Author: storagegenie

Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home’s Interior: Part 2 (Fall Room Décor)

School is back in session, pumpkin spice is on the shelves pretty much everywhere, and it’s only a matter of time until trick-or-treaters will be knocking at your door. Something about the changing seasons often inspires us to update certain aspects of our lives. A new haircut, a few new pieces in your wardrobe, and certainly a bit of new decor beautifully add to the excitement of autumn’s arrival. When it comes to updating the home for fall, you can make a dramatic impact with just about any size budget. Focus on bringing the hues of autumn into your...

Read More

Dorm Room Organization

Your standard dorm room is not exactly spacious. Tiny may actually be the best word to describe it. The space would be smurfarrific for most Smurfs, but for normal people, dorm living can be quite a challenge. This is especially true when you consider not only sharing the limited space with a roommate, but storing your combined possessions there and still having a place set aside where you can concentrate on school work. Each and every square inch in the room is precious and maintaining at least a semblance of organization is crucial. You will find literally no room...

Read More

Traveling with Kids: 13 Tips for a Smooth Ride

Every parent knows traveling with kids is always an adventure. Just about every mom or dad has a nightmare story to share from a time they were traveling with children. From an unexpected illness to forgotten diapers, there’s rarely a dull moment. Whether going by land, air, or sea, sometimes a little extra planning can make all the difference. Here are suggestions to help you make the most of your family’s travel time. Tips to Survive Traveling with Kids Consider the key factors in a family road trip or flight. Avoiding boredom, keeping the peace, and combating hunger likely...

Read More

22 Ways to Conserve Energy around the Home

Our digital world buzzes with smart phones, televisions, video game systems, and limitless other electronics powered by electricity. Often on autopilot, we rely on a seemingly limitless stream of power to cook our food, entertain us, perform various household tasks, and get us where we need to go. A reminder to save energy resurfaces every now and again—particularly around Earth Day—so we take great care to turn off the lights or the television as we leave a room. And although unintentionally, the motivation to be smart about energy use typically fades over time. Constant overuse of electricity can hurt...

Read More

10 Garage Organization Tips and Tricks

Designed with the intentions of storing vehicles, modern garages have largely become just as cluttered as closets. A messy garage leads the way to other problems, like misplaced tools, no place to park the car, and commonly, difficulty in getting to the items you can see but can’t reach. This summer, take charge of your cluttered garage and reclaim your parking space as well as your sanity. Use these garage organization tips and tricks to make the most of the space you have and get creative for the space you don’t have. Tips for Organizing a Messy Garage As...

Read More

How to Make Moving Easier on Your Children Part 2: After the Move

So you effectively prepared your children for the big move, but now you’re in your new home and things aren’t going so smoothly anymore. Maybe they miss their old home, maybe things aren’t quite the same here as they used to be. No matter what the situation, there is a way for you to help them through it all, as long as you have a little idea what you need to do. Adjusting to Your New Life The moving process doesn’t end when you unpack in your new home. The period of adjustment immediately afterwards also weighs heavily on...

Read More

7 Tips for Getting Your Digital Life Organized

Digital photos, emails, documents, favorite websites—just like anything else, our digital lives have their own flavor of clutter. Digital clutter storage may not come to mind as an imminent task to tackle, but you will find things running much more smoothly once you do. Wondering how to clean up your computer and other digital files? Getting your digital life organized may be easier than you may think, particularly if you look at the technology pie one slice at a time. Here are our favorite digital organizing tips. 1. Organize Digital Files According to Priority. Just about everyone has important...

Read More

Seasonal Swaps: 8 Summer Decorating Ideas to Refresh Your Home

Walk into any home store these days and you will find no shortage of fun summer room décor. From pineapple pillows to flamingo throw blankets, you can refresh the look and feel of your home in just about the blink of an eye. So many enticing summer designs make it easy to fall in love with the idea of a home décor refresh to match the current season. Consider these summer decorating ideas to keep your home feeling fresh and fabulous. Summer Decorating Ideas Keeping your home fresh and inviting may be an easier feat than you’d expect. A...

Read More

Sign up for Live Uncluttered Subscription

* = required field
Follow by Email61