Spring Cleaning: Linen Storage

I know what you're thinking - spring cleaning already?? Absolutely! Well, kind of... My goal the last two weeks was to use the list that I posted last year in the Keep It Clean series to get my house back in order now that everyone is back at school and work. We kept it picked up over the holiday break but definitely did not do any deep cleaning. We also are in the middle of rearranging and redecorating the master bedroom and bathroom which leads me to this topic: How do you store your linens? Before we got a dog,…

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Holiday Decorations – Part 2!

To piggy back off of last week’s post: I am currently undergoing a revamp of how I store all of our holiday décor. We don’t have a lot of storage space in our garage (mostly because, as mentioned, it needs a deep clean and reorganization), so I have been using our “attic”. I put it in quotes because we have approximately four square feet of usable storage area in our attic. Maybe a little bit more, but definitely not enough. We also don’t actually have an attic door / ladder so I have to drag the ladder over and set…

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Holiday Decorations

Some people have a junk drawer. For some it’s that top shelf on the hall closet. Or the whole closet. This week, you get a small glimpse of my “junk drawer”, which takes the shape of an entire garage. The one area of our house that I continue to avoid when it comes to cleaning out and organizing. It makes the list, but never with high enough priority to actually happen. Don’t get me wrong - it’s not a complete disaster. There are sections of it that are usable and organized; but when you try to use one room as…

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