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…

3 Solutions for Toys EVERYWHERE

Dear K & K: I feel like I’m drowning in toys after Christmas this year. I have toys everywhere. Do you have any suggestions on how to make this all more manageable? I don’t have the heart to tell my…

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…

Rules for Keeping Kids Clothes

Dear K & K: I keep important kids clothes like my kids’ home from the hospital outfits and first holiday outfits, but in general, should you keep your kids other clothes once they’ve outgrown them? Signed: Classic in Cleveland Dear Classic…

Holiday HE (Double Hockey Stick) with Family

Dear K&K: Almost every year, my siblings and I descend upon my parents house for Thanksgiving and with each passing year, I’m starting to dread the experience more and more. My siblings and their spouses act like they’re children, barely…

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…

Good vs. Evil: Paper or Online Calendars?

Dear K & K: I think I’m an Organic Structure and use an electronic calendar on my Mac. But, I can’t quite cut the cord with my paper calendar yet because it no longer has the functionality for To Do items.…

Getting Rid of Musty Smell in Old Drawers

Dear K & K: I’m a Smart Freedom who recently bought a used set of drawers for my bedroom. Alas, there is a musty old smell inside. Probably has had lots of old clothes in it for years. Sort of…

Digitize Office Files

Dear K&K:  I currently work in my family’s real estate business … We have a lot of files (documents, leases, legal documents, etc.) that go back more than twenty years. I think we need to put all of these on…