Question of the Day: How Do Your Organize Your Clothes in Your Closet?

I've been wondering this since our Rotating Seasonal Wardrobes series: How do you organize the clothes in your closet? Do you hang them by style? By color? In whatever order they come out of the laundry? Are you happy with your system? Can you find what you're looking for most of the time? What would…

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Join Us for a Party…A Spring Cleaning Party, That Is!

Tsh at Simple Mom will be hosting a Spring Cleaning Party the first two weeks of May, and if you're looking for some motivation to declutter, organize and clean your home, be sure to head over for all the details on how you can participate as well as to purchase a copy of her ebook,…

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10 Home Office Organizing Tips from Peter Walsh

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of reviewing Office Max's new [IN]PLACE System by Peter Walsh (yes, the Peter Walsh, as seen on Clean Sweep and Oprah) and attending an exclusive webcast where Peter answered our questions and shared tips for getting organized. Here are the top 10 tips I took away…

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10 Things to Do with a Brother Labeler

I received a Brother P-Touch (PT-1280) labeler a few weeks ago, and I'm having so much fun labeling everything in our house. And even better, I can finally keep my kids' names straight! Kidding, kidding... Seriously, though, I have been focused on relabeling my storage bins and arts & crafts containers (and they look so…

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Decorating to Declutter: Wall Organizers and Calendars

The following guest post is from Shaina at Food for My Family. A little over a year ago I became obsessed with getting my mail off the counter in my kitchen. Mail had been collecting on the corner of the kitchen counter top since the day we moved in. Not only is it annoying in…

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Mission: Decluttering

I've really made decluttering my mission for the next few months. In fact, I set a goal for myself to get rid of as much stuff as possible before our fourth child is born in August/September. Ironically, after I mentioned my plan to my husband (to which he responded with an exaggerated eye roll...), I…

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Creating a File System that Works: Thinking Through Your Needs

As I mentioned yesterday, file systems are actually my organizing passion (all of you who are organizing junkies like me are nodding your heads, appreciating that I have a passion for this, and the rest of you are shaking your heads wondering if I'm nuts...am I right?). I realize it's kind of a mundane thing…

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Organizing Your Home Office: A Step-by-Step Plan

If your office is unorganized, cluttered or out-of-control, the idea of reorganizing it may be overwhelming.  Where should you start? What should you do with all of the clutter? How will you keep it organized this time? Let's look at organizing our home offices step-by-step: 1. Clear off your desk and empty drawers. The reason…

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Organize Your Home Office: Managing All of the Paper

There is no doubt that the number one source of clutter for most home offices comes from paper. Papers that need action. Papers that need to be filed. Papers that need to be sent. Papers that need to be shredded. Although we'll save file systems for another week – because I have more to share…

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Decorating to Declutter: A Picture Tour of My Home

Last week we started talking about Decorating to Declutter, and I mentioned that my husband often builds a custom piece of furniture to meet a function I'm looking for while still fitting with his modern, funky style, thereby balancing our individual preferences for form and function. What I love most is that he is able…

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