Monthly Archives: January 2009

Use Your De-Cluttering Skills Everyday

There is no sense in de-cluttering your home only to have the clutter invade again and multiply. The goal here is to eliminate clutter and KEEP IT AWAY. Junk mail is going to continue to show up in your mailbox. … Continue reading

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When De-Cluttering, Start Small…

If you’re new to de-cluttering, you don’t want to tackle something as large as the garage for your first project. Start small. Perhaps a “junk drawer” in the kitchen or your nightstand drawer. Try decluttering your magazine bin. Do you … Continue reading

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Kick The Clutter Habit

Rita Emmett’s Basic Clutter Fact: If you plan to get organized tomorrow, you’ve got to de-clutter today. Getting organized when you’re surrounded by clutter is so difficult, it’s almost impossible. But getting organized once your clutter is gone is almost … Continue reading

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Q&A: Rubber Stamp Storage

Question: I am a rubber stamper and wonder if you have any storage ideas to store the stamps, both mounted and unmounted. Answer: I am more of a scrapbooker so I don’t have the knowledge of all the fun goodies that … Continue reading

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Q&A: Convenient Kitchen Recycling Center

Question: Any suggestions for a way to keep recycling containers in a convenient place (so my family will actually use them) without having huge containers in my kitchen? It’s like having piles of garbage around until recycling day when everything … Continue reading

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Organizing Holiday Photos – Digital & Film

It’s that time of year! Rolls and rolls of film are being processed and digital prints are plentiful! During holidays, people pull out their cameras and take advantage of visiting family members, merry making with friends and all-round happiness. The … Continue reading

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Clean & Store Your Holiday China and Silver

After all the entertaining during the past month, it’s time for your holiday silver and china to make their way back into storage until next season. But how do you prepare them for their slumber and make sure they are … Continue reading

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Pack Up Your Holidays with Christmas Storage Pieces

Before you can begin the process of organizing and de-cluttering your home, you need to pack up the decorations, gift wrap and other holiday items so you can step back and take a look at your home and your routine … Continue reading

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Choose and actually USE a calendar

With people regularly participating in so many activities or events and taking on more and more hectic schedule demands, a calendar is one thing that can keep everything organized and at your fingertips. You only need one calendar to be … Continue reading

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Q&A: Traveling with Long, Fluffy Costumes

Question:  I am looking for a way to pack long, very fluffy costumes – long dresses with a lot of slips and crinoline. We don’t want to have to do too much for the costumes to be ready and wearable. … Continue reading

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