, even if you're just trying to watch Lady Gaga wearing some type of meat! 1.) Upgrade…
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National Organize Your Home Day: Organization Tips for Your Winter Items

National Organize Your Home Day: Organization Tips for Your Winter Items

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There is nothing more frustrating when your missing matching hat and left glove while walking to work in twenty-degree weather.  Yes we realize that it can be a hassle trying to find your winter items every time you walk out the door during the winter season.  There are solutions though, to make the frigid months of January and February go by more quickly.  Here are some tips on how to keep all your winter items stored neat and tidy during the cold season. 1.) Store all your winter items in one closet The single best way to organize and store all of your winter items during the season is to put them in a closet closest to your front door.  Having all your jackets and gloves in separate areas of…
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10 Simple New Years Resolutions For Organizing Your Home

10 Simple New Years Resolutions For Organizing Your Home

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It's the New Year again, when everyone is saying to themselves, "New Year, New Me." One of the top resolutions for most people is be more organized like Martha Stewart or an HGTV celebrity.  However, it is much easier to start with simpler resolutions to make yourself a much more organized person. 1.) Make a routine Write down a schedule of simple chores that include vacuuming on Tuesday, mop the kitchen on Wednesday. 2.) Make a chore list for you and your roommates/ Alternate Weekly If you have roommates, assign a weekly list of chores for everyone to do.  At the start of each week, rotate each jobs so that those chores do not become repetitive.   3.) Declutter Most Used Space It can be your kitchen, bedroom, or shoe closet.  Whatever it is, gather every item in that…
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