The Ultimate Declutter Motivator: Moving

Moving: The Magic Wand for Clutter Moving is usually the hardest thing in the world to get through. While types like Classics, Organic Structures and Smart Structures can make a list and get things done, those who don’t, like Funs,…

4 Building Blocks of an Organized Kitchen

Dear K&K: My wife doesn’t think we have an organized kitchen. She complains that it is a cluttered mess but I’ve got to be honest, I don’t see it. Whatever bothers her, doesn’t bother me. How do we fix something…

3 Simple Ways to Organize a Clothing Closet

Dear K & K: I was hoping to get your advice on how best to organize a clothing closet. I like to organize my clothes by color because it is a simple way to know where to put something and…

Thank You Notes

Dear K&K: Is it okay to send e-mail Christmas thank you notes these days? Or do you still have to handwrite them? Sincerely: Etiquette in Erie Dear Etiquette: We think, in most circumstances, you can send e-mail thank you notes these…

Solution to Plastic Grocery Bag Overflow

Dear K&K: I’m about to lose my mind with plastic grocery bags. I keep a small container in our kitchen to house extra bags for use around the house. When it fills up, my husband ignores that it’s full and…

Goodbye, Thanksgiving!

Dear K&K: My brother’s wife just announced that they were not going to come to our parents for Thanksgiving anymore but instead travel with their kids. They invited everyone to join them. My mom handled it so politely and said…

Easier Ways to Do Laundry

Dear K & K: I’m exhausted. I’m the mother of four children and I seem to spend my life doing laundry. My mother-in-law says that I’m OCD and I cause my own problems by washing towels everyday and changing sheets…

Getting Kids Organized Shouldn’t Be Hard

Dear K & K: My son is always forgetting his homework or losing permission slips. He has a backpack and a desk in his bedroom but he never uses it. I want him to have a good start to this…

What’s Your Definition of a Messy Home?

Half-Assed Homemaking with The Pixies Yes we’ve finally done it… created our first podcast. We talk about retail subscription services and whether they’ll trip some types up and what to do as a guest when your in-laws have old plastic…

Bedding protectors are technically overkill

Dear K & K: My mother-in-law is obsessed with those covers you zip on mattresses and pillows to protect against bed bugs and other allergens. I can’t stand sleeping on them because they’re hard and plastic and crunch every time…