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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 say many years down the road.

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.

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, you will further the aging process; finally, and most importantly, what's the point of keeping these special items if the only time you enjoy them is when you move or get the bug to clean out a closet! This summer my grandmother passed away and I was the recipient of many beautiful things, especially table linens.

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 extra storage in the process.

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.

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.

Getting Organized For The New Year - Part 1


The following procedures will insure an organized and well run office. 1.

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.

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.

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.

Five Simple Tips to Get Organized Today!


Take time to declutter this summer..

Getting Organized - Getting Fit


In a speech entitled "Organized Living in a Disorganized World" I made the statement "Getting organized is much like exercise and healthy eating. It is something you incorporate into your daily living.

Get Organized - Stay Organized


My mother is one of the most productive people I know. She is 78 years old and still works full-time as the personal assistant to the CEO of a bank.

The Love It Or Lose It Principle: One Simple Key to Living Clutter-Free Forever


It wasn't long ago that you spent an entire weekend "decluttering" - and now you are expecting guests in two days, and the guestroom is full of "stuff" again!According to a study by the U.S.

Secrets to Eliminating Emotional Clutter


Are you plagued by clutter in your personal or professional life? Is there someone in your family or your work who is? Based on my experience, the answer is probably "Yes!"As a professional organizing consultant for more than 20 years, I have discovered that eight out of ten people are bogged down in life with physical clutter somewhere in their lives. Ironically, most of them suffer in silence.

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Organizing Your Home Office |  RisMedia.com

Is your home office a productive space? Organize it with these tips.


A Bitcoin Group Is Organizing A Run On Exchanges  Crypto Briefing

Proof of Keys. Hodlers of Last Resort are organising a coordinated run on third party services, like Bitcoin exchanges and custodial wallets.


In a chilly year for the news business, union organizing is smoking hot  Poynter

Photo: Gene Forbes, in the pre-press department of The Denver Post, walks with fellow employees during a rally against the paper's ownership group, Alden ...


Alexandria fire fighter gives back by organizing holiday toy drive for area kids  FOX 5 DC

An Alexandria fireman who wanted to give back to his community did so in a very special way. Battalion Chief Willie Bailey helped organize the department's toy ...


Bowlmageddon 2018: 5 dudes’ quest to see 18 bowls in 24 days, explained  SB Nation

It's the afternoon on Dec. 16, a Sunday, one day after bowl season started. Scott Ostlund has to delay our phone call, because he isn't sure what time zone he's ...


Students drop union organizing effort  Newton Daily News

DES MOINES (AP) — Students at an Iowa college said Friday they want to drop their effort to expand a union representing student workers because they fear a ...


Students at Iowa college drop union organizing effort  The Seattle Times

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Students at an Iowa college said Friday they want to drop their effort to expand a union representing student workers because they ...


Unions back organizing drive at area Tesla factory  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

BUFFALO — United Steelworkers and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announced Thursday that workers at Tesla's solar panel factory will hold a ...


Tesla Employee Claims It's Still Preventing Union Organizing  Jalopnik

Tesla has kept up practices to prevent workers from organizing a union, even as it battles with a U.S. labor agency over allegations that its management violated ...


Checklist: Are You Organizing Democratically?  Labor Notes

Labor Notes has always emphasized that union power requires democracy. That's because unions need active members to be strong—and people won't stay ...


USW and IBEW Launch Organizing Drive at Tesla's Buffalo Solar Factory  PRNewswire

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) announced today ...


Organizers of February summit urge bishops to meet abuse survivors  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

With just two months to go until a high-stakes Vatican summit on the global clerical sex abuse crisis, organizers have asked heads of bishops' conferences to ...


After organizing the 100th Weld County Fair, coordinator Janet Konkel plans to retire  Greeley Tribune

It was her first day on the job, and Janet Konkel had nothing to help her plan the 2011 Weld County Fair except an empty desk and five months ahead of her.


Overcoming the Borders in People's Hearts Through Interfaith Organizing  Sojourners

The danger right now is this barrier, this border that's being created, not just physically but this border in people's hearts.


Self-Organizing Molecules Could Store Data in Individual Atoms  Futurism

New self-assembling molecular networks can take away several challenges from atomic-scale data storage.


Trump Labor Board Tips Hand on Student Organizing Rights (1)  Bloomberg Law

The NLRB's Trump administration appointees made clear their desire to reconsider board law on college student unionizing rights, even as they ordered the ...


Organizing for Bernie group launches to draft Sanders as 2020 White House candidate | TheHill  The Hill

A new group called Organizing for Bernie launched this week to draft Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to run for president.


5 software for organizing your music files to find them quickly  Windows Report

Keeping your music files organized is essential if you want to find them when you need them. Here are 5 software that you can use to organize music on PC.


Family of missing Mount Herman hiker organizing Saturday search party  Colorado Springs Gazette

A search party will sweep Mount Herman in search of hiker who disappeared in September.


Organizers nix Detroit's New Year's Eve 'The Drop' event  Crain's Detroit Business

The annual Motor City "The Drop" event on New Year's Eve has been nixed this year due to logistics concerns, bad timing and difficulties tracking down the right ...


21 Container Store Products Professional Organizers Use in Their Homes  Reader's Digest

Have you ever wondered which products professional organizers use to keep their homes tidy? Here are their top picks for decluttering.


ICE's Vendetta Against Migrant Organizers  Jacobin magazine

ICE is increasingly targeting migrant labor leaders for arrest and deportation. Their intent is to spread terror and discourage organization. Migrant Justice ...


Mississippi Rhodes Scholar Jaz Brisack shares passion for labor organizing in the South  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Oxford • As an introduction to the conditions of the workers of the world, 16-year-old Jaz Brisack washed dishes at Panera Bread. At the national restaurant chain ...


13 organizing ideas that'll help you make the most of your space  Business Insider Nordic

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Migrant Leaders Organizing Saturday March to Border: Tijuana Mayor  NBC Chicago

Leaders among the migrant caravan in Tijuana, Mexico are distributing flyers in an attempt to organize a march to the border Saturday morning, according to the ...


Organizing the 13th Student Santa event in Cape Girardeau  KFVS

Volunteers were in the midst of planning the 13th annual Student Santa event in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, Dec. 4.


Organizing tips for a season of sanity | News | Mountain View Online |  Mountain View Voice

Adopting some good organizing strategies can make your holiday season calm enough to enjoy it while it's happening.


State weighs in on union organizing at Tesla plant  WIVB.com - News 4

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul says the state's job was to breathe life into a part of the community that had been abandoned and desolate for decades.


Can I get fired for organizing a walkout at my job?  New York Post

I was inspired by the recent Google employee walkout, enough so to try to organize a walkout at my employer because of the working conditions. When my boss ...


New beekeepers club organizing; first meeting set for Dec. 11  The Daily Telegram

HILLSDALE — A new beekeepers club, the Hidden Lake Beekeepers Foundation (HLBF), is being organized and seeking members. The club will operate as a ...


Anti-vaxxer parents are organizing chickenpox “parties” on Facebook  Quartz

North Carolina has recently been hit with the biggest chickenpox outbreak in two decades, with 36 children falling ill as of Nov. 16. The flare-up was most likely ...


Women's march organizers need some divine inspiration  New Jersey Herald

As a woman who immersed herself in the lives of the saints growing up, I have a unique perspective on the modern feminist movements we're seeing today ...


Missing man's family organizing search on Saturday  White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW — Robert Joseph McCain remains missing after disappearing on Nov. 14 near Bourdon Ranch Road. His family hopes to find him on Saturday, Dec ...


On Mexico border, asylum-seekers take organizing into own hands  The Christian Science Monitor

Before they can apply for US asylum, as is their right, migrants amassing on the Mexico side of the border are trying to limit disorder and chaos as they await due ...


AgriLife Extension organizing Grass Grazing and Animal Management School  Southwest Farm Press

A 10-month Grass Grazing and Animal Management School coordinated by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* is being scheduled for the Lubbock area.


CityViews: New York Now Has 'Right to Counsel,' but Tenant Organizing Still Matters  City Limits

A year ago, the tenant movement won a hard fought three-year campaign in New York City to make it the first city in the nation to make eviction defense a right.


WHS guitarist invited to jazz tour after organizers notice 'incredible talent'  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The program is normally only open to students of 11 public performing arts high schools.


Swedish “man free” festival ruled discriminatory; fest organizers fire back  Brooklyn Vegan

Sweden's Statement Festival, ”a music festival completely free from cis men,” went down this summer with Girlschool, iamamiwhoami, and more, and has since ...


Despite Controversy, Organizers Say Windsor Drag Queen Story Hour Will Go On  KUNC

Despite some complaints about its appropriateness for young audiences, organizers of an upcoming Drag Queen Story Hour at the Windsor-Severance Library.


Start planning, organizing now for 2019 celebration | Opinion  Sunbury Daily Item

It's not the only reason, but once again a lack of communication seems to have contributed to a Valley holiday tradition being put on hold.


Organizing the 14th Guns N' Hoses Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive  KSFY

Day two wrapped up at the 14th annual Tyler Wilcox Memorial Guns N' Hoses Blood Drive Tuesday. The event pits law enforcement against firefighters in a ...


Raytown group organizing Christmas gift drive to make sure kids in need aren’t forgotten  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

RAYTOWN, Mo. -- Raytown residents are working together to make sure no child is left out this holiday season. They're "adopting" local children through a new ...


Russian Duma Passes Bill To Punish Organizers Of Protests That Include Children  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

The lower chamber of the Russian parliament has passed a bill setting out punishment for people who involve minors in unauthorized protests, rallies, and ...


Boulder teen organizing dance to raise money to help sexual assault victims  Boulder Daily Camera

Isabella Cohn, a sophomore at Boulder's Watershed School, started a website where teens can anonymously share their stories as survivors of sexual abuse ...


Political consultant trades on organizing experience  BayStateBanner

When Ayanna Pressley launched her campaign for the 7th Congressional District at the Central Square restaurant La Fábrica back in February, Wilnelia Rivera ...


Coupon Queen: Manage your home stockpile by rotating, organizing  Charleston Post Courier

“Dear Jill,. I do a fair amount of stocking up during the year. I have a big set of heavy-duty shelves in a closet off the kitchen that I use as a pantry. I end up going ...


Visit Franklin hires associate who had marketing and organizing roles in soccer  Franklin Home Page

WILLIAMSON COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU. Visit Franklin has added Cassidy Meador to its sales department staff in the role of Sales ...


Winterfest Debacle: Organizers ignore refund requests from customers  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The hosts of Winterfest will likely be receiving coal in their stockings this year. What was advertised as a 40,000-square-foot “world of holiday joy and wonder” ...


Pope Francis selects Cardinal Blase Cupich to group organizing abuse summit  WLS-TV

Chicago's Cardinal Blase Cupich has been given a major new role in the Catholic Church.


Amarillo District Game Wardens Organizing for Pheasant Season Opener  MyHighPlains.com

Amarillo district Game Wardens will be dedicating extra patrol hours and state assets to the Pheasant season which occurs in panhandle counties and runs this ...


Scholarship tree auction organizers expect to clear $30000  Sweet Home New Era

The Trees for Scholarships auction and dinner, held Dec. 8 at Sweet Home High School, grossed $36634 for the Sweet Home Alumni Foundation, which has.


Organizing in small-town Nova Scotia to stop offshore drilling  rabble.ca

Marilyn Keddy is a social worker and a long-time activist who lives in an active lobster fishing cove near Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Peter Puxley is also a ...


MADITSSIA organizing 4th edition of Indexpo in city from Dec 20  Knn India

New Delhi, Dec 18 (KNN) Madurai District Tiny & Small Scale Industries Association popularly known as 'MADITSSIA' is organizing 4th edition of Indexpo ...


Organizers apologize for foul-mouthed Santa  WHSV

Organizers of a Christmas event have apologized to outraged parents after a fire alarm reportedly prompted Santa Claus to burst out of his grotto, rip off his ...


YouCopia StoraLid Tupperware Lid Organizer Review - Kitchen Cabinet Organizers  HouseBeautiful.com

Say goodbye to plastic avalanches with YouCopia's StoraLid food container lid organizer, which keeps all your Tupperware lids in check in your kitchen cabinets ...


How Video Game Industry Unionization Would Happen  Variety

Unionization isn't a new concept in the games industry -- it's just starting to take a sharper form.


Community Bank branches organizing holiday events to help those in need  The Abington Journal

WILKES-BARRE — Throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania, eight Community Bank N.A. branches are celebrating the holidays by lending a hand to neighbors ...


Democratic Women Are Secretly Organizing In Deep Red States  Jezebel

The privilege to voice your politics without fear of retribution is a far cry from reality for the groups of women secretly organizing against the GOP in deeply red ...


Must See: Wendell Community Chorus organizing holiday concert  The Recorder

The Wendell Community Chorus will celebrate many holiday traditions in song at its concert on Saturday at 7 p.m. in Wendell Town Hall.The chorus will be ...


For migrants in Tijuana, seeking asylum in U.S. starts with a worn notebook  The Washington Post

TIJUANA, Mexico — More than 5,000 names are inscribed in a worn notebook, one for each migrant waiting here for asylum — a list that has grown ...


NFL Draft organizers offering VIP support packages  The Tennessean

Packages priced at $5000 and $2500 are being offered by the 2019 NFL Draft Local Organizing Committee.


West Covina residents to demand action from leaders on homelessness  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

West Covina residents who have called their own meetings to talk about homelessness in the city plan to take their concerns directly to the City Council on ...


Conscious Capitalism chapter organizing | News  Aspen Daily News

At Friday's Aspen Business Luncheon, the keynote speaker for the first meeting of the local Conscious Capitalism chapter is Jerry Murdock, a venture capitalist ...


Virginia Organizing partners with Valley Justice Coalition for criminal justice forum  Augusta Free Press

Virginia Organizing will hold a forum on Saturday, in partnership with the Valley Justice Coalition, to present on ongoing efforts to address criminalization at the ...


Group organizing first St. John Valley Light Parade for Dec. 23  fiddleheadfocus.com

Members of a new group in the area are working to get volunteers to participate in the first St. John Valley Light Parade on the evening of Dec. 23 in Madawaska ...


Keidanren chief Hiroaki Nakanishi eyed to oversee organizing of 2025 Osaka expo  The Japan Times

The government is expected to propose that Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) Chairman Hiroaki Nakanishi head the new body that will succeed the ...


Union Organizers Honored by State Communist Party  Washington Free Beacon

The Connecticut Communist Party honored a pair of union organizers at its annual awards ceremony.


Arkansas Senate: Legislature organizing for new session | Opinion  Magnoliareporter

Weekly column written for members of the Arkansas Senate:


Ann Arbor teenager accused of murder charged with organizing another murder while in custody  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Xavier Payne, a 17-year-old boy from Ann Arbor accused of murder, was charged with trying to arrange another murder while in custody.


WATCHING NOW Rally organizers: Leave yellow vests at home  CityNews Vancouver

The cause is loud and clear, but is this getting the way? A pro-energy group told protesters not to wear yellow vests to a pipeline rally Monday. Dec 17, 2018 ...


Organizers looking ahead to 2019 Rapid City Women's March  Newscenter1.tv

Calvin Cutler, Dan Lutz,. RAPID CITY S.D. – About a month from now, Rapid City will once again be part of the National Women's March. Organizers of the ...


Sons Of Union Veterans Organizing  Greeneville Sun

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War are chartering the President Andrew Johnson Camp No. 70 Saturday.


“Baraboo Acts” organizers hope event moves community forward  WKOW

Monday kicks off the third and final stage of Baraboo's response to the controversial photo, which brought national attention to their city. It's called Baraboo Acts ...


Organizers Call For More Support For Homeless Veterans At Egan Remembrance Vigil  KLCC FM Public Radio

About a dozen people gathered in the rain to honor Major Thomas Egan, tonight. It's been ten years since the homeless veteran's death, and organizers say.


Somali Workers in Minnesota Force Amazon to Negotiate  The New York Times

Labor organizers and researchers said they had not heard of Amazon previously coming to the table after worker pressure, even for private discussions.


The Organizers Who Want Single-Family Zoning Abolished in Minneapolis  Next City

The landmark zoning change is expected to help address historic racial and economic segregation, and organizers say the credit for the change should be ...


Shelby County organizing legislative agenda for General Assembly  The Daily Memphian

Additional funding for TBI tops Shelby County government's list of requests to the Tennessee General Assembly for its upcoming legislative session in January.


Petition to recall Fall River mayor garners enough signatures, council president says  Turn to 10

The organizers of a petition to recall the embattled mayor of Fall River, Jasiel Correia II, said Wednesday they have more than enough verified signatures to ...


Rolling Loud Festival Organizers Deny Knowing Offset Planned To Surprise Cardi B  Essence

After Offset's surprise apology stole the show, Rolling Loud organizers lavish praise on Cardi B's history-making performance.


Secret groups of Democratic women are organizing deep in Republican territory  The Washington Post

It's easy to miss Democratic women's groups in Red America; many of them are in hiding.


Facebook Cripples Community Organizing With Overzealous Attempts to Stop Russian Trolls: Reason Roundup - Hit & Run : Reason.com  Reason

Fallout from new Facebook policies. Facebook's hamfisted efforts to stop "disinformation" and "foreign influence" have made it much more difficult for political ...


Neo-Nazis Are Organizing Secretive Paramilitary Training Across America  VICE

A neo-Nazi who goes by the alias Norman Spear has launched a project to unify online fascists and link that vast coalition of individuals into a network training ...


Desk Organizers that Repurpose Discarded Materials  Core77.com

ODD is a set of desk organizers that repurposed thrown away materials like scrap papers and plastic straws to create a new value of its own.


Organizers prepare for Bounty of Bethlehem; Volunteers, donations needed  BlueRidgeNow.com

The annual Christmas day tradition in Hendersonville continues with Bounty of Bethlehem's community dinner. Volunteers and donations are still needed for the ...


The Women of Regeneración: An Incredible History of Organizing, Defying and Empowering  KCET

Chicano and Mexican women of all ages featured in Vincent Price Art Museum's “Regeneración: Three Generations of Revolutionary Ideology” represents...


Gaston Point Christmas organizers get back more than they give  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Newton's third law of physics was broken at the Gaston Point Christmas event, because for every action of generosity, the reaction ...


Kremlin welcomes Davos forum organizers' decision on participation of Russian businessmen  TASS

MOSCOW, December 17. /TASS/. The Kremlin welcomes the decision of organizers of the World Economic Forum in Davos on participation of Russian ...


Nicole Richie has the most genius purse-organizing hack  Yahoo Lifestyle

Ever searched your bag for your phone and wound up with a handful of frayed tissues and leaking lip gloss? Not anymore.


Amazon HQ2 resistance in Virginia, Nashville, and New York  Fast Company

Organizers in northern Virginia, Nashville, and New York plan to protest the expansion of Amazon at meetings this week–and call for a community input process ...


The best organizers for your closet and drawers  Business Insider

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Shopping day for Toys for Tots organizers  KIMT 3

In all, they're supplying 1240 kids with toys this year, as well as stocking stuffers and stuffed animals.


America Recycles Day organizers announce big haul of recyclables  Gwinnettdailypost.com

Gwinnett County residents brought tens of thousands of pounds of items for recycling during the annual America Recycles Day at Coolray Field last month.


COP24 Organizers Accused of Censoring Climate Campaigners While Letting Pro-Fossil Fuel Message Flourish  Common Dreams

The COP24 climate summit, which is supposed to end on Friday, has been accused of being captured by corporate interests, and new reporting further backs up ...


Organizers gear up for Albany’s 28th Annual Christmas Parade  WALB

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - This year the Albany parade will be kicked off with fireworks and organizer Lori Farkas said that rain or shine, the parade will go on.


Neaux Claires: Organizers say there will be no 2019 festival  Leader-Telegram

Four years ago, Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon and his friend Aaron Dessner of the National aimed to create a music festival unlike any other in Vernon's ...


Opinion | Peterborough councillors organizing to hike their own salaries  ThePeterboroughExaminer.com

With a few exceptions, most Peterborough city councillors are skittish about talking publicly about their salary expectations ... last term's approval without debate ...


Head of L.A. Olympic organizing committee to step down at year's end  Los Angeles Times

Gene Sykes, the chief executive of Los Angeles' organizing committee for the 2028 Olympic Games, announced Tuesday that he will shift to an advisory role at ...


Vendors complain about organizers of 'Winterfest' at Brooklyn Museum  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It's not only customers who are feeling cheated by the Winterfest holiday attraction behind the Brooklyn Museum. Some vendors, who paid thousands to sell their ...


The Year Workers Stood Up to Big Tech  Gizmodo

2018 has been an excruciating exercise is achieving, and then discovering new definitions of, rock bottom. Public confidence in the tools of democracy eroded, ...


As Toys for Tots events wrap up for the year, organizers say you can always give  WYTV

About 500 toys were gathered at Friday night's Mahoning County Courthouse Christmas Party and Toy Drive.


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