General Organizing

From closets to the garage and everything in between.

Fall Cleaning: Clearing Out the Clutter

Fall Cleaning: Clearing Out the Clutter

October 15th, 2013 posted by Megan Brown

With the lazy days of summer behind us its now time for that back to business fall attitude. The kids are back to school, vacations are behind us and our […]

9 Moving Tips To Help Ease The Stress

9 Moving Tips To Help Ease The Stress

July 1st, 2013 posted by Chris Mayhew

Moving is undoubtedly one of the most stressful experiences that families face. Globally, the average person moves once every seven years, and once every five years for Americans. We move […]

Whether you have a small patio or an expansive backyard, finding the right balance of space between kids’ toys and adult ambiance can be challenging. When my husband and I […]

The Real Benefits To An Organized Home Office

February 12th, 2013 posted by Liz Folger

“Now, where did I put that phone number? I remember writing it on the back of an envelope, or was it a pad of paper?” Have you ever had that […]

Organizing Your Closets

February 12th, 2013 posted by Debbie Williams

You have four choices: hang it, put it in a drawer, store it on the floor, or shelve it. Getting Started: Gather several boxes labeled: To Keep, To Trash, To […]

Homemade Organizer Shelf & Cubbies

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Designed by Amanda Formaro Tired of the clutter laying around? Too many junk drawers? You don’t have to spend $50.00 on an organizer shelf with pretty baskets, you can make […]

Organizing Your Garage

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kelly Huckaby

For those of you who can actually fit your car into the garage, you can stop reading here. But, if you have a two-car garage and have trouble fitting a […]

3 Tips for Maintaining Order in Your Home or Office

February 12th, 2013 posted by Debbie Williams

by Debbie Williams So you’ve gotten yourself organized, cleared the clutter and pilfered the piles of paper once hiding your desktop from view. Now what? How on earth do you […]

Quick Clutter Control: 10 Tips for a Tidier Home

February 12th, 2013 posted by Colleen Moulding

10 Tips for a Tidier Home 1. Whenever you have a few minutes to spare put away five or ten items that are not in their correct place. These could […]

Alternative Organizing Solutions

February 12th, 2013 posted by Debbie Williams

You’ve read all the books, magazines, and tips on organizing the clutter in your home. But something’s missing in the equation and things are just not going as smoothly as […]

Taking Control Of Your Clutter

February 12th, 2013 posted by Sunshine Organizing Newsletter

We are all familiar with the old saying “There’s a Place for everything and everything in it’s place”. Everything you own must have a home. When you think about it […]

Organizing Your Bedrooms & Closets

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jenny Gautreaux

Are you tired of stepping over clothes and shoes to get to your bed? Do you want to be able to find that special shirt hidden somewhere in your closet? […]

Shoestring Organizing Solutions

February 12th, 2013 posted by Debbie Williams

As a professional organizer, it’s my job to help busy women find the balance between organizing career and family. However, most of us don’t want to invest much time or […]

Finding The Time To Scrapbook

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brandie Valenzuela

by Brandie Valenzuela You’ve organized the pictures, you’ve bought some acid-free paper and even some other goodies, now what? Well, as you know, the next step is to get your […]

“D” Clutter the Closet

February 12th, 2013 posted by Paula Eichermuller

The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) has declared Jan 5 – Feb 5 National Clean Our Your Closet Month. Now is the time to reduce and regain some control […]

10 Simple Organizing Ideas

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jenny Gautreaux

Jenny Gautreaux, Professional Organizer, offers these common sense tips to help keep you more organized. 1. Set Your Goals: Plan what you want to get accomplished. Have a Master List […]

10 Steps to a Happy Clothes Closet

February 12th, 2013 posted by Maria Gracia

The clothes closet is one of the least respected areas in the house. It’s often stuffed from floor to ceiling with clothing, briefcases, purses and shoes. Valuable clothing rod space […]

Decorating Organizational Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Carol Moore

Nothing is more frustrating, that to be out shopping, when you spot a picture, bedspread, or accessory that you love but are not sure if it will match in your […]

10 Steps to a Presentable Home

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jenny Gautreaux

Let’s face it. Your home may not be in the greatest shape to sell. Because you want to get top dollar, preparing your home for sale is key. After you […]

Crafty Storage Solutions

February 12th, 2013 posted by Debbie Williams

Creating storage for craft and hobby items can be quite challenging – what to do with all those parts and pieces? Here are some of my favorite tips for conquering […]

10 Way to Utilize Your Space Effectively

February 12th, 2013 posted by Maria Gracia

  If you feel like you’re running out of space to house all your stuff, these ideas can help. Here are 10 simple ideas from organizing expert Maria Gracia to […]

Organize Your Sewing or Craft Room

February 12th, 2013 posted by Vincent Platania

by Vincent Platania Whether your hobby is quilting, garment or home sewing, fabric-oriented crafts, or embroidery on fabric, you will need to divide your workspace into areas for specialized tasks, […]

Behold the Power of Baskets

February 12th, 2013 posted by Sabrina Glidden

Plastic, colorful and trendy tubs fill shopping store aisles for organizers to store everything from Christmas trees to clothing. We are busier than ever and we need a place to […]

First Aid Kits: Stocking the Essentials

February 12th, 2013 posted by Barbara Szyszkiewicz

by Barbara Szyszkiewicz With summer fast approaching, it’s time to update your first-aid kits. As a mom of three active children, I keep first-aid supplies in my home, car and […]

Don’t Get Bit by the Clutterbug!

February 12th, 2013 posted by Maria Gracia

It starts off as small as a sticky note. Soon, it’s a pile of stuff. Then, just when you least expect it, you discover that the clutterbug is running amuck, […]

How To Make Your Own Emergency Kit For Your Home

February 12th, 2013 posted by Josefin O'Brien

by Josefin O’Brien Don’t wait until a disaster strikes which could leave you thinking, “I guess I should have been a little more prepared,” especially when it’s so easy to […]

Find Joy in Your Photos Again: Simple Steps to Regain Control

February 12th, 2013 posted by Christine Sutton

Simple Steps to Regain Control Photographs are intended to bring us joy. Instead most people feel anything but joy when it comes to their snapshots. They feel challenged, frustrated, and […]

Sports First Aid Kit: Are You Prepared?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Louise Roach

by Louise Roach Do you have an active family? Are your kids involved in soccer or little league? What sports are high on your priority list — running, golf, tennis? […]

Getting Organized for Halloween: 10 Spooktacular Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Maria Gracia

Ghosts, witches, goblins and black cats… yes, it’s Halloween once again. Here are 10 tips to ensure this holiday is a fun one for your and your family. 1. MAKE […]

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Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]