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Shopping season has begun, this woman is shopping online at home

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Catch-All Rooms

Quote of the Month “We keep a potato masher in a drawer because sometimes it’s fun to not be able to open that drawer.” -Simon Holland This quote made me laugh out loud. I’m guessing we all relate to certain items that prevent our drawers from opening and closing easily….yet we still keep that annoying […]

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Pretend You’re Moving

Quote of the Month “The man [person] who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” -Confucius It all starts with small steps (or stones) and that’s where motivation can be ignited. Take 5 minutes right now and move a few items into a giveaway or trash bag and see how you feel. Odds […]