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Spring Cleaning: Creating Space for What Matters

Spring Cleaning: Creating Space for What Matters

Spring Cleaning: Reloaded Spring is in the air, the days are getting longer – and the piles are getting bigger. Piles of laundry, piles of toys, and did I always have this much furniture? I was starting to feel as if the mounds of junk were going to come crashing down...
Top 5 Back-to-School Storage Projects

Top 5 Back-to-School Storage Projects

Now that the calendar month is turning over to August, families are looking at their back-to-school to-do list with an increasing sense of urgency. Here are 5 popular back-to-school storage projects that are better with Closetbox. 1. Don’t Let Clutter Ruin the...
Moving in together? 8 expert tips to make it smooth

Moving in together? 8 expert tips to make it smooth

So, you’re moving in together. You’ve both been living solo for awhile and amassed not just a lot of stuff, but your own lifestyles and habits. How do you pull this off so that your relationship falls more in the romance genre, less in the drama category? We turned to...
Apartment checklist: 9 tips for your child’s first place

Apartment checklist: 9 tips for your child’s first place

Tired of cafeteria food and nosy resident advisors, your (almost) adult son tells you he’s ready to move out of the dorms. He wants to move into an apartment at the end of the semester with a few friends instead.As a parent, the prospect of your child moving into his...
Cost effective ways to keep your house cool

Cost effective ways to keep your house cool

Summer is here! Which is music to most of our ears, unless you live in a desert climate melting over temps of 120 degrees. (In which case, we are really sorry.)Whether you’re returning from a day playing in the sun or escaping the heat of the desert, the bottom...
How to host the ultimate Fourth of July barbecue

How to host the ultimate Fourth of July barbecue

Nothing says summer like fireworks, cooking on the grill and watching the kids run around the yard.Better yet? Add a few friends and family members to the mix and you’ve got yourself a party. With Independence Day just around the corner, it’s never too...
Put your kids to work for you this summer

Put your kids to work for you this summer

A chore chart may have worked when your kids were younger. But now, we’re guessing, you need something other than star stickers to incentivize your teens and young adults to help out around the house. We’re with you: It’s only fair that they chip in and do tasks. Less...
7 Father’s Day gift ideas for the new (exhausted!) dad

7 Father’s Day gift ideas for the new (exhausted!) dad

Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift for a new dad? You probably wish you could bottle up extra ZZZ’s for him. Or, maybe slow down time so he can relish in all those wonderful “firsts” that constitute fatherhood. You know, witnessing baby’s first wobbly steps. Or...
Preparing the RV for summer travel

Preparing the RV for summer travel

Your RV is a roaming basecamp for all of your summer adventures, whether you’re taking a road trip to see family or just want to get off the grid for a bit and explore the National Parks. (The park system turned 100 last year! Bryce, Zion, Yellowstone, y’all are...

Adjusting to your college student home for the summer

You sent your child off to college, and, like a boomerang, he (or she) is back for the summer. While it’s certainly great to have the family back together, a few things have changed over the course of an academic year. Your student has been enjoying newfound freedoms...