The old saying that haste leads to waste is true. Speeding to work can cause a costly car crash. Jumping into a purchase without much forethought can mean money lost. Any hastily made decision should be avoided, if at all possible. Having a disorganized home will cost money in the long-run. Have you ever forgotten where you put your bills? And then you’re late paying them? People lose a screwdriver and then have to buy another in its place. Food goes bad when there is too much of it in the fridge and on the counter, and you can’t find that dang tomato! Keep things simple by being organized. When things are organized, very little goes to waste.
This review and giveaway was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Febreze. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine.
When I was a kid, I always hesitated when we were going to my grandmother’s house. Not only did her house have the regular kind of odd grandma smells of the 1980s, she also had cats. And baby turtles. You know what that means, right? UGH!!! That place STANK!!
While there were things she could have done to make her house smell better, that lady definitely could have used some Febreze. Of course, that was long before Febreze was available on the market.
This conversation about living in small spaces was sponsored by Pottery Barn.
When you are living in small spaces, like a dorm room or an apartment with many roommates, you need to invest in pieces that can do double duty. Storage is usually at a premium, and you have to be sure that your furniture pieces are in the right scale. Here are some tips to make the most of your small spaces. We’ll be using pieces from Pottery Barn’s PB Teen line to demonstrate the tips for small space living.
Thanks to Febreze Spring Scents for sponsoring today’s conversation about Spring Cleaning Tips.
I don’t know about you, but I am so ready for Spring. The trees are budding out, the birds are chirping, and animals are coming out of their hibernation. Know what else is happening? Spring cleaning!
One of the things that I can always use more of is storage and organization. I suppose that those are really two different things that go hand in hand, though, aren’t they? I have decided that one of my missions for 2014 is to get more organized. This, I need to tell you, is no small feat!
How to Organize Paperwork was inspired by Fellowes. Samples may have been provided to facilitate this article.
One of the biggest clutter magnets is my desk, workspace, and home office. There’s all these little pieces of paper that are hanging around, and I don’t know why. Do I need to keep them? Can I toss them out? Oh, wait…maybe that’s a receipt I need for a deduction or a reimbursement at work. I’ll set it to the side and decide on it later. And later never seems to come around, does it?
I realized I needed to learn how to organize paperwork.
These summer organizing tips were brought to you by our friends at Current. All opinions are my own.
It seems like it was just Winter; here it is the end of May, but we had snow a couple of weeks ago! Somehow, we are now in full blazing hot and humid Summer weather. And Summer officially doesn’t begin for another four weeks.
Summer means we spend more time outdoors, and less time inside doing the mundane jobs around the house. By starting your summer organizing now, you can have extra time to do the outdoorsy stuff – gardening, biking, swimming or taking a short vacation. Add in a few useful home accessories, and the task is even easier.
I am a bit of a messy person. I may or may not have mentioned this before, I really can’t remember. Anyway, my mess issues are three or four-fold. I’m a bit of a packrat, you see. I can’t bear to throw anything away, always believing that it’s going to be the perfect item I need for some project. Well, that’s not totally true. I throw lots of stuff away, but if I deem it has value, it has to stay FOREVER.
I am always in the midst of a project – or ten – and I have half projects sitting all over. I tend to do projects assembly line rather than one from start to finish. Since it’s a beautiful day I might as well paint everything I ever thought about making all at once. Or I might was well glue everything since I have it out.