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A SHINING Example of Helpful Labeling

A SHINING Example of Helpful Labeling

Two weeks ago my weekly tip expounded the ease and effectiveness of using labels to help with organization. Here's a firsthand example from my own home! We store lightbulbs by type (see the bottom photo of the storage drawers in my linen closet). However, we have one...

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Spring officially arrives this Wednesday, March 20. The impulse to clean and organize our homes often feels more pronounced this time of year. My friend and colleague, Linda Samuels, has done it again in this inspiring radio interview on WNYC. Tune into the radio...

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Labels – An Organizing Fundamental

Labels – An Organizing Fundamental

I'm a firm believer that an important fundamental of organizing is labeling. I'm not just saying this to justify the fact that I own 5 label makers (time for an intervention?!!). In case you were wondering, they are all different and I view it the same as a chef who...

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Using Lingerie Bags For Laundry Tasks And Sorting

Using Lingerie Bags For Laundry Tasks And Sorting

This week was exciting for me as I was interviewed by a reporter from my local newspaper for an article about organizing. I'll definitely share the article with you all when it is published.   Let's talk about lingerie bags. These are small mesh bags that help...

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The Bra Recyclers – a Song and a Donation

The Bra Recyclers – a Song and a Donation

I wrote a little song about bras. It’s to the tune of “If I had a Hammer...” so take a moment and sing it. If I had a bra I’d hoist them in the mornin’ They’d be held ’till the evening And I would feel grand I wouldn’t feel chilly I wouldn’t feel droopy I’d feel...

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A SEW EASY Tip for Organizing Your Sewing Box

A SEW EASY Tip for Organizing Your Sewing Box

My husband is the sewing expert in our family. He is the only who uses the electric sewing machine. Occasionally, I will sew on a button or repair a fallen hem. The hardest part of sewing by hand for me is putting the thread through the eye of the needle! Thank...

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