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How to Organize & Contain Children’s Toys, Books & Other Stuff

Toys, books, and other kid stuff make a home fun and playful. Yet sometimes, it can become too much stuff. It’s hard to manage it all and still give your children a fun atmosphere to live and play in.  Today, as part of Zone Defense, contributor Prerna shares some tips for Toy Management. Ever wonder how […]

Clean and Simple Kids’ Rooms (Zone Defense: Kid Stuff)

girl bedroom

On Zone Defense, we’re tackling clutter and working to put in place a game plan for home organization. This month we’re turning our attention to the stuff that our kids collect. Six months ago we started a game plan to organize our homes. Rather than tackle clutter and chaos in one fell swoop, we are approaching it […]

Zone Defense: Travel & Transportation

car before

On Zone Defense, we’re tackling clutter and working to put in place a game plan for home organization. This month our zone to hone in on is Travel and Transportation. Six months ago we started a game plan to organize our homes. Rather than tackle clutter and chaos in one fell swoop, we are approaching […]

Movie Storage (Zone Defense)

movie drawer

On Zone Defense, we’re tackling clutter and working to put in place a game plan for home organization. Well, I didn’t know that the halftime show would last as long as it did. May is such a blur to me. I’m not sure what happened. Did you get your living spaces all decluttered, cleaned, and […]

Books and What to Do with Them (Zone Defense)

books in boxes

On Zone Defense this month, we’re tackling living spaces. Books play a big part in how we live, so let’s get them organized and avoid the visual and physical clutter. As a family of book lovers and folks who do school at home, we have a lot of books. A lot. Over the years I’ve […]

Zone Defense: Living Spaces

under couch cushions

This year we’re on Zone Defense, moving room by room, tackling clutter and disorder. This month we’re going after those living spaces and all the “stuff” we use to entertain us. By now you’ve noticed a pattern for our zones: Personal space Food (kitchen) Clothing (laundry room/linens) Now we move to the living spaces. I define […]

Sorting and Storing Kids’ Clothes (Zone Defense)

clothes in drawer

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)

laundry room after

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 […]