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 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:

Less clutter, fewer pounds? Or, how organizing your kitchen can lead to weigh loss
The Times-Picayune -
If even the thought of organizing all of that clutter causes you, well, anxiety, LeBlanc suggests dividing it into smaller, more manageable tasks. "Pick one area to start with, like the fridge – or even just one shelf of the fridge. Clear everything ...


Organize + Energize: 10 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Stay Focused
How many times have you made a plan to get organized? How many times did you begin the same project and 3 hours later you found you have made no progress and are in a bigger mess than when you started? Most organizing projects fail in the beginning ...

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NAMI meeting is on art and organizing for suicide prevention
Hibbing Daily Tribune
The Grand Rapids Area chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host its monthly Education Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., at the Grand Rapids Area Library. Local photographer and community organizer John Bauer will ...

Over-Organizing Repair Cells Set the Stage for Fibrosis
Newswise (press release)
Hinz and colleagues then devised a series of experiments to test how this highly organized ECM configuration affects TGF- β1 activation. They found that higher levels of organization and tension in the ECM always resulted in high amounts of activated ...

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Georges Perec Tells You How To Organize Your Bookshelf
Huffington Post
The best means of organizing your books, Perec argues, may be not organizing them at all: "I move them from one room to another, one shelf to another, one pile to another, and may spend three hours looking for a book without finding it but sometimes ...

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New FFA Club organizing at Valley Springs
Harrison Daily
VALLEY SPRINGS — Valley Springs School is in the process of organizing a new Valley Springs FFA Booster Club. The first meeting of the Booster Club will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 in the Valley Springs agri building. Two Valley Springs alumni ...

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A place for Everything: organizing your home computer
Riverhead LOCAL
I regularly consume a solid diet of technology. Each new product brings boundless excitement… along with severe bouts of growing pains. Windows 8? If you're cringing, you know what I mean. Gone are the days I buy into a salesman's spiel or an editor's ...

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Teamsters intensify organizing efforts at FedEx Freight, Con-way
The Teamsters union is intensifying efforts to organize truck drivers and other workers at FedEx Freight and Con-way Freight, the two largest U.S. less-than-truckload trucking companies. In the past month, the Teamsters have won representation ...
Teamsters Make History With First Ever Organizing Victory At FedEx FreightNEWS.GNOM.ES

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Photo Organizing 101
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Get inspired with innovative new ways to share and enjoy your memories while you learn helpful tips and organizing methods that will make your pictures part of your life and preserve your family history for many generations to come. FREE! (But please ...

Organizing Professionals To Teach Decluttering Techniques At IKEA Sunrise
The South Florida chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers® (NAPO) is joining with IKEA Sunrise to help the South Florida community clear their clutter, learn tips to better organize their home and/or office, and overall ...

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Keep, Get Rid Of, Or Not Sure?

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Clear Your Clutter and Free Your Life

Whatever your clutter problem the answer is the same: make... Read More

After the Clutter: 5 Steps to a New Daily Routine

I've noticed that in the two years since the major... Read More

Taking Care of You: De-Clutter

De-Cluttering our lives can be an extremely liberating exercise. There... Read More

Improve Your Workplace to Make Your Life Better

What does "quality of life" mean to you? If you... Read More

The Natural Law of Attrition

I'm cheap and proud of it.I use and re-use things... Read More

Can Someone Step Into Your Job Or Role And Function Effectively?

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Can You Make a ?Torpedo? Out of Personal Junk? How to Optimize What You Have

"Junkyard Wars," a TV series showed two teams of experts... Read More

Change the Way You Think and Change Your Life

Dennis is working as a factory worker during the day... Read More

Dont Get Lost In The Shuffle

I have a good friend whom (also being in the... Read More

Six ADD Tips for Organizing Everyday Things

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

Is Your To Do List The Problem?

You start each week with great intentions. You are determined... Read More

The Most Frequently Asked Questions about Organizing Your Kids Rooms

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

Give Up Control to Get Control

For some reason, Americans think they have something to prove... Read More

How to Prevent Piles of Paper!

If you have piles of paper all over your desk,... 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

Spring Clean Your Life

Spring is here and its time to sweep away the... Read More

10 Tips for a More Organized Morning

1. Teach your children to use an alarm clock or... Read More

Just How Organized Are You? Take This Quiz For Individuals

The Productive Environment Scorecard?Read the statements below and rate your... Read More

10 Easy Tips for Digging Out Your Desk Today

Has your polished mahogany (or modular plastic) desk been buried... Read More

Get Organised Before Its Too Late

Last year I attended a presentation from Parenting Expert and... Read More

8 Signs Your Home is Out of Control -- and What to Do About It

It happens without warning. One day you notice your home... Read More

Spring Cleaning

Spring is such a refreshing time- we are filled with... Read More

Time for a Clean Out

Time has flown. It's been six months since you came... Read More

How Can I Deal With It All?

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Have a to-do list a mile... Read More