Tag: family organizing


End of School Preparation- Tips for Organizing Kids’ Clothes

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May 2018

End of School Preparation- Tips for Organizing Kids’ Clothes

End of School Preparation- Tips for Organizing Kids’ Clothes With warmer temperatures, school ending soon, and family vacations to look forward to, Summer can be a wonderful chance to unwind and spend quality time with family and friends. But Summer also has its organizational challenges, especially with finding the time to changeover seasonal clothing and store away cold weather items. Don’t wait until school’s out...

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From Paper Madness to Paper Management in Six Easy Steps

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Mar 2014

From Paper Madness to Paper Management in Six Easy Steps

Most of us are drowning in paper these days. It doesn’t seem to stop – mail, school papers, magazines, and more. If you don’t have a good way to manage it, it will just keep piling up. To keep a handle on your papers, you need a good paper management system. A what?! Have no fear, here are six steps to set you up for...

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Get Organized Challenge Week 5: One In, One Out

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Feb 2014

Get Organized Challenge Week 5: One In, One Out

Wow – time flies when you’re working on your organizing super powers! Over the last 4 weeks, we’ve practiced buying less stuff, making sure the stuff you have passes the test, making a home for everything in your home, and cleaning up as you go. We’ve also reminded ourselves that it’s not about being perfect but about practicing new skills that we can keep coming...

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Get Organized Challenge Week 3: Make a Home for Everything!

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Jan 2014

Get Organized Challenge Week 3: Make a Home for Everything!

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already on Week 3 of our 2014 Get Organized Challenge. If you’d like to catch up, you can check out the first two posts and brush up on the organizing skills we’ve already started practicing: 1) Buy less stuff and 2) Give your stuff the “Do I need it, do I use it, do I love it?” test. We...

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Get Organized Challenge Week 2: Does it pass the test?

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Jan 2014

Get Organized Challenge Week 2: Does it pass the test?

If you’ve been following along with us, you know that last week we decided to kick off 2014 with our Get Organized Challenge: 5 Weeks to a More Organized You. Our plan is to focus on one new organizing skill each week with the goal of getting ourselves into amazing organizational shape. Last week’s challenge/skill was to buy less stuff – the point being to...

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

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Dec 2013

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

If you’re still shopping for holiday gifts, or haven’t started, a) you’re not alone and b) there’s still time to make it happen. The key is not to fall victim to buying random stuff that your recipients don’t need or want just because you’re feeling desperate. Desperation gifts can often turn into gift clutter, and who wants that. Instead, stay focused on gifts that are...

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Keep Your Head Above Water This Holiday Season

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Nov 2013

Keep Your Head Above Water This Holiday Season

Believe it or not, it’s the middle of November, and I don’t know about you, but it feels like the holiday rush is just around the corner. Seems like a good time for a little pre-holiday, crazy busy time of year pep talk to keep us all going! Even if you love the holidays, it can be a busy, stressful time of year. The holidays...

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Organizing Challenge: Managing Larger Projects

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Oct 2013

Organizing Challenge: Managing Larger Projects

This fall, we’ve been helping clients with several large organizing projects, ranging from moves to renovations to whole house clean ups and more, which we love to do. But we realize just how daunting large organizing projects can be and we’ve got some tips if you’re faced with your own organizing mountain to climb. With larger projects, it’s good to start with an overall plan...

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Product Pick: Name Bubbles

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Oct 2013

Product Pick: Name Bubbles

It’s been a little while since we’ve done a product pick. I don’t know about you, but I just love when something simple makes household organizing just a little bit easier. If you have kids then, you’ve probably been faced with the task of labeling their stuff, from clothes, to backpacks to water bottles and more. This is not only required by many day care...

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Switching Gears

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Sep 2013

Switching Gears

Here in Boston, we’re getting our first taste of fall weather. Whether or not you welcome this change, it always seems to happen quickly and can easily catch you off guard. Just like the cooler temps should make you think about switching your closets and drawers so you can find your jeans, sweaters and other toasty items, it’s also the right time to make the...

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