There are many ways to stay organized, and decluttering your home is an important part of that. Using organization strategies that work for you and your household are always the best, but you could be slowing your own progress without realizing it. Rather than a to-do list, which is a great tool in staying on […]
Halloween is a much busier holiday than it used to be, and especially if you have kids, there is a lot to plan for. From trick-or-treating to class parties, to costume selection and decorations; with a bit of preparation you can be ready for it all. Read on for tips on Halloween organizing.
When it […]
Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History’s Great Personalities by Claudia Kalb
“The mind is a chaos of delight.” – Charles Darwin
In a culmination of twelve biographies of well-known historical figures who were hoarders, Claudia Kalb focuses not on what made each person famous. She instead takes a deeper look at how each individual […]
Trying to keep laundry organized can be a challenge, especially if you have a house full of kids. Laundry is one of those chores that will sneak up on you if you don’t keep it organized. We all expect a full basket of dirty clothes, but in reality it quickly turns into a mountain of […]
Autumn is normally a time when we’re celebrating – the kids are back in school, the holidays are coming, the weather is better, and pumpkin-flavored everything is in the stores. We’re usually not thinking about hurricane relief efforts.
This year, it’s more difficult to celebrate, since so many people here and around the world are suffering […]
Everyone talks about spring cleaning, but why are we limiting a good cleaning to once a year? Fall cleaning is a great idea so that your home is ready for holiday guests. Regular maintenance is much easier to handle, and these fall organization tips aren’t as daunting as they sound. With cooler weather quickly approaching, […]
I talk a great deal about staying organized and do my best to help you find the strategies that work in your life. To-do lists are a fantastic tool and a good step towards productivity. If, however, you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur with what feels like a never-ending to-do list, my friend Katie […]
It’s back to school season already!
Did your summer go as quickly as ours seemed to go? Depending on where in the country you live, the kids are either just getting ready to go back to school or just started back recently. Hopefully, you’ve already sorted through clothing and supplies, updated wardrobes and have school snacks […]
Decluttering and Food Safety
Organizing the fridge is about more than making it easier to get to the eggs, although that is a great perk when cooking or baking. It’s about removing that forgotten takeout container buried behind the milk and juice. It’s about creating some logic in how you store (and rotate) your refrigeration-required food […]
When was the last time you organized your computer?
Did you know that your computer needs cleaned, too? No, not the crumbs off the keyboard, but your actual data. A clean desktop and organized files promote productivity and reduces stress. When you don’t have to scroll through dozens of files, you can easily find what you […]