Monthly Archives: July 2013

Maximize Your Closet Space

Posted 29 Jul 2013 11:57 am . Filed under : Cleaning, Closet, Eco-Friendly, Home, Organization, Sale, School, Simplify, Storage By : admin

Shoes, summer dresses, winter sweaters and everyday jeans are only a few of the items that fill up your closet space. Although many of us would love to have a closet as large as our bedroom, smaller living spaces and built-in closets make this idea very difficult. We’ve found a few simple solutions that will maximize any closet space in your home! The Double Hanger Hanging your shirts, sweaters, pants, dresses and jackets is important for eliminating wrinkles and providing …

4 Tips for a Trendy, Tidy Desk

Posted 25 Jul 2013 3:29 pm . Filed under : Cleaning, Decor, Home, Office, Organization, Sale, School By : admin

For those of us who spend a fair amount of time working (or studying) at our desks, either from home or from the office, it is important for our workspace to be well organized with a fresh and fun look. Organization is key when finding work documents, school notes, receipts and other important files. Below are a few tips that will help keep your desk looking tidy and trendy at the same time! 1. De-Clutter De-clutter before you start organizing. …

Delicious Lunch Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Posted 19 Jul 2013 12:45 pm . Filed under : Eco-Friendly, Home, Kids, Lunch, School, Shopping, Storage, Travel By : admin

The start of a new school year is approaching quickly, and so are all of the parent tasks that come with it, including making your child’s everyday lunch. Complaints will slowly start rolling in when your child is sick of having the same peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch every Monday to Friday. Try out these three easy-to-make (and delicious) healthy lunch meals that your kids will be sure to love!   Mixed Fruit Burrito Ingredients: 1 tbsp granulated …

5 Reasons to Use Reusable Shopping Bags

Posted 18 Jul 2013 3:33 pm . Filed under : Did You Know?, Eco-Friendly, Home, Kitchen, Sale, Shopping, Simplify By : admin

Save the environment one bag at a time! The average person goes through 350 to 500 plastic bags per year. Although many stores are now taking measures to stop people from using plastic bags, such as charging a fee per bag or offering alternative reusable bags, it is important that we too take initiatives to help the environment. Here are five reasons why you should make the switch to reusable shopping bags (if you haven’t already done so): 1. It …

Protecting Your Pumps

Posted 15 Jul 2013 11:57 am . Filed under : Cleaning, Closet, Home, Organization, Sale, Simplify, Storage By : admin

When it comes to prolonging the life of your favourite pumps, it is important to know how to properly organize and care for them. Keep your shoe collection protected, organized and easily accessible with these simple storage solutions. 1. Choose a storage area that is easily accessible. You do not want to dig through boxes or search underneath your clothes every time you are planning what shoes will match that fancy dress or suit. If you are storing your shoes …

Decorating with Wicker

Posted 8 Jul 2013 2:45 pm . Filed under : Bath, Cleaning, Closet, Decor, Home, Laundry, Organization, Simplify, Storage By : admin

Spruce up your home this summer by adding some new colour and texture. Wicker will give you the perfect (and inexpensive) pop that will give your living room, bedroom or any other room in your home a brand new, refreshing look! Wicker is made from cane, rush, willow or reed, and a few other plant materials that hold their form very well after they dry. You can buy countless products made from wicker, whether it is a full backyard patio …