Product of the Week: Breakfast Carts!

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drop-leaf-breakfast-cartColor AND Space Efficiency, all in one piece!
Breakfast carts are not just for tiny homes. These nifty, space saving carts can be used for a multitude of purposes in homes, both large and small.

In larger houses, where a formal dining room is already available, a breakfast cart can be used in the kitchen as a gathering place for the family – a great place for kids to do their homework, parents to pay bills and singles to enjoy a quick meal.

In apartments, condos and smaller houses, a breakfast cart can do double duty in the kitchen as a prep area and eating area, and provides a great buffet and serving table at dinner parties. Read more

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National Magazine Seeks Organizing Tips from Real Women

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Do you have a special organizing tip that helps you get organized and stay organized?
If you have something – a routine, a hint, a method for keeping your home neat and tidy – a national women’s magazine wants to know! They are looking for fresh ideas from real women around the country.

Send your submissions to Leslie Pepper at LeslieLido@gmail.com by Friday, July 3rd. (BTW, pro organizers can submit as well, but keep in mind that only your name, city, and state will be included in the article, not your business name or website.)

Once your organizing tip is approved, you’ll find out what magazine it is! And it’s big…

Don’t forget to share your ideas here! We’d love to know the scoop.

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Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) at Work

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zen-rocksLife at work can be difficult for many people with adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). You may find yourself feeling chronically disorganized and stressed out at the office. Here are 5 quick tips for managing your ADD challenges at work:

1. Manage your stress both in and out of work. Many of you know what I always say about stress: Stress Management = ADD Management! The more stressed out you are, the harder it is to be on time, stay organized, focus, and get along well with others. Read more

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Wanna Get Organized? 3 Must-Do Steps!

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daisyWhen it comes to organizing, it’s best to set guidelines for a project – guidelines that will not only help define what you want but also help determine a project’s time line and framework.

Don’t say: I’ll organize my house completely over the next
month.

Do say: I want to organize my entire house by Halloween, and I’m starting with the garage. I’ll give myself 3 weeks to finish it, and then I will move to the bathroom, kitchen, etc.

Why is the 2nd option the best? Because… Read more

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Space Treat: How to Stay on Course

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basket-of-stuffSo, you’ve finally carved out a few hours to start organizing. During the process it’s very common to find items that need to be relocated.

For example, say you’re beginning with the kitchen cabinets and in order to pull everything out and sort it you need to clear off the counters. While doing that, you find a new tube of toothpaste and a new box of band-aids lurking on the counter. They never made it to your medicine cabinet when you unpacked your grocery bags 7 days ago.

Instead of walking them to their rightful home at the moment of discovery, start a “redistribution” pile so that you can stay focused on the task at hand Read more

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4 Keys to Reducing Stress in Your Life

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reducing-stressTrue, there are some types of stress in our lives that we can’t avoid and some days seem to be worse than others, but there are ways that we can see to it that stress doesn’t control our lives.

Our physical and mental health and well-being are important reasons for us to take a good look at ways to help us to cope with stress. Read more

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