The Trapper Keeper is Back + Giveaway

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Hey everyone! I posted this blog post last week, but today I am adding an EASY way to win the Trapper Keeper! Just follow the raffle at the end of the post and in seconds you will be entered!! Winner announced August 1st! I was provided two Trapper Keeper systems, one for review and one for a giveaway to my readers, by Mead. All opinions are my own. I'm a child of the 80's and few things were more awesome than the hairstyles, the music (Madonna, duh), and the clothes. To prove it, here is my senior picture, circa ... [Continue Reading]

Organizing Small Closets

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If you have small closets, then listen up! This segment of Organize Your Life is all about organizing small closets and maximizing space. Never forget the first rules of organizing, however, which are to purge, purge, purge! You can only start to organize after you have gotten rid of everything that isn't loved or needed, especially when you have small closets. If you need some inspiration after viewing the segment, be sure to check out the before and after photos of a client that organized her closet using the ... [Continue Reading]

Organizing DIY Projects {video}

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If you have ever done a home improvement project you know all the little details that go into it. From paint chips to flooring samples to pictures you see in a magazine, if you don't have a way to keep your ideas organized they will end up in a pile to sort through. Organizing DIY projects is a must if you want to stay sane and save money! There are fancy systems out there to keep track of all of this, but in this segment of Organize Your Life I show you a VERY simple and inexpensive way to keep your DIY project ... [Continue Reading]

Summer Idea Jar

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Have your kids already said, "I'm bored" yet? Now that mine are teens they are sleeping late and enjoy lounging around, but it wasn't long ago that they would whine about being bored about a week into summer! I couldn't figure out how to avoid this until I came up with the summer idea jar. It's really a great idea for all year long, but for summer, it's essential. I've got your back, sister I've featured this idea before in an Organize Your Life segment, but I love it so much I just had to share it with you. Here's ... [Continue Reading]

3 Easy Tips for Packing and Unpacking for Travel

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I have been doing a lot of little trips recently. Just as soon as I get home it's time to start thinking about packing again for the next trip. When we got home late last night and I started unpacking, it made me think about how complicated traveling can be and how much extra work it creates just to get ready to go. One thing I have seen over and over with my clients is that they don't UN-pack after trip, but instead leave the suitcases laying out on the floor until the next time.  Seems like a good idea at first, ... [Continue Reading]