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product review – glass pantry jars

The kitchen remodel continues slowly, and I’ve returned to the pantry. I haven’t given up on new shelving, but in the meantime, I can make the existing shelves more functional. When I buy dry goods, they need better storage than … Continue reading

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reader question – organized packing for sleepaway camp

The kids are going to camp! You get a break from all their activities, they get to try new things, and it becomes an annual adventure. Getting them ready for that adventure can be expensive, time consuming and frustrating. But … Continue reading

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5-minute organizing for the end of the school year

Have you tried any of the 5-minute organizing techniques I wrote about previously? I have heard from more fans of the idea that you can use small increments of time to work on organizing projects. If you have children in … Continue reading

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product review – sponge holder

Small changes can have a big impact on your routines. Even better when the changes are inexpensive and easy to implement. I have always kept the dishwashing sponge in a soap dish beside the kitchen sink, and even though I … Continue reading

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product review – cleaning erasers

I’m very skeptical when products claim to produce miraculous results, and I’m rarely the first one to try anything new. I’d read about how fabulous cleaning erasers are, and friends told me how they used them, but I remained doubtful … Continue reading

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reader question – should i keep old electronics?

When you buy new a toaster or speakers or cell phone, do you put the old one in the basement, just in case? Even if it’s broken? Whether it’s a broken coffee maker that could be used for parts, or … Continue reading

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the organizer comes clean on spring cleaning

I love a clean house and seeing sparkling surfaces bring me joy. I don’t particularly like to clean, however, so I’ve created a schedule that works for me. A few times a year I tackle areas that aren’t in my … Continue reading

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