Half Hour Organizing Project-Makeup

Listen up girls, organizing makeup can be easy and simple.  In this Half Hour Organizing Project I show you how to organize your makeup using some small containers. I actually made this video almost 2 years ago but knew it HAD to be a Half Hour Organizing Project! I have also included how long you should keep certain kinds of makeup and some containers to use Containers: Acrylic counter top containers Hanging bags Craft tote Baskets Makeup bags How long to keep makeup: Lipstick 1 ... [Continue Reading]

Half Hour Organizing Project-Batteries

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Since much of the country is under a snow siege again, it got me thinking about creating emergency kits in case the power goes out or worse. I've talked a lot about that on this blog, but one of the components of the emergency kit is batteries. But batteries are needed all year, not just for emergencies. In this Half Hour Organizing Project we are talking about organizing batteries.  I usually find that folks have batteries thrown in drawers, often junk drawers, and have no idea how to organize them. Last year I ... [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]

Do You Love Your Summer Clothing?

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Do you love your summer clothing? If the answer isn't YES, it's time to do some purging! While it's almost officially summer, it's already hot here. I've been wearing shorts and sundresses for weeks now and thinking a lot about my summer wardrobe. I know some of you switch your clothes out to make room in the closet and tuck the winter things away. As you dig your summer clothes out, you may have one of these thoughts: A) I have too many clothes in general B) I don't really like much of your summer wardrobe C) My ... [Continue Reading]

6 Everyday Uses for Clothespins

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Forget all the fancy gadgets out there for organizing small things. All hail the clothespin! By nature, I'm not that crafty, so if you're with me, here are 6 everyday uses for clothespins for the ordinary person (AKA the non-crafter). While these 6 everyday uses hardly cover then endless uses of clothespins, they are actually things I use them for! For one inexpensive bag of clothespins, you will probably have over 100 uses! 1. Hanging lost socks- What do you do with the single sock while you wait for it's mate to ... [Continue Reading]