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Friday, November 29, 2013

Profitable Organizer's Black Friday Special Is Live!


Happy Black Friday everyone!  Hope you've already found some great bargains.  Just remember not to fill your home with "deals" that end up becoming clutter :)

OK, on to the post.  On Monday and Wednesday I shared links to Cynthia Murray's videos about why professional organizing is a great career and case studies of people who wanted to become professional organizers but weren't sure how to get started

Cynthia's 3rd video on professional organizing and her Black Friday special are now live!  

[Update: this sale is over, but you can still get free information about joining Profitable Organizer by clicking here.]




Thursday, November 28, 2013

Oops! I decorated too soon :)


For those of you who have been waiting (with bated breath I'm sure!) for the kitchen post I promised yesterday, I'm sorry, but I've decided to put the series on hold until January. 

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Profitable Organizer's Black Friday Preview!


Stay tuned for another post today about my kitchen!  But first, today I'm posting separately again about another great organizing video.

On Monday I shared a link to Cynthia Murray's video about why professional organizing is a great career and I mentioned that Profitable Organizer is having a Black Friday sale in a couple of days.




Today, Cynthia released her 2nd video on professional organizing. [Update: This special is over and the videos are no longer available, but you can get free information and other videos from Profitable Organizer by clicking here]

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

An Advent "Calendar" of Christmas Books



Do you have Christmas books that your children enjoy reading at Christmas?  Do you sometimes run out of time to read them and pack them away for the following year unread?  Do your kids enjoy opening presents?  {OK, silly question!}

We have lots of Christmas books that my kids enjoy reading together, but sometimes those books get overshadowed by all the other activities at Christmas.  I always felt sad packing away the unread ones, but I never want to give them away because I'm determined to make sure that "next Christmas we'll make time to read them!"

I knew I needed to organize a way to ensure that we actually made that time.  Here's what I did last year to solve this problem and we enjoyed every single one of our Christmas books!

Monday, November 25, 2013

Dishes and Glasses Cupboard Organizing Tips



This month I'm organizing my kitchen and as I do I'm sharing tips to help you organize your kitchen.  Today I'm sharing tips for organizing dishes and glasses in your kitchen cupboards. 

Want to Get Paid To Organize?


I'll be publishing a post in a little while about my kitchen cupboards, but first I want to let you know about a brand new organizing video.


If you read my post last week, Everything You Wanted To Know About Being a Professional Organizer, you'll remember that one of my recommended resources was Profitable Organizer.

Well, it turns out, they're releasing a series of videos this week, all leading up to a great Black Friday special!


Friday, November 22, 2013

Organizing Ideas for the Weekend: Planning for Christmas




Happy Friday!  Ready for another organizing idea for your weekend?

Christmas is just over a month away!  Does that make you excited or stressed?  Maybe a bit of both.  Most of us want to be able to enjoy ourselves during this special season.  But we often have so many tasks on our to-do list and so many events on our calendars that we end up being overwhelmed and tired throughout the month.

In order to experience more peace and joy, it's important to plan ahead and simplify as much as possible.  I'll be sharing lots of ideas in the next few weeks about this, and I'm going to kick things off today by sharing some Christmas planners and printables to help you get organized.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Everything You Wanted to Know About Being a Professional Organizer




Have you ever wondered what a professional organizer is?  Or what a professional organizer does?  Have you ever thought about becoming a professional organizer but weren't sure how?  Have you wondered if a professional organizer can help you deal with the clutter and disorganization in your home?

Then read on, because today's post will answer all those questions!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Christmas Gifts in a Jar




Do you have some "hard-to-buy-for" people on your Christmas list?  Are you looking for gift ideas that don't create clutter for the recipient?

One of my most popular posts year round is Gifts in a Jar.  In that post I showed how our kids make jar gifts for their teachers.  Their teachers love receiving these jars because they are unique and clutter free!

Today, I want to show you the Christmas jars we made last year.  Hopefully it will help you fill in a few ideas on your Christmas gift list!

Monday, November 18, 2013

Organizing Baking Ingredients and Party Supplies



This month I'm organizing my kitchen and as I do I'm sharing tips to help you organize your kitchen.  I've been focusing on organizing kitchen drawers so far in this series, but now I'm switching gears and looking at organizing kitchen cupboards.  Today I'm showing you how to organize baking ingredients and party supplies. 

Friday, November 15, 2013

Organizing Ideas For The Weekend: Organizing Kitchen Drawers




Happy Friday!  Ready for another organizing idea for your weekend?

Since I've been organizing my kitchen drawers and sharing tips to help you organize yours, I thought I'd share some more pictures and ideas for how to organize kitchen drawers.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Tips for Organizing Deep Kitchen Drawers




This month I'm organizing my kitchen and as I do I'm sharing tips to help you organize your kitchen.  Today I'm showing you how to organize pots and pans and utilize the space in deep drawers. 

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Organize Stuffed Animals On the Back of a Door!


Do your kids have stuffed animals all over their beds, dressers, bookshelves, or, let's be honest here, their floors?  I'm convinced those creatures make babies during the night.  And asking kids to part with them is like tearing out their limbs! 


Yesterday I shared pictures from my visit to The Container Store (A.K.A. A Little Piece of Organizing Heaven).  Today I want to show you what I bought there (that could fit in my suitcase and within my budget!) and how it has helped keep my kids' stuffed animals and other toys organized. 

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A Little Piece of Organizing Heaven!


For all my American readers who frequently shop at the Container Store, you can probably relate to my excitement in this post.  For all the rest of you, today I want to share with you what I like to call "a little piece of organizing heaven"!



{This is not a sponsored post... I just had a really fun time here and want to share it with you :) }

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Everything Organized Pinterest Board




Are you on Pinterest?  Do you love finding great organizing ideas and re-pinning them?  Then today is your lucky day!  Even if you're not on Pinterest, keep reading because you'll be able to enjoy this too!

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Tips for Organizing Kitchen Drawers


This month I'm going to be organizing my kitchen and as I do I will share tips to help you organize your kitchen.  Today I'm going to kick things off by showing you how I organize my utensil drawer and my junk drawer. 

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Blog Updates Tour Day 2




Yesterday I told you about some changes I made to the look of the blog and took you on a tour of the updated menu bar on the blog.  My goal is to make the blog feel less cluttered and to make it easier for you to find the organizing tips you need.

Today I'm taking you on a tour of my updated sidebar.  Hop on board and check it out :)

Monday, November 4, 2013

I've Made Some Changes On This Blog!




You may have noticed over the last little while that I've been slowly making some changes to the layout and design of this blog.  If not, that's OK... you were probably focused on all the decluttering you were doing last month right?!

If you're a recent follower, first of all, WELCOME!  Second, I apologize if you thought I was changing things every day.  I don't usually don't do that.  In fact, I set up most of the design and layout initially on this blog when I started it a year and a half ago, and I haven't really changed it much since.  Until recently.

I really wanted to make my blog easier for you to navigate.  I wanted you to be able easily find what you were looking for.  Or even to find things you didn't know you were looking for, but that you actually needed to see :)  So I made some changes to help you out. 

Stick around the next few days while I take you on a tour!  I know your time is precious and limited so I'll show you how you can get the most out of the time you spend on this blog so you can find all the organizing tips you need!

Friday, November 1, 2013