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Kirkwood High School Spirit Store Donation

Kirkwood High School (KHS) School Spirit Store

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Kirkwood High School alum, Jennifer Quinn Williams and her company Saint Louis Closet Co. donated a new and organized Pioneer Pride School Store. The new store is located across the hall from the Library and houses spirit wear, school supplies and miscellaneous KHS gear! By having the larger and more organized space the school is able to carry more options for apparel. Check-out a time-lapse installation video here. KIRKWOOD HIGH SCHOOL STORE

Jennifer graduated from KHS in 1984 and was inducted into the KHS Inaugural Hall of Fame in 2010. Williams credits her success as a business owner to the strong foundation of education she received at KHS and she continually gives back to the school as a token of her appreciation. In 1997 Jennifer donated $10,000 to the KHS Journalism program and over $200,000 in custom shelving. The donations help the school organize classrooms, offices and books.

Jennifer is honored to be a proud supporter of KHS.

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St. Louis Closet Co. Fall Special

Fall is the perfect time to get organized and St. Louis Closet Co.’s Fall Special is just in time to help you with your projects.  From Master Walk-in Closets to Pantries and Murphy Beds, Saint Louis Closet Co. can create More Space in your home.

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Along with the new season and new school year, it is once again time to reorganize the spaces in your home to coincide with the incoming season. If you have a Saint Louis Closet Co. system, this would be the time when you would re-adjust your shelves to be able to comfortably store your children’s growing clothing and shoe inventory.

With summer coming to a close, shoes are one thing that are going to require more space this season, for example switching out your kids’ flip flops for their sneakers and eventually snow boots. Our 100% adjustable systems give you more room for doing just that. Just add, remove or adjust a shelf to make room for fall’s bulkier items, such as jackets, sweaters and jeans.

I cannot count the number of times that I have told my kids to stop throwing their backpacks and jackets on the closest piece of furniture the second they walk in the house after school or soccer practice. The solution we have found at our home is lockers and cubbies for our mudroom, so that every time my kids walk in the door, the closest piece of furniture is a cubby and hook especially designed for their belongings. This also works wonders for sports equipment and sports bags.

Teachers can even find some organization for their classrooms this school year. Getting all the pencils, markers, glue, blank paper, books, construction paper, scissors and miscellaneous supplies organized will make the school year go just that much smoother.

Saint Louis Closet Co. design every type of system to meet everyone’s organizational needs, and that includes classroom supply closets, mail centers, storage rooms, lockers and even kid’s home desks.

Call 314-781-9000 today to schedule your free in-home consultation.

 

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Back to School Tips

5 Helpful Back-to-School Tips

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Tip #1
Get a routine the first few weeks of school, and make a place for your kids and their stuff. A place for backpacks, shoes, coats and sports equipment. Once this routine and system is established, stick to it…it will save you and your kids hours looking for things.

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Tip #2
Establish a storage area in your home for extra school supplies. Stock up at the beginning of the year so your kids can always replenish their backpacks and lockers without last minute trips to the store.

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Tip #3
Make a family bulletin board for calendars, sports schedules and invitations. Keep everything in this one place so everyone knows what everyone else in the family is doing.

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Tip #4
Purge your kids closets and drawers of all clothing they don’t wear or doesn’t fit. Try on everything and make a list of necessities. Head to the stores armed with a list needs and sizes…this will prevent unnecessary purchases.

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Tip #5
Make sure you have a special homework area set up so your kids ‘have their place.’ This desk area or kitchen table should have good lighting, comfortable seating, access to a computer and wifi, if needed, and be quiet and away from distractions.

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Getting Organized at Home for School!

Ask about our Get Organized for School Special!!  10% off the regular priced custom closet systems!!  Expires 12/31/15, not valid with any other discounts or promotions.

Summer’s coming to an end and school is starting soon.  All kids need a place to work at home, a place to put their school supplies, a place to hang their coats, a place to put their shoes so they don’t track playground dirt or soccer mud into your house, and the perfect place for that is a St. Louis Closet Co. desk, cubby or locker.

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My kids go back to school in two short weeks and as soon as they come home from their first day of school with lots of binders, textbooks, and other supplies I know they will be able to stay organized with their desks.  They have a place for everything.  The drawers hold their pencils, pens, markers, erasers, paper, and notebooks with ample room for sketchbooks, books, and fun little gadgets.  The shelves on top provide a perfect place to easily arrange their textbooks and binders.  And hanging over the desk is a fabric board to hang photos, awards, and their school schedule on.  Everything they need is in one place, easily accessible, and organized.

In addition to their desk, as soon as they walk in after soccer practice or piano lessons they take off their shoes, put them on their shoe shelves, hang their jacket and soccer bag up in their Cubby, and there is no mud or cleat marks throughout the rest of the house.  Their St. Louis Closet Company lockers and shoe shelves are perfect.

What better way to start school off organized then a St Louis Closet Company desk and locker.  Call Saint Louis Closet Co. today 314-781-9000 to get a free in-home estimate to organize your kids and your home.  Start the school year off right!!  Estimates only take about an hour and when our trained designers leave your home you will have a design and price for your new project. 314-781-9000.

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Jennifer Q. Williams Wins Most Popular!!!

Congrats to owner Jennifer Q. Williams for being voted the most popular of the Class of 1996 St. Louis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40.  Click here to read the full story And the Winner Is….

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St. Louis Business Journal 40 Under 40 alumni project, which includes a “most popular” poll for all 21 of their 40 Under 40 classes. They’re crowning one person from each class with the title of “most popular,” based on your votes.

Jennifer Quinn Williams was one the winners from 1996!  Thanks to everyone who voted.

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Lose That Excess Clutter – St. Louis Closets!

Reality check: how’s your New Year’s resolution going? It is five months into 2015 and if you’re like most people, you are busy, stressed and have put your resolutions on the back burner. If your resolution was to get organized–as it was for many people–it is time to do a serious self-evaluation.

Rather than being overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of getting your de-cluttering your home, I personally think that the best way to attack home organization is to take it room-by-room. With summer almost here, let’s begin with the kids’ rooms, so grab your nearest child and get to work.

KidsClosetKids grow like weeds (especially babies and toddlers), so start by going through their clothes and toys making sure to get rid of the items that they do not wear or do not fit anymore. Inspect their clothing for tears and mend those pieces that need buttons or other alterations. Throw away or donate outgrown toys and games right away.

If you have a Saint Louis Closet Co. closet system in your child’s room, the next step would be to adjust the shelves and rods to maximize your space. The great thing about having a Saint Louis Closet Co. closet is that our systems are 100% adjustable, so your closets actually grow as your children grow.

After seeing the results and witnessing the effect it has on your daily life, you will want to maintain that organization, but wanting to maintain it and actually doing it are two completely different things.

Remember, we are all human, and we will at one time or another falter and a room or two will lose its organizational luster, but that’s okay: just make sure you identify accumulating clutter before it gets out of hand and you give up on the whole thing. The best way to succeed in keeping your spaces organized is to make it something that the entire family can participate in.

The earlier you get your children involved with keeping their own space and your home in tact, the more likely they will be to abide to organization as they get older.

Remember, getting organized is like losing weight: it’s a marathon, not a sprint, so make the commitment, set short-term, realistic goals and don’t beat yourself up if you slack everyone once in a while. We all deserve a little bit of indulgence every now and again; just make sure to keep yourself in check and don’t let it get out of hand. The rewards of staying organized with help simplify your life, and we could all use a little more of that in our lives.

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St. Louis Closet Co. Get Organized This Summer!

Summer is the perfect time to get organized!!  All those hot, lazy days when you head inside to escape the St. Louis humidity….start getting organized.  You don’t have to take on a big project, start small.  One organized drawer will set you on the path of organizational success!!

Take the catch all drawer in the kitchen or Home Office where everything gets dumped.  Take everything out and clean the inside of the drawer with a clean damp cloth.  Then you may want to add a drawer liner out of felt, wallpaper or decorative paper to brighten up the bottom of the drawer.  Then you’re ready to begin.

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Sort items into several ‘like’ piles, make sure to throw away all trash, broken items or things you no longer use.  Then start deciding if you want drawer dividers, individual containers, or even small bowls and tupperware work great for organization.  Invest in a labeler, readily available at any office supply store, and label the bottom of the drawer or container with what goes in that space…this will help everyone in the family get the right things in the right places.

Stand back, admire, pat yourself on the back and enjoy how good it feels to have that one drawer organized.  Now you’re ready to tackle your closet.  Give Saint Louis Closet Co. a call at 314-781-9000 to schedule a free in-home closet consultation.  Take advantage of our Get Organized Special of 10% off your custom closet order.  Call for more details.

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St. Louis Closets for MOM!

This year give Mom what she really wants….a customized closet from Saint Louis Closet Co.  Organized closets will make every home and every Mom super happy!!  We also offer gift certificates in any dollar amount, so call today 314-781-9000 to make Mom’s day!!

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St. Louis Closet & Children’s Home Society of MO

Spring is coming, and it’s a great time to call Saint Louis Closet Co. and get organized!  And there is no better place than Children’s Home Society of Missouri to benefit from the closet clean-out.  Free Estimates 314-781-9000.

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As you are organizing your belongings in your new St. Louis Closet Co. closet, consider donating your gently used items to Children’s Home Society of Missouri through their Clothing for a Cause program.  You can reduce your environmental footprint and find a valuable use for your gently-used clothes, shoes, and household items while supporting Children’s Home Society of Missouri at the same time.

Founded in 1891, Children’s Home Society of Missouri (CHS) has become a well-established nationally accredited nonprofit agency serving short-term and long-term needs of families and their children who have faced severe physical and emotional trauma in their life.  They embrace the non-traditional and most challenging cases.  They offer a comprehensive array of services including community mental health services, education and training, family support services, and residential/respite care for at-risk families and children who need us most, and in many cases, have no where else to turn.  And for those children in their residential care homes, they instill that sense of family by caring for them like they are one of their own children.

Saint Louis Closet Co. and Children’s Home Society believe every child deserves BETTER no matter what their situation.  A BETTER foundation, a BETTER life, and a BETTER future.  And we know we have to be BETTER because our kids DESERVE it.  To help build a better future for children, please visit us to sign up for our curb-side pick-up of your donated items, visit http://www.chsmo.org/cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi.

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