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Change of seasons, change your closet

As we get closer to summer, it is time to switch your closets around to make space for warm weather clothing. Here are some tips to make your closet switch better for this season and the next one. In organizing, there is something called the 80-20 rule. People wear only 20% of their clothing 80% […]

Tips & Tricks: May 2014

Quote of the Month “…man’s sentimental attachment to objects is one of life’s greatest consolations.” Orhan Pamuk, The Innocence of Objects A great big “WELCOME!” to all of our new subscribers this month. Thanks for joining us – it’s really great to have you with us. Sentimental Attachments – ouch! The popular suggestion of letting […]

11 Tips to a Successful Yard Sale

Having a yard sale sounds like a great idea for downsizing and organizing. However, a lot of work will need to go into the job. This is not a five minute job, it takes a lot of time to get everything together, tagged and ready for a sale. Then, you need to let people know […]

Going on a trip? Six tips to help you pack.

When you find out that you need to go away for work or pleasure, do you immediately go into panic mode? Is packing a nightmare for you? Here are some tips to help make traveling much easier by being prepared and organized. Tip #1: Make a list. As with many organizing chores, it is a […]

Tips & Tricks: April 2014

Quote of the Month “Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” Dr. Seuss Today or not Today? – That is the Question. Most of us have the best of intentions when it comes to getting things done. Before falling asleep or upon wakening, we might be batting around ideas in our heads […]

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Organizing your accessories

There never seems to be a good spot for the belts and scarves. These oddly shaped, impossible to fold objects cause some people a lot of grief. To decrease clutter, you can try a new way to store all of your accessories. If you want to keep your belts in a drawer, invest in dividers […]

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Managing bulk products

With all of the stores like Sam’s Club and Costco selling giant-sized products at reduced prices, it is no wonder people have all kinds of stuff crammed into their pantries. In order to make the most of these discounted products and reduce your stress, a system needs to be in place. The first thing you […]

Organizing your virtual life

People have dual lives these days, one in real time and one online. Even if you do not use Facebook or other social media sites, chances are you have online banking or online bill paying. Most people have email accounts, even if it is only used occasionally to see photos from family and friends. In […]

Reducing Junk Mail – How to Get Off the Lists

When trying to reduce or eliminate clutter, the topic of junk mail is inevitable. With more people using computers to make purchases, much of the catalogs, ads and other junk mail can be eliminated, if you know how to do it. There are many good reasons to reduce what we know as junk mail. While […]

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 […]