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Cute Little Shoes

I find most children’s shoes to be overpriced and not terribly stylish. I figure, if we are going to shell out a decent amount of money for shoes, they should at least be cute. (We only buy two pairs per child at a time since we would rather have a few quality pairs of shoes […]

Hable Construction

I have a new love. It’s pretty intense. I have just discovered the incredible storage options from Hable Construction and someone seriously needs to hold me back. Restrain me!! Laundry storage, stuffed animals, blankets, toys…the possibilities are endless! See below for a few of my favorites: ~ Have a favorite storage product? Share, please!

Zip Pouches

A friend recently asked me to write about storage ideas for tiny toys and loose game pieces. Although many people favor clear, labeled boxes, I am a sucker for zip pouches. Blick mesh zipper bags are great because they are so durable and can lean against each other on a shelf without collapsing. We use […]

Use Your Resources

It is hard to ask for help.  Now that I have two young children and a business of my own, I have been forced to get over myself and ask the people around me for help and support whenever possible. I have learned that people actually like sharing their talents and skills and being helpful! […]

Holiday Gift Overload!

So, we got through the holidays but now what can we do with all of this stuff?! One of the most common issues I run into with my clients, and in my own life, is how to handle the overflow of kid stuff. We all want our kids to have a stimulating array of books […]

DIY Holiday Card Display

Usually, I am a jerk and recycle our holiday cards right away. This year, I thought it would be nicer to create a simple display that our little ones could look at. This is what I came up with: Here is what I did: I used a tack to secure a pretty cloth ribbon to […]

The Daily Docket

OK, Folks. I admit it. Having a toddler and a newborn is no joke and I am a bit in over my head with managing it all gracefully. Between all of my family obligations and running my own business I recently  found myself swamped with non-stop plans and activity and needed a new system to […]

Donation + Return Baskets

The way I live there is a tremendous amount of stuff coming in and out of my house. I like to shop but I am a minimalist so I am always selling, donating, returning and exchanging stuff. Whew! I wanted a simple system to keep it all straight and decided to use these stylish and […]

Handbag Storage

Recently, my good friend, Sierra, asked me to do a post on handbag storage. Bag storage is challenging because women love to switch bags and rotate the contents, and also need a good place to store the one in use. They usually end up in a huge pile in the closet or draped over random […]

Felt Organizer

Loving this Kikkerland felt organizer! I discovered it at a friend’s house last week and gasped with delight when I thought of the possibilities. No more lost keys! No more hunting for your mobile phone! So smart. So simple. My husband is loving the gray one I got for his closet door – He empties […]

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