Tag: Keep Calm and Get Organized

April 20 2020
bags of donations

Donating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this unprecedented and historic time, rules, regulations and policies are changing by the minute. Life is anything but business as usual. Still, there remains a pressing need to help society’s most vulnerable. That’s where donation outlets and charities have routinely stepped in, thanks to the generosity of those who can donate. However, some of these organizations have had to temporarily shutter their doors to keep everyone involved safe.That means that while decluttering might be a good use of your time at home,

March 25 2020
opened front door

Declutter and Organize Your Shelter

In the blink of an eye, the world has changed. That can be true for us individually when incidents, accidents and circumstances happen in our lives and those of family members that are simply out of our control. What we are experiencing now, Coronavirus, has gripped us all tightly and bound us together like nothing we have ever seen.

Breaking news about some aspect of the virus doesn’t seem to be breaking news at all.

February 13 2020
His and Hers blog

His and Hers

He’s a saver, you donate a box of goods every week. Your socks are folded and filed standing at attention when you open the drawer. His socks are a jumble of cloth, partners long ago separated, never to be reunited again. Alas, you love him.

The universe is a funny thing balancing itself out when needed, as in opposites attract. What once may have qualified as a quirky and sweet habit is now driving you around the bend.

July 16 2019
Get Organized like a Kindergartener

Organize Like a Kindergartner

It’s often said that if you want to maintain an organized home, think like a kindergartner. It may likely be the first place where children are introduced to the concept of organizing and it provides a great foundation to organize any room in your house.

Sort

Choose an area and sort like items together. Naming each category identifies the type of items that should live together. Kindergarten students know they can find popsicle sticks in the craft section and books in the reading nook.

January 18 2019
Get Organized Month 2019

GO Month

It’s GO Month! January is officially Get Organized and Be Productive (GO) month. It’s probably no coincidence that it occurs during the month of resolutions. If you have ever made a resolution to get organized, you can understand why.

Is there an area in your home that you want to better organize? Do you experience an avalanche when you open a closet door? Are piles of paper growing on your countertops?

Getting organized often begins with clearing the clutter,