“If you can organize your kitchen,
you can organize your life.”

3 Big Organizing Projects I Want to Tackle in 2020

Small Half Bath Before Photo

I made it my goal to tackle three big organizing projects in 2020. Come see the “before” photos and check out our plans for the spaces! ‘Tis the season for goal setting and organizing, and in this post, you’re getting a little bit of both! For the past few years, I’ve shared my organizing goals...

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An Update: The 2 Big Organizing Projects I Wanted to Tackle in 2019

Organized Storage Bins of Seasonal Decor and Sentimental Items

I wanted to tackle two major organizing projects in 2019– our basement and our laundry room– along with three smaller organizing projects. Come see where I succeeded and where I failed! It’s kind of hard to believe we’re about to say goodbye to 2019! Per usual, the year (and the decade, for that matter!) felt...

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2020 Home Organization Challenge: Week 1 Laundry

  Welcome to the 2020 Home Organization Challenge. This year marks our 9th year of the challenge. For those of you who have completed all of the challenges so far, way to go! If you haven’t printed out the challenge kit, click here. You may also want to pick up Read More

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New Year’s Homekeeping Resolutions

  We typically strive to have dinner on the table by 5:30, the laundry conquered at all times, and the messes cleaned up at the end of every day. With our hectic schedules though, sometimes it’s just not possible. This year, I have made a few homekeeping resolutions that I Read More

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How to Organize Storage Bins (with FREE Printables!)

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Time to organize storage bins full of Christmas and holiday decorations so they’re neat and tidy when you pull them out next year! Grab the free printables below to help get organized! So I realize that Christmas isn’t even over yet, but believe it or not, I’m already thinking about decorating for Christmas next year!...

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2020 Home Organization Challenge ~ Coming Soon!

The 9th annual home organization challenge will begin on 1/4/20. Each week, I will post a different challenge here on the blog. Follow along and get your home in order for the new year. It really does feel great to complete this challenge. Start off 2020 with a bang.   Read More

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Pastel Christmas Decor in the Sunroom

Flocked Christmas Tree in Sunroom with Pastel Ornaments

This pastel Christmas decor in the sunroom just goes to show that you don’t have to stick to a traditional color scheme to be festive during the holidays! Get inspiration for your own holiday decorating in this post. It’s Christmas Home Tour day! This is truly one of my favorite posts of the year, mostly...

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Pretty (and Free!) January Printable Calendars

Undated January Calendar, Vertical, Sunday Start, Free Printable

January calendar pages can help you organize your month, make the most of your time, plan upcoming events, and more! Grab these free January printable calendars and get planning! Monthly calendars are awesome! Probably my favorite organizing tool EVER. I use them for everything. Here is just a handful of the ways that monthly calendar...

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Christmas Mudroom Decor

Mudroom Decorated for Christmas in Pastel Colors

We’re decking the halls, starting with our pastel Christmas mudroom decor! Get inspiration for decorating your own home for the holidays in this post! I am so delighted to be joining a bunch of my favorite blogging friends today to share our mantels and vignettes all decked out for the holidays! A big thank you...

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Where to Find Gifts That Give Back

Where to Find Gifts that Give Back

Real talk today, friends: I am often completely overwhelmed by the amount of need in the world. From right in my backyard to countries on the other side of the earth, there are needs upon needs upon needs. It breaks my heart to see the number of people struggling, whether it’s with poverty or sickness...

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Pretty (and Free!) December Printable Calendars

Free December Printable Calendar

December calendar printables can help you organize your schedule, make the most of your time, plan fun holiday events, and more! Grab these free December printable calendars and get planning! Calendar printables are the best! They are truly one of my most favorite organizing tools because they are versatile and can be helpful in so...

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MYTH: “I don’t have enough time to get organized.”

IKEA PAX Cabinet in an Organized Home Office

If you’re ever thought that you don’t have enough time to get organized, this post can help you figure out how to make organizing a priority again, even when life is busy! I recently did a quick survey of my email subscribers, asking them what their biggest struggle was when it comes to getting (and...

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My Favorite Organization Products and Storage Solutions for Every Room of the House

IKEA HEMNES Dresser in a Master Bedroom

Struggling to figure out the best way to get organized? I’ve put together my favorite organization products and storage solutions for every room of the house so your spaces will be neat and tidy in no time! Today is a big day! We are kicking off a short early enrollment period for our upcoming organizing...

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30 Day Purge: Day 30 Emails!

You made it! Today is the last day of the 2019 purge. I am so proud of you. Hopefully you have achieved a little more calmness in the spaces of your home. Make sure you take everything you have gathered this month to the charity shop or bless someone in Read More

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20+ Vertical Storage Solutions to Organize Your Whole House

Stacking Acrylic Drawers for Organizing Under the Kitchen Sink

Maximize space by using these vertical storage solutions in your house! You’ll be organized before you know it! I’ve lived in several different sizes and shapes of houses in my adult life. I started out in a teeny one bedroom apartment where I really had to make the most of every inch of space. After...

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Pretty (and Free!) November Printable Calendars

Free November Printable Calendar

November calendar printables can help you organize your schedule, make the most of your time, plan fun fall events, and more! Grab these free November printable calendars and get planning! I love calendar printables so much because they help me organize so many different areas of my life! From keeping track of my kids’ schedules...

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30 Day Purge: Day 26 Candles

Today will be a simple purge day. However the little purges sometimes make the biggest impact. Enjoy the challenge and I will see you back tomorrow for another fun purge. DAY 26: Candles Take a couple minutes to gather up all of the candles in your home. Now purge the Read More

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30 Day Purge: Day 25 Home Decor

Is your house starting to feel more calm? Simplified? I hope so. That’s the goal of this challenge. We have a few more days left and then we can send our purged items on their way. DAY 25: Home Decor Today, I want you to take a basket around the Read More

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30 Day Purge: Day 24 Make up

We have one week left of the 2019 purge. I hope you are still participating. You will feel so great, once you complete the challenge. Let’s keep going. DAY 24: Make up It’s time to purge our old and expired make up. Empty your make up drawer or bag and Read More

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30 Day Purge: Day 23 Books

I believe most of you will be participating in todays challenge. We all have books that we hold on to, for unknown reasons. We will never read some of them and they just keep collecting dust and taking up space. It’s time to take action. DAY 23: Books Take a Read More

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30 Day Purge: Day 22 Under Kitchen Sink

Today will be an easy purge. We are back in the kitchen and purging under the sink. This space can get cluttered easily, so it’s good to purge 2-3 times a year. DAY 22: Under Kitchen Sink Take 5 minutes to empty out the cabinet. Toss empty bottles and purge Read More

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30 Day Purge: Day 21 Coats

The weather is changing and it’s time to pull out our fall & winter coats. Let’s purge the old and tattered, and keep only what we love. DAY 21: Coats Pull out all of your fall & winter coats from hiding, so you can see them all together. How many Read More

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30 Day Purge: Day 20 The Car

We are getting so close to finishing. Hopefully you are still participating in the challenge with me. We are taking a break from the house today to purge the car (before it gets too cold). DAY 20: The Car Take 5 minutes today to purge the clutter from your car. Read More

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30 Day Purge: Day 29 Jewelry

Today might be a mentally difficult purge. We hold on to so many things and some are hard to let go. Once I purged this area, I felt so much better though. You can do it too. DAY 29: Jewelry Pull out all of your jewelry and assess what you Read More

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30 Day Purge: Day 28 Shower Products

One of the spaces we don’t typically think about when purging clutter is the shower. However this is a hotspot for such things. Let’s knock this space out today. DAY 28: Shower Products Take 5 minutes to empty the shower/bathtub of all products. Wipe the shelves quickly then assess what Read More

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30 Day Purge: Day 27 Socks

Only 3 days left of the 2019 purge! Let’s finish strong. Focus and get it done. You can do it. DAY 27: Socks Take 5 minutes to pull out all of your socks from the drawer and match them. Purge the ones that don’t have matches. Also purge the socks Read More

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Becoming #chosen

Meeting My Sponsored Child through World Vision

This past week I had the privilege of traveling to South America with World Vision to see how they’ve been working with communities in Ecuador and witness their new #chosen initiative at work firsthand. I can definitively say that my life has been changed by getting to meet so many amazing people in Ecuador. I...

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30 Day Purge: Day 12 Junk Drawer

Everyone has a junk drawer (or 3) in their homes. Let’s take a few minutes to address those today. Time to get purging! DAY 8: Utensil Drawer Empty your junk drawer onto the table. Now go through one item at a time, purging the clutter. You probably don’t use most Read More

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