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My house could use a once over in the organizing department. That’s why this fabulous project for Hanging Glass Jar Shelves from Hilda Blue caught my eye over at the MT Spotlight. This is a perfect way to use up all kinds of space and get organized! Here are a few other mason jar projects:  […]

I love office products. They scream organization, and as a mother of 3, I need one of everything to keep my life in order. So I’m happy to partner with Staples, an M&T sponsor, on a few projects for this year and they are all about organization. First up are these fabulous new Better Binders. […]

Organizing and decorating has been on the mind for the last 6 years as we’ve jumped around from place to place. I’m excited that Chris and I are finally in a place where I can put holes in the walls and keep stuff on the walls for more than 6-12 months! To try and motivate […]

Yes, I need more storage ideas and this one is so simple. To store all those loose small craft supply pieces, create one of these Button Storage Spice Racks from The Crafty Mummy, spotted over at the M&T Spotlight. I’ve got just the bucket of buttons for this smart and simple DIY rack. Here are […]

Our video series Kids in the Craft Room is back today talking about our favorite mess free crafting ideas. If you’re hesitant to craft with your kids because of the messes that could be made, watch today’s video for a few tips and tricks to help keep everything and everyone clean. Kids and mess tend […]

We’re here again with another episode of Kids in the Craft Room. Today it’s all about STORAGE. What to do with your craft supplies once you get them. We talked about our favorite kid craft supplies and our favorite kid friendly adhesives. Now here’s how we store them. Thanks again to ConsumerCrafts.com for sponsoring this […]

It’s that time of year… time for Spring Cleaning! As soon as the warmer weather hits, I have the sudden urge to unclutter my entire house. Does anyone else feel that way? I always start with the closets first and move my way around through each room. Today I’m going to show you some quick […]

This project takes almost no time to put together and is the perfect little organizing tool for your school locker. A great back to school project, it keeps your pens and pencils in the same place for easy access. When the school year ends, simply take it with you and save it for next year! […]

I’ve recently shared a few posts about cleaning out closets over at SC Johnson Family Economics. Clutter can all too easily find it’s way into those hallway or linen closets. Here’s a couple of posts about trying to stay organized and keep your closets clean! Cleaning out the Linen Closet De-Clutter Your Coat Closet Is […]

I love to use empty shoe boxes for all kinds of storage. They are a perfect little size, fairly sturdy, and a great way to recycle! I mainly use them to help organize my kid’s bedroom drawers. Socks, underpants, and even dance clothes all fit perfectly inside these handy dandy shoe boxes. They just make […]

Painting can be a very messy craft. But as my kids LOVE to paint, I try my best to be prepared. Here are a few quick and easy things I do to keep organized when painting with my kids. 1. Storing your watercolor paints. I keep my watercolors and my plastic tablecloth in the same […]

I am a meal planner. I refuse to go grocery shopping without my week’s worth of meals planned out and list made. (It’s either that or wander aimlessly around the grocery store for two hours and then make ten more trips back during the week to get things I forgot.) Once I get the groceries […]

The grand prize winner has been chosen for the Tip it Forward contest over at The Organization of Moms! Congrats to Denise Ziemann, who sumbitted a fabulous tip for keeping kid’s school memories together. Here’s her School Memory Book, such a great idea: For more time saving tips and to see other runner up winners, […]

Last week I introduced you to Avery’s Organization of Moms. Today, they’ve asked me to share my own organizing tip, submitting it to their Tip It Forward contest. They sent me some of their note tabs and I think they are my new best friends. There are so many great places to put these on, […]

Who doesn’t need a little more organization in their life, right?! I’m pretty good at staying on top of things, but I’m always looking for the right tools to help me. Avery seems to have all the right stuff and happily they sent me a fun package with lots of great product. There were binders, […]

Recycled Baby Food Containers

by Marie on February 26, 2009

Recycling baby food containers into snack holders is a fantastic trick I learned from my sweet sis-in-law, Lindsay. She takes her baby food containers, washes them out, and fills them up with little snacks. They fit nicely in my diaper bag and stay closed tight with their lid. I’ve usually put snacks into plastic baggies, […]

Organizing Puzzles

by Marie on August 14, 2008

Keeping your children’s puzzles organized can be a frustrating task. When half the puzzle pieces are missing, no one wants to play with them. Who here has a drawer filled with the missing pieces just waiting to find their homes? Here’s a couple things I do to keep my puzzles organized. Buy 1 or 2 […]

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