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Staying Organized vs. Getting Organized

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It is the start of the new year and a time when many people vow to Get Organized, Pare Down, or Go Minimal. Whatever promise you’ve made to yourself or to your loved ones, I’d like to suggest a more encompassing solution. Rather than thinking about “getting organized”, put some thought into Staying Organized. Carl […]

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Best Tips For Storing Your Stuff

Best Tips For Storing Your Stuff

You’ve finally pared down, gotten rid of the junk and unwanted items, and now you want to find the perfect solution for storing your stuff. This is the fun part! How you store and contain your stuff can be the difference between a good organization system and piles collecting in the blink of an eye. […]

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Organization Tips To Curtail Clutter

Organization Tips To Curtail Clutter

It’s a New Year and like most of us, you’re hoping to be better at something; eat better, exercise more, learn a new instrument, be more patient, etc. For those of you who’ve added “organization” to your New Year’s resolution list, you’ll appreciate the following tips and advice to curtail clutter and keep chaos to […]

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Know What’s Working For You NOW

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After a recent return from vacation I was attempting to unpack when I realized putting my clothes away was a challenge given how cluttered my drawers had become. As you can imagine, as a professional organizer I’m pretty organized, but sometimes even someone like me needs a reboot. When I first installed my Elfa Closet […]

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Get More Done Using Small Pockets of Time

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It’s pretty easy to reach the end of the day and wonder where the time went. You know you were busy, but you’re not really sure what you accomplished. In today’s world that can happen often. The result is more stress and overwhelm as well as your important projects never moving forward because you can’t […]

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Kid Clutter, An Organized Solution

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They enter the world as bundles of joy, small and innocent, yet suddenly your spacious home becomes overrun with STUFF! Kids are amazing and can bring so much enjoyment to your life, but they also seem to require a lot of things, toys, clothes, books, etc. It’s fascinating how such small people can create such […]

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No More Excuses – Less Stuff, More Space

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Do you have a room of your house that no one uses or guests never see? Is there a pile in your living room or corner of your bedroom that’s been there so long you’re not even sure what’s in it? I have a general rule — “When you bring something new into your home, […]

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Garage Organization Action Plan

Garage Organization Plan

Is your highly valued automobile parked in your driveway while stuff you don’t even know you have is taking up space in your cluttered garage? At some point garages were added to the typical house plan in order to protect an expensive asset, the family car. Yet according to a recent UCLA study, “Only 25 […]

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