Be Thankful for Less Stuff This Thanksgiving

Removing the unnecessary stuff in your life can create room for so much more. Here are some things to be thankful for when you have less stuff. Time – Quality time with the people in your life who are important to you instead of time spent attaining and managing stuff you really do not need. Money – Money to create meaningful experiences and security for the future rather than wasting…

Tips & Tricks for Organizing Your Garage by Kenny Pedersen at Organized Garage Solutions

After years of using your garage, you have likely accumulated a lot of unnecessary and unneeded items. It is easy for this to happen because like the quote “out of sight, out of mind” we typically forget the things we do not see every day. Going through your garage and organizing it will give you peace of mind and even more space for things like your car! Remove Everything. This is…

10 Organizing Project Under 10 Minutes

The kids are back in school and the holidays will be here before we know it. Let’s head into that busy time of year a little more organized. By just taking 10 minutes each day to organizing one of these spaces in your home, you will feel more in control of your home and ready to tackle whatever comes your way. Pantry – Start by throwing out any food that has…

Organizing with ADHD

ADHD can make organizing more challenging than it already is. It is possible to be organized but for someone with ADHD it will take extra work on your part. Here are a few ways to help you be organized with a little less effort: Simplify what you have. The less you own, the less distractions you have. When you have many belongings, it is easy to become overwhelmed and not…

Staying Organized in the Summer

Summer can be a difficult time to get anything accomplished – it’s hot, your children are out of school, you have visitors from out of town – take your pick! The days seem unscheduled and it’s hard to make time for organizing. Here are some ways you can stay organized and have fun while doing it. 1. Evaluate your priorities. What’s most important to you this summer? Is it time with…

Going Paperless

Going paperless is one way to keep the paper clutter to a minimum. However, just scanning everything into your computer without organizing it can lead to computer clutter and an inability to find what you have scanned. These tips will help you create an organized paperless system on your computer. Only scan what you need. The biggest mistake people make when going paperless is just scanning every piece of paper…

May is National Moving Month!

Houses are selling like crazy! If you have been thinking about moving, now is a great time! However, getting ready to move can be overwhelming. Here are some tips to get you headed in the right direction. Set up a special filing system to handle all paperwork related to the move. An accordion file works perfectly for this and is portable. Set up files for the house you are selling,…

Freshen Up Your Home for Spring

When the fresh light of spring starts shining in your windows, you can realize the house is looking a little drab. Time to freshen it up and enjoy the warmer temperatures. Air things out. If the weather allows, open up the windows and let some fresh air in. Declutter. Grab a donation bag or box and a trash bag. Go room to room removing items that you no longer need.…

Living Large in a Small Space

There are many reasons for downsizing. Maybe you have reached the age where you wish to have less to take care of and someone to take care of you. Limited finances can also cause one to look for a smaller space. Some also choose to downsize because they realize they don’t’ need all of the space they have and want to free up more time and for making memories and…

Create a Hub for Paperwork

Not everyone has the luxury of having a home office to deal with paperwork, but that is not entirely necessary. I find that those who have home offices do not always use them for sorting paperwork but tend to gravitate to a move convenient location like the kitchen counter top. You can create a paper management station in the kitchen, on a small desk or a small table. Here are…