Organizing Tip

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Every house has a “drop zone” where everyone just “drops” their stuff as they come in. Take a look and see what gets dropped then figure out how to organize it! For us, it was the kitchen. Everything from mail, newspapers, dog leashes, coats, backpacks….. Since we come in from the garage through the laundry...
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People always ask me “But what about books?” I have to admit that’s a weakness of mine as well. But rather than buying bookcases to hold an ever expanding collection, I finally revisited my books and only kept the ones that I knew I’d read again and that I was really connected to, that is,...
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Organizing tip of the week: All of those wonderful organizational things you’ve been doing to your house this new year? Apply them to your workspace, too! Efficiency=productivity
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When it comes to mail, touch each piece only one time as it comes in! Put bills directly in a bill sorter, shred the junk, recycle what you can, and place correspondence where you’ll answer it right away (for me, that’s my desk)…… End the stack of junk!
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Instead of spending hours rearranging your pantry, always have the oldest food in front, by putting the newest purchases in the back! Organize by food type, and keep a running list of what you have and what you’ve used. It will make grocery shopping much easier!
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Organizing tip of the week comes from a picture a friend posted: Do you have a “plastics” cabinet that’s out of control? There are several things you can do. Toss/recycle containers that have no fitting lids. Control the chaos by putting the lids in a basket and stacking the containers in a nesting fashion. OR,...
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Organizing tip of the week: It’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning your closet! While it’s tempting to just shove the winter clothes away and think about them next fall, now is the time to sort into “keep”, “resale” and “donate”! And while you’re at it, make a list of what you’ll need to...
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Organizing Tip of the Week: Organize your linen closet by matching the sets of towels as you put them in. When you need a set, they’ll be readily available. Always put freshly washed on the bottom of each stack, so all get used equally.
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Organizing tip of the week: All of those wonderful organizational things you’ve been doing to your house this new year? Apply them to your workspace, too! Efficiency=productivity!
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Organizing tip of the week: When it comes to mail, touch each piece only one time as it comes in! Put bills directly in a bill sorter, shred the junk, recycle what you can, and place correspondence where you’ll answer it right away (for me, that’s my desk)…… End the stack of junk!
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