Organizing

Organizing Documents in Case You Die

Today I attended a funeral of a friend.  It was a very sad day for all of us, but it reminded me that organizing isn’t just about the stuff we live with, but it’s also about the things in our death. And since we will all die one day, I thought we should talk about […]

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How to Set Up a Bill Paying System

There are few things I like doing less than paying bills and doing the budget.  But both are necessary evils and I have created a system, if you will, for minimizing the dread. When I took over paying the bills in our home a few years ago, my sweet husband was still doing everything manual. […]

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Spring Organizing & Cleaning Challenge Days 18 & 19

Part of last years Spring Organizing & Cleaning Challenge, this is one of my favorites. Easy to do and every family needs a drop zone! This is one of the most important things I have ever created in my home. It stopped the “Has anyone seen my keys? My wallet? My sunglasses? My _______?”. Today on […]

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Organizing Challenge: Weekend Edition

Originally part of the Spring Organizing and Cleaning challenge last year, I’m bringing back this organizing challenge: weekend edition because it’s a great weekend project PLUS it will get your thinking about spring!  Happy weekend. Some of you are traveling for spring break, some have company (like me) and some of you are just busy […]

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5 Things to Organize in the New Year

It’s a new year and so many of you have made a vow to get organized. But where do you start? And more importantly, WHY do you start? While I could give you tips on how to organize everything from your closet to your pantry, these are my top 5 things to organize in the […]

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Back-to-School Home Organizing Tips

As much as we don’t want to talk about it, we have to.  Yes, it is still summer, but school is just around the corner and the influx of papers and homework are about to happen! On the segment of Organize Your Life, I share some simple things you can do to curb the chaos. […]

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What to Do With All the End of School Clutter {video}

With the end of school comes the onslaught of paper, backpacks, school supplies, and textbooks into your home!  Every family across the country is screaming, “Nooooooo”, don’t bring it home! The end of school clutter doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are 4 Ways to decrease the clutter and organize the rest!  Organize Your Life: […]

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