5 Habits to Keep Your Home Running Smoothly

  Make your bed. We have a rule in our house that the last one out of bed has to make the bed.  What a great incentive to get up early and start the day!  If you think about it, the bed is the largest item in your room, so making it all neat and […]

Simplify: Hanging Laundry Hack

I shutter to think about the number of loads of laundry that I have folded in the last 25 years.  At peak I was doing close to 20 loads a week- whew, I’m glad those days are gone! Over the years I’ve learned a few tricks that has made laundry a little simpler!!  The first […]

12 Elements of a Productive Laundry Room

Because we are building a home and I want to design a laundry room that is totally functional, I decided to do a little research before we designed our space.  Thankfully, I ran into a website called The Clutter Diet and Lori had some great tips on designing a laundry room.  I watched one of […]

Laundry with Littles (Under age 10)

Would you think I was weird if I told you that I like doing laundry?  Well, I DO!!  I’m not an expert by any means and I always call my Mom for advice when I have a stain I can’t get out, but I’ve done my fair share of laundry over the last 24 years! […]

Week in Review- Thanksgiving Edition 2014

  As with any get together, it usually starts with….laundry.  College boy was home and the Lovebirds stopped by to sleep over, so my laundry room looked like this.  I keep reminding myself that lots of laundry and shoes spread all over the room are a blessing. We ate the most delightful meal at our […]

4 Ways to Reduce Your Laundry

  1.  Wear things more than once. Yes, I’m giving you permission- you’re not a dirty person, you’re just being SMART! Yes, it’s true- you CAN wear things more than once before you wash them.  In fact, I usually wear most things twice before I wash them, with the exception of undies and socks, of […]

Handy Dandy Tip of the Day- Hanging Laundry Outside

I like to hang clothes on the line outside as much as the next person- oh, that wonderful smell!  What I don’t like is using clothes pins to actually hang the clothing.  Why not just hang them on clothes hangers and save yourself a step?  When they’re dry, simply take them off the line and […]