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Is Your House Ready for Back-to-School?

08/29/2017

Categories Parenting Home Organizing

As the summer comes to an end, the fall brings with it a season of packed lunches, rushed mornings and a house in disarray. It's that time of year again, when the kids head back to school. Keeping...

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Today's Bad Decisions = Tomorrow's Clutter Traps

02/28/2017

Categories Home Organizing

Little choices you make on a daily basis can add up to a lot of extra stuff in your home! From hanging on to the mountains of art and school papers your child brings home, to keeping books you...

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Simplify on the Fly by Organizing Lives

10/01/2016

Categories Home Organizing

If your cluttered life is getting in the way of big progress, then get small. Even with children back at school, work and social obligations, there is still time to chip away at your clutter. Limit...

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Organize your summer travel by Organizing Lives

08/05/2016

Categories Home Organizing

Summer's here and school's out: for many, that means it's time to take to the road! Family vacation travel can be enriching, enjoyable and exciting, but only if you're organized. The family that...

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Packing list printout for your kids

08/04/2016

Categories Home Organizing

Going away for the weekend? Let the kids pack themselves. We've made a handy packing list that you can print up for them.

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Spring Closet Overhaul: A Few Things You Should Get Rid Of by Organizing Lives

04/01/2016

Categories Organizing

Do you ever find yourself staring at your closet full of clothes and feeling like you've got absolutely nothing to wear? It might seem like the only logical course of action is to go shopping, but...

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Teach Your Kids to Organize

02/22/2016

Categories Organizing

We need to teach our children to organize. But, if we don't make it easy for them or actually teach them, we can't expect them to keep their rooms organized. Here are seven ways to help kids keep...

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Simple Steps to Get You Organized for the New Year

01/05/2016

Categories Organizing

With the New Year upon us, let's get back to basics. Getting organized is more than just a way to manage your stuff. Being organized impacts your entire life - your mood, your productivity, even...

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Declutter To Create Space for the New by Organizing Lives

01/01/2016

Categories Organizing

Do you get the itch to declutter during the week between Christmas and New Years? You're not alone. Maybe it's the fact that our homes are overstuffed with new things, or maybe it's just a nice way...

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Organizing Quick Tip: Declutter Your Wallet...Really!

11/02/2015

Categories Organizing

We love the motto 'be prepared.' But when it comes to the average Canadian's wallet, there's such a thing as over-prepared. From the looks of our bulging billfolds, we must be heading out each day...

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Rev Up Your Morning Routine by Organizing Lives

10/01/2015

Categories Parenting Organizing

We are now well-entrenched in back-to-school and back-to-work; the lazy days of summer are behind us, and routine is in the forefront. Or is it? How's your morning routine working for you? Are you...

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Things People with Uncluttered Clean Houses Do Every Day

03/28/2015

Categories Organizing

Do you find yourself feigning excuses for why your friend can't pop up to your place to use the bathroom before the movie? Ever turn red with embarrassment when unexpected guests enter your home?...

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Clutter's Clever Disguises by Organizing Lives

02/01/2015

Categories Organizing

Clutter is sneaky, in that it disguises itself in many forms. Here are some surprising places clutter may be sneakily hiding out in your home:

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How to Get Organized (when you have no time to get organized....)

04/01/2014

Categories Organizing

This week's tip is inspired by a client we recently worked with, a time crunched mom. Maybe you can relate to her story...full time career, single mom to three busy kids with weekly activities, a...

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Organize Your Kitchen

02/28/2014

Categories Organizing

The kitchen is the heart of the home. Organization in this key area will make or break your household routine. It's one of the most used rooms in the house: families eat, entertain, relax and do...

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Organizing Life Skills to Teach Your Kids

01/31/2014

Categories Organizing

Time does fly, doesn't it? If you don't believe time flies, just ask anyone with kids if they grow up too fast. One day they're toddling around the house in diapers and the next they're applying to...

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Make the Most of the Holiday Season by Getting Strategic

12/03/2013

Categories Organizing

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you don't want your busy holiday schedule getting the best of you and your family, we suggest you get strategic! Here are our best ways to get ahead...

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Start Early to Eliminate Holiday Stress

11/13/2013

Categories Organizing

They say that stress is proportional to the difference between our expectations and reality. This helps to explain why the holiday season can be so stressful. If there's one time of year that's...

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Rainy Day Clutter

10/28/2013

Categories Organizing

Unfinished projects are as haunting as bad dreams. Languishing in a tangle of good intentions, is that a partly refinished end table with oodles of potential? A jumble of unsorted photographs...

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Jewelry Storage

10/02/2013

Categories Organizing

Tangled bracelets, knots in necklaces, and lone earrings that are missing their partners plague even the most dedicated of jewelry lovers. On the flip side, when jewelry is stored away in drawers,...

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