Have you ever heard about the one-touch rule? Initially created by productivity consultant Ann Gomez, the one-touch rule is the action of putting things away or completing a task before you start a new one.
So why is that rule so attractive and efficient to organized people? Well, touching an item once, by not putting an object down but putting it away instead, will save you time, and your space won’t have clutter everywhere.
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Organizing a bookshelf is intimidating for many people because they don’t know where to start, how to position the decor to have a good balance, or arrange the books.
I always say to my clients that organizing is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Bookshelves can display decor items and books, a few books with much white space for the eyes to rest, or most books with a few decor items, depending on their location and the person’s lifestyle.
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Sometimes we keep putting off organizing or updating a particular area of our homes until we can’t do it anymore. After using the same food containers, we got when we married ten years ago; I was tired of dealing with containers that were either missing lids or with very poorly conditioned covers.
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Have you ever thought about creating masks bags for kids? With the kids going back to in-person school next week, I figured they would need extra masks to change throughout the day (especially after recess).
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Our kids inevitably grow, and their rooms should grow and evolve with them. Updating, styling, and organizing their rooms shouldn’t be a daunting task. With a clear vision of the space, a plan in hand, and motivation, you can do it yourself. That is exactly what I am doing to update my little girl’s bedroom, and I will be sharing the six steps I use for a styled and organized bedroom.
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The medicine cabinet or box are areas that many people forget to declutter and check items for expiration dates. Let’s make an effort to tackle this area once or twice a year?
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As the name suggests, the command center is the space from where we command the family. It is where we keep track of our appointments, invitations, school paper, bills to pay, mail, grocery list, goals, to-do lists, meal plan, and much more. A monthly calendar is an essential feature of the command center. However, it also needs to offer space for an organization system that will prevent your home from getting cluttered.
Read More “Why you need a Command Center and how I refreshed ours!”
A full bathroom remodeling could cost you $10k to $50k or even more depend on where you live. So, some DIY bathroom updates can make a significant difference in how you will spend your money, and still get the look and vibe you want.
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In March, when schools closed in our area, we didn’t know what to expect, how to help the kids grow their knowledge, where to best set up their spaces so they could focus and learn, etc. With time, we all got into the new routine. We learned how to use new apps and structure our days to fit virtual classes, activities, meetings, etc. It wasn’t easy, but we, somehow, adapted.
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Today we will tackle your beauty products. We will help you to create an organized and safe makeup for you. I am curious to learn, when was the last time you checked your makeup expiration day? How about your skincare products? Do you know how often you should keep them and where?
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