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The holiday season is upon us (during a pandemic)

The holiday season is here It’s almost December, that frenzied month where kids come home from college, decorations are put up and life can spiral out of control. It’s the holiday season and whether you have a family or not, this is a time when little work gets done at the office and parties (even […]

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Black Friday Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks, November 20 “Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.” -Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart Black Friday Tips & Tricks Promise not to kill me, but […]

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What to do with books

Books can be an organizing nightmare. Some people have many bookshelves full of them. They are are big dust collectors that many times remain unread and unappreciated. Categorize and purge Do you still have old encyclopedia sets? Other reference books? Do you have novels sitting on your shelves that you either read or didn’t read? […]

Get started on fall organizing

10 ways to start fall organizing in your home

The weather is starting to change and it’s time to get into fall organizing. We probably have a few more weeks of nice weather, but it’s good to think about what you are going to do as the temperatures begin to dip.   Putting away the summer supplies and clothes and getting ready for cooler […]

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Keep organized while cooking

The Jewish holidays are upon us and many people will be doing a lot of cooking in the coming days. How can you keep your kitchen clean and organized when you are cooking for a big family meal? Start with a clean slate (or kitchen) You know there will soon be a mess, but start […]

Repurposing things from around your home can actually reduce clutter

Repurposing things around the house to become useful again

Instead of buying new things, reusing or repurposing items around your home can make something new. It can be fun to find new ways to use what you already have. And, you won’t be adding to your clutter. People have gone way outside the box and created things like turning old TVs into terrariums or […]

Decluttering doesn't have to be an all day affair

10 decluttering tasks you can do quickly

Spending hours or days organizing can give you big results. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have the stamina or time to spend doing it. Here are some decluttering jobs you can do in 10-30 minutes. Kitchen counters Your counters should be clear of everything not used on a daily basis. For example, you can leave […]

11 things can you purge right now!

Some of us are still spending a lot of time at home. Are there things you are tripping over that you never use? Do you have art pieces that are more dust than art? Now is the perfect time to do a summer purge. Outdated clothing Look through your closet. Consider each piece and when […]

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Organizing the kitchen while social distancing

Since we started quarantining and social distancing in March, Americans have been spending more money on food, cooking more homemade meals and spending a lot more time in the kitchen. So, organizing the kitchen is more important now. The pantry Go through your pantry and organize the food. Start by looking for expired items and […]

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Summer closet clean out

Summer is here and while the world is slowly reopening, many of us are still spending a lot of time at home. Seems like a great time to organize your closet. Attack your closet, one section at a time This is going to take a while, so be prepared. In order to really get your […]