Hosting for the holidays? Readers have shared some real time savers. Peruse, and then add yours: Holiday Host Organizing Time Savers
In just 30 minutes, you can make a real impact on how organized your kitchen is: How to Organize the Kitchen in 30 Minutes
I think you'll find this guide pretty useful when guests are coming over, when you're trying to get out the door a little more quickly in the morning, or when you find yourself missing your keys, wallet or handbag. So basically, anytime: How to Organize the Entryway in 30 Minutes
Several times a year you will find me in the greeting card aisle at Target tearing up over the cards. I typically air on the side of funny cards, but sometimes when picking out a card for my parents, I will start reading the cheesier ones and then... the waterworks begin. I actually love to card shop so I routinely pause in the card aisle in Target and drugstore year-round. Sometimes I will spot the perfect card for someone whose birthday is months away, so I've had to come up with an organizing system for keeping those cards fresh until it's appropriate to mail them.
Then there are the cards I want to archive after receiving. These are the really specials cards I know I want to save and savor for years to come. They are typically from someone really special to me and are handwritten. I don't want to just toss those in a drawer so I did some research and came up with the best way to store cards.
Cool tool alert: I love this over-the-door hanger especially designed for handbags. This is great for storing your everyday bags so you can grab and go on your way out the door.
I know, I know, you rather just quickly send a photo card or an email, but I still think hand-written holiday cards are best. Here's why: 5 Good Reasons to Send Holiday Cards
Let's get down to business and talk about the easiest way to organize your holiday card mailing: How to Organize Your Holiday Cards.
The key to organizing your bedroom is to keep it as clutter-free as possible. I know, easier said than done. Here's help: 6 Bedroom Organization Ideas
Readers often have the best time saving tips, which is why I make a point to share them regularly:
We keep a washable marker handy in the kitchen and when we put away leftovers or when we open things (like use within 7 days after opening, etc.), we write the date on the top. It washes right off. Be careful though, if you get it wet not to get it on you/things as it does transfer. - Hammock Momma