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July 9, 2020 Breaking through the Emotional Barrier of Decluttering

Decluttering and organizing are hard tasks, and breaking through the emotional barrier of decluttering can be almost impossible. A lot of times, you’re being asked (or asking yourself) to consider getting rid of something that either elicits a visceral response or is loaded with history.

June 25, 2020 Clutter Makes You Sick

Clutter makes you sick. It adds stress. It affects your self-esteem. And it even makes you eat more. If clutter makes you sick, why you do have it? The thing is, clutter doesn't always happen purposefully. In fact, most of the time, we end up

June 18, 2020 Summer Organizing Roundup

It's summer, the states are slowly reopening, and we're going to be able to do things like go shopping. After such a dry spell, it's going to be a lot of fun - but it could lead to some spontaneous purchasing. Remember not to buy

June 11, 2020 Organizing Before a Move

As the country begins to reopen, people who have been waiting for a safe time to make major life changes - jobs, living situation, or moving - may suddenly feel pressured to make those changes. There are a lot of things you can do to

June 8, 2020 Defining Organization: It’s Not the Same for Everyone

Defining organization - what it means, what it looks like, what the outcomes are - are different for every person. Not everyone's definition of organization is having every single thing in it's place in a drawer or cupboard so that the entire home feels clutter-free

May 28, 2020 Declutter Tips You Can Implement Now

Clutter is the enemy of organization, but these declutter tips are ones you can put to use right away and see a big difference. Sort the Mail When You Receive It Sort your mail standing over your trash can. I don't know what your mailbox looks like,

May 21, 2020 4 Secrets of the Well-Organized

Do you ever wonder how people manage to be so organized? Whether it’s that one college student who can manage their schedule and homework with ease or the neighbor whose kitchen always seems immaculate or the colleague at work who seems to have everything at

May 7, 2020 Stir Crazy? Clean Your House

If you're like many of us, you've been home for two months and it's time for some major house cleaning. The evidence, from dirty windows to enough dust bunnies under the bed you can see the imprint from your slippers, offer telltale signs. But you're also

April 30, 2020 Tidy Tips for the Bathroom

Last week, we talked about the inevitability of additional clutter the longer we stay home. But this is also an opportunity to do a deep clean and create some tidier habits. This week, we're tackling tidy tips for the bathroom. Keeping your bathroom looking tidy doesn't

April 23, 2020 Tidy Tips for the Bedroom

The longer we're at home, the easier it is to see how quickly things get cluttered. If you have kids, it's an ongoing battle, but they're not the only ones who struggle. These tidy tips for the bedroom can help you keep the clutter and

April 21, 2020 Making the Most of a Small Kitchen 

A small kitchen can be a real challenge to organize in a way that's functional, but Lexi Klinkenberg put together this great collection of some of the best advice (including some from Organizing Maniacs) about how to make the most of your small kitchen. Tips for Making