Tag Archives: DIY organizing

Make Your Own Coupon Organizer

By Basic Organization team member Tracy Wells. It’s easy to make a custom coupon book.  I purchased a regular 4×6 photo album and placed stick-on label tabs. On each tab I wrote the name of an item or category. Then I  placed … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Organize Without Spending Any Money

Plan Meals. Turn your hangers around to identify the items you never wear. Note everything down in your calendar. Make a grocery list. Organize your pantry. Sort piles into groups of like-items. Reuse empty containers to store things. Organize your … Continue reading

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Dead Pens

Need a quick organizing project? Maybe while you wait on hold or chat with a friend. Test all the pens in your bag or on your desk. If you find one that has no ink, toss it out. YEAH! More … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet

Do you know what to do with expired prescription or over-the-counter drugs once you declutter your medicine cabinet? It’s not as easy as donating clothing or recycling paper. But now’s the time. Use this Saturday as catalus to purge and … Continue reading

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Sensational Snack Organizing

By Basic Organization team member Tracy Wells. Recently I decided to try a new diet. I knew I needed to surround myself with healthier food choices. Having 3 younger children who like ice cream and can eat anything without gaining … Continue reading

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Paper Organizing Give-Away

Some people are “Do-It-Yourselfers” and that’s great! But even DIYers sometimes want a little guidance when tackling their personal paperwork. There are several systems out there that can guide you as to what to keep and for how long to … Continue reading

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Creative Jewelry Organization

by Basic Organization team member Tracy Wells. Who says that you have to use a standard jewelry organizer to organize your jewelry? Look at the latest addition to my closet. I used a $9.99 Elfa 32 hook tie and belt rack … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Clear the Clutter

From Getting Organized Magazine. These are my 10 favorite from their list. You can decrease stress. You can clear your mind. You can turn back the clock. You can breathe easier. You can find more time for fun. You can … Continue reading

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Closet Makeover – Part 2 of Series

By Basic Organization team member Tracy Wells. For those of you who are following the Closet Makeover series this is part two of a series of advice on how to organize your wardrobe and closet. Last month we went over … Continue reading

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Declutter Your Apps in 5 Minutes

Is your phone as cluttered as the rest of your life? Are you an app collector (hoarder)? How many do you really use or are they just unique and you thought you’d use it? Declutter you phone for 5 minutes. … Continue reading

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