More Than Resolutions: Declutter

Join us all month for More Than Resolutions! If you've been an Organizing Your Way reader for very long, you know how I feel about stuff. I define stuff as things you don't need that waste time, space and energy. Let me clarify that I personally don't think there's anything wrong with owning things in…

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More Than Resolutions

Happy New Year! It's hard to believe it's 2010 already when it seems like just yesterday that we were all holding our breath as we waited for the clock to strike midnight and ring in Y2K. But here we are. January 1st, 2010. A day of new beginnings. Resolutions. Hopes and goals for a better…

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Organizing Christmas Decorations: A Step-by-Step Plan

      This series was first run last year. I'm updating and reposting it now so that you have time to think through your needs and make a plan before you begin packing away your Christmas decorations. Taking the time to organize your ornaments and other decor really does make a huge difference when…

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Organizing Christmas Decorations: Storing Decorations and Ornaments

This series was first run last year. I'm updating and reposting it now so that you have time to think through your needs and make a plan before you begin packing away your Christmas decorations. Taking the time to organize your ornaments and other decor really does make a huge difference when it's time to…

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Create an Idea File of Christmas Activities, Crafts and Traditions for Next Year

This series was first run last year. I'm rerunning it now as we begin to decompress and reflect on this year's Christmas and think about what we'd like to do differently next year! While I know most people are ready to just be done with Christmas by the time it's over, now is a great…

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Quick Tip: Using Plastic Grocery Bags to Store Fragile Ornaments

(Please note that there is an embedded video in this post. You may have to click on the post title to see the video!) If used properly, plastic grocery bags make wonderful packing material. Today, I'm showing you how I use them for protecting fragile ornaments!

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Christmas Decorations: Thinking Through Your Needs

This series was first run last year. I'm updating and reposting it now so that you have time to think through your needs and make a plan before you begin packing away your Christmas decorations. Taking the time to organize your ornaments and other decor really does make a huge difference when it's time to…

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Question of the Day: What Would You Do Differently?

If you're feeling stressed out at this moment, take just one moment to step back and think about what you'd do differently if you could. It's better to think about it now, while you're in the middle of it, than it is to wait until next year rolls around and inevitably find yourself in the…

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Choosing a Planner: GTDagenda Review + Giveaway

Congratulations to AlaskaTeacher, the winner of the GTDagenda.com giveaway! I've sent you an email! This month I’m been reviewing a variety of planners, calendars and to-do list systems to give you the information you need to choose the one that works for you. Be sure to enter to win a LobotoME weekly planner as well!…

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Christmas: One Week Away and Counting!

Christmas is just one week away, and today is a great day to take a step back from the planning and celebrating and make sure nothing slips through the cracks. Start with these questions and make a list of anything that you still need to do or buy: Gifts Do you need to purchase any…

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