Cleaning the dishwasher–Is that a thing?

My mom is the best! Last year when Jeff and I went away for a few days she came and watched my 2 kids and 2 new kittens who may or may not have been totally litter-trained at that point. This is not why she's the best, though. (I mean who doesn't love grandkids and kittens!?) She's the best because she cleaned my dishwasher while she stayed at my house. (more…)...
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Dishwasher tips from a professional organizer

How many times to you come into the kitchen to cook and it is overrun with dirty dishes because the dishwasher is full and no one has unloaded it? Maybe it's not that your housemates are stubborn, lazy pigs who don't care about your feelings. Maybe they didn't have time in the middle of their day to handle the whole dishwasher back-log that is clogging up the works. (more…)...
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3 ways you are hi-jacking your home organization efforts

3 ways you are hi-jacking your home organization efforts

There are generally three reasons your home organization attempts fail. Number 1: You have low-priority items in prime real-estate spots. Number 2: Your system is over-complicated. Number 3: You are lazy. (more…)...
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How to organize a meal swap

I've finished my workday, picked up the chickens from school and now I've got to take my daughter to gymnastics. I have tennis practice while she's at the gym. My husband is just going to get home from work in time to be hungry. What's for dinner? they ask. How about a martini? I answer And since we can't have martinis for dinner every night... Enter the illustrious meal swap! (more…)...
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