10 Tips for Organizing Kids’ Closets

No matter the size of the closet (or the number of kids sharing it), these tips will help you create a system that will enable your kids to keep their own spaces organized so you don't have to keep organizing kids' closets over and over again.

No matter the size of the closet (or the number of kids sharing it), these tips will help you create a system that will enable your kids to keep their own spaces organized so you don't have to keep organizing kids' closets over and over again. _______________ Before I begin today, let me tell you that I am NOT one of those color-coded people.  My closets and files are not always pretty to look … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids to do Laundry

laundry time saving tip: teach your kids to do their own! Simple tips to teach young children to do their own laundry...

Want to know a HUGE laundry time saver?  Find out why it's worth it and how to teach kids to do laundry at a young age... ______________ I grew up with three brothers, and one of my favorite things my mother ever said was "The more children I had, the more convinced I was that I knew nothing about parenting." Let that soak in for a moment... Honestly, she was (and is!) an amazing mother, … [Read more...]

How to Turn a Closet into a Mudroom

How to turn closet into mudroom: What an adorable space! Baskets and hooks turn a closet under the stairs into a functional mudroom space for a family.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Liberty Hardware. All opinions are 100% mine. Find out how to to turn a closet into a mudroom with a few simple steps. ___________ Sometimes I think I am my own worst enemy... I hate clutter. I can't stand mess. I twitch at the thought of disorganized chaos. But - and here's the problem - I am not a fan of detest organizing. I'll let … [Read more...]

The Best Way to Organize Legos

This is seriously amazing! The best way to organize legos | maisondepax.com

I know this is a little outside my norm, but if you don't have kids (or your kids don't do Legos), please don't unsubscribe or write me off.  This is one of those posts that may not be a gorgeous before and after or a creative DIY, but it has been pure gold in this household.  Super shiny wonderful floating on puffy white happy clouds...  Seriously.  For us, at least, we have found the best way to … [Read more...]

Quick Desk Organization Tips

what a lovely desk - great tips for a functional and beautiful office space | maisondepax.com

It's that time of year... Time to clean out, tidy up, and get organized. As I shared in my New Year's post, I'm trying not to be efficiency-obsessed, but I don't want to be inefficient either, so a little desk organization was definitely called for. I know everyone's work space is different, but I do think there a few simple steps that will work for most desk areas.  For the record, mine is … [Read more...]

Quick Organizing: Chalkboard Weekly Menu

Great idea! Use chalkboard contact paper to create a hidden weekly menu on the inside of a kitchen cabinet door | maisondepax.com

I can't believe we are well into the first full week of the new year.  I, for one, am still in holiday mode.  But I'm trying to drag myself out of it with a little focused productivity.  Step one?  Getting a handle on meals. I am one of those people who has to plan my meals out for the week before I go grocery shopping (you can see the meal planning printables I use here), and I used to … [Read more...]