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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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Organized Gift Wrapping

Gift wrapping woes ’Tis the season to start wrapping gifts, and the stress of that chore can wreck your good mood. Unless you have things gift wrapped at the store, it’s something you’ll have to do. Here are some tips to organize your gift wrapping. Getting Started Doing all of your wrapping at once rather […]

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Making room: organizing in cramped quarters

There’s no room! No matter what size home you have, there never seems to be enough room. People who own expansive estates still have trouble keeping clutter at bay. It’s all about your perspective. Baltimore households these days often include a grandparent or other extended family member. With the added people, homes feel like they […]

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Getting Unstuck – Tips & Tricks

Getting Unstuck – Tips & Tricks: July 2016 “Things are always working out for me.”          – Esther Hicks WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS MONTH’S QUOTE? I think it’s a powerful message packed into a short sentence. Imagine if you woke up tomorrow morning and the first thought that entered your brain […]

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Accessories need organizing too

An excess of accessories In order to extend your wardrobe and make it work for all sorts of occasions, you’ll need to have fashion accessories. They can take up a lot of space in your closet, dressing table, bathroom or elsewhere around your home. Here are some tips on organizing accessories. As with most organizing, […]

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Seasonal clothing switch-off

Seasonal clothing change Every time it seems like the weather is going to change, it changes back again, but the warm weather is certainly on its way to Baltimore. That means it is time to change your seasonal clothing for the warmer weather. Make time for the change Give yourself a few hours to make […]

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Tip & Tricks: March 2016

“Some people dream of having a big swimming pool. With me, it’s closets.” Audrey Hepburn My Turn to Get Organized! Recently, I completed a 5 week course in Closet Design and part of the course was to design a real closet. So guess whose closet I picked? MINE! So – the first step was to […]

Organizing plastic containers

Plastic container organizing

We all have that cabinet where there are a bunch of disorganized plastic containers. Whether they are expensive Tupperware or Rubbermaid or old carry out food containers, they tend to accumulate and take over cabinet space that is already tight. Food containers should stay in the kitchen and bigger containers or bins can go in […]

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Organizing your family’s artwork

Kids produce a lot of paper during their school careers. As spring rolls in, you know that the end of school is just around the corner. What will you do with all of your kids’ stellar artwork and school projects? Birthday gifts, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day add even more homemade gifts and cards to […]

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Hand-me-down organizing made simple – with free download

Kids grow so quickly that it is difficult to keep up with their changing sizes. All moms inevitably end up with hand-me-downs. Kids are messy and many moms struggle to keep their belongings organized. Whether you are giving or receiving hand-me-downs, you want to try to make sense of them. Begin by washing all of […]