Storing Important Documents (Part 2 of 2)
By jamie June 29, 2015


Last week I shared a list of important documents I have in safe storage. If you missed it you can check it out here.These important papers, like a Social Security Card, are difficult to replace but in most cases they are replaceable. This week I want talk about the items that are impossible to replace. Like this letter written by >>>

Storing Important Documents (Part 1 of 2)
By jamie June 22, 2015

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You know how sometimes you can be a little disorganized in some areas while being uber-organized in another? That’s how I am about my important documents – you know all those papers that are difficult if not impossible to replace. My kitchen counter might have stuff on it and my clothes might sit in the laundry basket longer than I’d >>>

Forget Perfect
By jamie June 15, 2015


Do you trip yourself up trying to organize perfectly? I sure do! This weekend I planned to reorganize one of my bathroom shelves. This particular shelf hangs on the wall and I always imagined having my bath towels rolled perfectly then stacked on the shelf. I thought it would be functional and the picture I had in my mind had >>>

Dealing with Overdue Clutter
By jamie June 9, 2015


Yesterday this beautiful thank you card arrived in my mailbox. The card made my day! The card was from a friend expressing thanks for my having sent her a signed copy of my newest book. When I mailed her the book I didn’t expect a thank you card, but receiving one in the mail was a nice surprise and her >>>

Stop Cluttering and Start Doing
By jamie June 1, 2015


This past week I found myself at a Welcome Center in Pennsylvania where I couldn’t help but add to my already overgrown collection brochures for day-trips-I-want-to-take-some-day. I picked up another 20 or so. I love dreaming about all the day trips I can take one day. Problem is I get stuck in the collecting of ideas but I never follow >>>

Best de-cluttering success tip: focus for 5 with me
By jamie May 26, 2015


Your official focus for 5 with Jamie de-cluttering jump start cheat sheet click here to print your copy of the 2 page jumpstart cheatsheet This is perfect for you if you procrastinate – jumping in for 5 minutes is an easy way to just do something. This is perfect for you if you are a perfectionist – if you hold >>>

The Best Tip to Makeover Your Utensil Drawer
By jamie May 19, 2015


When it got to the point I couldn’t open my utensil drawer without slipping my hand in to push stuff down I knew I had a problem. But when I look at all those items inside the drawer I just can’t decide what I need to keep and what I can toss. I bake a lot so yes I do >>>

Organizing Matching Game: ready, set, play!
By jamie May 11, 2015


Click here to print your game board. A few days ago a new computer modem arrived in the mail from the cable company. Apparently my old one was not just old but ancient and they wanted me to actually be able to log onto the internet. So I set it up. Hours later I realized the new modem has wireless >>>

Organizing Scavenger Hunt
By jamie May 5, 2015


A few weeks ago I set out on a sort of organizing scavenger hunt, tracking down and tossing items from a “toss list.” Since I found it fun I shared my list and turns out I’m not the only one who liked the idea. I received many emails saying how the list turned a chore into a fun game. So >>>

How to Store Out of Season Clothes
By jamie April 27, 2015


Every few months, as the seasons turned from hot to cold and back again, I would drag out huge plastic storage tubs, toss in all my out-of-season clothing and drag the tubs into closets until I needed them again. I’d be lucky if I didn’t wrench my back- those huge tubs, filled with clothes were HEAVY! And the large tubs >>>