Simplify For More Time

Sometimes in all the hustle and bustle of family life, we forget to make time for what is really important.  Here are a few ideas on how to simplify and get back some time for your family. Have the family help with the chores. If you have all hands on deck the work will get […]

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Ask the Pros: How do you organize your laundry room & system?

Each month we like to choose one room that we can offer followers advice on how to organize. This month it’s the laundry room. One of our professional organizers, Kimberly Mercure, had a ton of great advice and practical tips.  Q:   What’s the first step you should take when you decide to tackle your laundry room […]

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Make a Summer Bucket List

Simplify for Balance is the theme for spring and the Freshly Organized team has been working hard to help you and your family simplify and plan better. And, we are here to tell you that the month of May is the perfect time to make a summer bucket list. Chances are you’ve been doing a lot […]

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Ask the Pros: What are your favorite kitchen organizing tricks?

Last week we shared how Amy Lamar, a professional organizer from our team, likes to organize her kitchen. If you are ready to get your kitchen organized, Amy recommends these easy-to-implement kitchen organizing tricks. Portable wire shelves are great space-savers because they give you double the storage space. Organize spices by type: I put the spices that […]

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Ask the Pros: How do you organize your kitchen?

Each month we like to choose one room that we can offer followers advice on how to organize. This month it’s the kitchen. One of our professional organizers, Amy Lamar, had a ton of great advice and practical tips. We especially love her advice on letting the junk drawer be the junk drawer! Q:   Kitchen organization […]

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Organized Packing for a Family Vacation

Traveling with a family is always an adventure.  Whether you are driving or flying, there are a few tips that can help make the packing less stressful and the trip more enjoyable for everyone. Make a list of what each child needs to pack. Give the kids the list and a grocery bag to put […]

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The art of planning ahead

Do you ever catch yourself frustrated and thinking, “Oh, I wish I would have…_______.” The blank can be filled in with simple things like remembering to buy that birthday gift when you were at the mall the other day or making that freezer-friendly meal last week for the unexpected company now at your door. Or […]

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This Year, Let’s Plan to Give Less, and Get More

The shopping season has arrived and Black Friday is just 4 days away.  What is on your list?  Your kids, and spouse, have a list for Santa with all their wants.  As you venture out into the stores, what’s your plan?  Do you want all the items on the kids list in your house?  Do […]

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Simplify for More Time

Sometimes in all the hustle and bustle of family life, we forget to make time for what is really important.  Here are a few ideas on how to simplify and get back some time for your family. Have the family help with the chores.  If you have all hands on deck the work will get […]

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