With today's gas prices and flight costs rising, taking a simple summer vacation has gotten to be a lot more expensive. Add in paying for meals and entertainment, and say goodbye to even more of your hard earned money. What a headache! Why not forgo all that stress, save some money, and instead have a "staycation" in your very own home!
So January is over now, and maybe you weren't very successful with your new year organizing resolutions? Are you thinking your efforts have all been in vain? Not to worry! There are simple, one-step-at-a-time ways you can gradually improve the neatness and organization of ANY area of your home.
Are you hoping to remodel your kitchen soon? Most kitchen remodeling projects include adding islands of some sort. Islands can vary from simple countertops over a bank of deep drawers, to ones that include a sink or seating area. However, before you start ripping out cabinets or tapping your credit line for remodeling funds, read this article. The article is entitled: Building a Better Kitchen Island; a veteran architect shares his strategies for marrying function and style. We think this information from "This Old House" will be very helpful in your kitchen planning process.