Monthly Archives: October 2013

Eliminate Chaos on Your Desktop in 5 Minutes

When you sit down at your computer are you greeted with a desktop littered with files and folders? If you have so many icons floating on the screen that you don’t know what each one is, you have too many. … Continue reading

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Optimize Your Calendar

Do you write everything on your calendar? Do you use only one calendar? Are your business and personal activities on there? Here are some ways to maximize your calendar: Include standing appointments such as work, school, meals and exercise. Note … Continue reading

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Organizing Statistics

I recently found this graphic from IKEA (published in May 2013) with a bunch of organizing statistics that you might enjoy. Click on here to view the article.

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Keeping it Together During the Witching Hour

That hour before dinner is the worst. You’ve finished your work for the day and need to get dinner on the table. DINNER! It’s supposed to be a time when your loving family can come together. But getting through that … Continue reading

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My Biggest Secret on How to Keep an Organized House

I am not kidding! This is the biggest thing you can do and I did it long before I became an organizer. Some people won’t have the opportunity and I really just got lucky, but here it is . . … Continue reading

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“Clever” Boot Storage

by Basic Organization team member Tracy Wells. Here’s a great and economical tip on how to store your boots. Clever Container sells a set of 2 boot boxes for only $15. Rachel Seats, a consultant with Clever Container can order … Continue reading

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Organizing a Family Game Closet

Organizing can simplify your life. Check out this game closet. Do you think the family has an easy time finding what they want? Do you think the kids can put anything away? By organizing the games and crafts into categories, … Continue reading

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You Can Buy Happiness (and It’s Cheap)

Another great book. You Can Buy Happiness (and It’s Cheap) How One Woman Radically Simplified Her life and How You Can Too, by Tammy Strobel. I have always been interested in the small house movement, so this book was right … Continue reading

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Redesign Your Space After Organizing

by Basic Organization team member Tracy Wells. Today I would like to share with you some ideas about redesign. What do you do after a professional organizer helps you sort, purge, and set up systems of organization? Does all of … Continue reading

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