Bathrooms | Organizing Goddess

Unstick That Drawer

Do you have a drawer that is hard to open because something gets stuck? I’m guessing you do. Many of my clients do, and on occasion, even I have one. I see this happen mainly in two places — the kitchen and the dresser. Occasionally it happens in the bathroom if you are lucky enough to have drawer space in your vanity. There are two main causes for an overflowing drawer: The drawer has too much stuff in it. The…

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The Dangers of Buy One Get One Free

When you go to the store to buy something you need, isn’t it great to see the sign “Buy One Get One Free” or “Buy One Get One 50% Off”? Well, yes and no. We all love getting something for nothing, or for less than we expected. But there is a danger in taking advantage of BOGO opportunities. You need to carefully manage where you put the spare item so that you don’t forget that you have it. I’ve recently…

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Making Friends with Expiration Dates

I love when my clients say they want to organize the kitchen or the bathroom, because I know that expiration dates can be your best friend. People have varying reactions to discovering that an item’s “use by” date has passed. Some want to toss the item right away. Others say, “Oh, those dates don’t mean anything!” But what do expiration dates really mean? When it comes to food, as articles on WebMD and Cleveland Clinic explain, the date printed on…

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Commanding The Bathroom

I will never get tired of Command™ products, the line of hooks, strips, and other items that can be adhered to a wall or other smooth surface without damaging it. I’ve used them all over my home, as you can read about in many of my previous posts, including My Love Affair with Command™ Hooks and Hang Your Necklaces. But it’s even more fun when I get to try out products at a client’s home! A long-term client recently moved to a new…

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Simplify Your Linens

It seems that nearly every client I work with is struggling with where and how to store their linens. Many New York City apartments don’t come with a linen closet. Even if there is a linen closet, it is often required to store other items, or else it has challenges that make accessing one’s linens challenging. Sometimes there are just too many linens, and decisions have to be made. Here are some of the solutions I’ve offered my clients which…

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