Organized Mudroom

Because of the undefined status of the mudroom, over 3.5 years it became a place holder for everything. Every time we were having people over or the house keepers were coming – into the mud room went all the piles of things that hadn’t been dealt with or didn’t have a home. And there they stayed.

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Organizing our Master Bathroom Drawers

The master bathroom has two sinks and three drawers. When we moved, I brought many many many drawer organizers with us. However, the drawers are almost comically wide (I asked for six smaller drawers and the cabinet maker told me that the drawers would be too small to fit anything … I still think he was wrong. Yes, I’m Sicilian, why do you ask?) so it takes a lot of drawer organizers to fill each one. I made do with what we had and tried to see how we would use this space, while directing my attention to other rooms and other drawers.

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Organized Entryway Closet

I may have mentioned previously that the entry closet was near the kitchen in the original floor plan. There was some re-arranging on my part (I played Sims for the better part of the last 16 years, I am obviously very qualified to make these types of design changes) where the mud room and half bath switched places, and two feet of space was added to the entire width of the main floor to accommodate an entryway closet, adjacent to the entry door. You know, where Entryway Closets are SUPPOSED TO BE.

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Organized Man Toiletries

For the first few years of cohabitation, I tried to mind my own space and not force organizing on Chad. I’ve always been super aware that not everyone does things the way I do, and THAT’S OK! But sometimes I notice that Chad is doing something… inefficiently… and I keep quiet about it to the point that I want to kill someone. Because I lied, it’s not ok that people do things the wrong way, it just isn’t.

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