40 Weeks 1 Whole House: Week 29: Home Library Organization

Organizing Your Home Library | Organize 365

Note: I wrote this post LAST year and will update you at the end on where our book collection is now.  Now that I have been blogging about organization for more than three years, I am challenging myself to move deeper into home and work organization challenges. So, I thought I would tackle home library […]

July Organizing Bug Round Up!

Organizing Bug | Organize365

I’m going to start something new monthly now.  At the beginning of the month I will post an Organizing Bug Round Up full of all kinds of great ideas to help you get organized that my readers have shared with me.  I’m also going to start posting them on Instagram, so make sure you go […]

Spring Cleaning Challenge – Floors

carpet cleaning

  I took a look ahead last week in the spring cleaning schedule and saw that vacuuming was on the list for this week. I LOVE to vacuum. Growing up, we had to vacuum the carpet EVERY night for my dad. He liked to see the vacuum lines. I joked to my mom that we should just […]

Spring Cleaning Challenge: Living Room and Kitchen

spring cleaning

  I am taking Money Saving Mom’s spring cleaning challenge. I have been spending every extra second I have decluttering, cleaning and organizing. I am a girl on a mission! So I thought it would be fun to join Money Saving Mom every weekday in April and post my progress. Follow along and post your before […]

My 40 Days ~ 1 Whole House Challenge is DONE!

How I Organized My Whole House In 40 Days! | Organize 365

On Easter, I quickly straightened the front hall closet. I had already cleaned the front porch and put out my spring “children” and decorations. I can’t believe how much I accomplished in organizing our home during Lent. About 10 days ago hubby started his repeated comments about how organized our home was. He was so […]

40 Days ~ 1 Whole House – Day 37 The Loft

40 Days ~ 1 Whole House - Day 37 The Loft | Organize 365

  The upstairs loft has served many purposes over the years. when we purchased this house, I had no idea what we would use this space for! Pre-kiddos, it was a home office with beautiful matching office furniture. Slowly, the loft transformed into a playroom. A few years back I had had it with the […]

Day 34 The Dining Room

40 Days 1 Whole House: The Dining Room | Organize 365

Let’s face it, I don’t cook. So to have a whole room related to dining is well… not me! I love the look of a wooden table, so I have stripped away the table cloth. I know the table might get damaged, but what’s the point in protecting something you never see? I FINALLY recovered […]

40 Days ~ 1 Whole House – Day 32 The Family Room and Day 33 The Living Room

40 Days ~ 1 Whole House - Day 32 The Family Room and Day 33 The Living Room | Organize 365

Family Room This room has stayed fairly picked up as of late. Ah hem. But these snowmen should have been put away weeks ago! {And also the Christmas wreath out front!} That’s better! I have PURGED the DVDs and video games. A quick cleaning was all I had left in this room! The living room […]

40 Days ~ 1 Whole House ~ Day 5 – Basement Family Room

40 Days ~ 1 Whole House ~ Day 5 – Basement Family Room | Organize 365

Before:     My Professional Organizer self interviewing my hoarder self. What is this room’s purpose? I FINALLY have my kiddos playing downstairs when their friends are over {or not}. I also have workshops and meetings down here. It is a nice homey space with great sunlight during the day and a warm fireplace at […]

Christmas is Over

I cannot believe how often I have talked about this Christmas tree. Every year, it is getting harder and harder for me to get all my Christmas decorations put away. What is it about some chores that take on a life of their own? Honestly, it’s been harder since my parents divorced and then my […]