Tag Archives: organize

basket carnival

Laura at I’m an Organizing Junkie is hosting a basket carnival, an event where her readers can share their favorite baskets and containers for organizing their homes. I have a few favorites of my own… Under the window seat in the library, we have baskets of toys to occupy guests’ children. These baskets fit perfectly […]

wanna be…clutter free

Today I worked on some of the kitchen cabinets, “decluttering” and sorting and putting away. I didn’t take a before picture of the cabinet over the stove, but here are some of the things that came out of it. They are now wrapped and in a box for charity. If my kids want any of […]

putting away Christmas in the downstairs bath

The downstairs bath has a garden themed tree, full of pictures from our own yard. It’s surprising how much bigger that bathroom seems with this tree down. The garland is simply silk flowers (red and white carnations and roses) cut apart and tucked into the branches, in a long spiral all the way down the […]

putting away Christmas in the living room

A few weeks ago, DH and I took down all the Christmas decorations in the dining room and living room except the living room tree and the window toppers. This week I tackled the tree. It’s a big job. The tinsel has to be removed, the ornaments sorted (ours, the kids’), the popcorn/cranberry strings taken […]

putting away Christmas in the guest room

Because we were gone to New Orleans for a week, I am behind on putting away Christmas. Yesterday I finished the guest room. The room doesn’t have a lot of Christmas decorations. Three boxes hold it all. It didn’t take long to put it away. One storage box is an ornament box, which holds most […]