Category Archives: Garage sales

5 Simple Tools To Cut Clutter

I’m always looking for simple ways to cut clutter from my home. It doesn’t come naturally for me. Even routines and habits don’t seem to stick if I’m not constantly focusing on them. So over the years I’ve come up … Continue reading

Posted in Clutter, Decluttering, Garage sales, Organizing, Planning | Leave a comment

Now is a Great Time to Have a Garage Sale if You Have Certain Items

It may feel like it’s near the end of the Garage Sale season but now just might be a great time to have a sale.  With all the back to school shopping going on many parents are looking to stretch … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar, Clutter, Garage sales, school | Comments Off on Now is a Great Time to Have a Garage Sale if You Have Certain Items

Back To School Organizing

It’s already the middle of July. The stores are stocked up with back-to-school supplies. The TV and newspaper ads are bombarding us about all the things our children “need” in order to have a great year. Before you rush out … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar, Decluttering, Family Fun, Garage sales, Organizing, school, shopping | Comments Off on Back To School Organizing

New Look: Clean and Simple

After three years of the same theme I have decided it was time to clean up and simplify the look of my blog.  The brighter cleaner look makes me want to write more about decluttering and organizing. It’s motivating to … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar, Decluttering, Garage sales, Organizing, Simplicity, Vacation | Comments Off on New Look: Clean and Simple

Vacation In Your Own Hometown

The 4th of July is over. Back to school doesn’t get into high gear for 4-6 weeks depending on where you live and grade level. So how are you planning to spend the next 4 plus weeks? This is the … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar, Family Fun, Garage sales, Organizing, Planning, Vacation | Comments Off on Vacation In Your Own Hometown

Decluttering With A Garage Sale

We’re in the heart of garage sale season. My subdivision had a sale about 3 weeks ago.  Although I didn’t have a lot to sell there were about 12 homes scheduled to have sales so why not take advantage of … Continue reading

Posted in Decluttering, Garage sales | Comments Off on Decluttering With A Garage Sale

Summer Can Be A Busy Time!

It’s been a while since I wrote in here. The past month has been very busy and something had to give. Unfortunately it was this blog. Both my sons and daughter-in-law came in town for a long weekend. It was … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar, Family Fun, Garage sales, Organizing | Comments Off on Summer Can Be A Busy Time!

Flood Damaged Clutter

It’s been a couple weeks since I posted here. Almost two weeks ago remnants of hurricane Ike drenched the Midwest resulting in flash floods here in St. Louis. My mother-in-law ended up with seven feet of flood water in the … Continue reading

Posted in Decluttering, Garage sales, Home, Organizing, Planning | 1 Comment

Decluttering Children’s School Papers

Although June is not a month we typically think of as a time to declutter paper but if you have school age children you may think otherwise. As children clean out their desks and lockers a barrage of papers, notebooks, … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar, Family Fun, Garage sales, Home, Organizing, Planning | Leave a comment