Unless you are Oscar the Grouch, you probably don’t love trash. I’m no grouch, but I do love that you are throwing stuff away, because that means you are clearing space and hopefully getting better organized. Watch this video for five ways to take out the trash without being left holding the bag. (at http://bit.ly/TCDTrash)… Read more »
Posts Tagged: overwhelmed
Lunch-Making Logic for Better Brown Bagging
We all know that packing lunches is a great way to save money, and you can save time for yourself, too, by not driving somewhere else during the work day. For efficient brown-bagging, you want to consider three things– tools, process, and the food itself. Read this week's Good Housekeeping Home Style Blog. for tools,… Read more »
Clutter Video Tip: How to Find Your Keys
Do you want the key to organizing success? Wait, did you say key? I wonder where I put my keys when I got to work/home/dear Aunt Mabel’s… If any of this sounds familiar, you are not alone- next to your marbles keys are one of the most common items people lose. Watch this video (at… Read more »
Kids and Clutter: What to Teach Them About Organizing
Our children bring much joy to our lives, but it’s hard to focus on that when you just stepped on another Lego with bare feet. Kids are the cause of much of our homes’ clutter, so what can we do to prevent some of that, or at least feel better about how we’re preparing them… Read more »
Clutter Video Tip: Tips for Better Networking & Learning at Seminars
All I really need to know I learned… from The Clutter Diet. Okay, maybe not “all” you need to know ;), learning is a lifelong process. If you attend conventions and seminars you may be spending a lot of money to hit the books. Watch this video (at http://tinyurl.com/TCDLearn) to help you make the grade… Read more »
What’s Your Definition of Clean?
"Why do you always let this place get so %&$# cluttered!?" Sound familiar? Many people experience frequent arguments and frustration over clutter and cleanliness. Read some of my definitions of clean in this week's Good Housekeeping Home Style Blog. Share your definition of clean in the comments! Follow me on Twitter for my Daily #ClutterTweetTip,… Read more »
Clutter Video Tip: 4 Ways to Use Paper Sacks to Organize
Sure paper sacks are great for making masks, but what do you do with them when it’s not Halloween? Watch this video (at http://tinyurl.com/TCDBags) to see how to utilize this tool in your organizing projects. (Click here to watch on YouTube if you can’t see the embedded player.) Transcript: Hi, I’m Lorie Marrero, and… Read more »
Help, I Hate My Closet!
Take three steps to falling in love with your closet. Well, actually four if you count clicking here to read about it on the Good Housekeeping Home Style Blog. ;) What level of intervention does your closet need? Follow me on Twitter for my Daily #ClutterTweetTip, "Like" us on Facebook, and see our weekly… Read more »
Clutter Video Tip: Managing Grocery Shopping Lists
Are you making your list and checking it twice? It is so frustrating to get home from the grocery store and realize you have forgotten something you needed. Watching this video (at http://tinyurl.com/TCDList) might make you feel a little naughty, because your trips down the aisles will be so much more productive and efficient. Now… Read more »
Home Office Organizing: Where Do You Start?
One of the most common questions I hear as a Professional Organizer is, "Where do I start with organizing my home office?" The best approach is to think in terms of SYSTEMS. Click here to read the Basic Six systems to set up on the Good Housekeeping Home Style Blog. Follow me on Twitter… Read more »