How the Drop-Zone Keeps Kid Chaos At Bay

Let’s face it. You’re either running from pillar to post dropping kids at various camps and activities, or you’re running your own ‘day camp’ from home. Either way, you’ll be struggling to find the time to keep on top of the chaos that’ll inevitably build up around you. Toys, games, balls, inflatables, laundry… If you … Continued

Donating and Upcycling: Finding New Life for Old Things

Now that the Holidays are over, do you feel like you have more clutter than ever? Do you find you are struggling to find space for all the new gifts you’ve received? Do you have wrapping, packaging, and cards coming out of your ears? Now might be a good time to get rid of all … Continued

Essential Tips For Downsizing Your Home

Are you an empty nester who feels like you’re knocking around in an unnecessarily big house? Perhaps you’re thinking of moving from the suburbs into a city apartment? Or maybe you’re in your later years and looking to downsize from your family home. Whatever stage of life you’re at, it can bring different needs in … Continued

22 Tips To Keep Your Home Tidy With Visitors

Do you find it frustrating how quickly your pristine home turns to chaos with a houseful of guests? How all that hard work you put into making it look beautiful goes straight out of the window? You’re not alone, especially at this time of year when many people are hosting families overnight for the Holidays. … Continued

8 Ways to Stay Organized When Hosting a Family Christmas

Are you one of the many brave souls hosting a houseful of guests for Christmas this year? Are you feeling the pressure already? Just attending a Christmas gathering can be stressful, but actually being the host can be a very daunting prospect indeed. From making your house look beautiful and festive to producing a delicious … Continued

Minimalist Christmas: How To Keep It Simple

Do you find yourself getting overwhelmed in the Christmas chaos? Do you feel like you’re under pressure to shop and buy more and more ‘stuff’? I’m totally with you! With all the advertising that bombards us and our kids, there’s no escaping the consumer hype in the run-up to Christmas. It seems to get more … Continued

Paper Organization: How to Banish Those Stacks

Do you sometimes feel like you’re drowning in paperwork? Does it feel like your piles of papers keep multiplying and appearing all over the house? You’re certainly not alone. Paper is constantly streaming into our households often via the mail or from our kids’ schools. We can convince ourselves that we’re organized by putting it … Continued

7 Essential Time Management Tips

Do you sometimes find yourself aimlessly rushing from one activity or task to the next? Perhaps you take on multiple tasks at the same time, in an attempt to achieve more in your day? If you answered yes either of these things, then you may be in need of some advice to help you take … Continued

Questions To Ask Aging Parents (How To Get The Ball Rolling)

Do you find yourself worrying about your aging parents? Perhaps you’re concerned about whether they’re adequately prepared for their later years. Or maybe you don’t know what their final wishes are. Many parents have to deal with tricky conversations with their children. However, you don’t necessarily expect it to be the other way around. It … Continued

How To Organize Your Email Inbox And Stay Sane

Do you get a feeling of panic when you check your emails?  Are you faced with hundreds of unread messages, all with subject lines clamoring for your attention? If so, you’re not alone. Despite instant messaging becoming popular (think texting and social media) email is still a primary form of communication. This could be with our … Continued