10 things to do every day to stay organized

This post was originally published several years ago but continues to be one of our most popular. If you're looking for simple, effective strategies to get organized, start here! The number one question I get from my readers is "help, I'm so overwhelmed with my home, where do I start?" Maybe you can relate? Sometimes…

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Creative (and Inexpensive) Storage Solutions

The following guest post is from Anne Simpson of Authentic Simplicity: Earlier this year, my husband and I moved into an apartment that was almost twice the size of our previous apartment. While we loved the spacious rooms in our new dwelling, we were more than a little stumped by the lack of storage. The…

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Organizing: Take a Hike

The following guest post is from Mystie Winckler of Simply Convivial: Did you make a resolution to get more organized this school year? Do you feel like a failure already? I’ve cycled from organizing binges to circumstance-induced chaos, back to organizing purges and on again to self-discipline failures so many times myself that I'd really…

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How I Remember to Return

The following post is from Andrea of AndreaDekker.com: I'm always an advocate for borrowing something versus buying something whenever possible. Not only do we save money by borrowing, we also save so much space in our home by not storing things we don't need on a regular basis. Plus, I personally feel like borrowing (and…

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The Philosophy Behind Organizing Your Way

This blog originally launched as Organizing Your Way in December of 2008. Although we've expanded the number of topics we cover, my philosophy has stayed the same, and I think it applies to more than just organizing your home. To put it lightly, I am a type-A, structured, organized person by nature. I believe that…

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6 Ways to Keep Your House Organized {Organizing A Little Every Day}

The following post is from Becky of Organizing Made Fun: I'm often asked how I can keep my house looking so clean all the time. It's no secret that I enjoy organizing, but I also really don't like cleaning for days on end. My habit of choice is to do a little bit everyday. Organizing…

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Make the Most of Your Home with Unused Spaces

I've partnered with Apartment Guide as an Official Apartment Guide Organizing Blogger to share articles and ideas for exploring your space, city and style over the next few months. Our home is the perfect size for our family: at about 1,800 square feet, it's not too big and not too small. But our nursery? Formerly…

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Organization: Removing Rocks or Just Moving Them Around?

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: A number of years ago, I was speaking to a roomful of teenagers on priorities. I shared this story (which originated with Stephen Covey): A university professor was addressing his new group of business students and, to drive home a point, used an illustration those students…

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