Organizing Summer Camp: Paper

| August 5, 2011

This week’s Organizing Summer Camp Project is Paper! Amazing how one sheet of paper is so flimsy and weightless. Put together a stack of paper, and you can get a hefty pile of clutter. My personal goal is to be as digital as possible, and it’s easy to do when scanners are so readily available either as part of a printer or a separate device.

Organizing Summer Camp: Living Room

| July 15, 2011

Okay, Organizing Summer Campers, it’s time to tackle the clutter in the living room. Living rooms are for living, and it’s no wonder they become magnets for all sorts of things. First of all, take a look around your living room and make sure every item still works for you. Do you have any unfinished projects in the living room? Do you like the way the room is laid out? Here are some tips for the following:

How Keeping a Clear Inbox Makes Your Life More Relaxed

| July 12, 2011

Whether you’re a geek or a technophobe the chances are emails become a really big part of your life. Pretty much all of us have to deal with it at work, and there’s a pretty good chance of it playing a pretty pivital role in your social life. But what’s that got to do with a blog about clutter? Well, you may be doing a great job of keeping your home neat, tidy and under control, but can you say the same about your inbox?

Organizing Summer Camp: The Kitchen

| July 1, 2011

This week’s Organizing Summer Camp is heading to the kitchen. Let’s see what’s cooking. The kitchen is described as the hearth of the home, and it’s always interesting to see no matter how big or small a kitchen is, people always gather there.

Organizing Summer Camp: Closets

| June 24, 2011

Okay, Organizing Campers, this week we are going to tackle closets! Let’s get to it. Think of closets as mini-rooms, and each one needs to have a purpose and function. As you go through each closet, sort out what you’re keeping, what’s being donated, and what’s being trashed.

Organizing Summer Camp: Drawers

| June 17, 2011

It’s summer! So I am declaring it’s time for Organizing Summer Camp! I’ve done this in the past for organizing clients at work. We would meet more often in the summer months to get a jump on the clutter that had built up for the past year. I’m devoting my Friday blog space to Organizing Summer Camp. Let’s jump in.