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Closet Clutter Clean Out – A Step-by-Step Guide

Posted by on Jun 2, 2020

The acquisition of clutter in a closet is something that nearly everyone can relate to. If you’re ready to take some action steps to clear out the clutter in your closet, here’s a step- by- step guide to get it done.   Food for thought…. Most people wear 20% of what they own 80% of the time. Consider that fact when you are making decisions about your own clothes. Schedule time. In your calendar, create an appointment where you will make decisions about your clothes. Depending on your schedule, the size of your closet and the amount of clothes you have, you may want to consider multiple...

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Everyone is Home! Making it Work.

Posted by on Apr 14, 2020

Our Lead Organizer at Organization Lane, has some first-hand insights to share with those of you who are working from home with young kids. She is deep in the trenches too and these strategies have been useful to her family.   Get dressed every morning. Walk around the block to get in the mind set of “going to work” Have an official start and end of workday time. Communicate those to your employer. Prioritize your work day by what is most important to get done. Do those tasks early and when your children are most predictably occupied; perhaps nap time or during a scheduled...

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5 Ways to Stay Productive While you Study or Work From Home

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020

Don’t let the quarantine impact your productivity. Working and schooling from home is a new venture for most of us so here are 5 strategies to stay motivated and efficient.     1.) Set up work stations for everyone. Consider lighting, comfortable seating, access to electrical outlets and bring in all the necessary tools to work in order to reduce a search for them while working.   2.) Collaborate with family members to create a schedule for the week. Using a blank calendar template, family members can fill in their designated Zoom calls or online instruction time so everyone...

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Life Simplified

Posted by on Feb 1, 2020

In my organized opinion, living a simple life means less. Owning less stuff. Scheduling less on the calendar. Having less debt.   When you have less to distract you, your life and space become more open to the opportunity to focus on what matters most to you.   In last 5 years, I’ve had the privilege of working with Certified Life Coach, Maripat Abbott. She is the founder of More Peace Life Coaching and shares a consistent message of living a life with more peace, clarity and simplicity. She regularly inspires me to maintain a peaceful stance even when unpredictable issues may be...

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Operation Holiday Clean Up

Posted by on Jan 2, 2020

While the holiday season has come to an end. With a promising New Year just around the bend. Cleaning up the holiday clutter Can get one into a dizzy flutter. Here is your guide to end one year And start another with organized cheer!!   Now that the holidays are over, you may be thinking about how to clean up and clear out.  This process can be a great opportunity to lighten up any excess clutter and get your new year off to an organized start.   Un-Decking the Halls When packing up your decorations think about how you prefer to deck-the-halls.  If you enjoy decorations in the same...

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Gift Giving with Intention

Posted by on Dec 2, 2019

A few years ago, my husband and I were ready to make some changes to our gift giving traditions. We were interested in giving our kids experiences instead of things so we skipped the gifts under the tree and instead we took a family trip. We went on a 3-day cruise to the Bahamas. My kids tell us “it was the best Christmas ever!” The memories we made on that trip will last us a lifetime. So far, we’ve had the blessing of traveling to Las Vegas, Universal Studios, and we’ve even kept it local with a hotel stay in Pittsburgh on New Year’s Eve. However, we found that the trips can be expensive...

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