Organizing Tips

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 […]

How to Use Evernote to Organize Back to School Paperwork

By |September 16th, 2014|

As you may have already guessed, I’m not a huge fan of paper. If you’re a mom though, you know that paper and school go together. (Okay, now I’m singing “We Go Together” from Grease…and now […]

5 Organizing Ideas You Can Do Today

By |September 12th, 2014|

Around here, fall is in the air today. If the same holds true for you, this means soon we’ll be spending even more time inside our homes. If your home isn’t as organized as you’d like […]

Should you hire a professional organizer?

By |August 29th, 2014|

One of the nice things about being a professional organizer is that you have friends who are also professional organizers. This can be incredibly handy. My friend Janine Adams and I have been swapping organizing services […]