Organizing Tips

Holiday Planning Tip: Is it time to change your traditions?

By |November 19th, 2014|

I’m sure you’d agree that traditions are part of what make the season so meaningful and memorable. Activities like cutting down a fresh tree, going to the Christmas Eve candlelight service, visiting Santa, and decorating your […]

The 4 W’s of Holiday Planning

By |November 7th, 2014|

The holidays are designed to be a magical time of year, filled with time spent with loved ones relaxing and enjoying each other’s company. But for so many of us, the holidays turn into a time […]

7 Tips to Save Time in the Kitchen

By |October 31st, 2014|

Whether you love to cook or simply do it out of necessity, you’ll enjoy cooking more when the process is organized and efficient. Here are seven easy-to-implement ideas to help you get organized and save time […]

Use Short Bursts of Time to Organize

By |October 28th, 2014|

If I had a surveillance camera in my kitchen, there would be a lot of footage of me at the microwave. I warm up the same cup of coffee several times. And since I often drink […]

Declutter Your Digital Devices

By |October 24th, 2014|

It seems simpler to accumulate digital stuff because it doesn’t take up a lot of physical space, right? But do you feel distracted by it like I do? It makes it more challenging to find what […]

Staying Organized (Mini Series, Part 3)

By |October 21st, 2014|

One of the biggest challenges people face with trying to stay organized is finding the time and energy to do so. This is an important hurdle to overcome. If we don’t take the actions that help […]

Staying Organized (Mini Series, Part 2)

By |October 17th, 2014|

Are you sitting down? Today in my second post of this three post mini series on staying organized, I’m going to share a little secret. And I want to make sure you’re ready for it.

I’m not […]

How to Stay Organized (Mini Series)

By |October 15th, 2014|

Today I’m kicking off a mini series about staying organized. (And the crowd goes wild.)

Okay, not really. The crowd is just mildly interested, and it makes sense. When it comes to organizing topics, staying organized definitely […]

One Out, One In.

By |September 30th, 2014|

If you’ve been around simplify 101 for a while then you know I believe there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all organizing solution. This is why it can be incredibly frustrating if you try to follow […]

Five Rules I Break to Make Laundry Easier

By |September 23rd, 2014|

I recently read an article filled with tips about how to do laundry better. I decided to ignore most of them.

Why? Because they were just too fussy for me. If I followed the advice, I’d have […]