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Seasonal clothing switch-off

Seasonal clothing change Every time it seems like the weather is going to change, it changes back again, but the warm weather is certainly on its way to Baltimore. That means it is time to change your seasonal clothing for the warmer weather. Make time for the change Give yourself a few hours to make […]

Organize your family trip

Organize your family trip – includes free download

Vacation season is near Memorial day will soon be here and lots of people go on a family trip for the long weekend. After that comes summer vacations. How will you ever get everyone together, organized and ready to go away? The family trip – where to begin Once the decision has been made where […]

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Tips & Tricks: April 2016

“It’s not information overload, It’s filter failure.” Clay Shirky Are you an Information Junkie? Please answer the following questions: Do you find yourself getting excited when you hear about something new to learn about? Do you save publications that have interesting covers, hoping to read the articles inside? Do you print things from the internet […]

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Dealing with inherited clutter

Inherited clutter is still clutter We accumulate enough stuff on our own, but as time passes, we inherit even more belongings from family members and friends to fill up our homes. Whether it’s keeping memorabilia or pieces of furniture, clutter abounds. Here are some tips to organizing inherited clutter. Go through everything you inherited and […]

A pet is part of the family

Organize dog and cat supplies

Pets are an important part of the family, but they also can accumulate stuff  like people do. Spring is the perfect time to get your pet organized. Food and dishes Instead of having a bag of food, try using plastic bins for food and treats. Bins with secure lids are difficult for any pet to […]

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Tip & Tricks: March 2016

“Some people dream of having a big swimming pool. With me, it’s closets.” Audrey Hepburn My Turn to Get Organized! Recently, I completed a 5 week course in Closet Design and part of the course was to design a real closet. So guess whose closet I picked? MINE! So – the first step was to […]

Organizing plastic containers

Plastic container organizing

We all have that cabinet where there are a bunch of disorganized plastic containers. Whether they are expensive Tupperware or Rubbermaid or old carry out food containers, they tend to accumulate and take over cabinet space that is already tight. Food containers should stay in the kitchen and bigger containers or bins can go in […]

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Organizing your family’s artwork

Kids produce a lot of paper during their school careers. As spring rolls in, you know that the end of school is just around the corner. What will you do with all of your kids’ stellar artwork and school projects? Birthday gifts, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day add even more homemade gifts and cards to […]

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Tips & Tricks: January 2016

“Do Something Today That Your Future Self Will Thank You For.”  Author Unknown Of all the things looming on your “To Do” list, what one thing will your future self thank you for? How much of your To Do list is “should do’s” rather than “have to’s?” Don’t cause greater stress on yourself. Just do […]

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Organize a pantry or food storage area

Having enough space in the kitchen is always a problem. It doesn’t matter how large or small your kitchen is, there never seems to be enough room. We can figure out some ways to make the most of what you have. The first thing you need to do is get motivated for this challenge. Take […]