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Organizing Quilt Stash with Pant Hangers

I like to display my fabric so I can easy visualize my next project. If it is hidden in a box I may never get to play with it. I just did a major closet purge and had a few dozen unused huggable pant hangers not in use (ya know, the ultra slim velvet non-slip ones). Light bulb moment: Why not hang my ... Read More »

Free Printable Labels to Organize Cord Clutter

I look forward to the future when we have no more cords and no more cord clutter.  Every week we spent time searching for or untangling pesky phone chargers, camera cords, usb cords, etc.   Now I use plastic Sterilite drawers  work great to organize all thoseGet free printable labels below. This is an easy quick DIY fix that will take you an hour ... Read More »

Top Ten Ways to Organize Your Homeschool

Homeschool books, supplies, chore lists, scheduling workboxes, oh my! How do you keep it all organized? Here are a few DIY ideas. 1.  Tin Cans or Cups Cover tin cans to organize markers, pencils, and crayons. Use coffee cans, soup cans, paint cans, etc 2. Coffee Cans Use these free coffee can labels to group small supplies. 3. Free Teaching ... Read More »

10 Homeschool Video Tours

Don’t you just love peeking into other people’s homeschool rooms for organizing ideas? I do.  I get excited by Ikea shelving. I am recouping from foot surgery—surrounded by a cluttered mess! I can’t wait until I can clean again (the older you get the more you enjoy clean and tidy). I thought I’d share the inspiration, so here are several video tours with ... Read More »

Cord Clutter Help: Washi Tape Cord Labels

One day there will be no cord clutter! Our grandchildren will have no idea of the tangled messes we dealt with. Until that day, Rachel at ‘The Chic Site’ shows us how to make these washi tape cord labels… who knew cord clutter could turn out so cute!   Follow Robin’s board Washi Tape on Pinterest./p> The Chic Tips & Tricks Videos Rachel ... Read More »

Organize Your Homeschool Library Free

Classroom Organizer is a must have for your homeschool library. It was created for school classsrooms but can be just as useful for homeschools. You use your smart phone and scan the bar code on books and it inputs all of the info for you on a database. Classroom Organizer and all of its features, as it currently exists, will ... Read More »

Organize with Mason Jars in the Sewing Room

There are better way to store thread, but I’m using what I have on hand. I use Mason jars a lot. I use them for charm packs (so I can see them), for leftover scraps from projects and for crumbs (tiny scraps) by color I can quickly grab for appliqué. They look so pretty on my shelves. Follow Me on Pinterest for ... Read More »

Simple Trick to Save Hours Each Week

Menu planning is something we intend to do when we get around to it or “when I’m get organized.” But this is backward thinking; menu planning should be your first step toward getting organized. A lack of meal planning means wasted money, extra trips to the store, frustration and cooking boredom. We are all faced with meals three times a ... Read More »

Cut Your Homeschool Day in Half!

A family with three children using textbook methods might have one child study the Civil War another learning about Ancient Rome while another is studying the American Revolution in history. In Science one child may be studying plants, another the planets and another reptiles. In Bible one child may be studying Moses, another studying Joseph and another studying Paul. With ... Read More »

17 Ridiculously Useful Tips to Make Life Easier

1. Reheat Pizza Heat up leftover pizza in a nonstick skillet on top of the stove; set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. No soggy micro pizza. I saw this on the cooking channel and it really works. 2. Easy Deviled Eggs Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal bag and ... Read More »

Organizing Homeschool Supplies & Free Printable Labels

Is your homeschool organized? Having the correct tools for the job makes for a stress-free day. See lots of homeschool organizing tips on my Organized Homeschool Pinterest  Board. Below are my teacher supply drawers using the Trofast frames and sliding bins from IKEA. I was so excited to organize my teaching supplies. The scrapbook storage drawers I was using were bursting at the ... Read More »

Organize Your Web Surfing with Evernote

So much information, so little time! Wouldn’t it be great to have an external brain to hook up just like you hook up external memory to your computer? Now you can. Evernote let’s you do a ‘brain dump’ of anything you want to remember and recall easily at a later date and its FREE! Evernote remembers like an elephant. Evernote ... Read More »