Kids Clutter: Organizing at Every Age

Our children are probably the biggest clutter creators we have in our homes -- even more so than the dreaded paper flow. It starts out innocently, when we find out we are expecting; then the purchasing frenzy swings into high gear and does not let up until, well, let's just... Read More

Organizing Tips to Help You Conquer the Laundry Monster

Laundry. You sort, you wash, you fold, you blink ? and the pile of dirty clothes has grown all over again. Laundry is a fact of life, but approaching the task in an organized way can make it more manageable. Preparation is Half the Battle If you have a... Read More

Memorabilia -- Use It or Lose It!

What do you do with those special items that have been passed down to you? Put them in the hall closet and hope the door will shut? Probably not a good choice for several reasons. First, you are unnecessarily creating clutter; second, if the item is very old and unstable,... Read More

Four Easy Steps to An Organized Closet

The National Association of Professional Organizers has dedicated January to clean out those closets, but don't wait for January -- now is the time. Exciting this task is not, but by devoting a couple of afternoons this month you can reduce unnecessary search time and you may even find some... Read More

The Organized Move: Unpacking with a Plan

(This is the third in a series of three articles on "The Organized Move") The moving truck is pulling in the driveway of your new home and soon you will be surrounded by all your stuff. You have dreamed about the additional space...you have agonized over paint and furniture choices...and... Read More

3-Step Clean Sweep Program to Organize

3-Step Clean Sweep Program 1 - Purge2 - Simplify3 - Organize Getting Started Springtime is when many folks give their homes and offices a good cleaning. For every thing there is a season, and this is the season to get rid of the winter cobwebs. The... Read More

Getting Organized For The New Year - Part 1

The following procedures will insure an organized and well run office. 1. Have a daily To Do sheet. This is made up at the end of the day. You might have items left over from the previous day, put those items first and work from there. If you make deposits... Read More

Getting Organized For The New Year - Part 2

In part 1, we discussed a system you could use to organize your office. In this article we will discuss what material is needed to implement that system. You will need the following items for your office system. Calendar/Daily Planner; Accordion File (1-31); Manila Files with the Months of... Read More

The Five Ways To Ease The Process Of Eliminating Clutter

I recently had a conversation with a friend about clutter. She shared that at times there was so much clutter around her home that she simply concluded her home was in a stage that she referred to as CHAOS or Can't Have Anyone Over Soon. We talked further and what... Read More

Organizing Your Day

One of the hardest things for most individuals working from home is to stay focused. One of the best ways to stay focused is organization. In addition, being organized will help your time management skills. The two are very much intertwined. Planning out your day is very important. What... Read More

In The News:

If a drone is flying on your private property and recording you without your consent, call the police. It’s a violation of your privacy.
A new device developed at the University of Florida provides protection from mosquitoes for members of the U.S. military, requiring no heat, electricity or skin contact.
Kurt "The CyberGuy" Knutsson provides his five best home-delivery grocery apps to make shopping easier, and hopefully save money. Some apps offer different features.
A digital photo frame lets you share your most coveted moments with loved ones, and would be a memorable gift for Valentine's Day. Here are the best frames.
Everyone should be safe no matter where they go. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson lists some of the best tech for your personal protection whether you're out or at home.
Amazon has bumped up its prices for members using its Amazon Fresh grocery service, tacking an additional fee onto the existing membership fee. Here's why.
An American Airlines passenger said Monday that his wallet was still missing following an attempt to track it using an Apple AirTag device. The AirTag had flown to 35 cities.
Toilet paper can be very costly nowadays. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson shows you how you could save money at the store by purchasing a high-tech toilet instead.
Kurt "The CyberGuy" Knutsson has the answers you need in order to speed up your internet connection and make sure your WiFi network is secure. Follow these tips.
Three activity-tracking apps on your Android could be scamming you by promising money through advertisements but never paying you. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson explains.
San Francisco authorities wrote earlier this month to the California Public Utilities Commission asking to slow the expansion of Cruise and Waymo robotaxi services.
iPhone and Android users can customize their keyboards in their settings in order to create the unique texting experience that they want to curate. Here's how.
Staying warm in cold weather is as easy as the switch of a button. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson shows you the best wearable tech to keep you warm throughout winter.
Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson outlines his top do's and don'ts of using your phone when charging so you can preserve as much battery on your smartphone as possible.
The orange and green dots you see at the top of your iPhone screen are enhanced security precautions as a result of the new security update for IOS 14 or better.
Kurt "The CyberGuy" Knutsson shows you how to delete embarrassing autofill entries across multiple devices and operating systems to secure your privacy.
Flying can be stressful, but Kurt "The CyberGuy" Knutsson's helpful tips to finding the best seat on your flight can help ease some of your air travel worries.
Scammers are always out looking for their next victims. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson helps you to watch out for Medicare scammers looking to steal your money from you.
Different people need different types of coffee makers. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson lists the top 10 coffee makers with various features to fit your coffee needs.
Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson shows which iPhones are in the Apple battery price hike starting March 1 and how you can find out whether your phone needs a new battery.
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Basic Organizing Principles

So you've decided to get organized, but you just don't... Read More

Common Clutter Culprits- How to Bust Through Clutter

Paper1. You may already be in the habit of filing... Read More

Calendars and Personality Type

I recently conducted a survey to look at the relationship... Read More

Clutter Campaign - Maintain Your Success

To want in one's heart to do a thing for... Read More

Daily Systems Keep You Organized

Ever wonder how they do it? How a short-order cook... Read More

Does Your Storage Make Sense?

What do your storage spaces look like? Do you know... Read More

Lightening The Load

When I tell people what a FREEING experience moving is,... Read More

10 Common Roadblocks to Getting Organized

1. All or nothing thinking/taking on too much." I'm going... Read More

Files vs Piles

I recently read an article that had some interesting but... Read More

Life Lessons - Get What You Want; A Lesson from a Green Sea Turtle!

Sometimes major life lessons come from the most unlikely of... Read More

The Five Ways To Ease The Process Of Eliminating Clutter

I recently had a conversation with a friend about clutter.... Read More

Balance- What Does It Really Mean?

Balance- what a popular topic these days! Finding a work-life... Read More

A Simple Effective Tool To Get And Stay Organized

Often we are in overwhelm because we are holding too... Read More

What Momma Never Told Me About Housekeeping

A lot of us grew up with Mom taking care... Read More

Spring Cleaning

Spring is such a refreshing time- we are filled with... Read More

Tossing and Turning

"The real question is, why do you want it? What... Read More

10 Tips on Color Coding Your Paper: From Chaos to Coherence

Color-There Is No SubstituteIn anatomical illustrations you see the brain's... Read More

Organizing - Time is of the Essence!

What does "time" have to do with getting organized? Everything!... Read More

Taking Care of You: De-Clutter

De-Cluttering our lives can be an extremely liberating exercise. There... Read More

Compartmentalize

The word "compartmentalize" means to separate into distinct parts. I... Read More

Spring into Spring

Hasn't time flown? Already we're into the last quarter of... Read More

Give Up Control to Get Control

For some reason, Americans think they have something to prove... Read More

Identifying the Rocks: Organizing Your Priorities

In one of my favorite books, First Things First, written... Read More

Letting Go of Clutter In Your Office

Some people would say I'm the last person in the... Read More

Four Easy Steps to An Organized Closet

The National Association of Professional Organizers has dedicated January to... Read More