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Easy Mini Organizing Tasks That Will Take You No Time At All

Organizing Tasks

For most people, organizing can seem like such a daunting and momentous job. Before you’ve even started, your mind has convinced you of how difficult it will be and how long it will take you to complete. If organization doesn’t come naturally to you, it can feel like a painstakingly tedious task to approach. Soon, your mind runs wild turning …

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The Truth about Life Transitions & How to Cope

Life Transitions

The Empty Nest & More Sobbing; that’s what I was doing. Standing smack in the middle of my son’s room so I’d have a perfect view of everything that reminded me of him. I promised myself that I’d wait before I went in. I broke my promise. Life transitions are messy after all. It’s been 10 years since I broke …

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35 Money-Saving Tips that will Change Your Life

Money Saving Tips

Can you plan for an emergency with money-saving tips? For those times when things go wrong and our lives take a belly flop? The upshot can be unforgiving because it can happen so quickly, just before we come to realize the devastating perils that take us hostage. We can’t always forecast with accuracy. Yet, there are ways we can prepare …

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One Remarkable Motivation Lesson Learned from a Dog

Motivation Lesson

This guest post was written by Linda Samuels, CPO-CD®, CVPOTM of Oh, So Organized. One of my favorite things to do is walk along the lovely path next to the Hudson River. Especially in the summer, the area is filled with people jogging, conversing, reading, picnicking, bicycling, kite flying, fishing, and dog walking. On one recent walk, I noticed a …

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Quick Summer Recipes That Will Make You the Queen of “WOW”

Summer Recipes

How has your summer been? In my home the summer has been rather lazy.  I imagine yours might be too.  So I put together a crazy delicious collection of my favorite summer recipes that are sure to WOW you. Take a moment as I introduce Nat King Cole’s old classic, “Roll Out Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer.” The …

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The Most Unbelievable Dollar Tree Store Items that will Blow Your Mind

Dollar Tree Store Items

I grew up in Detroit, Michigan. The city is best known for its Motown music and automobile design. Yet, it was more than The Temptations and fancy cars that caught my attention. From very early on it was the bargain hunt that got a hold of me and it’s still part of my game. I am my mother’s daughter and …

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What You Need to Know About the Best Toy Storage for Kids (Part 2)

Toy Storage for Kids

The best toy storage for kids can be like a jigsaw puzzle. There are just so many different types, shapes and sizes of toys that it can be tough to figure out what goes where. That’s why this post, “part 2“ will focus on the different types of toys and how you can easily store and organize them. Though part …

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What You Need to Know About the Best Toy Storage for Kids (Part 1)

Toy Storage for Kids

Imagine this. You’re working from home and doing your best to create a thriving life-work balance. You’re with the kids 24/7 without much of a break. But hey, parenthood can be that way. You wake up and decide that today is a good day to organize your kid’s stuff.  That is until you stop and look around at the avalanche …

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How to Organize Your Home the Easy Way

Organize Your Home

Being organized is essential if you want your home to look clean and beautiful. Although you may wish to maintain this polished look, it won’t last unless you’ve created a system that works for you. So, if you’ve been wondering how to organize your home the easy way, the answer lies in your systems. You may not realize this, but …

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21 Useful Products That Will Help Simplify Your Life

Simplify your life

As a Professional Organizer, I love simplicity. I thrive when minimizing, streamlining, and simplifying. That’s why I always keep an eye out for products that truly simplify your life. I’ve learned that the types of products that make a difference and improve your life aren’t always easy to come by. Although I recommend buying quality over quantity, I’ve come to realize that there is …