Tag Archives: time

the organizer comes clean – on dust

I hate to dust. Yes, I’ve said it before, and it’s still true. I think it’s because dusting is interminable. Ten minutes after you finish, the surfaces are sprinkled with dust again. If I weren’t so allergic to dust, I’d … Continue reading

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5-minute organizing for mail

Have you tried any of the 5-minute organizing techniques I’ve written about? You might be surprised to see how much you can accomplish in just five minutes. Almost everyone complains about mail clutter. Mail doesn’t actually cause clutter; the accumulation … Continue reading

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5-minute organizing for earth day

The best thing you can do for the planet is to reduce your consumption, which takes no minutes. It does, however, take planning. A lot of clutter is created when people buy things they already have, but can’t find. That … Continue reading

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5-minute organizing

You might not think you can accomplish much in five minutes, but you really can make a difference in a short time. In five minutes you can complete one of these activities: Sort the mail Toss old newspapers Empty receipts … Continue reading

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holiday stress

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Once Halloween hits, the great marketing machine starts pitching Christmas. There’s Thanksgiving to consider, too. Can you feel your stress level rising? In a study conducted by Wirthlin Worldwide, approximately 52% of women … Continue reading

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reader question – what to do with stray socks?

The legend about washing machines eating socks isn’t true. The reason so many people have orphaned socks is that their socks don’t make into the wash in pairs. I have discovered dirty socks under furniture, inside garages and behind clients’ … Continue reading

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product review – chore chart

It’s summer and the livin’ is supposed to be easy, right? A lot of families loosen their rules during the non-school months, then find that it’s difficult to get back into a routine once school starts in the fall. It’s … Continue reading

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