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9 Things No One Needs Anymore and Should Declutter

No one wants to be a lemming. But there’s a time for some well-placed social pressure, especially when there’s a habit you want to form or a way of being you wish to cultivate. In direct opposition to «keeping up with the Joneses,» here’s a de-cluttering list that will help you not have the things no one else has, either. (далее…)

9 Things No One Needs Anymore and Should Declutter

No one wants to be a lemming. But there’s a time for some well-placed social pressure, especially when there’s a habit you want to form or a way of being you wish to cultivate. In direct opposition to «keeping up with the Joneses,» here’s a de-cluttering list that will help you not have the things no one else has, either. (далее…)

​The Fast Formula for Getting Your Kitchen Back in Shape After Thanksgiving

Preparing for Thanksgiving is by no means a one-day affair. If you’re hosting, you’ve been getting your house and kitchen ready, and spent days making lists, shopping, and cooking. Once the feasting is over, the last thing you want to do is spend hours cleaning up — and you shouldn’t have to! Here’s our fail-proof, get-it-done method for getting your kitchen back in shape so you can relax. (далее…)

​The 10 Commandments of a Clean & Happy Junk Drawer

The junk drawer is a tricky little monster. Even its name makes you think it’s okay to let it get, well, junky. But a junk drawer without parameters means that every few months you’ll have to tackle a small mountain of those suuuuuper annoying little things you’ve basically just put off dealing with. For a «junk» drawer that’s really more of a useful spot for miscellaneous items in the kitchen, follow these ten commandments. (далее…)

​The 10 Commandments of a Clean & Happy Junk Drawer

The junk drawer is a tricky little monster. Even its name makes you think it’s okay to let it get, well, junky. But a junk drawer without parameters means that every few months you’ll have to tackle a small mountain of those suuuuuper annoying little things you’ve basically just put off dealing with. For a «junk» drawer that’s really more of a useful spot for miscellaneous items in the kitchen, follow these ten commandments. (далее…)

​The $1 Storage Solution You Won’t Know How You Lived Without

I’ve picked up the odd Dollar Tree clear plastic bin here and there for, well, I can’t remember what for now that I use them for everything. Seriously, since discovering and drooling over The Home Edit‘s Instagram feed (I even rainbowtized my apps, but that’s a story for another day), I’m clear-binning all the things. Here’s why I wish I’d started organizing with them years ago. (далее…)

​The $1 Storage Solution You Won’t Know How You Lived Without

I’ve picked up the odd Dollar Tree clear plastic bin here and there for, well, I can’t remember what for now that I use them for everything. Seriously, since discovering and drooling over The Home Edit‘s Instagram feed (I even rainbowtized my apps, but that’s a story for another day), I’m clear-binning all the things. Here’s why I wish I’d started organizing with them years ago. (далее…)

How to Keep the Suitcase Sane When Traveling with Kids

Traveling with kids isn’t easy. Among the challenges that come from being away from your own home and routine, dealing with your family-closet-on-the-move, (that is, your suitcase) is high on the list. But preparing beforehand and having the right tools can prevent you from spending your precious time away from home digging for clothes in a tangled mess made of four people’s maybe-clean, maybe-not wardrobes. (далее…)

This Weekend: The Secret to Making Thanksgiving Go A Whole Lot Smoother

Thanksgiving is next week and the whole holiday will happily hum along if you do a few things in advance: 1) Let the seams out of your favorite pants; 2) fill some index cards of questions to ask distant cousins at the dinner table; and 3) do this one other very important thing before next Thursday. (далее…)

​The Alien-Looking Tool that Makes Me Really Happy in the Kitchen

Last spring when my mother was in town, she offered to help me make an epic month-long supply of freezer meals. While preparing for the task, I came across a recommendation for a kitchen tool that I’d never seen or heard of before. Now they make me happy every time I have an occasion to use them. They’re so delightfully handy, I’ve even given them as gifts. (далее…)