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cleaning and organizing for the good health of your family

Cleaning and organizing in trying times

In the past couple weeks we’ve had to make a lot of adjustments. While we should be washing our hands thoroughly all of the time, it has never been more important than it is now. Other things around the house are not so cut and dry. Do you know how often it is recommended to […]

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Do it yourself organizing

Do it yourself organizing March 2020 “You may not be able to control every situation and its outcome, but you can control your attitude and how you deal with it.” Author Unknown Timely reminder that we can change our thoughts, and in turn, we will change our perspective and outlook. Take the high road and […]

You don't have to have a reason to start organizing

Organizing with a purpose 

Sometimes you need motivation to get going and start organizing with a purpose. When you know you have company coming, a holiday dinner party or family visiting for a special occasion you have that motivation. You also have a deadline, which can be a big help in getting you moving. These happiness-producing events give you […]

Strive for comfort and not perfection

Strive for comfort, not perfection

Strive for comfort Being organized is not the same as being perfect. The goal is not perfection. You want to get your home to a place where clutter is no longer a problem. This will allow you to find what you need and feel more comfortable in your home. Little things can be time savers […]

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Tips and Tricks: Tackling Taxes

Get tips on holiday decorations, tackling taxes and what is a good seller on eBay. Quote of the Month “Better late than never.” – Unknown Are your holiday decorations still up? No worries – there are still other folks out there who have theirs up, too. Some say it makes them happy to see them. […]

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Creative Ways to Maximize Space in a Small House

Aim 4 Order was chosen to be featured in Redfin’s article, “Creative Ways to Maximize Space in a Small House.” They selected notable experts to provide their readers with unique organization and storage ideas for making a small space more livable. Here’s the finished article and I hope you enjoy it! When you have a […]

Organizing for tax time

Organizing for tax time

Yes, tax season is here again. Last year maybe you thought about organizing for tax time. If you did it, that’s great! If not, there is still time. Organizing for tax time As more things become digitized, the easier it becomes. But organizing your paper receipts doesn’t have to be difficult. You will need to […]

Letting Go

Letting Go

Set yourself free in 2020. Don’t take the baggage of the old decade into the new one. Get rid of limiting beliefs like “I could never do that,” or “I’m not smart enough for that.” Just start at the beginning and move toward being organized. Too much stuff Most of your belongings have sentimental value. […]

Why do we keep clutter

Why do we keep clutter? (And how to get rid of it)

Either you or someone you know hangs onto things they don’t use and will probably never use. Somehow they can’t seem to let these things go. Why do we keep clutter? How can we make a positive change? It feels good to always have what you need. For example, you might need something, like a […]

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Tips and Tricks: Mounds of family photos?

Mounds of family photos? December 22 Quote of the Month “A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.” -George Bernard Shaw There are so many beautiful quotes about photographs…. but the quote above will hopefully guide you in reducing the volume of photographs in your […]