10 Tips for a Successful Yard Sale
By jamie April 18, 2017

Spring is in the air and that means cherry blossoms are blooming and yard sale signs are popping up on every street corner! If you have a box (or two) of things to sell and you want to host a yard sale then this list of hints is for you. If you are not planning a sale no problem you can >>>

Sell Your Stuf (a REVISED List)
By jamie April 11, 2017

Last week we talked about having a box of stuff to sell at a yard sale – but never actually having a yard sale. I complied a list of ways to sell stuff if you aren’t planning a yard sale. My list was good. But many of you sent me ideas for categories I did not cover on my original list. So this week I present >>>

Sell Your Stuff (a complete list)
By jamie April 4, 2017

If you have a box of stuff to sell at a yard sale – but you never have a yard sale – this email is for you! We talk a lot about donating items and that is a great way to share your stuff. But what if you want to sell the stuff? Here is a helpful list: Books at >>>

Getting Your Paperwork in Order
By jamie March 28, 2017

Do you have a to-do list with some projects that never seem to get done? Me too! I want to re-paint the bathroom but first I have to choose a color. So that will probably never happen. I want to re-read Pride and Prejudice but I have so many new books on my to-read pile. So that will probably never happen. And I want >>>

3 Steps to Solve that Paper Pile
By jamie March 21, 2017

Piles of paperwork can reach dangerously tall heights. They threaten to topple over or they begin to slide. Because you need to use the table or counter where they are located you need to keep moving them from flat surface to flat surface. It is tempting to leave the pile to deal with when you have more time. But we >>>

How to Organize Those Clippings and Paper Scraps
By jamie March 6, 2017

I have a secret to share, the secret of how I organize all those clippings and paper scraps – the ones I tear out of magazines – so I can reference them later. I’d often think “I don’t want to misplace it!” or “I’ve gotta remember that!” I figure no sense keeping them if I can’t find them later. But >>>

5 Biggest Closet Organizing Mistakes
By jamie February 22, 2017

Are you making any of these closet organizing mistakes? If so, good news, there is a quick fix for each one! Ready, here are the top 5: 1. No Memory Box If you don’t have a place to store sentimental clothing then it gets mixed up in your everyday outfits. Keep a box nearby as the one place to tuck >>>

3 Reasons to Love a Rolling Cart
By jamie February 15, 2017

My name is Jamie and I have a quirky closet! First, it has bypass doors, which means I can only access one side at a time. Second, it is deeper than it is wide which means stuff gets lost in the dark, cavernous way back. Third, it only has one hanging bar and a flimsy shelf installed way too high >>>

The One Thing Your Closet Needs
By jamie February 8, 2017

The One Thing Your Closet Needs           Sometimes an organizing idea is so simple you wonder why you didn’t do it sooner. THIS is one of those ideas. Add a “to donate” bag to the bottom of your closet! Easy – right? Any size bag will do, the key is to have the bag open and >>>

Instant Bedroom Organizing
By jamie January 31, 2017

Welcome to the club if you have a treadmill that has turned into makeshift closet! If you have a spare chair that has become a clutter catch-all then keep reading! And if you have a pile of stuff in the corner of your bedroom then we are more similar than you might have previously imagined! Have you ever read an article >>>