Let’s talk about LAUNDRY logistics! Remember, if your clothes have gone through the washer and dryer they are CLEAN but they are not “done” until they’ve been put away! Here are some tips to get your laundry truly done! EASY CARE – Buy clothes that can be machine washed and dried. It is much easier and takes less time…

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I am finding that with extra pandemic purchases everyone’s pantry is filled to the brim. Don’t let forgotten food expire; use these FIVE Pantry Principles to make sure that you can see and use all of your dry goods! The first two principles apply for ANY organizing solution; always consider the SHAPE of the item, and…

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Yesterday was “National Clean Your Desk Day.” But how to deal with all that paper? One easy way is to purchase this $7 solution, Smead Brights File Jackets. Set them up so that one file is for ALL of your 2020 tax information and the other four are for each quarter of 2021. The white folder…

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We made it through 2020! And with ALL that extra time at home, I know many of you are motivated to get organized at last! Perhaps following a FREE organizing challenge will give you the focus you need? From a long-term commitment to a few short weeks, here are a few suggestions of challenges to try:…

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Here we are on the cusp of a brand New Year! I know I am not the only one who will be thrilled to say goodbye to the divisiveness, devastation, disease, and disappointments that 2020 seemed to serve up to us all. Yet I am grateful for the good that 2020 did bring. This is my story.…

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The following suggestions are great to implement in just a few days for Christmas, but these supplies and ideas work for ANY gift-giving celebration such as a shower, birthday, or a graduation! Collect these things before the big event and enjoy! PEN & PAPER (not pictured): For gifts needing acknowledgment, make sure you jot down exactly each…

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With Thanksgiving and 2020’s many bread-making and baking phases behind us, how is your kitchen holding up? Perhaps NOW is a great time to rethink how you zone the key areas of your kitchen? The four key quadrants are PREP, COOK, SERVE, and STORE. Grouping these items logically will help you create better flow and function, not…

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I only recommend products I would use myself. This post contains some affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something, I may earn a commission. Thanks! 2020 will bring us a holiday season unlike any other. Perhaps THIS year is a perfect time to “eliminate the excess” by adopting the Four Gift Guideline? These…

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CLUTTER-FREE GIFT GUIDE (for Covid Times)I only recommend products I would use myself. This post contains some affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something, I may earn a commission. Thanks! It’s time to think about holiday shopping. But don’t spend your money on things your loved ones won’t use—I see this all the time…

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Meaningful Memorabilia and How to Manage It  Among the clutter in clients’ closets, drawers, and cupboards, I often find sentimental items that my clients feel compelled to save. But please remember not ALL keepsakes are worth keeping! I encourage you to manage your memorabilia using the acronym HAPPY: H = HAPPY – “Does it bring HAPPY memories?”Don’t…

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