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Kid-Friendly Closet Organizer

My sweet little Mayhem didn’t grow and inch or gain a pound in her entire second year of life, but since she hit 3 she has been making up for lost time. I swear she wakes up a little taller every morning! Swapping out her single builder-grade wire shelf and

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Dress Up Closet

Playing dress up is a favorite past time for the children in my family, boys and girls alike. Mischief and Mayhem have been handed down or gifted a dizzying number of costumes from their generous older cousins. They started in the toy box of our play space, but quickly got out

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Organizing Rules of Thumb

If conquering clutter and maintaining some semblance of organization in your environment is not something that comes naturally for you, this post is for you. Today I’m sharing my organizing rules of thumb, which I use whenever I’m tackling an organizing challenge. I say “rules of thumb”, because I don’t really consider these

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Stackable Shelves

The gas cooktop integrated into the counter is one of my favorite aspects of my kitchen. The cavernous and shelf-less cabinet beneath, however, is another story.  One of my organizing rules of thumb is to store items as close to where they are used as possible, making this cabinet the

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DIY Daily System

When I decided to turn an awkward corner of our kitchen into a home office zone, I knew I wanted to use the wall space. My first priority was getting a family calendar prominently displayed. I already keep an electronic calendar (Google) with all my important dates and appointments. I

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Corral those Computer Cords

I have always loved the look of writing desks as office furniture, but not the mess of cords and electronics they expose. Until now, I have avoided the issue by choosing desks with closed storage. Recently, though, when designing a home office zone for our kitchen I opted for a

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A Blog is Born

Hi, my name is Carrie and I have a confession to make. I am addicted to organizing. I have been like this as far back as I can remember. As a kid, I used to empty the entire contents of my closet and dresser and reorganize it all just for

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