Category Archive for "organizing"

13 Essentials for Your Laundry Area

Some of us have laundry rooms. Some of us have laundry areas. And some of us have neither. If you are without one at this time, this post will still be helpful for your future laundry area.   Here are

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What’s Up in the Packrat World?

packrat noun a ratlike rodent that accumulates a mound of sticks and debris in the nest hole, native to North and Central America. NORTH AMERICAN derogatory – a person who saves unnecessary objects or hoards things. The way I look at it,

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how to be a winner at game organization

How To Be A Winner at Game Organization

  What’s your favorite game to play at home? Do you like to play with the kids? By yourself? With other adults? Can you find your games and game accessories? Do each of your card decks still have 52 cards? Are

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Overwhelm | Causes and Cures | Too Much Stuff

Christmas was here no too long ago. Or a birthday. Or a holiday. They all seem to blend together after a while, and the result? Too much stuff, and it’s stuff we often never let go of. I hate to

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Overwhelm: Causes and Cures | Too Much To Do

  Do you ever experience overwhelm? Overwhelm caused by having too much to do? I know there are days I do. It might be everything ended up happening on one day. Maybe there was procrastination involved. Or, maybe the day

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Are YOU a Creature of Habit?

[hab-it] noun 1. an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary: We all have habits. Ones we can be proud of, and some, maybe not so proud of. One habit I am not so proud of, as far as clutter goes anyway, is leaving my shoes

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The Great Junk Drawer Debate

 junk1 jəNGk/ noun 1. informal old or discarded articles that are considered useless or of little value draw·er ˈdrôr/ noun 1. a boxlike storage compartment without made to slide horizontally in and out of a desk, chest, or other piece

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How You Can Build a Better Garden Next Time Around

  I don’t know about you, but in my neck of the woods, the garden is just about done. It’s tired and cold. Last year I planted a garden and it didn’t do well at all. This year I planted

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5 Routines to Help Simplify Your Day

As a child, I was involved in lots of activities. Hence, routines were a necessity in my life. Routines were actually calming for me. As the craziness of life whirled around me, routines were the one thing I could depend

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Laundry Got Your Goat?

Love Your Laundry… Do you love it, dislike it, or just plain hate it? Do you have tons of laundry or a manageable amount of it? Over the years I have created some systems to make laundry more palatable. I would

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