Sweet Maple Lane

Organization

Easy Toy Shelves Using Picture Ledges

With two four year olds in the house, sometimes it feels like we’re drowning in toys. I recently went through all the toys and purged a bunch of stuff to sell, donate, or give away. After getting rid of a lot of stuff that doesn’t get played with, I was left to figure out storage […] Read more…

Command Center

How to make a command center to organize your family

I see command centers all over Pinterest, and for good reason. Family life can be busy, with activities, appointments, and lots of paperwork. It’s a lot to keep track of! A command center can help you and your family stay organized, stay on schedule, and get everything done. I recently designed a command center to […] Read more…

Organizing Girls Hair Accessories

Organize girls hair accessories for under 10 bucks!

This summer I’ve really been trying to tackle as many organizing projects as I can. I’m trying to streamline our house so things are easier to keep clean and the house stays a little neater. If an area of my house seems messy or isn’t working, I try to find a solution to the problem. […] Read more…

Entryway Hooks

Hang hooks in your entryway or mudroom so your kids can hang up their own stuff!

If you saw my home improvement wish list post, you know that I have a TON of projects and updates I want to tackle this summer. Today I’m sharing one of these projects: hanging new entryway hooks. I’ve realized that it’s necessary to change our spaces to fit the season of our lives. Right now, […] Read more…

How to Make a Mini First Aid Kit

Hi friends! Today I’m sharing a super simple and cheap DIY mini first aid kit.  You can throw it in your purse, diaper bag, or day bag if your travelling, and know you’ll be prepared in case you feel sick. I always carry this in my purse whether I’m traveling overseas or just going to the […] Read more…

Rustic Farmhouse Baskets and Bins for Organizing

Farmhouse style baskets and bins for organizing

Hi friends! Today I’ve put together a roundup up some super cute rustic farmhouse style baskets and bins for you. They are perfect for organizing any room in your house AND will add a touch of farmhouse style to your decor. There is just something about the new year that makes me want to ORGANIZE ALL […] Read more…

How to Make Everything Easier and Organize Your Life

Hi friends! I’m kicking off the new year with my best tip to make everything easier and organize your life. But first, a little story. Back in September, on a regular school morning, I was rushing around to get myself and the kids ready to get out the door and on our way.  I went […] Read more…

Meal Planning 101

Hi friends!  I’ve been back at school for a few weeks now, and I’m feeling a little more settled into our routine here at home.  The transition from summer to school in the fall can be hard, but I’ve found one thing that helps me stay organized and keep my sanity: meal planning!  Just a small […] Read more…

How I Organize Mail

Hi friends!  Sweet Maple Lane is officially back to school, which means our schedules are busy, busy, busy!  Open house, practice, daycare, cross-country meets, you name it.  I’m always looking for any way to streamline things and make life run a little more smoothly.  One thing I always struggle to organize is the mail and […] Read more…