Home Organization Ideas


A clean and organized home leads to a simpler lifestyle. Even for the simple fact that you finally know where everything is! The Little House Living lifestyle is about trying the best you can to stay organized no matter what your house size is! Here are some of our best home organization ideas.

Home Organization Ideas

Storage Totes
Having an Organized Planner
Daily To Do Lists
Daily Cleaning
Meal Planning
Fall Cleaning Tips
Controlling Gift Clutter
Hanger Scarf Organizer
Cleaning With Elbow Grease
Organizing Your Home Canned Goods
Are You Scared to Clean?
The Homemaker's Creed
Getting Organized on a Budget
Pantry Organization Ideas
Ways to Get Organized
Make a Toddlers Room
Organizing Essential Oils
Organizing the Farmhouse Pantry
Maintaining a Minimalistic Wardrobe
Simple Ways to Declutter and Organize the Bathroom

Small House Living

Appliances for Small Spaces
How to Organize Small Spaces
Small Space Storage
Building a Minimalist Wardrobe

Cleaning Up and Out Challenge

Cleaning Up and Out Challenge
Kid's Rooms
Main Bedroom
Living Room
Everywhere Else 


If you are ready to fully jump into living a simpler lifestyle, check out my new eWorkbook, 31 Days to Simpler Living! In it, you will find 79 pages of daily challenges, info and advice, and printable worksheets and checklists to keep you on track along your journey.

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1 nancy garlick January 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm

I know I read what service you use for internet, but I can’t find it. I know it used Verizon but you don’t get it through verizon. So, what is the service? We have been living full time in a motor home for the past 11 years and love it. Thanks for all the info.


2 Merissa January 22, 2014 at 8:12 am

We use Millenicom for internet service 🙂


3 Linda Winchester Poling February 14, 2014 at 6:59 pm

My home is very small. I am exploring getting a murphy or wall bed. Are they really worth the money? Anyone that uses one –info appreciated. Linda


4 Merissa February 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm

I’m not sure how much they cost but I’ve seen some DIY murphy beds online if you are into making things!


5 Lisa March 31, 2014 at 1:51 pm

I love your site. So many things to try, so little time. I’m the mother of 5 adopted children. The oldest two are out of the home, and we are raising our grandson who just turned 5. I love to cook/bake from scratch and have enjoyed learning things like make your own taco seasoning. At some point, I want to try the deodorant, chapstick, and other things. Thanks for all the good ideas.


6 Amanda June 15, 2014 at 6:26 pm

I was wondering how you make a lot of home made things on a budget? I made some homemade laundry soap but it cost me $80 to start out. I feel as though it is a crazy amount of money to spend in order to save. How do you get around these initial costs?


7 Merissa June 15, 2014 at 9:59 pm

Anything will have a higher initial cost, the key is to not start everything all at once and to try and stick with things that use many similar ingredients so you are buying less. Set aside a small amount each week or each month in your budget to build your stockpile 🙂


8 Nate August 1, 2014 at 5:59 pm

We haven’t bought detergent in almost a decade (4 kids) and I can’t imagine what start-up cost making your own entails? A cheese grater a hot burner and a blender paired with a few bucks worth of ingredients and you are off the ground!


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