Half Hour Organizing Project #19-Piles of Paper!

This is episode #19 of the Half Hour Organizing Project and it all about piles of paper.  We all have it, but some of us keep it in piles on the desk, the countertop, the floor, and the kitchen table.  Purging paper takes time and it can take a long time. Never fear, I'll show you what to do. This Half Hour Organizing Project is all about those piles of paper!  Ready, set, go! ... [Continue Reading]

Top 5 Organizing Tips

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Sometimes we just need some practical advice and solutions. In this segment of Organize Your Life I share my top 5 organizing tips. Of all the solutions I've created for families over the years, these 5 always seem to be the best ones for helping folks live better.  1. Sock Basket- Throw all socks coming out of the dryer into the basket. Assign the pairing of sock to one child as a paid chore. 2.   5 Minute Clean Up- Along the lines of the sock basket in that you will collect stuff in it. Each night you set the ... [Continue Reading]

Back-to-School Home Organizing Tips

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As much as we don't want to talk about it, we have to.  Yes, it is still summer, but school is just around the corner and the influx of papers and homework are about to happen! On the segment of Organize Your Life, I share some simple things you can do to curb the chaos. These back-to-school home organizing tips are easy things you can do in your home to set up a homework station and supply area! I would love to hear how you set up your home for kids that are going back-to-school! 1. Create a homework station- Use a ... [Continue Reading]

Organizing Small Closets

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If you have small closets, then listen up! This segment of Organize Your Life is all about organizing small closets and maximizing space. Never forget the first rules of organizing, however, which are to purge, purge, purge! You can only start to organize after you have gotten rid of everything that isn't loved or needed, especially when you have small closets. If you need some inspiration after viewing the segment, be sure to check out the before and after photos of a client that organized her closet using the ... [Continue Reading]

Organizing DIY Projects {video}

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If you have ever done a home improvement project you know all the little details that go into it. From paint chips to flooring samples to pictures you see in a magazine, if you don't have a way to keep your ideas organized they will end up in a pile to sort through. Organizing DIY projects is a must if you want to stay sane and save money! There are fancy systems out there to keep track of all of this, but in this segment of Organize Your Life I show you a VERY simple and inexpensive way to keep your DIY project ... [Continue Reading]