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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Shopping season without clutter

It’s shopping season! As the shopping season kicks into high gear, how do you keep yourself in check? Super sales can be irresistible… but every time you resist, you will feel so proud of yourself!   Make a list Make a list of all of the gifts you need. Check them off as you identify […]

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How do I start organizing?

We all have dreams and aspirations of being organized. But you might ask yourself, “How do I start organizing?” Every journey begins with a first step, so here is some help to get you going. No guilt trips Stop feeling guilty, embarrassed or anxious about the clutter. Forget about yesterday and start making a change […]

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Stopping Over-Shopping

Stopping Over-Shopping Get some strategies and advice about stopping over-shopping and other tips in this issue of Tips and Tricks. Quote of the Month “You may think something is too great to let go, but sometimes greater things can only happen after you let go.” -Curiano.com How does this relate to something you’re holding on […]

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Is it time to declutter?

This is a bit of a trick question, because nearly all of us can purge a few things at any time. And most of us could declutter a lot more. But, how can you tell whether or not it’s time to declutter? For health reasons, is it expired? Lots of things have expiration dates other […]

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Decluttering the Empty Nest

Decluttering the Empty Nest Quote of the Month ” If only I had more laundry to do” said no empty nester parent ever. -Unknown I thought this picture might be more fun than a bin of dirty laundry….but I digress. Since my nest just became empty, I thought it would be timely to talk about […]

new school year is almost here

The new school year is right around the corner

It’s only 4-6 weeks before kids are back in session for the new school year. While we’re still in the throes of summer, it’s not too early to start planning for the kids going back to school or heading off to college. How can this process go more smoothly? Clothes The smaller the child, the […]