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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Organize Your Home Office: Thinking Through Your Needs

No matter what your home office setup looks like – whether you have a dedicated office or just a file cabinet for your important papers – having a system in place to organize papers and office supplies can not only declutter the area visually but also simplify your life by making things easier to find…

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Decorating to Declutter: 4 Steps to Getting Started

Buying new furniture for you entire home is obviously not feasible for most people, especially in today's economic environment. However, there are a few things to keep in mind if you are looking for new furniture as you redecorate and declutter your home. 1. Think about functionality before you fall in love with a specific…

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Getting on Top of the Laundry: How I Do It

After many years of trying, I finally have a laundry system that I'm decently happy with, although I'll admit I don't always get the laundry put away right away. I try to wash a load of laundry on most days, although sometimes I skip a day and make up for it by doing two loads…

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Getting on Top of the Laundry: Finding a Method that Works for You
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Getting on Top of the Laundry: Finding a Method that Works for You

I would say that doing the laundry is one of the chores that people most complain about. Because it's continuous and involves so many steps, you often don't feel as if you're ever done, which can be discouraging. In my quest to finally get on top of laundry, I've come across many different systems. Combining some…

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Frugal Organization: Saving Money on Laundry

There are a lot of great tips out there to help you save money on laundry, and Tara's got a bunch over at Deal Seeking Mom today. But I want to talk specifically about how having a laundry plan and getting organized can save you money on laundry as well! Make Sure You Run Full…

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Getting on Top of the Laundry: Thinking Through Your Needs

It's that time of week – time to evaluate your needs, your preferences and your lifestyle to figure out a laundry system that works for you! Here are some questions to get you started. Considering Your Family How many people live in your home? How many loads of laundry do you do in an average…

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Getting Control of the Toys: How I Do It

In this week’s vlog, my girls and I sorted and organized our toys to "get control of the clutter"! Note: I'm still getting the hang of this vlogging. The sun went down while we were organizing the toys, and my camera doesn't handle dim light very well, so the lighting isn't that great at the…

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Organizing Christmas Decorations: How I Do It

In this week's vlog, I invite you inside my home as I pack away all of my Christmas decorations, organizing them to make my life easier when it's time to unpack them next year. Note: As this was my first vlog in this series, I didn't know that my camera can't handle recording my voice…

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