Category archive: Quick & Simple Organizing Tips

Tea Time!

  Are you still holding to that ugly Christmas mug you won at a company party 20 years ago?! Now is the time to let go of it.   There is such a sense of freedom in letting go of things. We all should practice purging more often. Even something as small as letting go…

Dinner is served!

  Remember how much you loved Grandma’s serving dish? The very serving dish that every holiday finds room in the middle of your dinner table and every time you look at it, it’s like grandma is there celebrating with you. Now see yourself juggling dishes around in your cabinet, hearing a clanging sound, and then…

There is still room in that cabinet!

  What’s an organized kitchen without organized cabinets and drawers? If you are one of those people that dreads opening their cabinets because you are afraid of the mess of dishes falling on your head, this post is for you. It doesn’t matter if you have a ton of cabinets in your kitchen or very…

Stir it up!

  Gather all your cooking utensils. Now that they are all together, you start to see that you really don’t need 6 wooden spoons and 5 spatulas! To be realistic, you only need one of each but to be safe keep 2 of each kind. We suggest donating the rest. But if for any reason…

List Junkies!

  If there was an organizing hall of fame, we are sure that a special place would be reserved for lists. Lets face it, with all the information constantly coming at us and with so much in our plates every day, who can remember all the shopping items?  Shopping lists are a break we can…

Drink it up!

  Now that you have used plastic bins and clear Tupperware to store all of your dairy and meat products, you are left with all the jars, condiments, and beverages to store in your fridge. Most of the time these are also the products that cause lots of mess since they can roll around, tilt…

Stack Them Up: Maximize Your Fridge Capacity!

  Organizing the fridge follows the same concept of organizing your cabinets or shelves. Start by containing like minded objects together and storing them in bins which you designate for them. This way you won’t end up piling groceries on top of each other, plus you open up more space in your fridge. The next…

LET GO OF THE PAST!

  Having a clean and organized refrigerator, can save you time and money by knowing exactly what you have and where you can find it. We all feel guilty when we waste food, so we hold on to that juice we bought months back and no one in our household likes it or those old…

Accessorize!

Now that you have tailored your kitchen to your needs with a shelving system, it’s time to accessorize! Baskets, dividers, and hooks help to bring together the look  of your kitchen just as your favorite necklace does for a simple black dress. Accessories transform something ordinary into something fabulous.   Wouldn’t it be a perfect…

You are invited!

Whether you are a huge fan of cooking or not, cookbooks still find their way into your home. They come as gifts, hand-me-downs, or maybe just because you like to collect them. Doesn’t matter if you are the owner of 10 or 100 cookbooks, the way to go about organizing them is the same. Gather…

Would you please pass me that shelf?!

Shelving to an organizing project is exactly like tailoring a dress to fit you. There might be many things you like about your kitchen, but there is no need to stop there and not make it a fabulous fit for your needs. Just when you think you ran out of space in your kitchen, think…

Some Like It Spicy!!!!

  Spices and herbs are a large part of most peoples kitchen inventory. So it’s natural that without a system to contain and maintain this inventory, very soon there will be chaos. Gather all your spices, go through all of them, and get rid off the old ones . You can test them by crushing…

The love of containers!

Use containers to store rice, beans, cereal, pasta, and most dry foods. Using containers will help you get to these items faster and easier. Opening boxes and bags is the recipe for spills, clutter, and damage to your goods. You can open up space in your pantry by storing items in air tight containers designed…

A Dose of Organizing!!!!

  Use drawer organizers to organize your medicine cabinet. You can stack these containers up and double your space. They also come in different sizes so you can contain loose pills. Get creative with it and label the containers so you can find what you looking for fast and easy without creating a mess!!!

DO Not Underestimate What a Trash Can Can Do For You!

Keep a small trash can in every room in your home. This way you will stop accumulating all those small pieces of trash such as candy wraps or receipts. They keep piling up while you wait for the next trip to the kitchen. Start using them, being sure to empty them often. This little trick…

Make Over Your Filing Cabinet

When it comes to decluttering your office the biggest challenge is the piles and piles of paper work. Our first piece of advice to our clients always is to invest on a good size filing cabinet. We help them to create a filing system that works for their particular projects. Here you can find some…

Time It!!!

Time management and organizing go hand in hand. Time Management experts always remind us that an organized work space is essential to achieving maximum productivity in the shortest amount of time. How many times do we spend hours on looking for the documents or tools we need? We also lose track of time when we are…

Organize Your Office

They had the right idea of using Banker’s boxes here. By labeling them, order will be easier for the employees to maintain. Once again, clearing the counter is very important. Try doing it at the end of every day!

Book Shelves

Avoid overloading bookshelves. Donate books, move some, or just buy a bigger shelf. Arrange by style and/or descending height.

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