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Funky Spaces #DIY Hall Coat Closet with EasyClosets.com

Today begins the next installation in our Funky Spaces Series with EasyClosets.com and this time it’s all about our hall coat closet. There’s no time like the holidays when your house if full of guest and the coats they wear that you realize just how poorly designed and inefficient your space can be.  You might think I have the perfectly organized house. However just like you, I’m at the mercy of what the builder put into our Read more

Funky Spaces #DIY Drop Zone Decor and Accents

I am over the moon to finally share our completed entryway drop zone with you! After 4 weeks of searching of for the perfect hooks, we could not be more pleased with this wonderful transformation of our garage entryway closet to perfect entryway drop zone. Thanks to the support of EasyClosets.com and their amazing design tool and design time, we were able to create a space that meets our needs in all the right ways Read more

Funky Spaces #DIY Drop Zone Product Installed

  Today we are sharing video #4 in our entryway drop zone project.  Its been all DIY thanks to the wonderful folks at EasyClosets.com and we’ve been able to completely transform what used to be a non function coat closet into a fabulous drop zone. Our product arrived in a series of numbered boxes telling us which one to open first. Once opened we found incredibly easy to follow directions that made it very clear Read more

Funky Spaces #DIY Drop Zone Finishing Work

Welcome to the third video in our DIY entryway drop zone project series with EasyClosets.com We’ve gotten so much done and had a few eye opening decisions to make once we got done with demolition ~ check it out: Our first step was to take out the shoe molding ~ and then we realized we really needed to take out the baseboard as well.The reason we did this is it made it easier to install the Read more

Funky Spaces ~ #DIY Entryway Drop Zone with EasyClosets

Do you have a space in your home that no matter how hard you try, it just doesn’t work?  You know the kind of space I mean ~ all the organizing accessories in the world can’t overcome its fundamental design flaws and try as you might, you just can’t get it right. Well this week thanks to our partners at EasyClosets.com I am going to finally overhaul that exact spot in my house that hasn’t worked Read more

Fridge Tips for Back to School

Back to school means back to making meals on a schedule and when it comes to the refrigerator, its time to come clean.  While the kitchen is where your family gathers, its the refrigerator that can make it or break it for smooth transitions and relaxing meals. With a simple plan for where to put things and the right storage solutions to enhance what your fridge design is meant to do, you’ll find everything runs Read more

Pantry Ideas for Back to School

If the kitchen is the heart of the home, then pantry ideas for back to school are the secret to a smooth start of an organized school year.  The pantry is not only all about organized storage but its also a launching pad for life skills.  When organized well, you’ll find your personal to-do list gets shorter while your children’s independence grows and when it comes to all the daily tasks coming back into your Read more

Back to School ~ How to Organize Kids Closets

Focusing on how to organized my kids closets is one of the first spaces I get ready for back to school. After a busy summer, kids closets can be the downfall of any organized home.  Thanks to the freedom and fun of all that activity, my kids always have some work to do to tighten up their space to get it ready in time for back to school. Because I’m a big believer in making Read more

Homework for Kids ~ An Organized Space

When it comes to homework, there’s not a Mom I know who doesn’t do her best to make sure this often daily task becomes a positive and productive habit instead of a daily drama.  The first week of August has us talking all things back to school with the release of our brand new Back to School Printable Bundle that includes a fabulous checklist to get you on your organized way.  While homework might not be a near term reality Read more

3 Tips to Get Organized During a Heat Wave

Today we are talking tips to get organized during a heat wave.  When you can’t remember the last time you stepped outside without breaking a sweat within the first five minutes, that’s your sign its time to head back inside and find something else to do. Let’s face it, even the pool get’s too hot to be refreshing and if you want to take a bath, that’s better done at home anyway. So from my organized Read more