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Setting up a family organizer

Wouldn’t it be great if everything you needed was in one location? Having.a family organizer where you can see each person’s schedule and other important facts at a glance will lower your stress. You’ll be able to find what you need instantly. Why set up an organizer? Your babysitter or in-laws may find this binder […]

reasons why we have clutter

11 reasons you have clutter

Try as we might, we all have some clutter in our lives. Understanding the reasons why we accumulate so many things can help us turn it around and begin to reduce clutter. You’re not sure what clutter actually is. Clutter, as defined by Merriam-Webster is, “Scattered or disordered things that impede movement or reduce effectiveness. […]

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Keep your home organized

When I think about organizing my home, I like to take a step back and look at it from an outsider’s point of view. Think about a real estate agent coming over to tell you how you need to reduce the clutter in order to show your home. You be the real estate agent and […]

organizing tips to start the new year

Organizing for the new year

Many people make new year’s resolution that are often forgotten one week later. Why not instead, focus on reinforcing good behavior? It’s a better way to motivate yourself. Begin Small Don’t take a huge job and try to do it all at one time. Instead, break the big job into smaller jobs. Consider clearing a […]

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Organizing your goals

As the year is coming to an end, thoughts turn to 2019 and what you can accomplish in the new year. Setting goals can be a challenge, but there are some ways to make it easier. The first step is deciding what goals you want to achieve in the coming year before you figure out […]

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Space savers

It doesn’t matter how much space is in your home, it never seems like enough. Never fear, there are some ways to reduce clutter and create more space. Of course, the best way to make more space is to reduce the amount of belongings you have. If you feel like you have things you just […]

thin your files organizing tips for the home

Thin out your files

Even though a lot of our paper has been eliminated by the computer, there are still a lot of pieces of paper we have to deal with. Every now and then we need to take time to go through them to avoid towers of paper. Invitations Invitations, flyers, save the date cards from events that […]

small organizing tasks can make life easier

Small organizing tasks

Working toward getting an organized home does not have to be one or two intense days of organizing. If you have limitations on how much time you can spend on organizing, try some tasks that take 10-15 minutes of your time and continuously organize a little at a time. Plastic containers and lids How many […]

mindset of clutter

Clutter and your mindset

Our homes are filled with belongings, even homes that are well organized. The way to happiness in a well-functioning home is to make sure you don’t have a bunch of stuff that serves no purpose. Obligation Do you keep things out of a sense of obligation? Cut that out today. There is no reason to […]

common organizing mistakes can lead to clutter

Common organizing mistakes

Some people believe if their home is clean, it’s organized. That is not necessarily true. Clutter can be hidden in closets or under beds. People may have trouble finding things because they don’t have storage containers clearly labeled. How do you make sure you don’t take these organizing missteps? Kitchen counters You don’t have to […]