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10 Organizing Mantras

By |March 21st, 2012|

Do you have a favorite organizing mantra? I’ve pulled together 10 of the tops tips I’ve shared in my online classes and quick tips. These mantras are designed to stick in your mind and help you cut […]

Use What You’ve Got Organizing

By |September 27th, 2011|

This past weekend I went to boot camp as I do most Saturday mornings. This Saturday, like so many in the past, I’ve come away with the belief that this class is misnamed—I think it should […]

When You Don’t Have Time to Get Organized

By |September 16th, 2011|

There’s something in the air. I’m not quite sure what it is but recently I’ve been having lots of conversations with people who feel they don’t have time to get organized. Do you feel this […]

How to Create Change in Four Steps

By |March 10th, 2011|

Recently, I’ve made a big change in my life:  I’ve become one of those people who exercise regularly. It’s shocking, but it’s true. While this isn’t the first time I’ve been one of those people who […]

An Organizing Lesson Learned from Knitting (Another) Scarf

By |October 21st, 2010|

On my Monday morning check-in this week, I shared photos of my latest knitting project, which quite predictably, was another scarf. I thought I’d share a bit more about this scarf…and weave in an organizing lesson. […]

Get Organized by Starting Small

By |July 20th, 2010|

The following is a sample of my weekly organizing quick tip. Want to join the list? You can sign up here. Enjoy!

Recently my family and I have decided to start eating more vegetarian meals. Did […]

Exercise Your Organizing Muscles

By |April 8th, 2010|

Last fall I decided it was time to try something new. I needed a change of pace and a little bit of “me time” each week. I had wanted to give yoga a try for quite […]

Quick Tip from the Happy Scrapper

By |May 17th, 2006|

But first, here’s a quick quiz:

When working on an organizing project, the first step is to:

a) head to the store and buy containers
b) make a plan!
c) clarify your goals for the project.

Answer: c

For many, the first […]

Are You Getting in Your Way?

By |March 5th, 2006|

I write a monthly column for a local paper called Today’s AdVantage. I thought I’d share this month’s column on the blog because I find many similarities between people’s beliefs about creativity and their beliefs about […]