Christmas Presents Organized

It's so funny that when you are an organizer you naturally come up with a system for everything.  This time I came up with a system for organizing our Christmas presents. I'm not talking about the lists I have for each person I'm shopping for or the Wunderlist I've created for store by store shopping.  I'm talking about keeping track of what present is for what family after it's been wrapped and tagged.  If you're anything like our family we celebrate with friends and ...continue reading

My House Grew Three Sizes Today

One of my favorite parts about the Christmas holiday is putting away Christmas Decorations.  I love how my house feels so much larger after all the decorations are put back up into the attic.  Today was that day.  I thought I would share just a few simple things that I do to make it a bit easier to get the decorations out and put them away when we are finished.  For the record I had  great plan to get these things photographed before hubby put them up in the attic but I ...continue reading

Let’s Get Vertical

I talk with all of my clients about using the vertical space in our homes and offices.  So often I see people using their closets to the max or using the floor space but I see vertical space being unused.  It's so valuable and can be so useful in your home.  I'll show you a few places in myhome where I am using vertical space. Off of my kitchen I have an area where we have some bins for storing headphones and chargers (and the top one has candy...shhh).  The ...continue reading

Let It Breathe

Spring is in the air...well the pollen is in the air...soon enough it will be warm.  After this freeze warning we have in Athens is over.  Grrr.  But...back to spring.  It's a time to freshen up our home, change things up and let them breathe.  What do I mean?  I mean give them a little space.  I notice over the winter I tend to add more things into my home.  We need more coats, more blankets, more little baskets to put my stuff because it's too cold to get up and go put ...continue reading

Dress up…the walls

I have three children and they have all enjoyed playing dress up at some point or another.  We have had a million and one princess dresses, puppy dog costumes, click clack high heel shoes, necklaces, hats and the like.  Keeping all that stuff organized can be a nightmare.  Here are a few tips I have for keeping dress up from getting out of control. Choose your dress up stuff wisely and get rid of the junk.  Go ahead and get rid of that annoying costume that your 4 ...continue reading