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March Forth Into Spring Organizing

03/19/2012

Categories Organizing

In celebration of spring's imminent arrival, why not help to bring that wonderful fresh feeling of renewal into your home and office by clearing out some clutter with a bit of spring organizing?...

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Bittersweet Storage

02/21/2012

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Attics, basements, that off-site storage locker you've been paying for for the last five years, are often called 'bittersweet' places. That's why we spend years talking about how we should go up...

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The Great Closet Overhaul

01/20/2012

Categories Organizing

If you love everything in your closet, getting dressed in the morning is stress-free. For many of us, that's not the case, and mornings can be mayhem.

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Let the Post-Holiday Declutter Begin!

01/09/2012

Categories Organizing

The post-holiday declutter has begun in the Organizing Lives' households! With so many additional items on the to-do list in both November and December, plus an unusual inflow of new stuff into our...

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Making Space for a Fresh Start

01/02/2012

Categories Organizing

Do you get the itch to declutter during the holidays? 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 to welcome in the new...

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The Joys and Challenges of Digital Photography

12/26/2011

Categories Organizing

Digital cameras have become very popular; it's estimated that 13.5 million Canadians bought a digital camera last year, and sending photos has become the number two most popular on-line activity,...

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Gift-Wrapping Made Easy

12/13/2011

Categories Organizing

Santa may have a whole workshop, and 364 days to prepare, but you don't! While few of us have the luxury of a gift-wrapping room year round, finding the space, however primitive, during the holiday...

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How to SIMPLIFY the Holidays

11/29/2011

Categories Organizing

For many of us, this week signals the true start of the holiday season, where we move from planning to doing. As you enter the season, we want to share some simple ideas to help you simplify the...

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November ~ Brace Yourself for Winter & Gear Up for the Holidays:

11/21/2011

Categories Family Guides Organizing

Winter is around the corner, but don't go into hibernation mode yet; there's still plenty to be done! With the holiday spirit already circulating, a little advance planning will keep you focused on...

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Create Some Space....Before the Holidays Hit!

11/09/2011

Categories Family Guides Organizing

Do you plan to do any shopping for your family members over this upcoming holiday season? We're willing to bet that's a big YES! If you're planning to bring some new items into your home as part of...

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Fifteen Minute DeClutter

10/13/2011

Categories Family Guides Organizing

There's something in the air. We're not quite sure what it is but recently we've been having lots of conversations with people who feel they don't have time to get organized. Do you feel this way,...

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Four Simple Ways to Declutter Your To-Do List

09/29/2011

Categories Organizing

October is here and this means one thing is for certain: the holidays (a.k.a. the busiest time of year) are just around the corner. Because of the approaching holidays, October is a terrific month...

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Team Up Against Clutter with Your Kids

09/12/2011

Categories Parenting Organizing

Maintaining a clutter-free home works best if you involve your entire family. But how do you stay motivated to keep your family involved when it can be such a struggle to get others to change their...

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Organize Your Refrigerator

07/14/2011

Categories Organizing

"The refrigerator holds it all: food and finance, weight and well-being, organization and chaos, all rolled into one big box. Dive into that baby with a detached eye, a hardened heart and one small...

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Organizing Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean

06/07/2011

Categories Organizing

Question: The interior of my car looks like a disaster zone. How do I keep it clean?

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Don't Park Your Clutter In the Garage

05/17/2011

Categories Organizing

Spring has sprung and for many, so has the reality that it's time to make a change. Many of us live with a landfill attached to our homes ~ also known as the garage! At the very least, if your...

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Spring Organizing

04/08/2011

Categories Organizing

Instead of the proverbial 'Spring Cleaning', why not do 'Spring Organizing'? Cleaning is temporary. The benefits of organizing are long lasting. Let us show you the difference:

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Organizing Tips for the Holiday Season

11/02/2010

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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