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Home sweet home

Stuck at home Since we are all stuck at home for the majority of our day, it’s time to sit back and think about our homes and how to make them more comfortable. Getting organized is a great way to start. Declutter and destress Being more organized can help reduce your stress levels in a […]

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Zoom through your clutter

Zoom through your clutter April 2020 “If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade.” Author Unknown After the novelty and shock of staying home settles in, consider using this time at home to replenish our spirits. Here’s my current ‘schedule’ and so far, so good. 1. Daily morning walk 2. Plenty of […]

cleaning and organizing for the good health of your family

Cleaning and organizing in trying times

In the past couple weeks we’ve had to make a lot of adjustments. While we should be washing our hands thoroughly all of the time, it has never been more important than it is now. Other things around the house are not so cut and dry. Do you know how often it is recommended to […]

You don't have to have a reason to start organizing

Organizing with a purpose 

Sometimes you need motivation to get going and start organizing with a purpose. When you know you have company coming, a holiday dinner party or family visiting for a special occasion you have that motivation. You also have a deadline, which can be a big help in getting you moving. These happiness-producing events give you […]

Strive for comfort and not perfection

Strive for comfort, not perfection

Strive for comfort Being organized is not the same as being perfect. The goal is not perfection. You want to get your home to a place where clutter is no longer a problem. This will allow you to find what you need and feel more comfortable in your home. Little things can be time savers […]

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Creative Ways to Maximize Space in a Small House

Aim 4 Order was chosen to be featured in Redfin’s article, “Creative Ways to Maximize Space in a Small House.” They selected notable experts to provide their readers with unique organization and storage ideas for making a small space more livable. Here’s the finished article and I hope you enjoy it! When you have a […]

Organizing for tax time

Organizing for tax time

Yes, tax season is here again. Last year maybe you thought about organizing for tax time. If you did it, that’s great! If not, there is still time. Organizing for tax time As more things become digitized, the easier it becomes. But organizing your paper receipts doesn’t have to be difficult. You will need to […]

Letting Go

Letting Go

Set yourself free in 2020. Don’t take the baggage of the old decade into the new one. Get rid of limiting beliefs like “I could never do that,” or “I’m not smart enough for that.” Just start at the beginning and move toward being organized. Too much stuff Most of your belongings have sentimental value. […]

Why do we keep clutter

Why do we keep clutter? (And how to get rid of it)

Either you or someone you know hangs onto things they don’t use and will probably never use. Somehow they can’t seem to let these things go. Why do we keep clutter? How can we make a positive change? It feels good to always have what you need. For example, you might need something, like a […]

Organizing your spices

Organizing your spices

The holiday baking season can be a whirlwind of activity. When buying spices for baking cookies or other delicious treats, you can find yourself buying duplicates. If you didn’t make a list, once you are in the store you might not be able to remember if you have that spice or not. This doesn’t just […]