I don't have a cabinet under my kitchen sink. This is by choice, actually. Instead I have a kitchen sink curtain. We wanted to re-create an old-fashioned style in our kitchen when we had it remodeled in 2015. Since the house was built in 1850, I wanted to give the "heart-of-the-home" a nod to the past without sacrificing modern-day convenience. We chose a sink that was a reproduction of an antique style, typical of the 1930's. This quickly presented a challenge with regard to … [Read more...] about Farmhouse Kitchen Sink Curtain
Menu Planning Making a menu plan can be a real-time saver in our busy lives. Are you the type that has to know in advance what you're having for dinner? Or are you better off just winging it? Or a little of each? There are several ways to ensure that meals make it to the table before people get "hangry!" Planning - The Inventory Method I happen to like this method of planning, because it helps me use up what I already have. This, in turn, allows me to keep to a lower grocery budget. … [Read more...] about Menus | To Plan or Not To Plan?
Moving Moving is one of the most stressful events we endure in life. Having worked in the business as a Move Manager/Organizing Pro, I know first-hand how tough it is! Plus, we've moved numerous times in recent years, but ( we are fingers crossed) the last move! And hopefully, some of the information I'm sharing below will help you if you are moving, too. Scheduling 1- If you are moving to a faraway place, you may need to have the truck(s) or van(s) loaded on one day, and unloaded on … [Read more...] about Smooth Moving
Moving? Let's Pack! After years in the business, I learned a lot about packing. There are many opinions out there about what is the best way to do it. I have tried a lot of "techniques" and I've come up with my favorites, below. Here's my guide to pack like a pro for smooth moving! First Things First Packing doesn't have to take forever. If you have your supplies in place, and schedule time to get the job done, it can go quickly. Wear sturdy, comfortable clothing. Get a bottle of … [Read more...] about Pack Like A Pro
Does Spring cleaning have you spinning in circles, short of breath? Are you getting lightheaded and a little sweaty just at the thought of it? Perhaps you are procrastinating, finding plenty of other things to do? I know it can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be! After Spring cleaning for many Springs, I have compiled these 7 Steps to Simplify Spring Cleaning that help a lot! A WORD ABOUT DETAILED CLEANING Some folks prefer to do Zone Cleaning, which I've attempted several … [Read more...] about 7 Steps to Simplify Spring Cleaning