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In a wheelchair doing laundry.

Organizing Your Home When You Have a DisabilityThis is a page about organizing your home when you have a disability. Organizing your home and belongings, with your disability in mind, can make everyday activities easier.

 

Closet Full of Hanging Clothes

Preventing Mold on Stored ClothingThis is a page about preventing mold on stored clothing. Whether they are being boxed up in the attic or hanging in the back or your closet, clothing that is stored for a while can get moldy. Ensure your clothes are ready to wear again, when you need them, by preventing mold infestation.

 

Man standing next to heavy hutch and boxes on carpet

Moving Heavy Furniture on CarpetThis page is about moving heavy furniture on carpet. You can make or buy sliders to help you move heavy pieces over all kinds of floors.

 

Woman Storing Bedding in Linen Closet

Storing BeddingThis is a page about storing bedding. Bedding is generally a seasonal item that may need to be stored away until next summer or winter, for example.

 

A single maroon fabric flower against a white background

Organizing Silk FlowersThis is a page about organizing silk flowers. If you do a lot of crafting using silk flowers, organizing your supply may be a challenge.

 

Organizing Craft Supplies In A Small Space

Organizing Craft Supplies in a Small SpaceMany of us do not have the luxury of having a spacious crafting area with lots of storage. This is a page about organizing craft supplies in a small space.

 

Note Written on Mirror

Using Your Bathroom Mirror for RemindersThis is a page about using your bathroom mirror for reminders. Leaving notes for yourself on the bathroom mirror is a tried and true method of reminding yourself of something important. There are a number of ways to get the message across though, find the one that is right for you.

 

Kitchen with many Small Kitchen Appliances

Storage Ideas For Small Kitchen AppliancesSmall kitchen appliances can be a challenge to store. They take up a lot of space on your countertop and can be bulky and require too much space in your cabinets. This is a page about storage ideas for small kitchen appliances.

 

Hiding Keys, A key hidden under a mat.

Hiding Keys - Tips and TricksThis is a page about hiding keys. Many people like to hide a spare key to their house or car, in case they get locked out. It is important to hide your key well, so that someone else doesn't find it.

 

For Rent Sign hanging over a hedge with a home in the background

Renting a Home with Friends?This is a page about renting a home with friends. Renting a place with your friends is an exciting adventure that can go well or not depending on your prior planning.

 

Pile of Junk Mail

Disposing of Junk MailThis is a page about disposing of junk mail. Junk mail pours into our mail boxes daily, which can cause our home to have unneeded clutter. Having a system to getting rid of it, will help reduce one of the biggest clutter culprits in your home.

 

A wardrobe for clothing.

Storage Ideas for a House With No ClosetsThis is a page about storage ideas for a house with no closets. Some homes, older ones in particular have a dearth of closets, making storage problematic or a creative moment.

 

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Storing Vacuum Cleaner Accessories

Storing Vacuum Cleaner AccessoriesThis is a page about storing vacuum cleaner accessories. Some vacuums come with numerous accessories that need to be stored when not being used. Finding a good way to store them will make it easier to find them when you need them.

 

Dishes in Kitchen Cabinet

Organizing Kitchen CabinetsThis is a page about organizing kitchen cabinets. Whether your kitchen is small or large it's important to be able to work efficiently in your cooking space. Keeping your kitchen cabinets neat and tidy is a very important part of keeping your kitchen organized.

 

Middle School Locker Kit

Making a Middle School Locker KitThis is a page about making a middle school locker kit. Have your child help you put together this useful kit of everyday necessities to store in their school locker. This is a page about making a middle school locker kit.

 

mobile homes

Storage Solutions for a Mobile HomeThis is a page about storage solutions for a mobile home. Sometimes mobile home dwellers, especially those with an older or smaller home may experience storage space problems.

 

different sized bag footballs

Folding Plastic Grocery BagsThis is a page about folding plastic grocery bags. Storing plastic grocery bags for reuse can be a challenge. They seem to require a better solution than stuffing them in another grocery bag.

 

Organizing a Lazy Susan Cabinet

Organizing a Lazy Susan CabinetA Lazy Susan cabinet can be a very efficient way to store things. This is a page about organizing a lazy susan cabinet.

 

Rocks inside two mason jars.

Frugal Storage SolutionsThis page contains frugal storage solutions. If you get creative, there are so many frugal storage solutions right in front of you. Consider re-purposing items when you have a storage need.

 

Storing Artificial Flowers

Storing Artificial FlowersThis page is about storing artificial flowers. It is important to keep these flowers dust free and protected from crushing when storing.

 

Storing Extension Cords

Storing Extension CordsThis is a page about storing extension cords. Storing your extension cords between uses keeps them organized and handy for use.

 

Old books lined up on a bookshelf.

Keeping Books From Becoming MustyThis is a page about keeping books from becoming musty. Changing where and how we store our books can often help to keep them from getting a musty odor.

 

Messy Room Needs Organization

Motivating Yourself to OrganizeThis is a page about motivating yourself to organize. Getting organized is a big task, especially if it has been neglected. A few simple steps each day can make a big difference in how organized your are. Staying motived to get those things done can be difficult.

 

Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb

Storing LightbulbsThis is a page about storing lightbulbs. It's great to find a good deal on lightbulbs and stock up. However, with their odd shape, it can be difficult to store them without having them take up too much room or getting damaged.

 

Old Christmas card.

Preserving Old Greeting CardsThis is a page about preserving old greeting cards. Keeping greeting cards and reminiscing about past events and friends is something many of us like to do.

 

Small Organized Bedroom

Organizing a Small BedroomThis is a page about organizing a small bedroom. Organizing a small bedroom can be a challenge, due to the lack of sufficient storage space and other concerns.

 

Contents of purse spilling out.

Purse Organizer for Switching PursesThis is a page about using a purse organizer for switching purses. Whether you chose to purchase an organizer or try some of the tips in this page, it can make switching between purses so much easier.

 

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Organizing Oven Storage Drawer?How can I keep my oven drawer from becoming a mess? Every time I open it, everything shifts around and becomes a jumble of pots and pans. Any suggestions on how to keep the drawer clean and organized without having to overhaul it every month?

 

A tray of nuts and bolts.

Organizing Nails, Screws, Nuts and BoltsThis is a page about organizing nails, screws, nuts, and bolts. It is important to organize your nails, screws, nuts and bolts. Keeping them separated and easy to use will make it easier to find what you need when doing a project.

 

Colorful gift bags.

Organizing Gift BagsThis is a page about organizing gift bags. Reusing gift bags is a great way to save money. Finding a way to organize them will help keep them in good condition and make it easier to find the right bag to use for a certain occasion.

 

Straw Pendant Necklace Holder

Storing Necklaces Inside a StrawOne creative use for a drinking straw is for help in organizing necklaces. Keep the chains on your pendant necklaces from getting tangled by storing them inside a drinking straw.

 

Brooms and Mops

Storing Brooms and MopsThis page is about storing brooms and mops. An untidy mess can develop in a utility closet or corner of the kitchen.

 

Kitchen Utility Drawer

Organizing Kitchen DrawersThis is a page about organizing kitchen drawers. If your kitchen drawers are a jumbled mess, it is time to organize them.

 

New York Yankees cap on white background.

Displaying a Baseball Hat CollectionThis is a page about displaying a baseball hat collection. Collecting baseball caps is a fun pastime for the avid fan. Now that you have a growing collection you may need some ideas for displaying them.

 

Keeping Track of Events in a Calendar

Keeping Track of EventsThis is a page about keeping track of events. Keeping track of events in your busy schedule can sometimes be a challenge.

 

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Storing Clothes in a Damp Basement?How do I keep clothes dry in damp basement? I want to pack them away, but am not sure how to keep out mold and mildew smells and dampness. Every time I pull something out it smells and feels damp, or it's plain moldy, especially leather.

 

jigsaw puzzle

Making a Puzzle Storage BoardThis is a page about making a puzzle storage board. Finding a good way to store a puzzle while you are working on it can be frustrating or expensive. Make a combination workspace and storage solution for your next jigsaw puzzle.

 

Organizing Serving Dishes

Organizing Serving DishesThis is a page about organizing serving dishes. Because of their varying sizes and shapes serving dishes can be tough to organize.

 

K-Cup Holder

K-Cup Holder IdeasThis is a page about K-Cup holder ideas. K-Cup storage can be a challenge, but there are all sorts of creative and thrifty ways to store your K-Cups.

 

A kayak being hung on the side of a chicken coop.

DIY Kayak HangerThis is a page about making a DIY kayak hanger. Kayaks are fun to have when you are at the water but are large and difficult to store when you are at home.

 

Organizing a Small Kitchen, A small kitchen painted lime green.

Organizing a Small KitchenThis is a page about organizing a small kitchen. Organizing your kitchen is tough even in a large kitchen. It is even more important to organize a small kitchen, where space is limited.

 

Lazy Susan with Marbles Teaser

Making a Lazy Susan with MarblesThis is a page about DIY lazy susan with marbles. This easy to make lazy susan has all the function of a store bought one, at a fraction of the cost.

 

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A clipboard with reminders written on it.

Using a Clipboard for RemindersNeed help getting organized and remembering tasks? Use a clipboard to write down your reminders and hang it in a place that is easily seen throughout your day. This is a page about reminder clipboard.

 

Toilet brush holder made with a milk jug.

Storing a Toilet BrushThis is a page about storing a toilet brush. The toilet brush is a handy often used tool, but not necessarily one you want to leave out in the open.

 

Sewing Room

Organizing a Sewing RoomThis is a page about organizing a sewing room. Whether you are using a spare bedroom, office or a corner of your garage, space in your sewing or craft room can be a premium.

 

Pile of Unorganized Photos

Organizing Your PhotosThis is a page to organizing your photos. There are a number of methods for organizing photos. No matter how you decide to setup your system of storing photos, the important part is that you can find the image you want when you want it.

 

Using a thick rubber band to keep shower rack from sliding down the shower head.

Keep Shower Rack From Sliding Down Shower HeadYour shower head is a convenient place to hang a rack for holding soaps and shampoos but sometimes these racks do slide down the shower head. This page has tips to help prevent your shower rack from sliding down shower head.

 

Stack of photos

Keeping Photos from Sticking Together?Moisture and acids from non archival paper can cause photos to stick to each other. One highly recommended solution is to place a piece of archival paper between the photos and then store them in an archival box, away from moisture. This is a page about keeping photos from sticking together.

 

Organized Colorful Clothing

Organizing Clothing for the Color BlindThis page is about organizing clothing for someone who is color blind. When someone can not tell the difference between some colors and shades, they may need some help to be confident that their clothes are matched.

 

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Storing Tools in an Apartment?Any ideas on where/how to store "garage type" items (tools, drills, staple gun, spackle, electrical supplies,etc) when you live in an apartment and have no garage?

 

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Storing Firewood In Deck Box?I have a recreational fireplace in the backyard and was hoping to store some firewood. I purchased a deck box to store the wood, will this work?

 

Storing appliance cords in toilet paper tubes to keep from tangling.

Organizing Electrical CordsThis is a page about organizing electrical cords. Cords for small appliances, chargers for batteries or electronics, media and computer cords can become tangled and easily misplaced.

 

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Moving a Washing Machine Down Stairs?I am getting ready to move to another house. I have a washer upstairs and I would like to know if you have any good ideas on how to transport the washer downstairs.

 

Using wood crates for cookbooks.

Organizing with Wooden CratesHere is a picture of how I organized "some" of my cookbooks. When I was at our grocery store last fall they had these crates sitting out for their pumpkin display. I asked if they'd sell me some.

 

moving tips and tricks

Moving Tips and TricksThe challenge of moving a household can be streamlined with a good plan. This page is about moving tips and tricks.

 

Organizing Your Purse

Organizing Your PurseThis is a page about organizing your purse. A messy purse is an easy place to lose track of things. Keeping your purse organized will help you stay organized in general and you might be able to carry a smaller purse also.

 

A space saving display shelf over a window.

Creating Display Shelves Above WindowsThis is a page about creating display shelves above windows. Finding more space for storage or display often requires that you look at often unused areas around your home or apartment.

 

Organizing Toy Cars

Organizing Toy CarsThis page is about organizing toy cars. To keep those cars and trucks from getting scratched, it helps to keep them separated.

 

A tank top on a hanger.

Keeping Clothes on HangersThis is a page about keeping clothes on hangers. Having your clothing constantly sliding off the hanger is frustrating.

 

A shower rod in the bathtub used for hanging towels.

Using a Shower Rod to Hang TowelsA tension shower curtain rod can provide additional space for hanging towels to dry in your tub or shower enclosure. This page suggests using a shower rod to hang towels.

 

Bathroom Trash

Bathroom Trash Tips and TricksThis page contains bathroom trash tips and tricks. Keeping your washroom garbage contained and odor free is important.

 

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Inexpensive Shoe Storage Ideas?I need an inexpensive idea for shoe storage at the bottom of a closet. Already tried clear shoe boxes. I have lots of shoes and even willing to build. Nicole from OK

 

Stacks of 5 gallon buckets

Storing 5 Gallon Plastic BucketsThis is a page about storing 5 gallon plastic buckets. Large plastic buckets can be tricky to store because they can stick inside of each other.

 

Organizing Necklaces

Organizing NecklacesThis page is about organizing necklaces. There are ways to keep your jewelry untangled and easy to find.

 

Man Holding Plunger

Storing a PlungerThis is a page about storing a plunger. Keeping a toilet plunger in the bathroom may be efficient, but storing this somewhat unsightly tool may require some creativity.

 

Organizing Plastic Bags, A blue plastic grocery bag.

Organizing Plastic BagsThis is a page about organizing plastic bags. Many homes have an assortment of plastic bags, from grocery bags to trash bags. It can be difficult to organize them all, so it may require some creativity.

 

A pile of receipts.

Organizing ReceiptsThis is a page about organizing receipts. Many people receive multiple receipts each day. You don't have to save every receipt that you get, however organizing ones that you need to save is important.

 

girl blow drying her hair

Hanging a Hair Dryer?This is a page about hanging a hair dryer. Hanging your blow hair dryer can be a helpful storage option when organizing your bathroom.

 

Canning Jars in Pantry

Restock Your Pantry Like Stores Restock Their ShelvesA well organized pantry not only makes it easy to find a specific item, but can also help save money since you won't buy more of a food item that you already have. This is a page about restock your pantry like stores restock their shelves.

 

A pop can box made into a bag organizer.

Use a Soda Can Box to Organize BagsRecycled solutions to organizational issues are often thrifty and creative. This is a page about use a soda can box to organize bags.

 

Leftover paint in open cans.

Saving Leftover PaintThis is a page about saving leftover paint. If you want to save leftover paint, it is important to store it properly. Proper storage will ensure that it is still usable when you need it.

 

Rolodex

Organizing Phone NumbersThis is a page about organizing phone numbers. Whether you still use a traditional approach to recording important phone numbers or store them in you cell, keeping them organized makes accessing them much easier.

 

Homemade Space Bags

Homemade Space BagsThis is a page about homemade space bags. Space bags, while a great way to improve your storage problems, can be very pricey.

 

A row of leather jackets hanging up.

Storing Leather Coats and Jackets?This is a page about storing leather coats and jackets. Here are some great tips to help your jackets keep their shape when not in use, as well as avoiding mold while they are being stored.

 

A filled hangbag that is sitting upright.

Storing Handbags and PursesWhen you need to store hand bags for another season, you may want to stuff them with newspaper or packing material so they keep their shape. This is a page about storing handbags and purses.

 

Pocket Calendar

Uses for Pocket CalendarsThis is a page about uses for pocket calendars. Many businesses give away free pocket calendars; they are also cheap to buy.

 

Pots and pans.

Organizing Pots and PansThis is a page about organizing pots and pans. With their various shapes and sizes, pots and pans can be difficult to organize. Getting your pots and pans organized will speed up cooking and keep your cabinets usable.

 

Craft Project Tickler Box - sort craft project cards and begin filing

Making a Craft Project Tickler BoxKeep your craft ideas organized by a variety of categories by using this handy tickler box. This is a page about making a craft project tickler box.

 

Organizing Lunch Boxes

Organizing Lunch BoxesThis is a page about organizing lunch boxes. School or work lunchboxes often seem to litter the countertop in the kitchen with no real home.

 

Jigsaw Puzzles

Storing PuzzlesThis is a page about storing puzzles. Storing puzzles so as not to lose the pieces can be challenging.

 

Organizing Hats

Organizing HatsThis is a page about organizing hats. If you have a lot of hats, finding a good way to organize them can be frustrating.

 

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Label Corner of Fitted SheetBefore putting on a fitted sheet on a bed, take a permanent marker and write on the tag, LB or RB, depending on which side the tag is on. It makes making a bed much faster and easier! No more trying to figure out which corner goes where.

 

Craft supplies for scrapbooking, including scissors, punches, paper and other decorations.

Organizing Craft SuppliesMaterials for crafts can take up a lot of room, it is best to have an organized system so you can find what you want when you want it. This is a page about organizing craft supplies.

 

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Long Term Lampshade Storage Ideas?I need to store several very good fabric and fabric trimmed lamp shades for several years. I am concerned that the moving box and the newsprint paper might leach onto the shade causing discoloration. I am also concerned that plastic wrap will cause moisture to form mildew over time.

 

A row of old books.

Getting Rid of Your Old BooksThis page is about getting rid of your old books. Having a library of books can be very nice, but often times you may not read them again.

 

Uses for Clip Hangers

Uses for Clip HangersThis page contains uses for clip hangers. Clothes hangers with clips can be used in a variety of ways around the house.

 

An outdoor couch with lots of cushions.

Storing Outdoor CushionsOutdoor cushions should be stored over the winter or during inclement weather. Proper storage will keep bright colors from fading so fast and ensure years of usage.

 

Push Pins

Alternatives to Push PinsThis is a page about alternatives to push pins. When you run out of push pins take a look around the house, for other things you can use.

 

Making Wooden Locker Shelves

Making Wooden Locker ShelvesThis is a page about making wooden locker shelves. Easy to make, wood shelves can add more room and organization to a child's school locker.

 

Organizing Canned Goods

Organizing Canned GoodsThis is a page about organizing canned goods. A well organized kitchen makes meal preparation and grocery shopping easier. Keeping your canned goods organized will help to know when you need to replace that product and may even be helpful in last minute meal creation, or off the shelf cooking.

 

Small white metal garbage can with a lid.

Storing Extra Bags in Bottom of the Trash BinHave trash bags handy whenever you need to take a full bag to the curb. This is a page about storing extra bags in the bottom of the trash bin>.

 

Two metal garbage cans.

Keeping the Lid on Your Garbage CanThis is a page about keeping the lid on your garbage can. Your garbage can lid keeps animals out and will help prevent the wind from blowing your trash around. Sometimes it takes extra measures to hold it on tightly.

 

Folders labled Bills

Organizing Your BillsThis is a page about organizing your bills. It is easy to forget to pay a bill when it gets mixed up with junk mail. With a system for organizing bills, you will always get your bills paid on time.

 

A blank address book

Address Book Tips and TricksThis is a page about address book tips and tricks. Keeping your address book current whether it is in hard-copy or on the computer is easy if you use a few simple tips.

 

Organizing Your Cross-Top Freezer, Picture of an organized freezer.

Organizing Your FreezerThis is a page about organizing your freezer. Freezing food allows you to preserve food for a long time which can save you money. Having an organized freezer is key to avoid having the food go to waste.

 

A satin hanger with pearl buttons on the shoulders.

Satin Hangers With ButtonsI love satin hangers for my lightweight sweaters, but it was always difficult to keep the sweaters on the hangers. To solve this problem, I simply sewed 2 pearl buttons a couple inches from the ends of the hangers.

 

Using a reflective collar to hold keys.

Reflective Collar as Key LanyardHere is a way to have an adjustable and reflective key lanyard for your keys using a small cat/dog collar. I have always used them because I like that it can be adjusted and not just super long like most lanyards. In addition, using a reflective one is great for finding them in the dark and can be used as safety protection for being visible when walking in the dark ! :)

 

A card showing when to change your HVAC filter.

Changing HVAC FiltersEver wonder when the last time you changed your HVAC filters was? Using a bright colored index card, I write the years, with corresponding months, leaving room for my date I changed the filters for the next three years. I make one for each filter location. I attach it to the wall with two hook and latch dots. I also attach a pen this way, so its always at the ready!

 

A cabinet containing spices and other cooking ingredients.

Organizing Your Spice CabinetMy spice cabinet was a mess! It had been ravaged during the holidays when we needed ingredients that aren't always used year round. Some baking supplies had been mixed in and some bulk spices were still in bags instead of bottles.

 

Clothespin to Store Earbuds

Clothespin to Store EarbudsThis is a great tip to keep earbuds from getting tangled in a drawer or your purse. Put the earbuds in the space where the clamp opens. Wind the wires around the prongs. Weave in the end so it doesn't unravel.

 

Marking an earbud with a piece of yarn.

Identifying Which Earbud Goes WhereI got some pretty cool bluetooth earbuds last month. They come with these great ear guards. But, sometimes with my eyesight what it is, it's hard to tell which is left or right. I used to spend about 30 seconds a day trying to get it right.

 

A set of wireless earbuds.

Storing EarbudsEarbud style headphones are common for using with smartphones or computers. They can be wired or wireless, requiring different types of storage to keep them safe and accessible when you want them.

 

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DIY Lazy Susan Organizer - finished and stocked lazy Susan

DIY Lazy Susan OrganizerYou know when your intentions are pure and your start out with the best of them? I put a pretty basket on a lazy susan and put napkins, spices, and salt and pepper. Then, a cup for pens. Then paper. Then cards...

 

Hanging Necklaces Using Re-purposed Item - wall covered in hanging necklaces and other crafts

Hanging Necklaces Using Re-purposed ItemsI have to hope things will be normal someday. So to that extent, I am making a place for my jewelry making and reselling.

 

Budget Organizer - finished organizer

Budget OrganizerMoving out is not that simple. It means freedom for me and at the same time being independent. So I set up a file case where I can put my receipts and monthly bill payments. Never forget the savings where it should always be first priority in the household.

 

Lids stored in a vinyl record holder rack

Vinyl Record Rack for Organizing Plastic ContainersI am always battling with keeping my plastic containers and lids organized. While at the thrift store, I purchased an old 45 record holder with the idea of using it to organize the lids. This is the before and after pictures.

 

masks hanging from the swatters

Face Mask HolderWe all have several masks. Some we were given, some we made, and some we purchased. They all have one thing in common. They need a place in the house.

 

DIY Cup Cup Sleeve Tea Organizer - reorganized drawer

DIY Hot Cup Sleeve Tea OrganizerDon't use hot cup sleeves? Or do you save hot cup sleeves? You can use them for a tea organizer! Or, apply the same concept using sturdy paper or thin cardboard, cut long strips and fold into a square to make this tea organizer.

 

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a colorful menu board, showing a week's worth of dinner plans.

Dinner Menu Board and Meal BasketsNeed a way to help your family keep track of weekly meal plans? Check out this helpful and colorful menu board. Learn about it in this short video.

 

Rubber Band Ball

Making a Rubber Band BallThis video shows you the step by step process to making a rubber band ball.

 

Spice Tins on Fridge

Organizing Spice TinsWatch the video to discover a simple way to organize your spice tins.

 

Stripped sock oil bottle cover

Making an Oil Bottle CoverThis video shows you the simple steps to making an oil bottle cover.

 

Canning Jar Utensil HolderThis wall mounted utensil holder is great to use in small kitchens or if you need to free up some drawer space.

 

Magnetic Locker Pencil Holder

Magnetic Locker Pencil HolderThis handy organizer is good for inside a school locker or on the refrigerator. Learn how to make it with this short video

 

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Appliances stored on a corner shelf.

Storing Kitchen AppliancesI don't have a lot of counter space in my small kitchen and I've been struggling with all the appliances I have been given recently. Between the Instant Pot, the blender, the stand mixer and the newer air fryer, there is no room for chopping or assembling ingredients. So, my husband and I needed to rethink our storage ideas.

 

Using a reflective collar to hold keys.

Reflective Collar as Key LanyardHere is a way to have an adjustable and reflective key lanyard for your keys using a small cat/dog collar. I have always used them because I like that it can be adjusted and not just super long like most lanyards. In addition, using a reflective one is great for finding them in the dark and can be used as safety protection for being visible when walking in the dark ! :)

 

A cabinet containing spices and other cooking ingredients.

Organizing Your Spice CabinetMy spice cabinet was a mess! It had been ravaged during the holidays when we needed ingredients that aren't always used year round. Some baking supplies had been mixed in and some bulk spices were still in bags instead of bottles. I wish I had taken a before picture but the disorder started spilling out to the counter below because no one wanted to deal with it. I have a small galley style kitchen and I need all the counter space I can get.

 

Marking an earbud with a piece of yarn.

Identifying Which Earbud Goes WhereI got some pretty cool bluetooth earbuds last month. They come with these great ear guards. But, sometimes with my eyesight what it is, it's hard to tell which is left or right. I used to spend about 30 seconds a day trying to get it right.

 

A reusable white shopping bag over a kitchen appliance.

Reusable Shopping Bag for Appliance CoverI had a vinyl cover for my food processor. It cracked and fell apart with age. I used a recyclable cloth shopping bag to cover it. I put the design side next to a wall, and tucked the handles in. I am pleased with the results.

 

A card showing when to change your HVAC filter.

Changing HVAC FiltersEver wonder when the last time you changed your HVAC filters was? Using a bright colored index card, I write the years, with corresponding months, leaving room for my date I changed the filters for the next three years. I make one for each filter location. I attach it to the wall with two hook and latch dots. I also attach a pen this way, so its always at the ready!

 

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Computer Program For Organizing Photos?Please recommend a program that effectively deals with duplicate photos and documents; a program to use for the many photos , sort and ID, with facial recognition software. I am last of family and near 80 , I need to get this underway. Thanks so much. I have followed you for many years and appreciate all you do.

 

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Storing Pots and Pans in an Old Fridge?Can I use my 20 year old fridge for pots and pans? (It is still working; I just could not keep stuff frozen in the freezer.) I will unplug it. Can I keep the doors closed? Would it smell? Would baking soda help the with smell?

 

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Tips for Getting Control of Your Life?I'm reading the book Simple Steps by Lisa Lelas, Linda McClintock and Beverly Zingarella. I tried to put it into practice once in the eighties, but life got the better of me. I'm retired now and I want to give it another try. Does anyone have any tips for getting started and keeping momentum?

 

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Tips for Downsizing to a Smaller Apartment?My mom and I live in a big rented house. We have to downsize to a smaller rented apartment. There is no storage in these places. I also have to share a washer and dryer the everyone uses. What did you do when you had to move to a smaller elderly apartment?

 

Storing White Artificial Flowers - artificial white calla lilies

Storing White Artificial Flowers?My daughter was suppose to get married in August, but because of the Covid it was postponed until July 2021. How can I keep these from fading or discoloring?

 

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Organising a Chest Freezer?I am hoping for a bright idea! My chest freezer is quite large, and has 3 baskets on top. I know I'm disorganised, but I can never find what I want without loads of trouble! I do realise it's my own fault for just hurling things in after a shop! I once put cardboard boxes in the bottom to try and help. It did a bit, but not enough.

 

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