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Have you ever wished that “getting organized” were a little easier, a little quicker, and a lot more fun? Well now it can be! You’ve got to learn your ABCs before you can read — and the same is true when trying to declutter, simplify, or increase productivity. We’re going back to school and back…

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Sometimes when you’re not paying close enough attention, life can creep in on you from all sides. You bring home some junk from your mom’s house, you forget to open the mail for a week, you agree to a few extracurricular projects at work — then before you know it, you’re knee-deep in clutter, behind…

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We’ve all heard that disorganization is “bad” — but do you actually know why? It’s because of the negative impact chaos and clutter have on your quality of life. Have you ever calculated the price of disorganization? You might be surprised at some of the unexpected drawbacks associated with too much stuff, too much stress,…

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Ah, New Year’s resolutions. In January, you’re full of motivation to get organized — but by March, you’re surrounded by piles again and feeling more overwhelmed than ever. What do you have to do to stay on track and make those good intentions last throughout the year? Take Small Steps It’s natural to get excited…

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The most successful drawer organizing projects start with a little planning — take a minute to think through each of these issues before you set up your various divider trays, and you’ll be a a hell of a lot happier with the end result. (I promise!) Start With The End In Mind You need to…

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Why is it that so many of us suffer from weak organizing skills? In part, it’s because no one teaches “Decluttering 101”at school! If you were never instructed on how to create order as a kid, how can you do it effectively now as an adult? Let’s take a step back to those days of…

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The first step before organizing any space is a wholesale clearing of the decks — trimming your stuff down to only the essentials, so you’re not wasting valuable storage on clutter. And lucky you, I’ve got a few tips for doing just that. Beautiful, Useful, Or Loved Understand right from the start that these three…

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Of course, the first step in getting organized is finding the right methodology. Whether your goal is a more manageable inbox, a garage that will hold your car, or less time spent running errands, you need a set way of doing things and a home for everything you own — but those techniques are rendered…

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As soon as the Airstream is packed up, we’re ready to hit the road! However, being in a small space, it’s easy for our things to take over the entire RV and get in the way of our adventures. We consulted full-time Airstreamer and organizer, Ramona Creel, to gain her wisdom and insight on the…

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How’s your filing system? Frustrating? Is it too hard to remember where things go? Do you have trouble locating a specific document again once you’ve stashed it away? You may even have three or four files that contain the same information but are labeled differently. What a mess — time to get organized! Fixing The…

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