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Organizing Tag

September 24, 2020 Minimizing and Organizing

Minimizing and organizing - are they the same thing? People who have embraced minimalism and have either Konmaried their lives or simply learned to let go of nostalgic items they've kept in storage are not immune the being disorganized. In fact, in some cases, minimalism is

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

January 9, 2020 30-Day Get Organized Challenge: Start the Decade Right

It's not just a new month. It's a new year and a new decade. Do you know what the most popular New Year's resolution is? Ok, it's losing weight. But a close second is getting organized! What does better organization mean for you, your life, and your upcoming

January 25, 2018 Small Organization Projects Inspire Motivation

Organization projects are not everyone’s idea of a good time. If you have multiple organizing projects to tackle, it can be overwhelming. Where do you begin? Luckily, getting started is the hardest part. Organizing can be a rewarding experience, and once you begin to see

November 30, 2017 What Can’t You Live Without?

Since being interviewed for an article for the Washington Post about living more simply in the aftermath of the floods and fires, I've been thinking about our relationship with stuff. I've been trying to find a clear answer to the question, what can't you live without?

January 12, 2017 How To Make Resolutions Stick

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton Do you begin each year with lofty goals but then find it more difficult to make resolutions stick? Whether you're focusing on a new year, a new you or simply the same you with a few new goals, you can make resolutions stick. For

July 28, 2016 Organizing and Minimizing Clothes, Shoes, and Purses

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton Getting and staying organized can be really hard to do. Some people simply feel like they are too busy while others don’t even know where to begin. And more people than you would imagine have some form of disability, from ADHD to hoarding,

June 23, 2016 Paperwork – File or Discard Everything?

I have been reading way too much of Marie Kondo lately!  But in her first book, The Magic of Tidying Up, she says you should get rid of all your paperwork.  Her reason is that if you know you don’t have it, you won’t spend