Organization Tips

Space Saver: 12 Things you can Donate Now!

December can be a very busy time for large families and those of us who like to host High Holiday dinners and gift exchanges. Before the month’s done, the slow creep of day-to-day accumulation has choked closets, front hallways, kitchen cupboards and counters with a number of things. This year, start the season off merry […]

December 5th, 2018|Christmas, Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips, Party|

Create a Home Office with Limited Square Footage

According to Statistics Canada, 1.7 million Canadians work from home at least one day a week. Expectations are this number will continue to rise as people seek to better their work-life balance. Given the choice, who wouldn’t want to avoid that hectic commute, work in their pjs, have a more flexible schedule and reduce stress? […]

November 30th, 2018|Organization Tips|

Become a Tidy Person in 10 Simple Steps

When was the last time you were embarrassingly late for work, or to drop the kids off at school because you lost your keys, your wallet or your mobile phone? If your answer is ‘just this morning,’ here are 10 tips to help you become tidier. Rest assured, not everyone follows all of these rules […]

November 28th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips, Party, Pets|

No Need to Renovate, just Refresh!

Want to save thousands of dollars and precious time? Instead of an expensive reno, refresh every room in your house with these four tips:

Time to Welcome a Welcome Mat

If you live in a condo, you might not be allowed to put a welcome mat outside your door, so put one in your entrance way instead. […]

November 21st, 2018|Organization Tips|

How to Clean for a Big Date

So you’ve met someone you think could be your dream partner! Plans have been made, the date set, the menu picked, and the movie chosen. Everything is perfect, except perhaps your living space. According to an online study, 70 percent of men and 66 percent of women said a nice apartment would make them more […]

November 2nd, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips|

From Floordrobe to Wardrobe in Three Easy Steps

It seems that no matter what problem we have, there’s a specialist to help us get through the issue. A life coach can help us figure out how to make our dreams come true, a headhunter can help us find the perfect job, and a family therapist can help us with the bumps we face […]

October 24th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips|

Six Easy Ways to Give up Shopping for a Week

Many of us are trying very hard to live a clutter-free life, but failing miserably. We inhale book after book, like Marie Kondo’s ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,’ ‘The More of Less’ by Joshua Becker, and The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning by Margareta Magnusson but nothing seems to help curb the chaos.

You […]

October 19th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance, Organization Tips|

One Green Thing at a Time

These days, most people have heard of giving up things like plastic shopping bags, single-use plastic water bottles, take-out containers, straws and coffee cups. But now we’re in the next wave of behaviour change: giving up produce bags, bringing empty containers to the bulk store, and turning to homemade household and beauty products. To ensure your […]

October 10th, 2018|Green Housekeeping, Organization Tips|

The Secret to Keeping Your Closet Clean

Too many or too few closets can be a blessing or a curse, especially when you’re packing for a last-minute business trip or vacation. We’ve got a fabulous hack that will help you get to the airport faster, and keep your closet tidy all year long. It’s such a simple trick, you’ll wonder why you […]

October 5th, 2018|Maintenance, Organization Tips, Vacation|

How Clean? Celebrity Clean!

Gossip magazines tend to focus their glossy coverage on celebrity fashion, relationships and botox. Once in a while, a well-respected magazine like Architectural Digest will do a feature on a celebrity and we’ll get glimpses of an A-lister’s design preferences and décor,  as was the case in their fly-off-the-shelf January 2018 issue when Jennifer Aniston […]

September 21st, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Family, Organization Tips|