By: Shannon O'Malley

Back to School Series: Top 10 Ways to Organize for the School Year

Tags: Back to school, Organization, DIY, Home Storage, Storage Systems, Homework Station, Command Centre

TOP BACK TO SCHOOL ORGANIZATION TIPS: Lay out clothes for the week ahead. The SKUBB Organizer from Ikea is perfect for this!  Create a lunchbox cupboard to store the lunch making supplies such as containters, Ziploc bags, thermoses, etc and pantry snacks for easy access. Designate a homework station away from distractions like TV and family socializing where the kids can sit down and f...Read More

By: Shannon O'Malley

Back to School Series: Bento Boxes

Tags: Back to School, Kid's Lunches, bento boxes, clean eating

  Right now, Bento Boxes are having a major moment and we're not talking about sushi here! Brown bag lunches have never been more easier or fun for kids and adults alike with the super convenient, container version bento boxes now widely available. Bento boxes will help you prep healthy lunches for your kiddos that ensure a good balance of protein, veggies, fruits, grains and ...Read More

By: Shannon O'Malley

Why a Messy Home Will Cost You Thousands of Dollars!!

Tags: Homes in Halton, Halton Home Prices, Homes for Sale, Real Estate, Durham Region Real Estate, Selling, Staging, Money, Tips, Tricks, Real Estate Agents

With the hot spring market upon us, it's got many canadian homeowners thinking about making a move.  If you're like most homeowners I know, you're thinking about landscaping, painting and reno's that can get you top dollar.  While these are all very important changes that can impact your home's value, one of the easiest changes is giving your home a thorough cleaning!...Read More

FALL into Season with these 10 helpful tips

By: Shannon O'Malley

FALL into Season with these 10 helpful tips

Tags: Cleaning Tips, Decluttering, Fall, House Prices, Selling your Home

  Clean window treatments by vacuuming the frame and valance from top to bottom using the upholstery attachment for drapes and brush attachment for blinds or submerge in a few inches of cool water and 2 tsp of dish soap.  Take out metal weights first; they may rust. De-clutter and clean out closets. Pull out winter coats, heavy knit sweaters/clothing and accessories. Swap your light...Read More