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New for Fall/Winter 2022

12 Tasks for a More Organized Month Go from scattered to successful with a single checklist. Log on and learn the quick tasks that can help ensure a more productive and less stressful month. Join the online program with a notebook and get ready to create your own twelve-point checklist with author and organizer Jamie Novak. 

Time to Spare: how to declutter your home, calendar, and to-do list

Too much clutter and feeling overwhelmed with all there is to do? Join bestselling author and expert organizer Jamie Novak for this virtual program when she reveals how to tame your to-do list, calendar, and home. After a short, written exercise, you’ll tidy live with her during the program.

Welcome Home: 3 steps to create a comfy, cozy clutter-free home

Let’s make your home comfy and cozy (and clutter-free) so you love spending time indoors. Decluttering doesn’t have to be difficult. Join bestselling author and expert organizer Jamie Novak for this virtual program when she shares the three easy steps and what you can add to your space to make it more welcoming.

Declutter Like You Are Moving: learn the insider secrets

Are you thinking of moving soon? Or do you simply want to pare down? Follow these insider steps from bestselling author and expert organizer Jamie Novak. During the virtual program she will share how to easily pare down to what you love.

7 Things You Forget to Organize Every Fall

Wrap up the summer and tidy up for the fall. Join bestselling author and expert organizer Jamie Novak for this virtual program when she reveals the seven spots that we all overlook when it comes to decluttering. Learn what to do first and how to stay motivated, plus join Jamie for a tiny tidy up session live during the program.

10 Do’s and Don’ts for a Clutter-Free Season

This season clear the clutter for a fresh start with the 10 do’s and don’ts of getting organized. Join organizing humorist and author of Keep This, Toss That, Jamie Novak, when she reveals the five things to avoid when tidying up. And the five things that ensure success! Jumpstart your tidying efforts with a live guided jumpstart during this online program.

How to Avoid the 7 Biggest Organizing Mistakes (You’re Probably Making)

Log on and learn how to sidestep the seven mistakes you might be making when organizing your home. Join organizing humorist and author of Keep This, Toss That, Jamie Novak, online when she reveals how to successfully (and easily) organize your home. During the program Jamie will guide you through your first decluttering jumpstart.

3 Steps to Create Your Holiday Handbook 

Take control of the holiday chaos by creating a helpful holiday handbook. Join expert organizer and author Jamie Novak when she guides us through creating a notebook you can use each holiday season. You’ll be able to keep track of all your lists, notes, and thoughts in one place. Log on and destress your holiday season! 

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Organize for the Unexpected: create your quick emergency plan today

In the event of an emergency, are you ready to leave your home in one hour? Does someone else know where your important papers are filed? Do you know where your important papers are? Get the peace of mind that comes with getting the important stuff in order. Join author and organizing humorist Jamie Novak, when she shares what belongs in your GO BINDER and all her must-know lists and tips to get things in order.

Fall Preparedness: Refresh Your ER Kit Today

Prep for the unexpected while still having time for the holidays! Swapping out seasonal items in your emergency kit is just one of the tasks to tackle this fall. Join author and expert organizing humorist Jamie Novak, when she reveals the simple steps you can take today, to give yourself peace-of-mind this season. Using her simple checklist, take time to ensure you have everything you need, just in case.

Buttoned Up: getting your affairs in order

Securing important documents is just one of the many tasks we know we need to take care of, sooner rather than later. If you haven’t put together your final wishes or noted what to do with your house full of treasures, then join author and expert organizing humorist Jamie Novak. She will walk you through what you need to get together, without getting overwhelmed. You’ll log off the program with the exact steps to take to give yourself (and your loved ones) the peace-of-mind that comes with being prepared.

WINTER/HOLIDAYS

January Organizing Jumpstart: a 10 day declutter challenge 

This year keep your New Years Resolution to “get organized” by logging on for this program. Join author and organizer Jamie Novak when she shares her January Jumpstart 10 day challenge. Get your 10 tiny tidy-up assignments and she’ll even guide you through your first mini task live during the program. 

12 Day Holiday Countdown Challenge 

Tidy the house and trim your to-do list for a less stressful holiday season. Log on for this not-to-be-missed holiday countdown program with organizer and author Jamie Novak. She will reveal her 12-days of tiny tasks challenge. After completing all 12 you will feel on top of your to-do list and ready for an enjoyable (and clutter-free)  holiday season. 

Declutter Your Seasonal Calendar

Join bestselling author and expert organizer Jamie Novak for this virtual program all about decluttering your calendar and to-do list this holiday season. Learn what to do and how to track it to stay stress free during this unique time. We’ll focus on what matters most (hint: it’s not the clutter) and you’ll create your own must have cheat sheets. 

GENERAL

Stop Procrastinating & Get Your Decluttering DONE

Do you put off organizing tasks? Do you delay getting started? Do you procrastinate when it comes to decluttering your home? Log on and learn simple strategies to get things done! During this online program with organizer and author Jamie Novak she’ll share ways to stop putting things off. Plus, you’ll jumpstart your efforts with a live tidy up during the program. Don’t put it off, register for this fun and informative virtual program today. 

Stop Losing Your Stuff

Are you always misplacing things? Join best-selling author and organizing humorist Jamie Novak for this virtual program when she’ll share her 3-minute makeover and tips to get organized. You’ll learn what to do first and how to decide what to keep and where to store it. You may have seen Jamie on morning TV or read her newest book, Keep This Toss That. If you are ready for a humorous take on all the clutter we keep then this is the program for you!

5 Clutter Catch-All’s to Organize This Week 

Does your side chair collect clutter? How about the junk drawer? Join best-selling author and organizing humorist Jamie Novak for this virtual program when she reveals how to organize the top 5 clutter catch-all’s. You may have seen Jamie on morning TV or read her newest book, Keep This Toss That. If you are ready for a humorous take on those spots that always collect clutter, then this is the program for you! By the end of the week, you’ll have less clutter. Jumpstart your progress with a live, guided, tidy-up during the class.

SENTIMENTAL

Treasure in the Attic: what to do with sentimental stuff my kids don’t want

Did the kids tell you they don’t want your candlesticks? Are you attached to your treasures, collections, and sentimental items? If so, this virtual program is for you! During this online program organizing humorist and author of Keep This Toss That, Jamie Novak reveals her method for decluttering sentimental items. By the end of this laugh-out-loud funny program you’ll have a plan for how to keep the memories without keeping all the stuff. 

STORAGE

Spring Cleaning: Maximize Your Storage and What to Store Where

Join best-selling author and organizing humorist Jamie Novak for this virtual program about what to keep and where to keep it. She’ll share tips to maximize storage space no matter the size of your home. And she’ll help you solve the most common storage challenges for everyday items like paper and more. Plus, during the program, join Jamie for a tiny, live tidy up! 

The Great Garage Clean Out: 5 steps to declutter 

Are you ready to clear out that storage space? Want to get your car back in the garage? Join author and organizer Jamie Novak for this one-hour virtual program when she shares the 5 steps you need to take to reclaim your garage – or ANY storage spot that is overflowing with clutter. 

SAVE & MAKE MONEY

CA$H in on Spring Decluttering

Do you have treasures to appraise or clothes and toys to sell? Clean out your closets, attic, and garage to find things to sell, easily. Join author and organizing humorist Jamie Novak, when she shares how to get started without getting overwhelmed. She reveals what to look for first, to make the most money and how to sell it, even if you are not tech savvy.  

Attic Treasures: cash in on decluttering

Being organized can save you money and decluttering can make you money. Do you have a house full of treasures, collectibles, and souvenirs? If you are ready to pare down but you’re not sure what might be valuable then join author and organizing humorist Jamie Novak, when she shares how to get started. Learn how to make this overwhelming task a lot easier with her insider tips and techniques for organizing your home. 

10 Easy Ways to Save Money by Being Organized

Being organized can save you money. Join author and organizing humorist Jamie Novak, when she shares the top ten ways you can get organized to save money, starting today. This isn’t about selling your stuff; it is all about streamlining key areas of your home and life to save money.

JUMPSTART PROGRAMS

10-Day Spring Declutter Challenge

If you have too much stuff and not enough time to go through it all then this challenge is for you! During this virtual program author and organizer Jamie Novak will inspire you to tidy-up in just ten minutes a day. You’ll get follow along checklist, handy resources, and lots of tips. She’ll guide you through your first mini task live during the program. By the end of the month, you’ll have less clutter and have made noticeable progress. You may have seen Jamie on morning TV or read her newest book, Keep This Toss That. If you are ready for a humorous take on all the clutter we keep then this is the program for you!

7 Things To Declutter This Month 

Looking for a clutter-free jumpstart? Join best-selling author and organizing humorist Jamie Novak for this virtual program. She’ll share the top 7 areas to declutter to start you off on an organized note. You’ll learn what to do first and how to pack a toolkit for all your decluttering tasks. You may have seen Jamie on morning TV or read her newest book, Keep This Toss That. If you are ready for a humorous take on all the clutter we keep then this is the program for you! By the end of the month, you’ll have less clutter and have made noticeable progress. 

Keep This Toss That 

If you can’t open your drawers, if clutter topples out of closets, and paperwork covers your tabletops then log on for this de-cluttering comedy show! Join Organizing Humorist and bestselling author Jamie Novak as she shares her laugh-out-loud funny approach for what to do with all the stuff  – without getting overwhelmed. Wondering what to keep? What to toss? What to share or sell? And how to let it all go? Then log on for this interactive virtual workshop when Jamie guides you through a tiny tidy up live!

HOME OFFICE/PAPERWORK

Find Your Desk – 3 steps to organize your home office 

If you can’t see the top of your desk, this program is for you! Log on and learn the three steps to reclaim your workspace. Whether you have a home office, use a table, or work in an office setting, join author and organizer Jamie Novak when she shares her must-know signature steps, including what to do with all that paperwork. Not only will you clear the clutter, but you’ll have systems for keeping your office clutterfree. During the program you will declutter, live, with Jamie. 

File, Pile, Sort, Shred! 

If your tabletops are covered with stacks of paper and your filing cabinets are overflowing then you won’t want to miss this virtual program. Join author and organizer Jamie Novak for this one hour virtual program when she’ll show you which papers to keep, how to file them once and for all! Plus, she’ll share what you can shred, regret-free. You’ll make your own retention schedule for future reference and organize papers with her during the program. 

CLOTHES

I Have Nothing to Wear: how to build a capsule wardrobe 

Is your clothes closet too cluttered? Are you at a loss for what to wear? Learn how to declutter your clothes closet while building your own capsule wardrobe. During this program with organizer and author Jamie Novak, you will learn what a capsule wardrobe is, why you might want one, how to decide which clothes to keep, and where to sell clothes for the most money.   

Clean Your Clothes Closet by the Weekend: sort, share, sell, store

Can’t walk in your walk-in closet? Dreading sorting your clothes? Log on and learn the 5 steps to organize any closet with expert organizer and author Jamie Novak. She’ll share her insider tips and the things every closet needs to stay clutterfree. 

TIME MANAGEMENT/MENTAL DECLUTTERING

I’ll Do It Later: how to stop procrastinating 

During this online program with organizer and author Jamie Novak learn ways to stop putting things off. She’ll share tips for overcoming procrastination. Don’t put it off, register for this fun and informative class today. 

Ten Ways to Declutter Your Mind and Free Up Mental Space 

Feeling frazzled? Join author and de-cluttering humorist Jamie Novak when she shares her tips to declutter your mind so you can stop feeling so overwhelmed, get more done, and gain more clarity. During this virtual program Jamie will guide you through written exercises. You’ll log off the workshop with useful tips you can use to go from flustered to in control. 

How to Tidy Up and Get More Done

Join best-selling author and organizer Jamie Novak for this new program on how to get more done – without getting overwhelmed. This program is for you if you have a lot of de-cluttering to do or if your to-do list is two pages long. During this interactive workshop you’ll learn:
How to find more time
What to de-clutter first and
How to stop procrastinating
Leave this laugh-out-loud funny program with an action plan and a sense of calm about your organizing projects and never-ending to-do list.

SPECIFIC ROOMS

5 Steps to Declutter Your Kitchen Today

This is the program for you if your counter tops are covered in stuff and your drawers and cabinets won’t close. If your kitchen needs an organizing makeover then join us online when author and organizer Jamie Novak reveals her five steps to declutter your kitchen today. She’ll guide you through a live mini de-cluttering session and by the end of the program you’ll be prepared to successfully tidy the heart of your home.

5 Ways to Organize Your Kitchen and Bath 

If your bathroom drawers won’t open, your kichen counters are covered in clutter, and you have no idea what is under the sink, this is the program for you! Get are ready for a humorous take on all the clutter we keep with best-selling author and organizing humorist Jamie Novak. During this virtual program she’ll reveal the five things to help ensure a clutter-free kitchen and bath. Log on for this interactive virtual workshop when Jamie guides you through a tiny tidy up live!

PHOTOGRAPHS & TREASURES

3 Steps to Sort Your Photos

If you have too many photographs to sort this virtual program is for you! During this online program author and organizer Jamie Novak reveals the three steps you can take today to have your photos sorted before the New Year. She’ll guide you through a LIVE mini de-cluttering session and by the end of the program you’ll be prepared to successfully tackle your photo sorting project!

How to Break Up with Your Clutter

If you have trouble letting go of stuff then this is the virtual program for you. Log on an hear author and organizer Jamie Novak’s humorous take on how to part with the things you no longer use. Overcome common obstacles to getting organized like keeping clothes you think you’ll wear, holding onto treasures, and saving items “just in case”. Log off the program with helpful hints and resources.

Clear Clutter by Telling the Story of Your Stuff

Join bestselling author and expert organizer Jamie Novak for this virtual program all about capturing your story while you declutter. You’ll learn how to write your story while sorting through your treasures, collections, and sentimental items. Log on and get the answers to your clutter clearing questions. If you have clutter, are a saver, or sentimentalist this program is for you.

TEENS

Make a Bullet Journal: how to organize your life into 1 notebook 

Go from scattered to successful with a single notebook! Join us online when organizer and author of Keep This Toss That shows you how to organize your life with a single notebook! You’ll be able to keep track of everything you need to get done, and more. Remember things, get organized, prioritize tasks, and stop misplacing important information.

We create pages in the notebook during the class. If you wanted to give out notebooks and pen for the class to the first number of registrants we could do that.

The One in One Out Rule: how to cash in on decluttering 

If your room is overflowing with things you don’t use any more, join us online and learn the rule of one in one out. Expert Organizer and author of Keep This, Toss That, Jamie Novak will share the 3 rules or staying organized. She’ll also share easy ways to cash in on stuff you don’t use any more. Log on for this fun program packed with ideas to get your stuff sorted out. 

WRITING

How to (finally) write your book

Join 5 time best selling author Jamie Novak for this virtual program. She’ll share: how to find time to write answers about proposals info about publishing Come with an idea, partial, or completed book

ABOUT JAMIE

You may have seen her on morning TV or read her newest bestseller, Keep This, Toss That. Jamie Novak hosts a 10 Minute Podcast and has a popular YouTube show. She spends most days presenting virtual programs on how to de-clutter, with a humorous twist. When not on the computer Jamie is searching for a cure to her addiction, of clipping out recipes, she never prepares. Be sure to check out JamieNovak.com to read her toss item of the day.

*These are the most requested programs. Don’t see the program you want? Jamie can create a program to meet your needs.

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