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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 […]

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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 […]

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Clutter in the closet!

Quote of the Month “The less I needed, the better I felt.” -Charles Bukowski It is very common for people to feel relieved after they’ve gotten rid of a lot of stuff. It’s easier for some than others, but it is uncanny how much happier people look and feel after letting go of excess items. […]

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Keep your home organized

When I think about organizing my home, I like to take a step back and look at it from an outsider’s point of view. Think about a real estate agent coming over to tell you how you need to reduce the clutter in order to show your home. You be the real estate agent and […]

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Thin out your files

Even though a lot of our paper has been eliminated by the computer, there are still a lot of pieces of paper we have to deal with. Every now and then we need to take time to go through them to avoid towers of paper. Invitations Invitations, flyers, save the date cards from events that […]

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Less = More?

Quote of the Month The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” Socrates Is Less Really More? Accumulating stuff is something that happens without any effort. Saying “Yes” to the friend or relative who offers you a “cute top” or a “great container” […]