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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 »

Find Hidden Storage!

When you think you’ve run out of storage space, think again! A treasure trove of storage is found on the backs of doors.   This post I wrote for Good Housekeeping's Home Style blog gives you some ideas of how to organize like a pro! Follow me on Twitter for my Daily #ClutterTweetTip, "Like" us… Read more »

How to Relax Amid the Clutter

We always talk about your home being a sanctuary, a haven– and that's one big reason to get rid of the clutter. Clutter causes stress! Everything you see around you that is out-of-place, stacked up, strewn around, or put aside is something you haven't made a decision about or taken action on. Picture each of… Read more »

Lorie’s Favorite Things 2010

Happy Holidays! For a few years now I have written this "Favorite Things" post. I like to include things that are not necessarily about organizing but that are just practical, useful gifts that I think are cool. (Here are links to the 2009 list and the 2008 list.) Table Topics: I have given these cubes… Read more »

Before & After of Good Housekeeping Contest Winner, Part 2

Part TWO of our report on the makeover done for the grand prize winner of the Good Housekeeping contest we had last fall… see Part One here for an overview and before & after photos on the garage portion of the project. Part Two… The Home Office. The winner's office problems had accumulated over time,… Read more »

Before & After of Good Housekeeping Contest Winner, Part 1

Last fall we were pleased to partner with Good Housekeeping magazine to do a big clutter makeover contest! The Container Store pitched in a $1000 shopping spree, and we offered an annual membership to our program, a copy of our book, and two days with me in the winner's home. The grand prize winner is… Read more »

Top 5 Common Household Objects You Can Use to Get Organized

While there are many excellent specialty organizing products out there (including our own!), don't always feel like you have to trek down to a specialty store to get organized… there are plenty of household items you have around already! Here are my top five favorites: Rubber bands. I was just sorting some map colors with… Read more »

Glamour & Fun at NAPO LA Organizing Awards

I just got home from Los Angeles where I attended the Organizing Awards put on by the NAPO-LA chapter. They outdo themselves every year! This year the awards were at Hollywood's Raleigh Studios in the soundstage where "The Closer" TV show is filmed. The event was emceed by Kim Coles, from In Living Color and… Read more »

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