When it comes to getting ready for back to school organization, there can be a lot to think about! Collecting all the school supplies, creating space for all the bags/books/shoes, and finding areas of the home where homework can be completed. It can all seem so... read more
I am in the process of helping design a mud room for a client with TONS of organizational features that can grow with their family. Which got me thinking about back-to-school and helping others create a functional mud room for their families! A mud room doesn’t... read more
Anyone else starting to think about back-to-school?? As a former teacher, August always gets me in the school mood, so I love all the back-to-school shopping, organizing, and prepping!! I get the kids drawers organized so they can find their clothes. I like to make... read more
I have been helping a lot of clients get ready for back to school by organizing mud rooms, creating homework stations, and finding ways to create space for all the backpacks, shoes, jackets, etc. For one particular client we decided to use a hanging shoe organizer on... read more
Have you noticed that your garage is a dumping ground for unwanted items from inside your home?? I found that with summer in full swing, we have just been tossing things into the garage and say “we will get to it later”. But later just hasn’t come... read more
Can you believe it is summer? I am trying to come to terms with the fact that July is in a few days!! Like, where is 2017 going, and why is it going so fast?? With this summer starting with a bang, we have been practically living out of our car as we head to the... read more
The Organized Mama is an organizing, crafting, and home decorating blog based out of the Chicagoland area. With a focus on helping families get crafty and organized, I believe that order and creativity can promote joy, even when doing the most daily and basic tasks!