Category Archives: lazy gal survival guide

purging the kids closets

purging the kids closets

Maybe it’s just me, but for us, their baby years were kind of a living-in-a-blur phase. And when we finally were able to come out of that haze-of-denial, because somethings-gotta-give a few years ago, it was both overwhelming, and freeing.

But it all started with the state of their closets. That was what finally triggered a change.read more

purging the closet

purging the closet

If something didn’t have a home, into our closet it would go. If someone was coming over, into the closet it would go. If a child was screaming, into the closet they would go. So that you don’t call DHR, we’re totally kidding. Because we’re smarter than that. It was actually us. In our secret time out spot for hiding from said offspring.

In a parade of three children and just trying to figure out life, it was the place where things went to be lost. And stuff. There was no system. There was no sanity. It was an absolute nightmare.read more

purging the bedroom

purging the bedroom

Because sometimes Zumba brings back painful memories of being kicked off the dance team, and maybe you don’t need Rambo on DVD. Hurray for simplifying our bedrooms, and making them your own personal sanctuary with the editing process. Even if it’s the very last room in the house.read more

purging the study

purging the study

If you’re seeing this in your daily email, our photos are no longer working for some reason {Ahem, Google}. But today we’re sharing a few tips and tricks for purging those study/homework/office spaces! Head on over because we’d love for you to weigh in!read more

purging the kitchen

purging the kitchen

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If your kitchen is anything like ours, it serves more than one purpose. In fact, it probably performs most of the jobs around your home: {Homework station, art projects, entertaining and feeding your family… to name a few} and you have to make it work for you, with what you have.read more

purging the playroom

purging the playroom

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Because sometimes, cleaning up all of the toys… needs a little camaraderie. And realism.read more

purging children’s rooms

purging children’s rooms

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As much as I would love to live in an all white minimalist jump-on-the-tiny-house bandwagon with only two wooden handmade toys and a beautiful view of the windswept Alps in Switzerland, I’m being real here.

Kids spaces on The Lazy Gals guide today!read more

purging the living room

purging the living room

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Purging the living room. And a pretty picture (even though there’s actually a stroller in the bedroom) since you’re about to see a lot of shameful junk.read more

the lazy gals guide {2015}

the lazy gals guide {2015}

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If you guys are anything like us, you’re probably suffering from a bit of a holidaisical hangover.read more

simplifying for the holidays

simplifying for the holidays

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simplifying for the holidays – a few tricks for around the home now, to help you keep your sanity.read more

how to organize children’s clothes

how to organize children’s clothes

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We designed some smaller labels to mix and match with our originals – a fun free way to get those clothes organized!read more

bathroom storage solutions

bathroom storage solutions

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A few easy ideas with fun storage to up the bath time ante. Calgon take me away.read more

10 tips for back to school organization

10 tips for back to school organization

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In short, we thought we’d share a few tips + tricks to whip it. {Whip it good.}read more

5 easy cleaning tips {to help you keep your sanity}

5 easy cleaning tips {to help you keep your sanity}

5easy_cleaning_tips Keeping it real in the cleaning {and expectations} department.read more

the family closet

the family closet

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We have a family closet… but it certainly doesn’t feel like one.read more

purging: ten mantras to live by

purging: ten mantras to live by

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Ten {realistically attainable} mantras to live byread more

tips and tricks for purging the closet

tips and tricks for purging the closet

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A few things (and a dose of reality) we’ve learned along the way.read more

losing the new year’s fizzle

losing the new year’s fizzle

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Because life isn’t perfect… and sometimes it’s perfectly okay to “fizzle out”.read more

craft supply organization tips and tricks

craft supply organization tips and tricks

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Tips and tricks for organizing crafting suppliesread more

on board: when your partner is a clutter-lover

on board: when your partner is a clutter-lover

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A few steps that may make the whole he said she said a little easier…read more