Posts tagged "organizing"

Get Your Cords Under Control

As a person with a moderate case of OCD, nothing stresses me out like a tangled mess of wires and electrical cords ruining the otherwise pristine ambiance in my home. So I fell in love with this sleek and compact plug hub that has room for a power strip, contains three cord anchors for hiding…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 3, 2012

Want To Get Organized? Just Stay On The Grid

Whenever I go to my friend Henry's house, he always pulls out some new tech toy or accessory that both confuses me and makes me want to run to the Apple store and drop a few hundred bucks. Last time I was over his new toy was decidedly low tech, but just as impressive: the…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 11, 2012

It’s Raining Rings, Hallelujah!

I don't use an umbrella to shield me from the rain (it's a Portland thing), but I am definitely not averse to using an umbrella to organize my rings. Especially a cute little silver umbrella like this. Adorable and practical? Be still, my soggy heart! [$12, Modcloth]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 16, 2012

10 Grown-Up Things Every Woman Needs For Her Home

Earlier this week we discussed the 10 things every woman needs to throw away. Now that you've cut down on some clutter and finally parted ways with your high school boyfriend's Sugar Ray t-shirt, it's time to talk about the things that every adult woman should have in her home. We won't cover the…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 9, 2012

10 Things Every Woman Needs To Throw Away

As fun as it is to buy a new dress or a fabulous pair of platform sandals, sometimes it's even better to take a break from accumulating new stuff and purge some of the ridiculous things we tend to hold onto. And with Spring coming up, it's the perfect time to declutter your life. Not…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 6, 2012

6 Tips To A Cleaner Closet

You have too much stuff, girl. And worse than that, you don't even know what you have. Figure that out, and declutter your life, by cleaning out and organizing your closet. Don't worry! We'll show you how!
By: Julie Gerstein / January 17, 2012

Girl Talk: How I Got Rid Of Half My Clothes And Found My Sanity

I have always been a hoarder at heart, prone to messiness and clutter. Remember on "Arrested Development" when Lucille Bluth is watching that news story about the mother who drove into a lake and she raises her martini glass and says, "Good for her"? That's how I watch "Hoarders." Some guy has collected thousand…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 1, 2011

Pretty In Pantone

Winter is about gray and drab colors. But it doesn't have to be thanks to these Pantone-themed tin boxes. Add some color to your life with these handy and decorative items. Stack 'em up to make a rainbow! Or stock up on them and use them as your holiday packaging (far more eco-friendly than wrapping…
By: Leonora Epstein / November 29, 2010

How To Organize Your Gross Old Beauty Products

Nothing will cause you to reevaluate your beauty product stash more than attempting to organize the usually prodigious, crummy mess. Even the most meticulous chick will admit to hiding a hot mess of broken eye shadows, four-year-old hot pink lipsticks and almost empty hairspray somewhere under her cupboard. Once you make the decision to get…
By: Erin Flaherty / March 26, 2010

How To Prettify Your Computer Cord Mess

I'm slightly OCD when it comes to organization, and one facet of my life that annoys me to no end are super long cords. From computer chargers to extension cords to TV power plugs, long wires somehow seem to overtake my room and apartment despite my best attempts to harness them. Thankfully here's a quick…
By: Bianca Posterli / November 29, 2009