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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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Don't Worry About Organizing Your Books  Lifehacker

At Brooklyn's Books Are Magic, as at most bookstores, the books are organized sensibly: fiction sorted by author's name; non-fiction under various categories, ...


Organizing a nonprofit fish fry event for Lent? Send us your 2019 listings  cleveland.com

It's not too late to submit your nonprofit fish fry event for inclusion in our annual Northeast Ohio Fish Fry Guide.


Arts Organizing Lifts Oakland Teachers Strike  Common Dreams

"The Power of Youth. The Power of Educators. The Power of Labor. The Power of Community. The Power of The Art Build."—Keith Brown, President, Oakland ...


Marie Kondo's organizing philosophy and its connection to mental health - TMC News  Texas Medical Center News

Since Marie Kondo's 2011 publication of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, which landed on the New York Times best-seller list after its 2014 publication ...


KonMari Is The Latest Home Organizing Craze, But Does It Really Work?  Forbes

Marie Kondo's Netflix series "Tidying Up" has sparked an organizing craze, but is KonMari really the best way to organize your home?


Singapore court fines activist for organizing pro-democracy event  ABS-CBN News

SINGAPORE - A Singapore court on Thursday fined an civil rights activist for organizing a seminar in 2016 in which a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was ...


Organizing tips from Marie Kondo's Philly-based comrades  Philly.com

Feeling overwhelmed by your clutter? Philly's professional organizers have lots of advice.


Google Wanted to Prohibit Workers From Organizing by Email  WIRED

CEO Sundar Pichai pledged to support workers who walked out, but his lawyers say that employees shouldn't be allowed to use company email to organize.


Organizing committee chief Akira Shimazu hopes World Cup will be catalyst for growth  The Japan Times

With half a year to go until the first-ever Rugby World Cup in Asia, organizing committee chief Akira Shimazu insisted that the hosts are focused on making.


20-20 deadlock votes stop the Alaska House from organizing, weeks into session  KTUU.com

JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - Two votes in the Alaska House of Representatives both resulted in deadlock for two candidates nominated to House Speaker ...


B'ville Junior organizing Culture Festival  CNYcentral.com

A student at Baker High School who's been involved in city-suburrban inter-school dialogues is organizing an event aimed at sharing the many cultures in the ...


NH Primary Source: Former NHGOP Chair Horn organizing Granite State events for Weld  WMUR Manchester

When former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld reached out for a knowledgeable local Republican to help him put together a New Hampshire schedule as he ...


Clever Kitchen Organizing Ideas to Steal from Insta-Famous Organizers  Real Simple

From orderly spice cabinets to genius corner drawers, these organization hacks are the home cook's dream.


Organizing a Science Symposium: Don't Be Intimidated!  Entomology Today

So you want to organize a symposium for an upcoming ESA conference? Check out these ideas and tips for creating, organizing, and moderating a successful ...


16-year-old organizing donation drive for homeless  14 News WFIE Evansville

After this last cold snap, a local 16-year-old saw our stories about homeless people in need of warm clothes. She called us saying she wanted to do something ...


Latinx Immigrant Movement History Shows Importance of Organizing  Nonprofit Quarterly

Today, there is a high degree of unity among Latinx organizations over the need to support immigrant rights. This was not always the case.


Orange Crush organizers plan event for St. Patrick’s weekend  WTOC

The spring break college party known as Orange Crush is still two months away, but organizers are planning a new bash on Tybee Island.


Where's Shane? Organizing with Simplify My Life  KWCH

This morning we're getting some tips from an organizing expert with Simplify My Life to see if we can make this year a little easier to navigate!


4 notebooks for organizing your thoughts this year  Popular Science

With the daily tasks of life flying around your head, it can be easy to feel stressed and a little lost. Writing down your thoughts can help you think more clearly.


“Less Mess, Less Stress” with Abundance Organizing  WTVR CBS 6 News

RICHMOND, Va. - Amanda Scudder is part of Abundance Organizing, a company's whose mission is to help clients find clarity and contentment within their ...


PPB releases more texts with protest organizers  KOIN.com

The Portland Police Bureau released more texts between an officer and protest organizers.


Finding a different kind of joy in organizing  Richmond.com

We knew this was coming. It almost seems inevitable.


After a 2-year run, organizers cancel Cleveland Eats food festival  News 5 Cleveland

Cleveland Eats—a food festival showcasing Cleveland's culinary creations— is a thing of the past.


Organizers Announce Broke LA Festival Canceled For 2019  CBS Los Angeles

A popular annual downtown Los Angeles music and arts festival which started as a cheap alternative to Coachella nearly a decade ago will not be returning this ...


CV seniors' Bigfoot mockumentary leads to organizing film festival  Idaho County Free Press

KOOSKIA – Chaos and tension punctuate each video cut as two young men search and run through forests, something red spatters across a tree, and a ...


Long table dinner organizers request Manhattan Beach Pier for their culinary event in May  The Beach Reporter

Another high-class culinary event with alcohol may be on its way to Manhattan Beach—and organizers are again requesting use of the iconic Manhattan Beach ...


Amazon’s New York Project Foundered on Labor Organizing, Opposition to Subsidies  The Wall Street Journal

Amazon scuttled its New York City project after talks to resolve the matter of labor organizing and to ease political opposition to subsidies failed to allay the ...


Paris 2024 Organizers to Allow Public to Run the Marathon Course  Wall Street Journal

Paris 2024 organizers said Thursday they will stage a mass participation marathon on the same day as the elite event “on the same course and in the same ...


Heat the Streets event moving to Aksarben Village; organizers hope to raise $100000  Omaha World-Herald

The annual event, which raises funds to help those who need help with utility bills, will take place at Aksarben Village. It's set for March 2.


Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks to students at Columbia College during organizing campaign event  Abccolumbia.com

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – While Sen. Elizabeth Warren has not announced her official bid to run for President in 2020 she spoke to students at Columbia ...


Seneca County Health Department is organizing for forum on Sunny Farms Landfill next week  WNWO NBC 24

With a possibility of 1500 people attending next week's public forum on the Sunny Farms Landfill, the Seneca County Health Department is trying to be as ...


Suit to allow farmworker organizing heard in Albany appeals court  The Daily News Online

ALBANY —The case of a farmworker who was laid off from Marks Farms in Lowville for allegedly trying to organize better working conditions was heard by the ...


6ix9ine Admits to Selling Heroin & Organizing Shooting in Newly Publicized Full Guilty Plea  Okayplayer

The rapper cooperated with federal agents and pleaded guilty to nine counts in his racketeering case. His guilty plea was hidden from the public until now.


Ubisoft on Opening Up Rainbow Six Siege To Third-Party Tournament Organizers  The Esports Observer

Rainbow Six Esports Director François-Xavier Dénièle says it is a chance to test new approaches to tournaments and enter new markets. Long-term planning ...


Syracuse-based organizers say refunds are on the way for Rochester Wine Festival  CNYcentral.com

After some attendees of the Rochester Wine Festival voiced their frustrations with the event, the Syracuse-based organizers say they will issue a refund.


Smart Solutions: Never too late to start organizing  The Detroit News

While National Get Organized Month may have already come and gone, we can still keep the momentum going even if our first attempts have failed.


Graduate Student Union Organizers-Turned-Negotiators Learn to Bargain | News  Harvard Crimson

When representatives from Harvard's newly-formed graduate student union sat down in front of the University's negotiators in their first bargaining session last ...


Founders and Organizers of Inaugural Aurora Forum Express Gratitude to Goodwill Ambassadors  The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

YEREVAN — “The Aurora Forum is based on our belief that global Armenians and all global citizens who aspire to tackle the world's most pressing challenges ...


Organizers announce changes to 2019 marathon course  Nashville Post

Alterations will accommodate, take advantage of NFL Draft set for same weekend in downtown Nashville.


'Key To Progress': How St. Louisans Are Using Community Organizing And Engagement To Make Change  St. Louis Public Radio

On Wednesday's St. Louis on the Air , host Don Marsh explored how community organizing has evolved in the St. Louis region over the past 40 years. Joining.


ICCW organizing large food drive for Helena Food Share  KXLH Helena News

The Interagency Committee for Change by Women (ICCW) is organizing a large food drive at the State Capitol complex and other state agencies to benefit ...


Lexington cruise-in clash continues with new organizers  Lexington Dispatch

The confusion over the monthly cruise-in in uptown Lexington has just kicked into high gear.On one side, a former organizer says the event has been “stolen” ...


Orange Crush organizers planning St. Pat's event  WSAV-TV

Organizers of a spring break bash on Tybee Island say they plan on taking over the beach during the Coastal Empire's busiest weekend for tourism.


After NC raids, Asheville organizers join call for Day Without Immigrants walkout Monday  Asheville Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE — Local organizers have joined a statewide call for a worker and student walkout Monday following a massive Immigration and Customs ...


NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Wutip organizing  EurekAlert

Tropical Depression 02W has organized and strengthened into a tropical storm.


Move over, Marie Kondo: What Naples professional organizers do and how they can help you  Naples Daily News

In Southwest Florida, there a handful of professional organizers who use their tried-and-true methods to help families take control of their mess.


Venezuela crisis: Deadly clash at Brazil border ahead of benefit concert in Colombia  CBC.ca

Venezuela's power struggle is set to become a battle of the bands Friday when musicians — one group demanding President Nicolas Maduro allow in ...


Organizers Oust Amazon HQ2 From New York  Common Dreams

mazon offered New Yorkers the best possible Valentine's Day gift — a breakup. The union-busting, deportation-aiding company announced it wouldn't go ...


The Limits of Extremely Online Organizing  The Atlantic

The remarkable #FuckFuckJerry has been as successful as a spontaneous campaign can be.


Steward's Corner: Where Do Good Organizers Come From?  Labor Notes

Few people are born organizers. Instead, we have to find and nurture people who show some interest and willingness to become organizers. Photo: Jim West ...


Long Island Pet Expo: Interview with organizers Dennis and Karen Garetano  Blasting News United States

The Garetano family has been hosting the popular Long Island Pet Expo for many years and are looking forward to its return in March of 2019.


Mondays with protesters: Local organizers keep up the fight  Journal Times

RACINE — In cities across the country Monday, protesters held signs and marched in opposition to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national ...


Haiti’s anti-government protests, which have trapped Canadians, to resume Friday: organizers  Global News

Haiti's demonstrators want President Jovenel Moise to resign. he has refused.


Protests to resume in Hoover, Montgomery, organizers say  AL.com

Organizers say protests will resume in the city of Hoover because, according to organizers, city officials have not held up an agreement they made in ...


LAKES AREA NEWS: Mill Stone Park organizers looking for major grant  KTIV

The park would include a special feature with some high tech effects that would replicate the city of Milford's name sake, a mill that was located on a creek on the ...


Youth Fair organizers want to build pavilion  Hudson Valley 360

Columbia-Greene Media. CAIRO — Organizers of the annual Greene County Youth Fair are looking to build a permanent pavilion that can be used all ...


Hefty winter storm forces FIS World Championship organizers to cancel snowboard big air competition  Salt Lake Tribune

Tuesday's winter storm also postponed qualifying rounds of men's and women's ski slopestyle event. 0. Hefty winter storm forces FIS World Championship ...


Suggestions for Regatta Organizers  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Noel M. Field, Jr. is currently a US SAILING judge emeritus, and as he recognizes the shortage of judges, he has some suggestions for persons organizing ...


Organizers pitch plan for food sales by kids' groups at Keene pumpkin festival  The Keene Sentinel

In the throes of a snowy winter, the brains behind Keene's pumpkin festival are already planning October's event and starting the city permitting process.


'You're Lying About Me.' Ariana Grande Pushes Back at Grammy Awards Organizers  Fortune

The '7 Rings' singer disputed the reasons for her decision to pull out of this weekend's awards ceremony.


Brewery wants the dogs back, and there's an online petition organizers plan to take before local leaders  Winston-Salem Journal

A local craft brewery is helping drum up support for letting the dogs back in.


Data Jawn organizers want your data analytics pitches  Technical.ly

From social good to data privacy, organizer Daniel Larson says the event looks to keep highlighting the most interesting applications of data science in the Philly ...


Meriden St. Patrick's Day parade organizers more than halfway to fundraising goal  Meriden Record-Journal

MERIDEN — Organizers of the 46th annual St. Patrick's Day parade say they're close to raising enough money to hold the event next month. Organizers have ...


SEWE organizers add more space, Kid Zone at Charleston's Brittlebank Park  Charleston Post Courier

One of the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition's most popular venues will sport an expanded footprint and new features this year: Brittlebank Park.


Punkin Chunkin lawsuit dismissed; organizers hope to host Delaware event  Delmarva Daily Times

Punkin Chunkin announced after a two-year lull it was back, but whether a pumpkin-spewing championship will happen this year is unclear.


Organizers cancel 2019 Crappie Derby  WBNG-TV

The "Almost Annual Crappie Derby" ice fishing tournament scheduled for Saturday, February 16 has been canceled, according to the event's organizers.


Yemeni FM: Organizers are to blame for Warsaw Summit 'seating mistake'  The Jerusalem Post

He claimed that the reactions to photographs, “were efforts to portray the situation differently based on political motivations.”


Denver's People's Fair canceled for 2019, organizers say  The Denver Channel

The city's oldest neighborhood festival will not return this year, organizers for the annual People's Fair said so Friday on their website.


Organizers plan townwide Ashby cleanup  Sentinel & Enterprise

ASHBY -- A townwide cleanup that will take place in April is an opportunity for the community to remove litter from public spaces and encourage people to ...


$17,000 price tag shocks Bok Kai organizers | News | appeal-democrat.com  Appeal-Democrat

Members of the Bok Kai Parade Committee were shocked to receive word last week they might have to come up with nearly $17000 to cover fees if they ...


Organizers Cancel NedFest Music Festival  JamBase

After 20 years, the NedFest music festival will no longer be held in Nederland, Colorado. The news of the cancellation was confirmed in a statement posted by ...


Decatur Celebration organizers: Wristband costs won't increase this year; revenue numbers not finalized  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Decatur Celebration organizers say they don't plan to increase the cost for wristbands to attend the festival this year, although revenue numbers ...


Marble mecca: Organizers gear up for second Humboldt Marble Weekend  Eureka Times Standard

The passion for small glass globes will be magnified this weekend as organizers put on the second Humboldt Marble Weekend, set to open Thursday. “There is ...


Stamford PD praises organizers for ‘extremely peaceful’ rally  The Advocate

STAMFORD — Venezuelan nationals and other members of the community joined for a peaceful rally in front of the city's government center on Washington ...


Organizers prepare for 10th annual Capital City Senior Games  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The 10th annual Capital City Senior Games are just about 2 weeks away and registration is now open.


Fyre Festival's Organizers Didn't Pay a Restaurant Owner, So GoFundMe Donors Stepped In  The New York Times

With two documentaries bringing new attention to the 2017 music festival disaster, people raised more than $177000 for a Bahamian restaurant owner who was ...


NORD Foundation receives a $57K donation from Boycott Bowl organizers  Curbed NOLA

Boycott Bowl featured performances by The Vettes, Big Freedia, Shamar Allen, and the Brass-a-Holics on Super Bowl Sunday.


Organizers excited for 2019 Santa Maria Elks Rodeo  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Preparations for the 2019 Santa Maria Elks Rodeo are underway and there are some new things fans can look forward to this year. One big change is new ...


'In New Orleans, we throw parties’: Organizers prepare for Boycott Bowl  FOX 8 Live WVUE

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - What started on a drawing board between a group of friends has become a sold-out event, bringing in Saints fans from all over who ...


Schenectady's Soup Stroll draws thousands, organizers say  The Daily Gazette

Newly-minted soup experts in Schenectady celebrated their victories on Sunday after Saturday's Soup Stroll in downtown Schenectady. According to a press ...


Boycott Bowl organizers donate $57404 to NORD Foundation  WWLTV.com

Friday, organizers for the Boycott Bowl turned over a check for $57404.36 to the New Orleans Recreation Department Foundation.


Organizers: Christkindl faces end if new volunteers aren't found  Sunbury Daily Item

Christkindl Market's call for volunteers now makes two volunteer-driven Union County nonprofits searching desperately for help in consecutive months.


Organizers Cancel Beverly Comic Con For 2019  Beverly, MA Patch

Organizers Cancel Beverly Comic Con For 2019 - Beverly, MA - Organizers suggested the show outgrew its venue at the Porter Mill building but offers hope that ...


Athletes, organizers enjoy fun atmosphere at Special Olympics  New Jersey Herald

VERNON -- With conditions more appropriate for the middle of spring than early February, competitors took to the slopes Tuesday for the second and final day of ...


Oakland Organizers Promote Economic Justice for City's Most Vulnerable Workers  KCET

The construction cranes stretching out over downtown Oakland are visible from the entrance of Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church. For the ten faith and ...


#BBNaija2019: Organizers Announce Online Audition (See Details And How To Participate)  Naija News

Popular reality TV show Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) will have an online audition for its 2019 edition as confirmed by the organizers of the show.


Elizabethton Back-2-School Bash organizers invite sponsors, partners  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Planning is underway for the 4th annual Elizabethton Back-2-School Bash, and organizers are calling on the community to get involved as sponsors, partners in ...


Amazon had New York City in the bag. Then left-wing activists got fired up.  The Washington Post

Amazon's decision to pull out of the deal is a show of force for the left wing in New York City, a constellation of engaged citizens, traditional activist groups and ...


Plans involving Camp Grayling move forward after organizers met with Department of Defense  Petoskey News-Review

GRAYLING — Northeast Michigan Council of Governments (NEMCOG) leaders are moving forward with the development of Joint Land Use Study plans for the ...


WhiskerMania organizers prepare for battle of the facial hair  WLKY Louisville

Members of the Derby City Whisker Club are preparing for their fourth annual WhiskerMania. The facial hair competition is at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Diamond Pub ...


Organizers of Point in Time survey are scanning the streets for Helena's homeless  Helena Independent Record

The Helena United Way office has spent the last week conducting the annual Department of Housing and Urban Development Point in Time survey. The survey ...


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