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The Clutter Diet Blog

Press Release: Clutter Diet® Closet Solution Now Available at The Container Store®

August 02, 2007 Austin, Texas – August 2, 2007 – Clutter Diet®, the premier Austin-based online organization program, announced today that The Container Store® would carry on their shelves Clutter Diet’s Simple Division® Garment Organizers. The Simple Division® closet organizing solution, developed by Professional Organizers, allows individuals to organize their clothing like a pro. “We… Read more »

Filter Out the Clutter

One of the more bulky items in our homes is that stack of air filters we’re supposed to replace, and how often was that again?  And what about all of those other filters we are supposed to change out, like our water purifiers, pitcher filters, faucet filters, and air purifier filters?  And when was the… Read more »

Win a Free Annual Membership to Clutter Diet!

My new friend Dr. Amie Ragan at Psychology of Clutter is having a contest today for her Web Site Wednesday feature.  To enter, post a comment on her blog to enter the contest for a free annual subscription to the Clutter Diet, where you’ll get a weekly project plan, video tutorials, knowledge base articles, and… Read more »

Bored with Disorganized Board Games?

We see a lot of homes with stacks of board game clutter… broken game boxes, pieces scattered around or missing, and other problems like mixed up money.  I was just playing Monopoly this weekend with my kids and was inspired to tell you about some of the ways we organize board games… Sometimes all you… Read more »

Losing “Wait”

For everyone out there who is trying to save some time, Sprint has put out a new website called "" that gives little tips and tricks to save time and stop waiting around for things in life.  Here are the things they list on their site, with little video demonstrations of each: Speed-tie your shoes… Read more »

We’re in The Container Store!

Special Announcement:  I am so happy to finally be able to publicly announce that our Simple Division® Garment Organizers closet product is now on the shelves at The Container Store!  The organizer’s Mecca!  You can imagine how thrilled we are! This product is the best-seller in our own online store, so we’re not surprised that… Read more »

The Gift of Time: Be SUPER-Early!

I can’t stand sitting in traffic–the waste of time is just colossal.  Our local chapter of NAPO changed from meeting on Saturday afternoons to now meeting at 6:30 in the evening. I live far south, and the meeting is far north, and that means the commute there is right in the middle of rush hour,… Read more »

To Sell Your House– Get Rid of Clutter!

Summer is "moving season," and there is a lot of organizing involved in preparing for and finishing up a move.  This morning I spoke to a group of real estate agents at the Keller Williams Southwest Office here in Austin. When I got home, I coincidentally found this very interesting article in my inbox, so… Read more »

Nifty On-the-Go Desktop File!

The PR folks at Pendaflex just sent me a sample of the very cool "On The Go® Desktop File."  (Photo from Pendaflex- click photo for larger view) It lets you organize your papers in six color-coded compartments, and it sits nicely on your desk with its unique "stadium-style" view of the tabs.  When you’re ready… Read more »

Organize Your Cargo

I just found a new favorite product!  These car hooks from allow you to easily secure bags and purses and other items so they will not roll around on the floor.  I am using them a lot for grocery bags.  Have you ever found the odd onion or apple under a seat that has… Read more »

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