Closed September 2017

Household Management

Save Your Money! How to Choose Organizing Products

(Click infographic for a larger view– and make sure to PIN IT to refer to later!) You see the latest organizing gadget on an infomercial or in a store, and you immediately think, “Could that be the answer to my problem?” Before you get out your wallet, here are some things you should know about… Read more »

Stop Living With It and Fix It!

I just got a new phone this week (a Samsung Galaxy S III Android, if you must know), and it is heavenly. I had an Android phone before that was over 2 years old, and it had run out of memory. I use my phone constantly for business and travel, so this was not good…. Read more »

Clutter Video Tip: How Do I Get Organized with My Family Communication?

Questions, questions, questions… Are you the center for communication in your family foundation? A central location for your family calendar, grocery lists and meal planning may be your salvation. Watch this video for strategies I use to organize family menu planning, grocery shopping and other compilations of habitation expectations. Following these tips will take some… Read more »

Clutter Video Tip: Household Chores: Who Should Do Them?

Here’s the story of a man named Brady… How did that Brady house stay so neat and tidy (broken lamps aside)? One word… Alice. Now you may ask “How can I get organized when I don’t have an Alice?” Household chores and cleaning checklists aren’t a lot of fun, but they can be manageable even… Read more »

Clutter Video Tip: Laundry Room Ideas-The Basic 12 Elements-

Are you airing your dirty laundry out in public? Are you tired of the laundromat and washing clothes by hand? Well, set your cycle to spin and hold on, because I am going to show you the 12 basic elements that any well functioning utility room should have. And that’s not just a bunch of… Read more »

Laundry Baskets are for Transport, Not STORAGE!

I have 4-5 laundry baskets that we use for sorting and such during the whole process. Last week I was looking for one to take a load out of the dryer, and there were NONE. (Actually I rarely even do laundry and this was an exception– see my previous post “Never Do Laundry Again.”) I… Read more »

Clutter Video Tip: How to File Tax Documents

Procrastination, even in moderation, can cause great aggravation. But accomplishments in your regimens can make your mood benevolent.  Having the right systems in place and tools at hand can make these regimens much more achievable. Watch this video for strategies to organize your tax paperwork. Following these tips will make tax time less stressful and… Read more »

Can Ziploc® Bags Make You Happy?

This guest post is written by my friend Laura Vanderkam, author of the new book, All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Getting and Spending and her other wildly successful book, 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think. She will be our special guest on March 7, 2012,… Read more »

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