Monthly Archives: September 2013

To Buy or Not To Buy

I just started reading To Buy or Not To Buy: Why We Overshop and How to Stop by April lane Benson, PhD. It looks like an interesting read. Dr. Benson starts the conversation with her eleven categories of overshoppers. You … Continue reading

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What is a Permanent Document?

A permanent document is a piece of paper that you need to keep until you die. There isn’t a lot of personal paperwork that you need to keep forever. But, when people don’t know, they tend to keep more than … Continue reading

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15 Minute Organizing – Under the Sink

There are so many small organizing projects that you can do quickly. To give you some ideas of quick projects this is a series of posts that will get you more organized and then make it easy to maintain the order. … Continue reading

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Have you seen or heard our latest organizing audio and video posts? Check them out here. Getting Organized: It’s Not About the Stuff (a one-hour webinar) An Insider Look at How a Professional Organizer Runs Her Day (a 30-minute audio … Continue reading

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How Do You Read Blogs?

It started slowly. . . when I began reading other people’s blogs. I would sign up to receive them as emails in my inbox. But then I signed up for more. . .  and more. Soon, I had a lot … Continue reading

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Organizing Humor

by Basic Organization Team member Tracy Wells. Let’s take a little break from organizing to laugh at ourselves. We all get a little busy sometimes and the house can look like a train went through it. I know this first hand because … Continue reading

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Jump-Start Your New Organizing Business

When I was the president of the Washington DC chapter of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) I often met new business owners, only to watch them struggle to get their business off the ground. Soon they would disappear from … Continue reading

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Moving Apps

Moving? Apps for moving and traveling can help you make a smooth transition. Moving Day allows iPhone user to digitally catalog items as they pack. It has task list and check lists to guide you through the process and it … Continue reading

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Live More Want Less

I read this book Live More Want Less: 52 Ways to Find Order in Your Life by Mary Carlomagno. It was a recent read. for my book club. I have to say I loved it. The book is laid out … Continue reading

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