Category : Organizing

A Little Organization Takes the Stress Out of Summer Parties


I love having parties!! They are a lot of work, but so much fun! I have found that a little organization takes the stress out of throwing a party. We’re having a cookout over Memorial¬† Day weekend. I think it’s a lot more fun if my party has a theme. So we’re having a Burger […]

4 Decluttering Questions to Ask Yourself


Spring brings on an urge to freshen up your house. Whether you are decluttering or doing spring cleaning, it’s a great time to clear out the excess. To make the process a little easier, here are four questions to ask yourself as you go: 1. Is it functional? If it’s broken or has missing pieces, […]

Hints on Organizing Your Spring Cleaning


In some parts of the country Spring is showing up. Here in Montana, warmer weather comes a little later. We still have piles of snow in our front yard from shoveling! Nevertheless, it’s a great time to do a little spring cleaning! After all, studies show that spring cleaning has mental health benefits! And we […]

Huffington Post: 14 Habits Of Ultra-Organized People


In the following article by Sarah Klein, she lists the habits of those who are uber-organized. It’s a fun read – how do you match up? “They’re the people who just love to check things off a list. Their idea of heaven is The Container Store. And they sure know their way around a spreadsheet. […]

DIY Purse Storage


Here’s a great idea from Real Simple to organize purses: hang shower curtain hooks on your closet rod. If you don’t have enough room in your closet,¬† install a tension rod or another type of rod in an used area. More DIY closet storage ideas: DIY Closet Door Stoage DIY Scarf Storage DIY Closet Storage […]

My January Project, Part 2 – Guest Bathroom Storage


I’m tackling closets and cupboards this month. Since we’ve been in our new house for almost a year now, I now know what we’re using, how often we’re using it, whether it’s in the right place, and whether we even want it!

My January Project, Part 1 – Master Closet


January is National Organizing Month, and for good reason. Everyone feels a need to put life back in order after the chaos (and fun!!) of Christmas. That’s why organizing products are on sale everywhere you go. How convenient! I’ve decided to tackle my closets this month. We’ve lived in our new house since April, and […]

January – A Great Time to Stock Up on Organizing Products, if …


I love it when all the organizing products start hitting the shelves! Christmas was barely over before the shelves were stocked with inspiring organizing products! Since January is National Organizing Month, and people are motivated to declutter and organize, it’s a great combination! IF … you know what your organizing needs are. It’s so tempting […]

80% Off Sale on My Printed Organizing Books!! Only $1 each!


Let’s get organized! January is the month to get organized – National Organizing Month! I’m having a blowout sale – 80% off my printed organizing books. They are usually $4.99, but during the month of January, they are just $1!!! These include: Three Steps to Decluttering Three Steps to Organizing Your Office Three Steps to […]

Organizing Lessons We Can Learn from Neanderthals


I discovered an article detailing the discoveries of archaeologists in relation to Neanderthals’ organizational skills. Believe it or not, they lived in an organized fashion. Here’s an excerpt:: “Scientists have found that Neanderthals organized their living spaces in ways that would be familiar to modern humans, a discovery that once again shows similarities between these […]