Day Twenty-One: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Garage Organization

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It is day twenty-one of the 40 Bags in 40 Days Challenge.  The weather is getting warmer.  Are you thinking of any projects outside as part of your organizing?

Often our garages become an area where we dump the overflow from our house and cars. Inherited or broken furniture, boxes from a move that were never unpacked, sports equipment, children’s toys, tools and much more clutter a garage.  Families store everything there but the cars the garage was built for! The ...

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Cleaning the Basement

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My basement is a bombing zone. Now that the attic is cleaned, this week let’s work on our basements. Last week Kristin said the basement consisted of our past. This requires skill to dig our way out from under. The strategy behind my basement is to cut the room into sections and begin cleaning out one section at a time. Once that section is clean then I can move to a different. I just can’t imagine what people in ...

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Spring Cleaning Tips!

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Spring Cleaning Tips!

Spring Cleaning Tips!1. Carry all of your cleaning supplies in a cleaning bucket from room to room to save steps.
2. Use a hand held hair dryer to blow the dust out of silk or dried floral arrangements.
3. Scrub stains, burns etc from counters, pans, cabinets, plastic, decks, granite etc. using our goodbye detergent ...

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ECOnize Your Lifestyle!

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ECOnize Your Lifestyle!

ECOnize Your Lifestyle!This month, save money, save the planet and get organized! Its Spring Cleaning time and we’re celebrating Go Green style.  Here at The Organized Lifestyle we offer a variety of Eco-Friendly ...

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SPRING CLEANING: GARAGE

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With spring on the way, time to think about cleaning out the garage.
Are you using your garage as a storage room?
Are you able to drive your car into the garage?
Here are some tips to guide you in getting things in order.

1. Start by purging what you no longer need, use or want.
2. Discard anything that is broken
3. Sell or give away what you can
4. Place everything you are keeping in the driveway, grouping items ...

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