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Consolidate to Save Space

By | August 30th, 2019|Categories: Home Organization, Organizing Tips|Tags: , , , , |

When you consolidate contents of containers with the same product, you save space.  Many of my clients have multiples of one product with varying amounts in each container. These could be personal care items, cleaning products, office supplies, etc. We consolidate the varying amounts into one container and voila, more space! I often wonder how that happens. My thought is to use up all the stuff in one container before opening a new one. If it’s the same product, why open a new one? It could be that the container being used, gets pushed behind others so it’s not seen.  [...]

Holiday Planning

By | December 13th, 2012|Categories: Holiday Organization, Holidays, Organizing Tips, Planning|Tags: , , , |

Do you get anxious every year as we approach the holiday season? Perhaps when you begin to see Christmas ads in your mailbox, or holiday displays in stores that you frequent. Retailers seem to start earlier and earlier every year, sometimes before Halloween. It can be overwhelming, and a reminder that you better start your holiday planning so you will be ready for this festive time of year. It can be a stressful time. There are gifts to make or purchase, some that may need to be sent to loved ones in another state or country. Possibly greeting cards to mail, [...]

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Preparing For Your Thanksgiving Feast

By | November 15th, 2011|Categories: Holiday Organization, Organizing Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s the beginning of November, and you’ve made the decision to host Thanksgiving dinner this year at your home for family and friends.  Now you need to begin preparing for this festive occasion.   The more time you allow for planning, the less stress you will have to enjoy the day. There is much to do to get everything ready on time - cleaning the house, putting up the decorations, planning the meal, & shopping for ingredients to name a few.  But where do you begin? Lists, lists, lists!  The magical word that will make things happen.  Lists are an important [...]

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