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Tips & Tricks: December 2013

Quote of the Month “The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” Bill Copeland The Secret’s Out Are you one of those folks who do a major clean up when you know there are people coming over? Does that ‘major […]

Organizing for a Healthy Lifestyle

With the new year right around the corner, people are making the choice to get healthier in 2014. To increase your odds of making this happen, you may want to use some “organizing muscle” to help you achieve this goal. By working out, either at home or at a gym, and eating healthier, you will […]

Do you know the difference between collections and clutter?

Collections can quickly become clutter if they are not maintained properly. Here is a quick guide to help you figure out what you have – collections or clutter. Collectors look for specific objects like baseball cards, vintage Barbie dolls, snow globes or comic books. Collecting can become a costly hobby, but the end result can […]

Tips & Tricks: November 2013

Calgon take me away? Do you ever feel like you want to leave your home because you cannot stand the mess, the crowding, the complete overwhelm of so many things? You are not alone! Read below for some ideas on how to make things better so you won’t have to leave home….and maybe you can […]

Organize Your Estate

There is no time like the present to get your affairs in order for your estate. It takes a little bit of time to get the documentation together, but when your family members are one day (many, many years from now) grappling with having to say goodbye to you, you will make the experience a […]

Organize your office and watch productivity rise

Take a good look at your office. Are there stacks of papers? Piles of correspondence? Filing that you failed to do? Not to worry, many of us have the same problem. However, with increased organization, there will be increased productivity. The theme for today will be sorting. Sort, sort, sort, everything in the office and […]

October 2013: Tips and Tricks

Quote of the Month “I can get sentimentally attached to a dustball if it hangs around long enough.” -New York Times article, “The Trouble with Stuff,” written by Constance Rosenblum, October 13, 2013. How To Do Your Laundry (as seen on Facebook this week) 1. Wash and dry laundry 2. Place in basket 3. Avoid […]

Organizing for a move

It seems like an unbelievable fact, but according to the U.S. Census, about 14% of the population moves each year. If you happen to be in that 14%, how can you get organized for your move? As with most organizing, you will need to start a list. In fact, a binder is another must have. […]

Organizing myths revealed

My situation is hopeless. Or, No way this will work for me. These are a couple of the most common myths about getting organized. Guess what? They are myths! You CAN get organized, no matter what your situation is. It works whether you are a neat freak or a slob, however, most of us fall […]

Should you rent a storage unit?

The short answer is, probably not. Using a storage unit is fairly common for people living somewhere temporarily and needing to store furniture and belongings. If, for example, you are having a home built and live with a friend for a year or stay someplace that is furnished on a temporary basis, having a storage […]