Stay Organized

Summer is Here — Get into the Zone!

By |June 16th, 2009|

A simple (yet effective!) way to stay organized is to create a mini zone—a small container or designated spot on a shelf that houses everything you need to do a particular activity. These are a few of my favorite summer zones. […]

Organizing is an Ongoing Process…

By |June 11th, 2009|

Last night was Wednesday night which means cleaning night at my house. (“Woohoo!” right? Well…yes, “woohoo” on Thursday morning, but not so much on Wednesday night. But that’s a different blog post.)

Anyway, as I was vacuuming […]

Leave it Like you Found it Day

By |May 1st, 2009|

Today at the Garvey’s, it’s “leave it like you found it day.” Yesterday was “clean the house night” and every week (for the past two weeks, thanks to Jay’s brilliant suggestion) the day immediately following clean […]

Stuff Equals Time

By |March 31st, 2009|

I’ve been on a bit of a spring cleaning and decluttering kick lately. As part of this effort, a few weeks ago I decluttered my jewelry box. I came across a bit (not heaps, mind you) […]

Keep it Where You Use It!

By |March 3rd, 2009|

Keeping items where you use them will help you conquer clutter in your home. Here’s why. When you store things where you use them, it is easier to use the item and put it away when […]

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Slippery When Frozen: Slip-Ups When Organizing

By |January 20th, 2009|

Last week, we had an ice storm. It was nothing terribly dramatic—no power outages or downed trees—just your run-of-the-mill-thin-sheet-of-ice ice storm. It was enough ice for school to be called off and to make it tricky […]

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Nine Simple Strategies to Help You Stay Organized!

By |April 27th, 2005|

If you’ve recently gone on an organizing binge, you’re feeling pretty good right now. Where you once had clutter, chaos and stress, you now have organization, order and calm. How great is that? So … what […]

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