The Small Stuff Counts Blog

This is a complete compilation of projects from smallstuffcounts.com. Lot of organizing, time management, productivity and DIY home decor ideas!
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How I Simplify My Home: Leftovers
Putting leftovers directly into small containers so they’re ready for lunch the next day is a big way we simplify meal time! We automatically reach for these for lunch during the workweek which means lunch is quick and brainless. Plus, this helps us actually eat our leftovers! On days we’re working in the office, we can quickly grab a container on our way out the door which makes lunch so easy (and helps avoid fast food). And if we’re working at home, these are easy to pop in the microwave, no need to spend time making something (and making more dirty dishes). These @rubbermaid containers are my favorite for leftovers. Perfect size, microwaveable with the lid on, easy to wash, stack nicely—we’ve had this set for going on 7 years and they’re still crystal clear with no stains! I’ll lin
6 Ways to Use Stackable Drawers
Stackable drawer organizers are a marvelous way to organize all sorts of things! A great way to use vertical space and easily access everything in each one (unlike a stack of regular bins with lids where you have to move them all to get to the bottom one). Check them out! https://liketk.it/45jtl Places to use stackable drawers: • Organize under the kitchen sink • Organize under the bathroom sink • Organize arts and crafts • Organize the fridge • Organize your medicine and first aid • Organize small toys like play food and Legos
Feeling Overwhelmed? Start in the Kitchen!
Feeling overwhelmed by your messy house and not sure where to start? Start by cleaning the kitchen! Wash the dishes and clear off the counters and you’ll be amazed at how much less stressed you feel. The rest of the house might still be a mess, but a clean kitchen can make all the difference. Do you agree?
6 Ways to Use Stackable Drawers
Stackable drawer organizers are a marvelous way to organize all sorts of things! A great way to use vertical space and easily access everything in each one (unlike a stack of regular bins with lids where you have to move them all to get to the bottom one). Shop them: https://liketk.it/45jtl
Small Ways I Simplify My Home - Leftovers
Putting leftovers directly into small containers so they’re ready for lunch the next day is a big way we simplify meal time! We automatically reach for these for lunch during the workweek which means lunch is quick and brainless. Plus, this helps us actually eat our leftovers! These @rubbermaid containers are my favorite for leftovers. Perfect size, microwaveable with the lid on, easy to wash, stack nicely—we’ve had this set for going on 7 years and they’re still crystal clear with no stains!
Feeling overwhelmed by your messy house? Start here!
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15 Kitchen Organization Hacks With Command Hooks
Command Strips are a great way to organize your kitchen utensils and storage space. I’ve tested and gathered my favorite command hook hacks for you. https://smallstuffcounts.com/kitchen-organization-hacks-with-command-hooks/
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15 Kitchen Organization Hacks With Command Hooks
Command Strips are a great way to organize your kitchen utensils and storage space. I’ve tested and gathered my favorite command hook hacks for you.
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Small Bathroom Makeover: Updating Our Builder-Grade Bathroom On A Budget
Get ready for some awesome before and after photos, and I hope this inspires you to take a paintbrush to something dated or blah in your own home. Paint is pretty much magic in my book!
a bathroom with the words, upgrade our builder grade bath with painted floors and flooring
Upgrading Our Builder-Grade Bath
Let’s take a tour of our “new” master bathroom! Get ready for some awesome before and after photos, and I hope this inspires you to take a paintbrush to something dated or blah in your own home. Paint is pretty much magic in my book!
Roll-Out Drawers in the Kitchen
Roll-Out Drawers make it easy to access items in the back of your kitchen cabinets. This is such a quick way to upgrade your kitchen cabinets and instantly make them more functional. These drawers are from The Container Store and come in multiple sizes to fit standard base cabinets. Shop this pin: https://www.shopltk.com/explore/smallstuffemily/posts/5e5082c9-bb81-11ed-a9e8-0242ac110005 #kitchenorganization #kitchen #cabinets
Roll-Out Drawers
Roll-out drawers are one of my favorite kitchen organization hacks. They’re a quick way to upgrade your kitchen cabinets and instantly make them more functional. It’s so nice to be able to easily access everything in the back! This drawer is from @thecontainerstore and comes in multiple sizes to fit standard base cabinets. To shop this pin: https://www.shopltk.com/explore/smallstuffemily/posts/5e5082c9-bb81-11ed-a9e8-0242ac110005 #thecontainerstore #thecontainerstoreambassador #kitchen
How to Clean a Smelly Fridge
A smelly fridge is a sign of bacteria and germs lurking in bins and out-of-sight corners of your refrigerator. Learn how to deep clean your refrigerator and prevent the smells from returning.
Small Ways I Simplify My Home - Part 4
Ask yourself: Will this task take me less than a minute? If so, do it right away. This productivity hack prevents procrastination and the more you do it, the more of a habit it will become. It’s especially helpful for all those pesky little household tasks like cleaning, tidying up, organizing. Do you follow the One Minute Rule? What types of tasks do you use it for? #oneminuterule #productivity #smallstuffcounts
Small Ways I Simplify My Home - Part 3
Why is junk mail even a thing?! The easiest way to prevent it from piling up on the kitchen counter is to walk is directly to the recycling bin before you ever come inside. Do you do this? What are some of your favorite tips for simplifying? #junkmail #organizedhome