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How To Organize

Get Organized Month – January

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Many people make a New Years Resolution to be more organized. I think we all want to be more organized, to accomplish more in a day. Maybe just to get more of our ‘to do’ list done. Do you just sit back and think, if I were more organized I would … (fill in the blank)? If so, why not make today the day you get started; instead of just sitting there thinking about it. You can work on just one thing. What is bothering you the most? Start there. Even if it is one drawer – the junk drawer in the kitchen…

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Organizing for the Holidays

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How do you get organized for the holiday blitz? First set your priorities. There are so many things to take care of and it is easy to feel overloaded. Start by making a list of all the things you have to do, followed by all the things you want to do. There is a difference so be sure to make two separate and distinct lists. Next, prioritize the list of things you HAVE to do. Start with the most important thing on the list and begin scheduling. If shopping (buying presents) is one of your items, try and break it…

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As a professional organizer I am all about making the best use of my time. I like to think I practice what I preach in that I try not to overload myself with commitments. It can be really stressful when you overload yourself with commitments. I really wanted to sign up to be a volunteer maintenance gardener at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. I even went so far as to go for training. Then I totally stressed myself out because I realized that the only day I could confidently give the garden 3 hours is a day that I have a…

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Saving Time

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How often do you, when you come home, put things(like the mail or your briefcase, or a jacket) down and think ‘I’ll get to that later..’ ?  Maybe you need to empty your briefcase or tote bag. Do you ever ‘loose’ the keys because they are in the pocket of your jacket or the bottom of your bag? The things you put down stay where you put them until you take the time to go back, pick them up, and put them where they belong.  You can save time by completing the tasks. It takes longer to remember what it is…

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Your First Home

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What did your first home look like?  Was moving easy?  Did you know where to put your things?  My first home – away from my parents – was a small apartment.  I was able to find some furniture in my parents storage unit that they no longer wanted so I didn’t have to buy as much stuff to furnish it.  I hung some pictures on the wall but it did not have to homey feeling I was looking to create.  I’d love to hear some stories about how you went about creating your first home.

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