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Amazon Makes Donating Easy!

Amazon Give Back Box

No longer do you need to have donations piling up, Amazon has made donating simple! All you need to do is add gently used clothing and small household goods to your Amazon shipping box and then visit GiveBackBox.com. With your free shipping label, UPS or USPS will deliver the box to the nearest GoodWill.

Not only is this an excellent way to recycle that ubiquitous Amazon box, but it will save you time in getting your donations out the door!


Moving Beyond Perfection Paralysis

Perfection Paralysis: Organizing Better Solutions

It is always hard for me to receive phone calls from people who feel like they have failed. They feel defeated by the piles and disorder around them and the inability to change it.  One of the most common statements I hear, “I am an organized person but I can’t seem to get organized!”

Because of a desire to find the ultimate organizing solution, or use the best organizing technique, they end up doing nothing at all. I generally call this perfection paralysis. Continue reading

Best Closet Organization Tips

5 Ways To Organize Like You Are In Preschool

It always amazes me how much stuff can fit into one small space!  This closet houses all the music, movement, and P.E. equipment for a private preschool. And while we all might have moved past bean bags and rhythm sticks there are things we can definitely learn about organizing by going back to the basics! 5 best organizing tips

{Avoid the Tuck and Stash} The biggest problem with this closet Continue reading

Photo Storage: The rule of two + one

Photo Storage and Archiving I have been asked repeatedly to write about the best way to store photos, both digital and print. The amount of options are daunting however with a few expert opinions I hope to offer you some ideas on how to store and archive your photos.

The Rule of Two (Plus One) Ken Watson from All about Digital Photos Continue reading

5 Dirty Secrets :: Laundry Room Organization

I was in the process of writing a blog post on organizing the laundry room when I found an excellent article that covered everything I wanted to say with pretty pictures! Britanny Blum was spot on with her 5 Dirty Secrets to organizing a laundry room; including a work space, drying area, and cleaning supply storage. My only note to add would be that organizing is personal, so what might look good on pinterest may not work for your family. Consider habits, realistic use, and time before implementing a new system.
I hope you enjoy this post as much as I did!

Brittany Blum

Whether you have a small space or a luxurious large laundry room , it is still hard to stay organized and get work done.  Below are my 5 dirty secrets to keeping your laundry room functional and organized.


A few of my favorite laundry rooms:

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5 Dirty Secrets :: Laundry Room Organization

5 Dirty Secrets :: Laundry Room Organization

1. Work Surface is important as that is what you can you can use to fold laundry and sort after it is cleaned. Since I currently have a small laundry room, I have to carry my clothes to my room and sort on my bed. A nice table / work surface in any laundry room will add to the ease of folding. Plus, you can put the clean clothes right back in the bins of who they belong to and they can come pick their own clean clothes up from the laundry room and put back in their own drawers.

This work surface can…

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