Organization Tips

Inspire Yourself with the Show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

The creators of the Netflix show ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’ are marketing geniuses. Released on January 1, 2019 the show arrived on our virtual TV doorstep on the same day that most of us were looking to make all manner of lifestyle changes, whether it be diet, fitness, cleaning or budgeting. For us at […]

February 15th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips|

Love, Life & Sugar: How to Organize your Baking Stuff

Love and baked goods go way back. I Nothing quite says “I love you” louder than some tasty sweet baked goodies. From heart-shaped cookies to red velvet cupcakes to a sensual treat like strawberries dipped in chocolate, the way to your beloved’s heart is often through their stomach! And, it will come as no surprise […]

February 8th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Family, Organization Tips, Valentine's Day|

Rethinking the Laundry Room is Really Quite Simple

Is your laundry room a happy place? Or a corner of the basement with limited lighting and a cold floor? If it’s the latter, it’s time to take action and turn your dingy, inefficient laundry space into the laundromat of your dreams. Surprisingly, it doesn’t take much. Just six or seven household items can make […]

January 25th, 2019|Laundry, Organization Tips|

Your Perfectly Organized Kitchen

A modern kitchen is a busy place. It has evolved from simply being where we eat to a central hub, where we work, create, inspire, entertain and seek comfort. As such, a room of this diversity needs to be well organized with tools both traditional and modern to help us along the way. Ensure your […]

January 16th, 2019|Family, Organization Tips|

The Easiest Ways to Clean Up Your Paperwork

Whether you set New Year’s Resolutions or not, you wouldn’t mind if your mailbox chaos, the endless school forms, and the medical appointment reminders magically organized themselves. Or simply disappeared altogether, right?! We hate to tell you that there’s no magic bullet, but we can assure you that there are a few guaranteed ways to […]

January 9th, 2019|Maintenance, Organization Tips|

Cleaning Resolutions for the New Year

Sticking to New Year’s resolutions can often be a challenge. But, typically, the challenge lies in the scope of the resolution rather than the task itself. This year, what about focusing your efforts on five cleaning resolutions that will benefit the whole household?

Schedule it!

Grab a pen and your old-school paper calendar, laptop or mobile phone […]

January 4th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance, Organization Tips, Winter|

Week One of a New Year, Make it Count!

Ready to become a go-getter in 2019? Here’s your house beautiful to-do list. 3-2-1 and go!

Tree Down and Out

If your Christmas tree is real, you don’t need any more incentive to bid it adieu than the endless deluge of dead pine needles falling everywhere. Of course it’s hard to say goodbye to the tree whether […]

January 2nd, 2019|Christmas, Decorating, Organization Tips, Winter|

Can a Basket Change Your Life?

Yes! One lone basket can alter the course of your day, your week, and eventually your life! Whether it’s your favourite fruit basket from Belize, your grandmother’s treasured egg basket, or a wooden basket you found by someone’s trash heap on garbage day, you’re on your way to getting organized.  Here’s how:

Fruit Basket

If it were […]

December 26th, 2018|Health, Maintenance, 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|