Organize Home Office Files (Paper Management!)

Files can be tricky, but they don’t have to be. Replace your old philosophy with a new, improved way of thinking about files. Old philosophy: Create a file folder for every type of incoming bill, invoice, receipt, etc. Save everything and file away. Wait until the file cabinet gets over-stuffed and impossible to use, then purge excess. […]

The Painless Way Of Purging Closets

You should love all the clothes in your closet. All the stuff that you feel blah about is blocking you from seeing all the stuff you like! I shared this picture on Instagram, and you agreed: you want a party in your closet!   Let’s Make it Easy If you’re having a tough time trimming down […]

One Readers Story from Chaos to Control

Melissa Morris shared this post in the Get Organized Today Facebook Group. It resonated with so many people that I asked for her permission to share it again and she graciously agreed. What I hope you’ll really take to heart from her story is how gradual changes made a huge difference over time. What was […]

Decluttering With Children Underfoot

Normally clients find childcare for their kids while I help them (not that they have to for my sake, but they want to make the most of the time they’re paying me for), so my experience decluttering with children underfoot is formed by cleaning and decluttering with my four kids and what I hear from […]

Surviving Decluttering As A Couple

Even when we understand from an intellectual view that our stuff is just stuff, it can be difficult to fight our emotional ties to it. When you add the additional emotions and dynamics between a couple, decluttering can be even more complex, full of negotiations and compromises. <Now imagine angels singing in the background while […]

When In Doubt, Get Rid Of It

This post was originally posted on February 12th, 2013, but it is worth a read as you prepare for the next 91 Day Declutter Challenge. While I take a minute to share an organizing thought, my 3 week old baby is sleeping peacefully next to me. I love hearing his little sleeping sounds. The last […]