Day Four: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge

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It is day four of the 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge.  Are you keeping on track?  Is it surprising how much longer some areas take than others?

I am excited to share one of our participant’s accomplishments.  On the first day she sent me photos of her kids craft supply cupboard.  It was two shelves but what an impact cleaning out the area had.  Everything is so much more accessible.

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Happy Valentines Day – Need A Last Minute Valentine’s Gift?

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If you forgot it was Valentine’s Day today and your spouse, partner, or girlfriend/boyfriend, is expecting a gift, consider giving them the gift of organization as a last minute Valentine’s gift.  We are used to working with procrastinators…in fact we love them!  Our In-Home assessment is a great way to build an organizing plan and get some hands on help for busy families, small business owners, and couples who struggle to help each other keep everything in order.  Click here ...

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Organizing Tip of the Day: Artkive your Children’s Artwork

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Fellow Livable Solutions Professional Organizer Heather Collins discovered this amazing app we have started using with our clients.  It is called Artkive and it will completely change the way you save your children’s artwork, school projects and other keepsakes.  Instead of keeping the physical object you download the app (Artkive App), take a picture, assign it to the child, write a description and store it.  At the end of the year you can send off the pictures you want ...

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Organizer Mom: Organization Plan for 2016?

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January is National Get Organized Month.  Do you know what your organizing goals are for this year?  Most people don’t even know how to begin making a plan, but there is something about this month that gets everyone thinking organization.  Maybe it is all of the ads and magazine articles hailing the latest organizing gadgets and ways to recharge your home spaces and time management skills.  I will happily admit it is one of my favorite times of year because ...

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Getting Your Finances Organized

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The slower economy has forced everyone to make different choices. Most of you should have filed your taxes by now, and for some that can be a harsh reality check. I have witnessed my clients at all economic levels having a greater awareness of what they are spending and scaling back. Never has there been a more important time to implement a budget that can help you really understand what you are spending on a weekly, monthly or yearly basis.

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What is Your Block To Getting Organized?

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People often don’t make the link that their clutter can be blocking them from future opportunities.  Whether it is mental clutter or physical clutter overtaking your mind and space, you may be too tired, too fogged or too stressed to make your real priorities and dreams come true.  

My Feng Shui colleague Krista Polinsky of Soul Intent often says that too much clutter in your attic can block your future, while too much clutter in your basement can represent you ...

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5 Creative Ways to Use A Binder

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Binders are one of the most useful organization tools for paperwork gathering and sorting, however, some hesitate to use them because hole-punching can be a difficult step to get the paper to its final home.  The benefits of using a binder can be great if you are looking for an alternative storage method to organizing papers into a file or want to create a customized workbook for keeping up with projects, school paperwork or more.

Tips for Organizing Your Recipes

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Tips for Organizing Your Recipes

Organizing and collecting recipes can be a full time job for those who love to cook.  When you have a love for food and a desire to constantly try new dishes, the piles of cookbooks, cut out recipes, boxes, binders and folders can get so overwhelming that finding a recipe becomes a chore.

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How do I organize my recipes?

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How do I organize my recipes?

Summer means drinking long, tall strawberry daiquiris by the pool, hanging out with close friends into long hours of the day, and barbecuing with herbs and sauces. I find myself going over my recipes again and again, wondering what I should cook next. Will it be barbecue pork ribs, beans, fresh fruit salads, burgers, chicken cooked in packets with vegetables, steaks, or stuffed potatoes ...

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Tips for Cutting Summer Spending

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The slower economy has forced everyone to make different choices.  During the summer cutting costs may be even tougher because of extra expenses on vacations and entertainment for the children.  I have witnessed my clients at all economic levels having a greater awareness of what they are spending and scaling back.  Never has there been a more important time to implement a budget that can help you really understand what you are spending on a weekly, monthly or yearly basis.

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