Category Archives: Homekeeping Solutions

Organizing the Office Closet. Resolution DONE.

I talked here about getting my office closet a little more organized — spurred on by the amazing office of Amy Meier.  I think I spent about 3 hours on this today and this is as good as it will … Continue reading

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Design and Resolutions.

Every email, magazine, and TV show you see in January is likely dedicated to organization and clutter – -  just as it is every January.   In addition, every year,  I resolve to clear the clutter and get better organized.  One … Continue reading

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How to create a kid-friendly Family Room

I know how tough it can be to try to co-exist with toys.  I’ve been through those days of the giant play kitchen sitting in my living room.  Actually, I bought the kitchen that I thought best complemented my color … Continue reading

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My First IKEA Hack.

I have officially joined the ranks of IKEA hackers.   I started with the SNUDDA lazy Susan for $8.   Why is it called the SNUDDA and not the “Lata Signe?”   Anyway,   I tossed on a primer when I was doing … Continue reading

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Tips on Styling a Room

Here is a great little diddy about room styling tips from Canadian House & Home.  My favorite quote that I WILL point out to the hubby:  “A sisal carpet never hurt anyone and yes, you can lay it on top … Continue reading

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A Real Life Cleaning Schedule

Ok:  I really do like cleaning.  I do.  It’s cathartic.  However, I don’t have the TIME to clean (I know what you’re thinking…”BUT you do have time to blog?”)  Well, that’s also cathartic.          Here is the issue.  One big … Continue reading

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