Zone Defense Check-in: The Laundry and Linen Cupboard

Zone Defense Check-in: The Laundry and Linen Cupboard - On Zone Defense in March, we organized the linen cupboard and laundry areas.

On Zone Defense in March, we organized the linen cupboard and laundry areas. So, here we are at our monthly Zone Defense check-in. If you’re just tuning in, you know that we’re facing off against clutter and disorganization. Time to get this place ship-shape, folks. A few weeks ago I explained my goals for getting […]

Zone Defense: Getting a Laundry Game Plan in Action

Zone Defense: Getting a Laundry Game Plan in Action

Time to¬†tackle clutter and disorganization¬†and maybe too much stuff. This month we head to the laundry room to score big. We do a lot of laundry at our house. I think that I’ve counted at least ten regular loads, but probably closer to fourteen in any given week. With six active kids, you can imagine […]

Kids Can Do Laundry

kids can do laundry

Kids can do laundry. Here’s how it’s working at our house. Early one morning as we lay in bed, still waking up, I heard the girls giggling and running to the laundry room which is next to our room. FishChick6 came into our room to grab a chair. “What are you doing?” hubby called. “I’m […]

Time to Organize the Linen & Laundry Areas

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This month we’ll be organizing the linen and laundry areas on Zone Defense. Last year we went through our homes, room by room, one month at a time, tackling clutter and getting on zone defense. This year, we’re doing it all again. I dunno about you, but my house certainly drifts toward chaos, so it […]

12 Ways to Save on Clothing (Frugal Friday)

Everyone needs clothing. Yet, there’s a range of money that one could spend just on new threads. Check out some ways to save. It seems recently I’ve needed to retire more and more of my eight year old’s clothing. As the fourth boy, he’s been the recipient of quite a few hand-me-downs that have now […]

Sorting and Storing Kids’ Clothes (Zone Defense)

This year we’re on Zone Defense, moving room by room, tackling clutter and disorder. This month we’re closing in on the laundry room, linen closet, and clothing storage. Two weeks ago I gave you your linen closet/laundry room assignment. Last week I shared my results in tackling those two related zones. At least they’re related […]

Cleaning Out the Linen Cupboard & Laundry Room (Zone Defense)

Are you on Zone Defense with us this year? This month we’re tackling laundry rooms, linen cupboards, and clothing storage. Get in the game! So, last week, I said that we were going to clean out the laundry room and the linen cupboard, right? Confession: I didn’t really want to. Status quo has worked for […]

Zone Defense: Organizing Laundry, Clothes & Textiles

As we work through the different zones of our homes, we’re tackling clutter and disorder and make sense of our living space. This month we’re looking at clothes and textiles. Long ago, I learned the secret to happiness. Okay, it’s not really the secret to happiness, but it’s definitely a key to survival, whether you’re […]