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Four Stations to Streamline Your Back to School Routine

You can reduce back to school chaos by creating four easy to maintain stations.  Applying a few simple systems can save hours of frustration and make your days run smoother.  Your home will be organized when every item has a place to live. There is no better time than the beginning of the school year to set up these systems. Try it and you can avoid the chaos often experienced as we transition from summer to fall.

One.  Family Communication Station

The center of any good communication station is the calendar.  For a family calendar it to be effective it must include the activities of every family member.  This can be done by using one big calendar with large squares or you […]

August 10th, 2016|Back to School|

Tips and Tricks to Eliminate Electronic Clutter

Love your computer in February by eliminating electronic clutter.

February 12th, 2015|Email Clutter, Email Organization, Office Organizing|

A Better Method for Spring Cleaning

I don’t know about you, but spring is my favorite time of year and the last thing I want to do is spend my weekend or multiple weekends focusing on cleaning and organizing my entire home each spring.  Instead of pulling out that long list of spring cleaning duties, consider breaking up the list into bite size pieces to be completed throughout the year. Maintenance is a much easier solution and a tremendous time saver.  

Pick Your Battles

Look at your list and determine the cleaning and organizing tasks that make the most sense for this time of year.  For example, closets are a great place to start because this is the time of year we change from winter to spring/summer attire.  […]

May 8th, 2014|Articles|

Self Management a.k.a Time Management

Let’s face it we all have the same 24 hour day, so it’s not really time we need to manage, it’s ourselves we need to manage.

January 8th, 2014|Time management|

Clutter Free Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Here are some ideas for "stuff free" gift giving...

December 9th, 2013|Clutter Free Gifts|

Save Time and Frustration by Setting Up a Holiday Wrapping Station

Tired of wrapping gifts late into the night? How about setting up a temporary gift and mailing station this season to help avoid or eliminate those late night sessions?

Recycling Events and Programs – Fall 2013

Recycling…wouldn't it be lovely if all the cities, counties, boroughs and towns were all on the same recycling page?

October 3rd, 2013|Home Organizing|

Four Stations to Streamline your Back to School Routine

Reduce back to school chaos by creating four easy to maintain organizing stations.

August 20th, 2013|Back to School, Home Organizing, Organizing Kids|

4 Stations to Streamline Your Back to School Routine

Reduce back to school chaos by creating easy to maintain stations.  Applying a few simple systems can save hours of frustration.  Every item must have a place to live for the home to be organized and setting up a few simple systems can make your days run much smoother.  It’s important to set up systems from the beginning of the school year to avoid the chaos the changing of seasons.

Family Communication Station

The center of any good communication station is the calendar.  For a family calendar it to be effective it must include the activities of every family member.  This can be done by using one big calendar with large squares or you can provide a separate calendar for each member […]

August 20th, 2013|Helpful Tips|

Clutter Takes a Grilling

The summer months are not amenable to tackling large jobs like basements; however, they can be used to work on smaller, organizing tasks that can be accomplished quickly and will enhance the order in our lives.

June 24th, 2013|Home Organizing, Organizing Articles, Organizing Tips|