Kids Clutter: Organizing at Every Age

Our children are probably the biggest clutter creators we have in our homes -- even more so than the dreaded paper flow. It starts out innocently, when we find out we are expecting; then the purchasing frenzy swings into high gear and does not let up until, well, let's just... Read More

Organizing Tips to Help You Conquer the Laundry Monster

Laundry. You sort, you wash, you fold, you blink ? and the pile of dirty clothes has grown all over again. Laundry is a fact of life, but approaching the task in an organized way can make it more manageable. Preparation is Half the Battle If you have a... Read More

Memorabilia -- Use It or Lose It!

What do you do with those special items that have been passed down to you? Put them in the hall closet and hope the door will shut? Probably not a good choice for several reasons. First, you are unnecessarily creating clutter; second, if the item is very old and unstable,... Read More

Four Easy Steps to An Organized Closet

The National Association of Professional Organizers has dedicated January to clean out those closets, but don't wait for January -- now is the time. Exciting this task is not, but by devoting a couple of afternoons this month you can reduce unnecessary search time and you may even find some... Read More

The Organized Move: Unpacking with a Plan

(This is the third in a series of three articles on "The Organized Move") The moving truck is pulling in the driveway of your new home and soon you will be surrounded by all your stuff. You have dreamed about the additional space...you have agonized over paint and furniture choices...and... Read More

3-Step Clean Sweep Program to Organize

3-Step Clean Sweep Program 1 - Purge2 - Simplify3 - Organize Getting Started Springtime is when many folks give their homes and offices a good cleaning. For every thing there is a season, and this is the season to get rid of the winter cobwebs. The... Read More

Getting Organized For The New Year - Part 1

The following procedures will insure an organized and well run office. 1. Have a daily To Do sheet. This is made up at the end of the day. You might have items left over from the previous day, put those items first and work from there. If you make deposits... Read More

Getting Organized For The New Year - Part 2

In part 1, we discussed a system you could use to organize your office. In this article we will discuss what material is needed to implement that system. You will need the following items for your office system. Calendar/Daily Planner; Accordion File (1-31); Manila Files with the Months of... Read More

The Five Ways To Ease The Process Of Eliminating Clutter

I recently had a conversation with a friend about clutter. She shared that at times there was so much clutter around her home that she simply concluded her home was in a stage that she referred to as CHAOS or Can't Have Anyone Over Soon. We talked further and what... Read More

Organizing Your Day

One of the hardest things for most individuals working from home is to stay focused. One of the best ways to stay focused is organization. In addition, being organized will help your time management skills. The two are very much intertwined. Planning out your day is very important. What... Read More

In The News:


Personal Tech|The Best Photo Organizing App? I'm Still Looking
New York Times
I need an organizing principle, stat. Luckily, there are many apps that let you organize, categorize and view your photos on a mobile device with varying degrees of difficulty. I had high hopes for one of the newest entrants, a mobile gallery ...

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A Beginner's Guide to Carousel, a New Photo Sharing and Organizing App by ...
Yahoo News
Choosing a service to save and share your precious smartphone photos is an important decision. Carousel, a new photo-sharing service made by the cloud-storage company Dropbox, offers a sleek, fuss-free medium to store, organize, display, and share all ...

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7 Organizing Tips That'll Finally Get Your House In Order This Spring (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
The first day of spring doesn't just mark the day we can finally throw open our windows and get some fresh air, it also marks the time that we can finally stow away the winter wear and get started on that spring cleaning that was supposed to be tackled ...

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Organizing yourself when overwhelmed
Gamasutra (blog)
I don't have a solution for your boss' bad management practices, but I have this advice: organizing your work is like buying stuff at the farmer's market, you don't negotiate how much you can do, because your decision to do less than he wants is based ...


Xerox Releases 2 Document Scanning and Organizing Solutions
Insurance News Net (press release)
Xerox unveiled two document scanning and organizing solutions to help avoid paper clutter. According to a release, the Xerox Digital Desktop Organizer and the Digital Personal Organizer are complete document scanning and organizing solutions. "A filing ...


Students organizing 'BioBlitz' at county landfill
Jacksoncountychronicle
Organizing the event allows Booman to share her passion for the outdoors with other people, she said. “I probably sound like a major tree-hugger,” Booman said, laughing. Volunteers will survey the site's wetlands, forests and plains, creating an ...


EFF is Expanding into Student and Community Organizing, and We Need Your ...
EFF
Recent events have shown us more than ever that the technologies we use and create every day have astonishing implications on our basic, most cherished rights. Tens of thousands more people have joined us in the past year alone—together, we're ...

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Inmate Is Accused of Organizing a Kidnapping
New York Times
RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina inmate described as a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge after, authorities say, he used a mobile phone to help orchestrate the abduction of a prosecutor's father. An arrest ...

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Dust off your organizing skills with these tips
The Journal News / Lohud.com
Spring cleaning is nearly upon us — and experts nationwide say it doesn't have to cost a fortune to organize your home. In fact, it doesn't have to cost more than a few bucks and a little work. And if your home is organized and tidy, you've already ...


KyForward.com

Lee Carter enjoys both the fun, challenge of organizing Rolex Kentucky Three ...
KyForward.com
Part of Carter's job is making sure the quality and class of the event continues to meet the expectations of equestrians, organizers, volunteers and patrons. Carter said 2,000 volunteers will turn out for the event. “We have such a rich history at this ...

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Heres A Great Way To Organize Your Work From Home Office Virtually

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Organizing Lessons from a Bookstore

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Spruce Your Environment, Spruce Your Spirit

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1-2-3 Sort

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Organization Tips - How to Organise Your Computer Files

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Do You Have A To-Do list?

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Organize (and Decorate) Your Home on a Budget with Baskets

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Are You A Collector?

Collections are the outward manifestation of a deeply-felt principle or... Read More

The Organized Move: Unpacking with a Plan

(This is the third in a series of three articles... Read More

Secrets to Eliminating Emotional Clutter

Are you plagued by clutter in your personal or professional... Read More

The Love It Or Lose It Principle: One Simple Key to Living Clutter-Free Forever

It wasn't long ago that you spent an entire weekend... Read More

Technology...The Culprit and the Tool

Technology has given us the tools to reduce routine tasking,... Read More

How To Organize Your Paperwork

Many people have a huge challenge coping with the incoming... Read More

Tossing and Turning

"The real question is, why do you want it? What... Read More

The Balance of Balance

Life is about maintaining a balance of all aspects. At... Read More

Life Lessons - Get What You Want; A Lesson from a Green Sea Turtle!

Sometimes major life lessons come from the most unlikely of... Read More

Clutters Side Effects: How the State of Your Home Affects Your Life

Each area of your home has a symbolic meaning with... Read More

Spring Cleaning: Mission Garage Organization

Spring is here and the garage door is open. This... Read More

10 Common Roadblocks to Getting Organized

1. All or nothing thinking/taking on too much." I'm going... Read More

Clutter Campaign - Select Your Tools

Have nothing in your houses that you do not know... Read More

The Most Frequently Asked Questions about Organizing Your Kids Rooms

1. In terms of organization, what is the first thing... Read More

Six ADD Tips for Organizing Everyday Things

Life with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) can be a constant... Read More

Too Many Unfinished Projects? 7 Time Management Strategies to Move Stalled Projects to Finish Line

Q. I have several projects going at once -- but... Read More

How Much Is Your Time Worth?

Does Your Present Internet Filing System Work?Do You Really Know... Read More