Spring is coming and that means it’s time for muddy shoes, wet umbrellas, raincoats and more. If you don’t happen to have a mudroom, you can feel like your entry has been taken over by wet and messy outerwear. Yuck! However, it’s an easy fix and you don’t have to sacrifice (much) space to do it. Creating a one-stop-shop for all that gear helps keep your home cleaner, neater and even greener (you’ll be doing less clean up in the rest of the house and keeping all the outdoor gunk in one easy-to-clean spot). Continue reading
Going green often goes hand-in-hand with clutter. Between having multiple bins to handle trash and recyclables, and needing space to store all the reusable containers that have replaced plastic wrap and aluminum foil, space can be at a premium. If your version of going green also includes things like crafting and DIY projects, then there are added clutter factors as well.
How does decluttering make for a greener home? An organized house is easier to clean, so you’ll spend less time and energy on cleaning, plus you’ll use fewer products. An organized home also means you know exactly what you do and don’t have, so you won’t accidentally purchase duplicate items. Continue reading