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small organizing tasks can make life easier

Small organizing tasks

Working toward getting an organized home does not have to be one or two intense days of organizing. If you have limitations on how much time you can spend on organizing, try some tasks that take 10-15 minutes of your time and continuously organize a little at a time. Plastic containers and lids How many […]

mindset of clutter

Clutter and your mindset

Our homes are filled with belongings, even homes that are well organized. The way to happiness in a well-functioning home is to make sure you don’t have a bunch of stuff that serves no purpose. Obligation Do you keep things out of a sense of obligation? Cut that out today. There is no reason to […]

How to Declutter when You’re Indecisive

Quote of the Month “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” -Theodore Roosevelt Often times people will recall the time they gave away something they later regretted parting with… or […]

ready for the new school year

Organizing for the new school year

School time is here. Getting the kids squared away is a challenge even for the most organized person. Here are some tips to help. Drop Zone Create a backpack drop zone so you know exactly where everyone’s backpack is after school. No more searching for the backpack when you are running late in the morning. […]

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School clothes

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end, but the kids will be back in school soon, if not already. It’s time to evaluate their clothes to get ready for the new school year. August is the second-largest sales month for clothing retailers. They know you will be buying clothing for your […]

organize your footwear

Organize your footwear

When you come home from work and kick off your shoes, they tend to accumulate right there in the entryway. Having a good place to put your shoes away is a positive step in getting your home organized. Footwear Too much footwear can become a problem, but even a few pairs of shoes can create […]

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Wishful Thinking verses Clutter

Quote of the Month “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” -Albert Einstein, Physicist This quote resonates with all of us who struggle with clutter build up. Our intentions are honorable and sincere when we introduce new items into our homes…..but often times, these new items end […]

new pet in the household

A new pet doesn’t have to add clutter

You’ve decided to get a new dog or cat and you’re wondering if it will create chaos in your home. Pets can be wonderful additions to your family and won’t create clutter if you stay on top of it. Puppies do like to chew and kittens like to scratch. Keeping the new pet in line […]

journaling and writing to do lists help you get organized

Journaling and to do lists

Journaling is a big thing right now. It’s not like the old school diaries we kept as kids. Journaling is writing brief statements or paragraphs on how you are feeling and/or what you are doing. How does journaling help with organizing? Your mind gets as cluttered as your home. By writing down your thoughts and […]

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Learn How the Swedish Handle Clutter

Quote of the Month “I often ask myself, Will anyone I know be happier if I save this?” -Margareta Magnusson, The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter   What is Death Cleaning? Death Cleaning is a Swedish tradition where people declutter their homes, […]