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Repurposing things from around your home can actually reduce clutter

Repurposing things around the house to become useful again

Instead of buying new things, reusing or repurposing items around your home can make something new. It can be fun to find new ways to use what you already have. And, you won’t be adding to your clutter. People have gone way outside the box and created things like turning old TVs into terrariums or […]

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Organizing the kitchen while social distancing

Since we started quarantining and social distancing in March, Americans have been spending more money on food, cooking more homemade meals and spending a lot more time in the kitchen. So, organizing the kitchen is more important now. The pantry Go through your pantry and organize the food. Start by looking for expired items and […]

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Making the most of your attic storage space

Attics are a tricky storage zone because they are not the best place to keep a lot of items. But if you know what works well in the attic, you can make the most of the space you have available. Not recommended: Electronics The temperatures can get very high in your attic storage area and […]

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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 […]

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How do I start organizing?

We all have dreams and aspirations of being organized. But you might ask yourself, “How do I start organizing?” Every journey begins with a first step, so here is some help to get you going. No guilt trips Stop feeling guilty, embarrassed or anxious about the clutter. Forget about yesterday and start making a change […]

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Is it time to declutter?

This is a bit of a trick question, because nearly all of us can purge a few things at any time. And most of us could declutter a lot more. But, how can you tell whether or not it’s time to declutter? For health reasons, is it expired? Lots of things have expiration dates other […]

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Finding your kitchen counters

Finding Your Kitchen Counters Quote of the Month “If you start now, you’ll begin seeing results one day earlier than if you start tomorrow.” -Seen on Gigi Causey’s Facebook Page (Gigi  is an amazing realtor, by the way). It’s hard to argue with that logic, right? So what one thing can you do TODAY instead […]

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How to Beat the Heat

How to Beat the Heat Quote of the Month “Well Begun is Half Done.” -Mary Poppins (but originally from Aristotle) This was the catch phrase that Mary Poppins used to get the Banks children to tidy up their rooms. This little gem of a saying can be used for ANYtime you are dreading a task […]

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A checklist for spring organizing

Spring is finally here and I’ve created a checklist of things to do to get rid of the clutter around the house. Some things might have to wait – like putting away the winter boots and coats – until the weather gets a little warmer. The less clutter you have, the less time you spend […]

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Tackling the linen closet

Do you feel like you are in danger of an avalanche every time you open the closet door? Linen closet space is always at a premium, so don’t waste it with things you no longer need. Let’s get started Start by taking everything out of the closet. It’s a necessary evil of the process. Clean […]