Category Archive for "organizing"

5 Routines to Help Simplify Your Day

As a child, I was involved in lots of activities. Hence, routines were a necessity in my life. Routines were actually calming for me. As the craziness of life whirled around me, routines were the one thing I could depend

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Laundry Got Your Goat?

Love Your Laundry… Do you love it, dislike it, or just plain hate it? Do you have tons of laundry or a manageable amount of it? Over the years I have created some systems to make laundry more palatable. I would

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Get Organized – Camping

  car camp·ing noun NORTH AMERICAN noun: car camping a type of camping which involves driving rather than walking to a campsite car/tent camp·ing noun NORTH AMERICAN by CINDY VANHOFF noun: car/tent camping a type of camping which involves driving rather than

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The Single Most Important Thing You Need To Know About Organizing Cats

The single most important thing you need to know about organizing cats is….YOU CAN’T ORGANIZE A CAT! Believe me, I have tried. She insists on pulling the toys out and never putting them away! .   Cat’s generally don’t own

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Book Review – The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo

  The Kon-Mari method, a combination of Marie’s first and last name, is a book not so much about how to organize things, but how to rid ourselves of things so we can live a life free from stuff.  And,

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Sports Gear Galore!

Those of you with younger children are probably enjoying a summer free from organized sports. However, if you have older kids, you may be firmly ensconced in sports year round. And along with sports, comes all kind of sports gear.

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How’s Dad’s Garage Holding Up?

  Unbelievable as this may seem, I just recently gave up my parking space in the garage!I did this so I could create a staging area for an upcoming yard sale.  You see, I am getting rid of the things

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Tools, Tools and More Tools…

Today I am going to talk about small tools. Things such as ratchets,  hammers, screwdrivers, routers and large tool accessories.  Things like saw blades. Items that are generally stored in the garage/shop area. Storing tools can be confusing, as sometimes

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Busy Mom Solution #3 – The Toys

As life goes on and we have children, we go from adult toys to adult toys PLUS kids toys. Adult toys are bad enough, but kids toys, they are crazy!As soon as our little one is born (and sometimes before)

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Busy Mom Solution #2 – The Car

As moms, we spend a lot of time in the car.  Taking kids to and fro, from this activity to that. How can we make things easier?   Garbage cans.  A place to put garbage for both kids and adults.

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