Getting Your Paperwork in Order

Do you have a to-do list with some projects that never seem to get done? Me too! I want to re-paint the bathroom but first I have to choose a color. So that will probably never happen. I want to re-read Pride and Prejudice but I have so many new books on my to-read pile. So that will probably never happen. And I want >>>

3 Steps to Solve that Paper Pile

Piles of paperwork can reach dangerously tall heights. They threaten to topple over or they begin to slide. Because you need to use the table or counter where they are located you need to keep moving them from flat surface to flat surface. It is tempting to leave the pile to deal with when you have more time. But we >>>

How to Organize Those Clippings and Paper Scraps

I have a secret to share, the secret of how I organize all those clippings and paper scraps – the ones I tear out of magazines – so I can reference them later. I’d often think “I don’t want to misplace it!” or “I’ve gotta remember that!” I figure no sense keeping them if I can’t find them later. But >>>

5 Biggest Closet Organizing Mistakes

Are you making any of these closet organizing mistakes? If so, good news, there is a quick fix for each one! Ready, here are the top 5: 1. No Memory Box If you don’t have a place to store sentimental clothing then it gets mixed up in your everyday outfits. Keep a box nearby as the one place to tuck >>>

3 Reasons to Love a Rolling Cart

My name is Jamie and I have a quirky closet! First, it has bypass doors, which means I can only access one side at a time. Second, it is deeper than it is wide which means stuff gets lost in the dark, cavernous way back. Third, it only has one hanging bar and a flimsy shelf installed way too high >>>

The One Thing Your Closet Needs

The One Thing Your Closet Needs           Sometimes an organizing idea is so simple you wonder why you didn’t do it sooner. THIS is one of those ideas. Add a “to donate” bag to the bottom of your closet! Easy – right? Any size bag will do, the key is to have the bag open and >>>

Instant Bedroom Organizing

Welcome to the club if you have a treadmill that has turned into makeshift closet! If you have a spare chair that has become a clutter catch-all then keep reading! And if you have a pile of stuff in the corner of your bedroom then we are more similar than you might have previously imagined! Have you ever read an article >>>

How to Keep Flat Surfaces Clutter Free

If you have been following along using my Once-a-Week Organizing Calendar, then you know this is our final week focusing on de-cluttering flat surfaces. Print or re-print your free calendar here Once you clear the table or counter how long does it take for clutter to re-appear? In my house, it might take as long as an hour but most days it only takes a few >>>

Bookcases and More

If you have been following along using my Once-a-Week Organizing Calendar, then you know this week we are still focused on clearing flat surfaces. Before we jump into the toss tip about flat surfaces that have turned into clutter catch-all’s I want to let you know I NEVER want to waste your time. If you tried to print (or re-print) your >>>

How to Clear Off Flat Surfaces

If you have been following along using my Once-a-Week Organizing Calendar, then you know this week we are focused on clearing flat surfaces. On my side table I have a random Christmas ornament that was overlooked during the de-decorating. My sister gave me this one, it is from the family farm near her house. We love their ice cream and >>>