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Tips for Taming Teen Clutter
Thursday, February 28, 2013 7:43 PM
Teen clutter seems to proliferate faster than a hot You-Tube video goes viral. Stop the runaway mess before it engulfs your home (or your teen's room) with a few simple steps. Make your teen a partner in clutter control. Teens crave privacy and self-determination so consider letting them have more leeway in deciding how clean to keep their own rooms. For... Read More...
Crafty Organization Ideas from DIY Queens
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 7:31 PM
Crafting is incredibly creative and fun. Creating clever ways to store your craft supplies can be just as rewarding. We've rounded up some ingenious DIY storage ideas from a bevy of clever crafters. Repurpose Old Furniture: A fresh coat of paint and shelves full of colorful craft supplies can brighten any room. See how this former china hutch now does duty... Read More...
Org This: Tackling Your Pantry
Monday, February 25, 2013 7:24 PM
If dialing for delivery is far preferable to facing your disorganized pantry come dinnertime, it's time to organize for a culinary reboot. With just a few simple steps, you will be back to dishing up home cooked meals. Clean Slate: Pull all your boxes, cans and spices off the shelves. Dust and scrub until your space is clean and appealing. Toss all items... Read More...
Org This: Tackling the Coat Closet
Friday, February 22, 2013 7:23 PM
We're mid-way through winter so odds are good your coat closet is a mess of bulky items and mismatched gloves. What's that you say? You can't find your hat? We feel your pain (and your possible frostbite.) Read on for tips for whipping your closet back into shape for the rest of the wintery season. Out with the Unused: Closets turn into catchalls... Read More...
Time to Part Company
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 3:32 AM
2013 is in full swing. Time to shed some extra pounds...of paper that is. Most documents, just like milk, eventually expire so use our handy guides for deciding what to toss, what to keep. Your 2013 is about to get streamlined. Before you dive into your... Read More...
Why Aren’t You Doing These 5 Simple Things?
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 3:15 AM
Look, we understand your to-do list is long. Same here. But some things just never seem to get done, right? Time for some gentle prodding: make 2013 the year you add these five simple steps to your usual to-dos. Most only take a few minutes of time to complete. Happy more productive 2013. Daily: Wake up earlier. This may not go over well with the night owls in... Read More...
Projects for the Über-Organizer
Monday, January 14, 2013 11:19 PM
Alphabetized spice rack? Check. Clothing sorted and stored by color? Check. Drawers and medicine cabinets purged of odds and ends? Check and double-check! Face it: You are an über-organizer. In search of uncharted terrain to organize? Check out this round-up of projects that only an org junkie could love. Photo Journal: Document 2013 from start to finish... Read More...
Pinspiration for an Organized New Year!
Wednesday, January 09, 2013 10:49 PM
Tweet Getting more organized tops many a resolution list. Move from resolution to success story with some organizing inspiration from Pinterest. Second Act: Many common household items can do double-duty as storage. Clever organizers use everything from a cheese grater to vintage cups and saucers for jewelry storage. How about a DIY drying rack for your laundry... Read More...
A New Organized You!
Thursday, January 03, 2013 10:11 PM
Spice up your New Year with funky and fabulous organizing treats. Slim Purse Organizers: Tame purse clutter with one of these small, compact cases. The organizer makes switching bags simple: just slip the case into your new bag, confident that all your must-haves are on-hand. Travel Bags: Fashionistas will love these stylish bags for corralling small items while... Read More...
5 Must-Haves for an Organized Holiday
Friday, December 07, 2012 9:10 PM
The most wonderful time of the year is once again upon us. Celebrate a stress-free season with five holiday organization must-haves. Holiday Hub: Why leave "making a list and checking it twice" to Santa? This year, dedicate a binder or pretty... Read More...
Organizing Gifts for Everyone on Your List
Thursday, December 06, 2012 9:02 PM
'Tis the season to come up with creative gifts for your near and dear ones. Stuck for ideas? Give the gift of organization: one size fits all. Love Me a Label Maker: Long-hand is so old school. Add a state-of-the-art label maker to someone's organizing... Read More...
Hollah! Four Holiday Organizing Must-Haves
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 7:21 PM
The most wonderful time of the year is once again upon us. Get organized for the post-Thanksgiving-to-New Year hollidaze marathon with these four fun holiday organizing helpers. Countdown Calendars Keep track of Santa's arrival with one of these 25 creative advent calendars . Choose from DIY calendars or even one with whiskey! These calendars aren't limited... Read More...
Preparing your Business for Hurricane Sandy
Monday, October 29, 2012 2:53 AM
As Hurricane Sandy creates havoc across a wide swath of the U.S., we are reminded of the harsh toll weather disasters can exact on people and businesses. Most of us know how to prepare our homes when crazy weather hits: we stock up on water, non-perishables, flashlights and batteries. But how many small business owners know how to prepare their business and employees... Read More...
Organizing for Wellness
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 10:21 PM
When it comes to your health, some things are beyond your control: genes, governmental health policies, cravings for chocolate. Okay, the siren song of chocolate is actually something you do need to manage, but other much easier steps can guard your health... Read More...
Life Lessons: Teaching Kids Organization 101
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 10:20 PM
This school year, teach your children one of life's most valuable lessons: how to be organized. While algebra and Latin declensions may be best left to the pros, no one is better equipped to teach Organization 101 than a parent. After all, the basics... Read More...
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