Posts tagged: Clever Container

12 Tips for Maximizing Your Closet Rod Space

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Who couldn’t use a bit more closet rod space? 

Today I thought I would share some of the great tools we use to fit two teenage girls into one closet without being overcrowded or messy.  I had never even heard of most of these items before I joined Clever Container, but now I wonder how we survived the tiny house we used to live in without them.  Please don’t think this is a sales pitch.  It isn’t, BUT I am leaving a link to my Clever Facebook page so you can discover more inspiration.  I am also sharing DIY, Amazon and Dollar Store alternatives to help you put your special touch on things. Read more »



18 Alternative Bathroom Storage Ideas

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How many of you have non-existent bathroom storage?  I think we have all been there at one time or another, whether it was our first apartment, starter home or where we are right now.  This week I shared ways to maximize bathroom storage in our cabinet and counter spaces, but today we are going to “think outside the box” and find organization for those non-cabinet spaces.

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10 Ways to Maximize Storage Under the Bathroom Sink On a Budget

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Under the Bathroom Sink

This can be the trickiest area in the bathroom to organize.  If you factor in the fact that guests like to snoop there, water can leak there, and no one wants to stand on their head looking for things.  Do they?  I know I don’t, especially with my physical challenges. Read more »



12 Simple DIY Makeup & Nail Polish Organization To Try Today

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Yesterday we found simple ways to organize our hair accessories here, and I am happy to say that many of these makeup and nail polish organization ideas can be upgraded or adapted to match those ideas and your décor.  Who doesn’t like things that are pretty, simple and practical?  I know I do!!!

Let’s get started!

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18 Sensible Food and Pantry Organization Items That YOU Can Use.

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While, I love all those beautiful pantries where everything is colored coded, has a perfect home and is organized in beautifully coordinated labeled pieces, I realize that for many of us having fancy food and pantry organization is simply not possible.  We are happy just to be even remotely organized.  I think that beautiful, matching, color coded pantries are great, BUT I think that  “Using what you have, where you are, for what you need”, especially while you are trying to build your emergency fund or pay off debt, is even more important.  Being organized in the kitchen can save you money, but I don’t feel it’s necessary to go broke to get there.  I know we didn’t. Read more »



Simple Under the Kitchen Sink Organization

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  • What’s Under YOUR kitchen sink?
  • What would you like to keep under your kitchen sink?
  • What do you use the most that is under your kitchen sink?

These are 3 VERY important questions to ask and answer before you begin organizing under your kitchen sink or anywhere for that matter.  Read more »



12+ Simple Ways to Clear & Organize Your Kitchen Counter Today

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12+ Simple Ways to Clear & Organize Your Kitchen Counter Today

I don’t know about your house, but ours could definitely use more counter space.  We have a large island, but we TRY (emphasis on TRY) to keep it clear to be used as a prep area, serving area and work space.  I must admit we do not always succeed, but we try.

When I took a poll recently the top three items people felt were cluttering their kitchen counters were

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30+ Ways We Saved & Earned This Week

30 Ways We Saved & Earned This WeekThis week we share all the ways we saved and earned, including tools and links for items we used or substituted.

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12 Ways We Saved and Earned This Week

12 Ways We Saved and Earned This Week

This week’s “How We Saved and Earned” list may not seem very large compared to previous posts, but we are still implementing many of the things we shared before, such as draft dodgers, “Just Make DO Challenge“, aprons, leftovers, back to back baking, etc…   For a look back at those posts click here.

I also need to mention that we experienced a huge setback to our current emergency fund with the breakdown and repair of our furnace.  A story I share here.

12 Ways We Saved and Earned This Week

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