Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Garage

“Only in America do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put our useless junk in the garage.” –Anonymous. First step (and this is for the ambitious), put all your junk in the driveway and promise to put nothing back in unless it’s of use and has a designated spot. Give your garage a good scrubbing. Cover oil spills with cat litter overnight to absorb oil. Sweep Read more ...

The Best Ways to Organize Your Coupons

Nothing worse than clipping a great coupon and then letting it expire—you know that feeling, right? If you create an effective organization system for your coupons, you will be much more likely to use them before they’re outdated and you’ll breeze through checkout without fumbling through a wad of paper. If you’re serious about couponing, then a coupon binder may be for you. Choose a Read more ...

School’s Back in Session: Here’s How to Make Your Mornings Run Smoothly

Say goodbye to leisurely summer mornings and hello to a.m. chaos. Getting kids out the door and into their desks before the school bell rings can be a challenge. Here’s how to feed them a healthy breakfast, simplify your routine and send them off without a hitch. Do as much as possible the night before. Pick out clothes, sign permission slips, check homework, put backpacks by the door (or even Read more ...

5 Insanely Easy Ways to Get Organized

(And Preserve Your Sanity) If you lost your groove at the end of 2011, now’s the perfect time to find it. Clear the clutter, organize your stuff and get your house in order with these time- and money-saving tips. (Chin up––you’re sure to uncover your groove somewhere.)     Remember this rule when organizing––if you can’t see it, you probably won’t use it. Keep Read more ...