Half Hour Organizing Project-Batteries

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Since much of the country is under a snow siege again, it got me thinking about creating emergency kits in case the power goes out or worse. I've talked a lot about that on this blog, but one of the components of the emergency kit is batteries. But batteries are needed all year, not just for emergencies. In this Half Hour Organizing Project we are talking about organizing batteries.  I usually find that folks have batteries thrown in drawers, often junk drawers, and have no idea how to organize them. Last year I ... [Continue Reading]

Half Hour Organizing Project-Receipts


Some of you have already done your taxes, while the rest of us are still finding all the receipts we need to actually do the taxes! Either way, we need a system to gather all those receipts instead of a pile. In this Half Hour Organizing Project you are going to create the simplest way to organize receipts ever! There are many ways to organize receipts, but this is the most easy, most simple, and has the best follow through than any other system I have used.  If it's not easy to use, it's likely you won't keep doing ... [Continue Reading]

Half Hour Organizing Project-Organize One Shelf

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One of the reasons we don't get started on organizing projects is because it takes so much time to finish what we start.  This Half Hour Organizing Project tackles the concept of One Shelf. The video below shows you how to tackle one small space in 30 minutes at a time! You might not have the time to organize your closet, but you can organize one shelf in the closet. Or one small section of clothes. Or one drawer or one of something.  Sure, it's not much in the grand scheme of things,  but organizing one small ... [Continue Reading]

Half Hour Organizing Project-Lightbulbs

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Since it's a new year, I thought it would be great to re-visit the Half Hour Organizing Project series and add a few to it. This series is all about doing small projects under 30 minutes that make a big difference. Organizing doesn't have to take all day and just by doing a few of these in 2015, you will be making great progress in your home. If you have questions or ideas, be sure to email me or leave a comment below! In this Half Hour Organizing Project I'll show you how to organize lightbulbs using some baskets ... [Continue Reading]

Half Hour Organizing Project #38-Cold and Flu Box

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Happy Fall! Another cold and flu season is about to start and I want you to be ready when it hits your family!  Get ready to organize a cold and flu box for your home.  In this Half Hour Organizing Project, I'll show you how to quickly create a cold and flu box using almost any container. If you don't have the space for a container, try using a shoe pocket organizer like one of our readers did! Happy Organizing! ... [Continue Reading]