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Going on a trip? Six tips to help you pack.

When you find out that you need to go away for work or pleasure, do you immediately go into panic mode? Is packing a nightmare for you? Here are some tips to help make traveling much easier by being prepared and organized. Tip #1: Make a list. As with many organizing chores, it is a […]

Tips & Tricks: April 2014

Quote of the Month “Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” Dr. Seuss Today or not Today? – That is the Question. Most of us have the best of intentions when it comes to getting things done. Before falling asleep or upon wakening, we might be batting around ideas in our heads […]

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Organizing your accessories

There never seems to be a good spot for the belts and scarves. These oddly shaped, impossible to fold objects cause some people a lot of grief. To decrease clutter, you can try a new way to store all of your accessories. If you want to keep your belts in a drawer, invest in dividers […]

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Managing bulk products

With all of the stores like Sam’s Club and Costco selling giant-sized products at reduced prices, it is no wonder people have all kinds of stuff crammed into their pantries. In order to make the most of these discounted products and reduce your stress, a system needs to be in place. The first thing you […]

Tips & Tricks March 2014

Quote of the Month “Easy does it wins the race.” unknown Shred or no Shred I see a lot of paper in my line of work. Many, many people have an innate fear of getting rid of the ‘wrong’ paper. As we enter Spring, I thought it might be a good time to review the […]

Organizing your virtual life

People have dual lives these days, one in real time and one online. Even if you do not use Facebook or other social media sites, chances are you have online banking or online bill paying. Most people have email accounts, even if it is only used occasionally to see photos from family and friends. In […]

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What to do with shoes: organizing your footwear

It used to be that women and their shoes were the butt of a lot of male jokes. These days, many men have so many pairs of athletic footwear that they have no right to talk about the ladies. No matter who you are, shoes can be stumbled over, piled up in closets or all […]

Tips & Tricks: February 2014

Quote of the Month “Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties today of its strength.” Corrie Ten Boom Why Worrying is a Waste of Time There’s nothing quite so discouraging as knowing you have a ton of things to do and not having the motivation to do them. We can blame time….and […]

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To Take or Not To Take – Planning for your Next Move

When you make the decision to move to a smaller place, downsizing is an important step to insure that your belongings will fit comfortably in your new home. Moving a parent or yourself can be difficult, especially when you have to give up some of the furniture that you love. As soon as possible, at […]

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Organizing for tax season

Tax season is upon us and it is never too late to start getting your tax paperwork organized. Even if you feel like it is too late for last year’s receipts, you can certainly put a system in place for this year. According to the IRS, “Well-organized records make it easier to prepare a tax […]