My “Quantity over Quality” Quick-Cleaning Tips

posted by Andrea | 07/19/2019 | 30 comments

Although there are times when deep cleaning or hiring a professional are necessary, I will be the first to admit that 9 times out of 10, I am a “QUANTITY over QUALITY” type of cleaner.

Today, I’m sharing 5 of my “quantity over quality” quick-cleaning tips that have saved my sanity and allowed me to accomplish so much more around the house.

My Complete List of Cleaning Products

posted by Andrea | 09/14/2018 | 43 comments

Over the years, the types and brands of cleaning products I use has morphed and changed due to several factors… and since I’m often asked what type and brand of cleaning products I use, I thought I’d compile all that information into one post!

I’d also love your opinions on a “perfect” vacuum for our current needs!

Get More Organized in 100 Days!

posted by Andrea | 12/22/2017 | 6 comments

As we near the end of December, I can’t help but get excited for a fresh start at the beginning of the New Year — especially since the New Year is often prime time for organizing and decluttering (2 of my favorite hobbies!)

If you don’t share my love for organization and would love a little extra help in this department, the resource I’m sharing today might be just want you need to transform your home and life in just 100 days!

5 Ways I Find Free (and Frugal) eBooks

posted by Andrea | 01/25/2017 | 15 comments

I realize there are literally hundreds and hundreds of online resources for free and frugal eBooks, but since I like to keep things super simple, I’m sharing MY top 5 today.

And of course, I’d love to know what your favorites are too!

What Being a Homemaker Looks Like for Me

posted by Andrea | 04/24/2015 | 23 comments

While I realize that many of you might not share my ultra-enthusiastic views of homemaking, I DO think that every one of us wants our home to be a place we enjoy spending time with our family and friends. For some of us, it just takes a little extra motivation and willpower to get there — and that’s OK ūüôā

Today, I’m sharing what being a “homemaker” means for me — as well as some great resources for those of you looking for a little of that motivation!

PacaPod Giveaway: The Most Organized Bag I’ve Ever Owned

posted by Andrea | 09/11/2014 | 30 comments

I’m so excited about today’s giveaway — partially because I know how much this bag has helped me to simplify and organize getting out and about with 2 little kids (something that is otherwise VERY stressful for me). But also because the PacaPod bags are WAY more than “just” diaper bags.

They are stylish everyday bags that work for anyone in any season of life for almost any on-the-go destination!

My New Mix ‘n Match Wardrobe

posted by Andrea | 09/8/2014 | 83 comments

After countless hours of purging, and shopping, and trying on clothes, and buying, and ordering, and taking pictures, and writing, and editing, I am ecstatic to FINALLY be able to share this post with you…

My new super comfy, super cute, super low maintenance, mix ‘n match wardrobe!!!!!!

You Asked, I Answered: Should I Hire a Professional Organizer?

posted by Andrea | 11/4/2013 | 9 comments

A couple weeks ago, I shared my answers to the question, “How Can I Stay Organized?” — and today, I’m sharing my thoughts on another question I get quite regularly: “Should I Hire a Professional Organizer?”

And even if you’re not interested in hiring an organizer, I’ve included several links to posts I’ve written about how I organize different spaces in our home — so there should be something for everyone in this post!

Thirty-One Gifts Online Party

posted by Andrea | 01/25/2013 | 6 comments

I’m switching things up a bit this weekend and posting my “normal” Weekend Giveaway tomorrow… because today, I’m hosting a fun Thirty-One Gifts online party!

I have a bunch of Thirty-One products and I really like how practical and functional they are. So if you’re in the market for some new bags, organizing products, or just a few gifts, come check out the special January offers!

Craigslist 101: 3 Tips To Sell Your Items ASAP

posted by Andrea | 10/16/2012 | 26 comments

I get lots of questions from readers who are having trouble selling things on Craigslist in a timely fashion. Sometimes they say it takes them weeks and months to sell one small item — and in my opinion, that’s just not worth the time and effort.

If you’re wondering how to sell your stuff ASAP, I’m sharing three tips that have been helping me to sell my items FAST (usually in less than 48 hours!)

One-Week Sale on my Favorite Organizing Bags

posted by Andrea | 06/11/2012 | 17 comments

Normally, I choose not to “clutter up” my blog with special deals and discounts, but since this bag is honestly one of my favorite, favorite things {and it’s an amazing deal} I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share it with you.

If you’re interested in a great organizing tool at a fabulous price, click through to read more.

Simple Uses for Extra Envelopes

posted by Andrea | 02/4/2012 | 11 comments

I don’t know about you, but we get all kinds of extra envelopes in the mail via credit card offers, donation requests, or for bills that we pay online. I’ve done everything I can to “opt-out”, unsubscribe, and sign up for paperless statements… but the envelopes still come!

I have a few creative uses for these extra envelopes, but I’m wondering if you have any to add to my list??

Weekend Giveaway: Fun Travel Accessories {3 winners!}

posted by Andrea | 11/18/2011 | 142 comments

Since the holiday season is RIGHT around the corner… and since I know many of you will be traveling over the next 6 weeks, I thought it would be the perfect time to introduce you to Flight 001 and a few of their amazing travel products that will really help to simplify your holiday travels this year!

I’ve been enjoying these products for awhile now, and only thought it was fair to give 3 lucky readers a chance to win a fun Flight 001 travel prize pack that will help you organize all the many things you need to pack!

Purse Clutter Revisited and Cool New Products!

posted by Andrea | 10/25/2011 | 12 comments

Over a year ago I showed you everything that was in my purse. And while I’m still using the exact same purse, the contents have changed a bit… and would you believe that it’s even MORE organized!

Yup, I just recently came across a new company, Invite L, and they specialize in really classy organizing products and tools {so of course I fell instantly in love with them!}

Weekend Giveaway: Unger Cleaning & Organizing Tools

posted by Andrea | 09/2/2011 | 131 comments

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Laura:¬†laura.reed17@‚Ķ I will email you to get your shipping information! It’s Labor Day weekend, and what better way to celebrate than with a fun giveaway that will help you to get a little bit more organized! Yesterday, I showed you our garage makeover¬†and mentioned that the long weekend might be just the time to tackle one of the bigger projects on your to-do list. We used A LOT of elbow grease to […]

Clutter Rehab 101 Giveaway

posted by Andrea | 07/21/2011 | 82 comments

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Kim: howellfarm@… I will email you today to get your shipping information! Here is Kim’s simple organizing tip — LOVE IT! Each year I create a folder on my computer with the school year. I then scan all the artwork and projects my kids bring home. At the end of the year I can make a picture album. As you may have guessed by now, I’m a pretty big fan of simple, […]

Craigslist 101: What You Need to Get Started

posted by Andrea | 07/8/2011 | 5 comments

source: I’ve¬†received¬†a lot of positive feedback from the first few posts in my Craigslist 101 Series; but I’ve also¬†received¬†even more questions! One of the questions I’ve gotten a few times is, “What do I need to get started selling my stuff on Craigslsit?” My answer is, “Not Much!” That is the beauty of Craigslsit! What You Need to Get Started:: 1. TIME: If you don’t have the time to post your items, the time to respond to emails and questions, […]

Birthday Giveaway #16: “Thirty-One” Organizing Bags

posted by Andrea | 06/16/2011 | 424 comments

Welcome to my Huge Birthday Giveaway Celebration!! Instead of¬†receiving¬†gifts this year, I’ve decided to give YOU an opportunity to win a bunch of awesome products I currently use and love. ¬†I’ve partnered with¬†26 amazing companies to offer 26 different giveaways for my 26th birthday. There will be multiple giveaways every day from June 13-18 — so make sure you come back! You will be able to find all¬†26 Birthday Week Giveaways here — just keep scrolling down to view them […]