Home Management

The category of Home Management includes practical ideas, information, instructional posts, quotes, and more.  These posts will cover such topics as decorating, gardening, organizing, decluttering, and cleaning.  Additional topics will include entertaining, Holidays, home management, and DiY/do it yourself projects.

5 Bad Habits That Sabotage Your House Cleaning Efforts

5 Bad Habits That Sabotage Your House Cleaning Efforts

Are you sabotaging your efforts to get your house clean? Cleaning the house day in and day out is nobody’s idea of a good time (well, nobody I’ve ever met!) Unfortunately, it does have to be done, and done repeatedly. Despite what my Hubs seems […]

Home Fragrance Using Essential Oils

Home Fragrance Using Essential Oils

After last week’s post about creating natural home fragrance using a crockpot, I got a number of questions about the use of essential oils in aromatherapy. In this post I will give you directions to make two very simple types of air fresheners using essential […]

Fresh and Natural Home Fragrance From a Slow Cooker

Fresh and Natural Home Fragrance From a Slow Cooker

I’ve always loved candles, not just for the ambience of a flickering flame in the dark, but also for the wonderful fragrance they can add to a room.  Lately, however, the scents more often seem to be “off” to me – that is, they seem […]

Every Home Needs a Simple White Serving Platter

Every Home Needs a Simple White Serving Platter

I didn’t know how much I needed it until I saw it. The most wonderful serving platter ever to exist on the face of this earth. The perfect size. Square, but softened and slightly wavy around the lip. Brilliant white. Simple, but at the same […]

An Open Pantry:  Kitchen Storage Solution

An Open Pantry: Kitchen Storage Solution

Kitchen Storage is Important Do you need additional storage in your kitchen, but you don’t have the option of adding more cabinets? Consider adding an open pantry to your kitchen! Let’s face it, in our modern world we all have specialty pots and pans and […]

6 Household Products to Buy in Spring – and 2 to Skip

6 Household Products to Buy in Spring – and 2 to Skip

Spring Sales of Household Products March and April tend to be quiet months in terms of big sales, especially for home products.  The December Holiday season is a fading memory, and Memorial Day Sales are still a few calendar pages away.   Does that mean you […]

How to Clean Everything in the Quick & Easy Spring Cleaning Projects Guide

How to Clean Everything in the Quick & Easy Spring Cleaning Projects Guide

This post is designed as a companion piece to my recent post 31 Days: Quick & Easy Spring Cleaning Projects. In that post, I created the cleaning schedule; here, I share techniques on how to clean, to aid you in completing each activity. Those projects […]

31 DAYS:  Quick & Easy Spring Cleaning Projects

31 DAYS: Quick & Easy Spring Cleaning Projects

Spring is in the air and it’s time to clean the house. Get motivated with 31 days of easy projects. Download a free printable and get how to information as well.

The Best, Most Efficient Closet Layout Ever

The Best, Most Efficient Closet Layout Ever

My closet layout works for any closet, for men’s and women’s clothing, and takes less than one hour to set up! Lately it seems like every third article you read is talking about purging your wardrobe. And that’s a good thing. But once you complete […]

10 Quotes to Inspire Your Decluttering Journey

10 Quotes to Inspire Your Decluttering Journey

Was one of your resolutions that this year would finally be the year you got *choke* organized? And now, time has passed, and you have nothing to show for it? Are you waiting for someone or something to inspire your decluttering journey? Did you say […]

What to Expect When You Are Getting Carpet Installed

What to Expect When You Are Getting Carpet Installed

Since we are in the process ourselves, I thought it would be a good idea to put together a quick guide to getting new carpet installed. There’s a lot to be done to simplify the process, as I have learned! You’d think choosing from the […]

Three Levels of Organizing Help Create Your Ideal Home

Three Levels of Organizing Help Create Your Ideal Home

Three Levels of Organizing Lead to Your Perfect Home With all the incredible homes we see on tv, in magazines, and online, it’s easy to feel like our own home needs to measure up. Most of us are not professional organizers and decorators, so this […]

How to Fold Clothes – The Best, Easiest Way

How to Fold Clothes – The Best, Easiest Way

Some people love the KonMari method of tidying up, and some people just don’t. I’m sort of mixed in between, and can see pros and cons. But if you are looking for the perfect method of how to fold clothes, Marie Kondo is the one […]

How to Get Kids to Clean Up Their Toys – 9 Ways!

How to Get Kids to Clean Up Their Toys – 9 Ways!

Try these fun games to get your kids to clean up their toys – without tears or complaining! The good news – it’s really not as hard as you think to get kids to clean up their toys.  Yes, these games require a little more […]