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15 minute organizing challenge to straighten up your home

The 15 minute organizing challenge

Instead of trying to organize your entire home in one afternoon, break bigger tasks into smaller ones and start organizing little by little. The clutter didn’t happen in a day and reducing it doesn’t either. Take the challenge and try to do 15 minutes of organizing every day for a week. Here are some thing […]

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Organize back-to-school like a pro

Yes, it’s just the end of July, but school will be starting before you know it. If you begin the school year organized, you have a better chance of staying organized throughout the year. Ads on television about back-to-school specials have been airing for the past two weeks. Kids usually need new clothing, shoes, backpacks, […]

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Picking Favorites

JULY 2017 “It’s not about making the right choice. It’s about making a choice and making it right.” – J.R. Rim Let’s review some strategies to encourage decision making, which will ultimately reduce clutter in your home: SHOES When you see piles of shoes across a room, in baskets, boxes, falling off racks… how do you decide […]

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Facing the FEAR of Downsizing

Tips and Tricks: June 2017 “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt FEAR is a topic that I have spent quite a bit of time studying. There is […]

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What to do with greeting cards

APRIL 2017 “I squirrel away sealed greeting cards that people give me so I can open them later when I’m having a bad day.” – Emily Procter, Actress “Don’t send funny greeting cards on birthdays or at Christmas. Save them for funerals, when their cheery effect is needed. “ – P.J. O’Rourke Why do you […]

creating a daily routine

Setting a daily routine

While it’s fun to be spontaneous on special occasions, people do really well on a schedule. When you set up a daily routine you will find yourself more organized with less time wasted. Have each member of the family create a list of everything they need to do in the morning and estimate how much […]

power cord organizing

Untangling power cords

There is no escape from the technology these days. We all have a lot of electronics in our homes. Keeping the power cords from becoming a tangled mess can be a challenge. A television with a cable box and DVR or Blu-ray can have a mass of intertwined wires coming from the back of it. […]

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Your refrigerator and how to keep it organized

Your refrigerator is an important part of your kitchen and your life. Keeping it organized is something that will help your days go more smoothly because you will be able to find whatever you need. Refrigerator basics Different areas of the fridge are warmer or cooler. The temperature of the door fluctuates, so the most […]

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Organizing holiday decorations 

We’re right in the middle of the holiday season now, but soon it will be time to dismantle the festive decorations and put them away until next year. Organizing your holiday decorations does not have to be a painful experience. These tips work for any holiday or occasion decorations. If you absolutely love the way […]

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Closet shopping spree

Shopping in your own closet It’s time to take a shopping trip in your closets. As you add clothing to your closets, it’s time to edit your wardrobe to make more space. What’s an easy way to do that? Go shopping! Take everything out of the closet. It’s a pain, but the best way to […]