the ultimate decluttering secret

... the ease of shopping online is causing an epidemic of cluttered, disorganized homes, leading to unhappy families.

collections

My husband and I have a slightly klepto tendency to collect bits and pieces from the places we've visited: sea glass from the Jersey shore, coral from a beach in Mexico, stones from a river in Vermont, sticks from the forest floor in Northern California. I never unpacked our bits and pieces when we moved …

out with the old…

When we arrived home from spending Christmas with our family, an Everest of new toys came with us. Where were we going to put it all? I had already prepped my boys for the impending purge by saying, "For every new toy you get, we need to get rid of an old toy that's the …

storage for small things

I am drawn to storage boxes with compartments, possibly a carryover from carrying around an Artbin in my art school days. Serenity for me is everything in its place. These days it's about Legos and craft supplies. I have yet to find the perfect, portable storage container. I made a pilgrimage to my local Container …