Tag Archives: Freshly Organized

The Weekly Family Meeting

Simplify for Balance that’s the theme for spring. At Freshly Organized, this spring we are focused on how to help you and your family simplify and plan better. As you most likely know, family organization is complicated.  It requires getting everyone on being on same page. In order to have everyone on the same page every single family […]

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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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Simplify for balance.

Are you ready for spring? We are here to help! If you are anything like the Freshly Organized team, you are ready for the sunshine and warmer temperatures, but maybe not all the busy activity spring brings – weddings, graduations, end-of-school-year activities – and don’t forget soccer, baseball, and the list goes on and on […]

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Make the most of your time in the car

“A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.” ―Peter De Vries Now that school and fall sports are in full swing, the amount of time parents spend in the car with kids increases tremendously. If it seems you are off to somewhere every evening, try to look at […]

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Use Color to Organize Your Family

If you are struggling with ways to keep the family organized consider organizing with color. It is a fun, easy, and inexpensive way to organize a family. It can help you quickly identify where an item belongs or to whom an item belongs. You may not realize it, but you probably already use color to […]

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The organized student: How to help your child be one

Organization skills can be something that has helped you child get ahead or it may be something that is holding them back. There are some very bright kids out there who can do their homework, but just can’t get it turned in on time. Sound familiar? By establishing just a few habits, you can help your […]

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Help your child get organized

As parents, many time we wish that our kids were just magically organized. Unfortunately, we don’t have a magic wand to make this happen! The good news is that organizing skills can be taught. And, the start of a new school year is the perfect time to help your child improve his/her organizational skills. Here are some […]

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Hooks simplify back-to-school organizing

As you organize for the school year, don’t forget about an easy and inexpensive organizing tool: hooks. Hooks can be used near the door for coats and bags, in the kitchen for lunch bags, in the bedroom for jewelry and sports bags, and in the bathroom for towels. The addition of hooks helps make it easier […]

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Summer Vacation…Fun or Stressful?

Summer is in full swing! Some parents see this as great family fun time while others dread this time of the year.  How about you?  Here are few tricks that can help make this time of the year fun for all. Reevaluate your family summer “to-do” list. Don’t have one? Make one! This list can […]

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