2 Minute Tip: DO IT NOW

2 Minute Tip: DO IT NOW

Today is yesterday’s “tomorrow”. This year is last year’s “next year”. We put off something until “tomorrow” because we don’t feel like doing it today. Will we feel like doing it tomorrow? Probably not. Will the undesirabletask be any more desirable in the future?...
2 Minute Tip: PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

2 Minute Tip: PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

Did you know that it’s NOT your job to clean up your children’s toys?  It’s true! Teaching your children to put their toys and clean clothes away, bring over their dishes, and keep their rooms and bathrooms tidy will not only make your life easier, it will...
Before & After: Bookcase

Before & After: Bookcase

Bookcase – Before Open view shelving, as is the case with this bookcase, often provides a challenge for clients who don’t want to have everything “out” and in view. Bookcase – After In this case, the client either discarded or relocated a...
Before & After: Garage

Before & After: Garage

This garage had a lot of outdated work-related supplies as well as some personal items. There were some not-yet-assembled shelving units that would come in very handy once we started! Ta-da! What a difference! Our client got rid of a LOT of items they no longer needed...
2 Minute Tip: SAME TIME EVERY DAY

2 Minute Tip: SAME TIME EVERY DAY

If you have decided you want to get organized but are very busy and do not have large blocks of time to devote to your organizational projects, commit to doing a certain amount (even 5 minutes) each day. It is best to do the work at the same time each day so you...
2 Minute Tip: ERRANDS BY ROUTE

2 Minute Tip: ERRANDS BY ROUTE

On your “To Do” or “NEXT ACTION” lists, consider having an “errands” section. Map out your route for your errand runs so that you are taking care of all errands in the same neighborhood at once. Your efficiency will save you time...
2 Minute Tip:  SHOPPING LIST

2 Minute Tip: SHOPPING LIST

The old adage “Don’t go to the grocery store hungry” rings true. When you go to the grocery store or Costco, go on a full stomach and bring a list (divided by type: produce, grains, dairy, cleaning supplies, etc.). You’ll save money buying only the things on your...
2 Minute Tip: “NEXT ACTION” LIST

2 Minute Tip: “NEXT ACTION” LIST

While your “Master Project List” contains all your high-level “outcomes” you’d like to accomplish within a certain time period, your “next action” list contains the more immediate tasks or “next actions” related to those...