Digital Organization

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Digital OrganizationMy friends are beginning to use their scanners to archive their paperwork and photographs.  What are your thoughts on this system?

Mark, Durham, CT

Scanning can be an excellent tool for archiving important paperwork digitally and eliminating old paperwork.  I have observed an increase in peoples’ desire to scan their papers in recent years and find ...

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Preparing Your Closet For Spring

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Preparing your closet for the warm weather is a huge chore, but it is also an opportunity to re-energize your closet space and create a more efficient storage system.

Our staff at The Organized Lifestyle have many ideas to help you with your closet dilemmas. In addition, our custom closet designer Carl Iaccarino of Carl’s Closet’s can help take your closet to the next level.

This month we have put some of our most popular closet items on sale to help ...

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Workshops at the Organized Lifestyle Store in April 2009

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BOOK SIGNING WITH LISA LELAS
Join Professional Organizer and Life Coach Lisa Lelas at a discussion and book signing for her new children’s organizing book. ORGANIZING A TO Z: A Children’s Organizing Alphabet & Guide to Getting Organized…with exclusive dictionary of organizing words and phrases! Kids welcome.

4/18/09, 11am-12pm @
The Organized Lifestyle
Cost: Free

MONEY SAVING MEAL PLANNING
In this interactive workshop by Wendy Battles, owner of Healthy Endeavors, you will learn why meal planning is essential to our health ...

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SPRING CLEANING: GARAGE

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With spring on the way, time to think about cleaning out the garage.
Are you using your garage as a storage room?
Are you able to drive your car into the garage?
Here are some tips to guide you in getting things in order.

1. Start by purging what you no longer need, use or want.
2. Discard anything that is broken
3. Sell or give away what you can
4. Place everything you are keeping in the driveway, grouping items ...

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Streamlining the Morning Routine to Save Time

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Do you find that you are running out the door frantic in the mornings trying not to be late or forget anything important? Here are some ways that you can combat the morning stress.

1. Empty your bags/briefcase as soon as you walk in the door at night and prepare them for the next day. Having a landing station for mail and other items that must enter and leave the house will help.

2. Put everything you will need ...

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5 Things You Can do Right Now To Limit Distractions at Work

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1. Shut off your e-mail for short periods so you can avoid the temptation to leave your current project and rush to read the pop-up.

2. Have a screening process for your phone calls. If you don’t have caller id sign-up for it. If you have caller id, answer the phone calls you deem timely. If it is someone who you know you will talk to too long, make an appointment to talk to them or ...

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The Organized Lifestyle Celebrates At Its New Location

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GRAND RE-OPENING CELEBRATION
Sat. March 28, 2009

Special refreshments provided by
La Rosticceria

Guilford Chamber Ribbon Cutting 12pm

Free Closet Organization Advice from Carl of Carl’s Closets

Raffle for Prizes

Free Workshop on Clearing Clutter By Feng Shui Practitioner Krista Polinsky of Soul Intent, 1 PM

SECRET SALE! All Day

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FREE Workshop on Organizing for a Kitchen Remodel

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What’s the Key To Successfully Remodeling A Kitchen? Organization!

When:Sat Mar 14 11am – Sat Mar 14 12pm
Organized Lifestyle Store: 725 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT 06437

Description: Kim Spanier, of Everything Under the Roof will present this workshop on preparing and organizing for a kitchen remodel. Get information on how to organIze design ideas that are most helpful to the design/construction company. Also organizatonal components to consider within the design, (ex. spice racks next to the stove, multi-level ...

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Quick Tips from a Professional Organizer– Preparing Meals Ahead of Time

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I always suggest making a meals ahead of time for the week on Sundays to get a head start on a busy week. If you take the time to store soups, stews, sauces etc., after a tiring day at work you can have great healthy meals at your fingertips.

If you don’t like having the same meals a ...

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The Fifteen Minute Pick-Up

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Taking care of a household is a never-ending job.  There are always chores that pile up, messes that get worse with time and millions of other things in life that keep household chores low on your list of priorities.  Avoiding regular upkeep on these household tasks will surely allow them to spiral out of control.  However, gaining control over household tasks and staying on top of them can be simpler than it seems! Taking ...

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