Category Archives: Organizing

Prevent Holiday Clutter Build-up

Are those mouth watering cookies and candies already blowing your diet?   Is it overwhelming you just thinking about getting all the Christmas decorations unpacked and put up?     Are you starting to panic about all the gifts you … Continue reading

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Ten Time Wasters – Which Ones Are You Guilty Of?

We have a tendency to waste a lot of time, especially at this time of year.  Below are 10 time wasters that may be making it harder for you to get all those things on your list done (you do … Continue reading

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Get Control of Those School Papers Now!

With the start of school comes the start of the avalanche of papers entering our homes.  There are the notices of events going on, the permission slips, homework, worksheets, and all the art work the younger children do.  With so … Continue reading

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Back To School Sales, Oh My!

It’s hard to ignore all the ads on TV, internet, and radio about all those wonderful school supplies every child needs to succeed.  Of course we aren’t fooled by all the hype the advertizing agencies throw at us.  Yet, we … Continue reading

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Do Mistakes Drive You Crazy?

My last blog post had a glaring mistake that I didn’t catch until after it was first published.  For anyone who receives a new update by email you may have seen the mistake in the title.  Fortunately, the benefits of … Continue reading

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7 Surprising Reasons Why You’re Disorganized

It’s easy to come up with excuses why we aren’t organized. But that won’t change anything. The only way to go from disorganized to organized is to admit  we have a problem in certain areas of our lives.

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March 2013 Holidays and Special Events

This coming Sunday is Daylight Savings day.  The only way I can remember which way to change the clock is by the little saying I learned as a kid.  “Spring forward, Fall backwards”. So I’ll move the clock forward on … Continue reading

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January Monthly Goals–Not Met Yet!

Wow, it’s hard to believe the month of January is almost over.  Where did it go? Each year I start out with great intentions yet somehow time gets away from me. This year I decided to try something different to … Continue reading

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Organize by Containerizing Small Items

If your New Year’s resolution to organize your home has already been sidetrack, don’t give up.  You may need to shrink down your approach. Try starting with a small project. Sometimes containerizing a small mess will help you feel like … Continue reading

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Does Your “To Do List” Have Tasks or Opportunities On It?

Lately I’ve read several books (see below) about negative thoughts versus positive thoughts.  Many times we don’t even realize how negative we can be. Every day I write out a “to do” list on a white board.  I tend to … Continue reading

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