summer closet declutter

Closet declutter

End of summer closet declutter Before you know it we’ll be putting away the flip flops and shorts and moving toward clothing with longer sleeves and heavier fabrics. While we are still in the warm weather, it’s a good time to do a closet declutter and figure out what clothes you want to keep for […]

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How to Beat the Heat

How to Beat the Heat Quote of the Month “Well Begun is Half Done.” -Mary Poppins (but originally from Aristotle) This was the catch phrase that Mary Poppins used to get the Banks children to tidy up their rooms. This little gem of a saying can be used for ANYtime you are dreading a task […]

In the summer declutter challenge purge items you really don't need like too many water bottles.

Summer declutter challenge

The Aim 4 Order summer declutter challenge will help you get rid of clutter that is no longer useful to you. In the next 45 days commit to removing things around your home that you can discard without even missing them. These are things that people stockpile or are obsolete. Either way, you can probably live […]

Take steps to have an organized life

Steps for an organized life

We all want to have an organized life. Here are some suggestions that can make things easier for you as you declutter your home. Make the decision now Don’t spend too much time on the decision-making step of getting organized. Once you start organizing, keep moving. Look at each item and then make a decision […]

Stay organized when you work from home

More and more businesses are allowing their workers to work from home at least one day per week. Others work from home all of the time. It’s hard to get the job done if you are not organized in your home office. Set your hours Time management is the most important aspect of working at […]

quick organizing jobs around the house

Quick organizing jobs

Quick organizing jobs around the house You don’t have to do these quick organizing jobs all at once. Break things down into smaller tasks that are easier. Here is a list of some of the jobs that will take about a half hour or less to get you started. Organize the kitchen junk drawer We […]

declutter time is now and then you can enjoy spring

Spring is Declutter Time

Declutter Time The weather has finally changed, the azaleas will be blooming soon, if not already, and it’s an ideal time to organize! Entryway Pack up the mittens, scarves and hats until next year. Hopefully, you won’t need them for a while. Winter coats can be moved out to make way for spring jackets, rain […]

checklist for spring cleaning

A checklist for spring organizing

Spring is finally here and I’ve created a checklist of things to do to get rid of the clutter around the house. Some things might have to wait – like putting away the winter boots and coats – until the weather gets a little warmer. The less clutter you have, the less time you spend […]

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Tackling the linen closet

Do you feel like you are in danger of an avalanche every time you open the closet door? Linen closet space is always at a premium, so don’t waste it with things you no longer need. Let’s get started Start by taking everything out of the closet. It’s a necessary evil of the process. Clean […]

Good habits will bring you closer to being organized

13 habits of organized people

According to Appetite for Health “Popular self-help gurus claim that it will take 21 days to form a new healthy habit – or break a bad one.” People who are organized in their lives and homes develop healthy habits to get and stay ahead of their clutter. Here are some things they do. They make […]