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Wardrobe Resurrection: Part 1: Wardrobe Declutter

Wardrobe Resurrection: Part 1: Wardrobe Declutter | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Check out this 3 part series with all my helpful tips xx http://t.co/F2PcG3f1BT #fbloggers #wardrobe #springclean http://t.co/mT6k1PS3FZ

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Do you have time on your hands this long weekend? Why not tackle your closet? Here are some tips to do that.

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Organizing to Overcome Tax Time Tension | De-Clutter Coach

Organizing to Overcome Tax Time Tension | De-Clutter Coach | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
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Income taxes can bring shudders of anxiety. Here are some tips to avoid suffering through that!

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The seven-day organization plan - Regina Leader-Post

The seven-day organization plan - Regina Leader-Post | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
The seven-day organization plan
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Transfer the clothes to the slim anti-slip velvet hangers, which hog less closet space than thicker plastic hangers.

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Organizing isn't rocket science. This article will walk you through the basic steps to betin your organizing project, without the stress!

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�Mind Sweep� � Clearing the Stress of Mental Clutter

�Mind Sweep� � Clearing the Stress of Mental Clutter | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
You can't live a balanced life and find peace from stress if you are in constant state of chaos and clutter. It just can't happen! I don't know about you but clutter adds stress to me.
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This doesn't need any comment from me. The author says it all!  :)

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“Sometimes you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right”

“Sometimes you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right” | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it

8 Ways to Declutter Your Mind (8 Ways to Declutter Your Mind http://t.co/X8qGPtyWw8 via @pinterest)


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Organizing your home begins with organizing your thoughts. These tips are well worth implementing to help focus on what's really important to you in life!

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Spring Cleaning Tips and Organizing Kids Rooms

Spring Cleaning Tips and Organizing Kids Rooms | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
11 tips on cleaning and organizing kids rooms for spring cleaning. Free printable toy labels and setting a good example.
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Spring is a great time to make a new beginning, whether in organizing, cleaning, or anything else.

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When to downsize - Go Forward Downsize

When to downsize - Go Forward Downsize | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
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60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Here are 60 small, concrete steps you can take to create noticeable improvements in your life in just 100 days.

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Organizing a home includes organizing our internal "home" as well. Here are some excellent tips to do just that.

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6 Tips To Organize Garage Pile Ups

6 Tips To Organize Garage Pile Ups | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
How to sort clutter in garage and organize garage using storage shelves and garage cabinets. Lots of photos to show you how.

 

Visual step by step advice on sorting and organizing clutter accumulated in the garage.

 

http://theorganizedhomeclub.com/6-tips-to-organize-garage-pile-ups/


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Can you park your vehicle in your garage? If not, it's time to organize it so y can.

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10 Questions to ask when choosing a Moving Company

10 Questions to ask when choosing a Moving Company | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it

Selecting a reliable and trustworthy professional moving company, and avoiding moving scams, is critical to the success of a move Here are 10 important questions to ask when evaluating professional moving companies:


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With moving season approaching, here are some considerations to be aware of when shopping for a company to haul your precious belongings to your new home.

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Moving Checklist for Packing Fragile Items - Apartment Life

Moving Checklist for Packing Fragile Items - Apartment Life | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Breakable items are always one of the biggest challenges on a moving checklist. You want to make sure your china, crystal, and other treasured belongi.

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These are some good tips that are also useful when packing any home for a move. Be sure to use plenty of packing materials to safely immobilize the box contents to prevent anything from shifting in the box. The goal is to have your belongings arrive at your destination safely.

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These tips are also valid for any kind of household move. The goal is to have your belongings arrive at destination in good condition. Packing well, using plenty of packing materials to immobilize the box contents will ensure their safety en route.

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Americans and Canadians tend to move on average about every 5 years and Eurpopeans move less often. I'm not awre os the stats for other countries but I consider this practical advice for moving valuables to be  valuable.

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Thanks for the stat! I didn't know we moved so often.
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Sandwich Generation: Time to Downsize?

Sandwich Generation: Time to Downsize? | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it

Someday soon — college admissions officers willing — the kids will be out of the house and the parents will be left to ask: “What now?” If you're in the Sandwich Generation, with kids in college and aging parents, it might pay to downsize your home long before retirement.

 

Jeff Brown writes a biweekly blog about the Sandwich Generation and the financial issues its members face as they try to help their parents and their adult children.


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Can organizing supplies BE the clutter?

Can organizing supplies BE the clutter? | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Many times when I go into clients’ homes, I see they’ve purchased any number of organizing supplies and books. What they’ve actually bought is the dream of being organized, not the reality. This ma...
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Ideas for Garage Organization & Storage

Ideas for Garage Organization & Storage | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Get your garage in top storage shape! Organize your tools, outdoor gear, and whatever else makes its way into your garage with these smart solutions. (Your garage needs some springtime TLC, too!

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With Spring here (we hope), it's a good time to get into your garage to do some Spring cleaning. And here are some ideas to organize it once it's clean. Enjoy!

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How to Organize Your Closet

How to Organize Your Closet | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it

Your clothes spend most of their time in your closet. Here's (the least amount of) equipment you need to make that time well spent.


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Closet organizing is one of the challenges in life. Here are a few tips on how to do this easily.

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How Simplifying Your Life Helps You

How Simplifying Your Life Helps You | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
If,when you look at your life, you see the markers of stress such as poor health and mental or physical tiredness, it could be time to consider simplifying your life. This does not mean giving away possessions and isolating yourself.
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A clear mind comes with an organized home. This article explains how this happens. Enjoy!

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Living With Less. A Lot Less.

Living With Less. A Lot Less. | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
The many things I consumed ended up consuming me.
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This is an excellent article about the downsizing mindset for those who are still planning and working on what their lives will be over the next large number of years. What do you think about the author's lifestyle?

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So you want to organize your basement?

So…you want to organize your basement and you don’t know where to start? Here are some guidelines to get you started. First, make two lists:Things you want to do in the basement (how you want to us...
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Organize your basement and plan ahead for moving (even if it's not on your radar). Call it downsizing if you wish--it's all about being organized!

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Get Your Home Clean and Organized This Weekend

Get Your Home Clean and Organized This Weekend | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
No one likes a cluttered house. But, unfortunately, no one likes cleaning a cluttered house either, especially when it's so hard to keep clean.

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Here are some very good organizing tips, the best of which is not to stress over perfection. Good enough is good enough sometimes...

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Downsizing Your House May Provide Little Relief

Downsizing Your House May Provide Little Relief | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Moving to a smaller home is supposed to give your finances a big boost and simplify your life. But it doesn't always work out that way.
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Downsizing is not the easiest thing to do. It evokes plenty of emotion especially from the children of those who have decided to downsize, even when those children are adults with homes of their own.

 

This article addresses important considerations about downsizing.

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Whimsical and Wise: Organization Humor and Genius

Whimsical and Wise: Organization Humor and Genius | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
10 Questions to Help You Declutter (RT @OrganizedLiving: 10 Questions to Help You Declutter http://t.co/565EDlww)

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Questions to ask when considering letting something go from your life:

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7 Tips For Moving With Less Stress (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

7 Tips For Moving With Less Stress (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
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They say moving is the most stressful thing after death and taxes.
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Ah moving--the stress of it all. Avoid some of this by following these tips. Being organized for the packing is the biggest way to be kind to yourself through this process.

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Get Organized: 3 Helpful Homekeeping Lists Real Simple

Get Organized:  3 Helpful Homekeeping Lists   Real Simple | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Tomorrow is the last official day of the January Cure, but its also the first day of the rest of 2013; a year that many of us have decided would be the one we'd finally get and stay organized.

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Just about all the checklists you'll ever need are here.

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20 Clever Ideas for Repurposed Storage

20 Clever Ideas for Repurposed Storage | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Looking for better organization and storage solutions? Here are 20 you can make yourself from recycled items.

 

"Stylish storage doesn’t have to come from a store. ..Here are 20 clever ideas to help inspire you to organize now, starting with these wall-mounted mail organizers made from recycled metal grates."


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Here are some innovative organizing ideas that i never would have considered, but they work!

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31 Ways to Make Over Your Closets

31 Ways to Make Over Your Closets | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Closets can be the bane of your existence. Take some tips from these spaces.

 

@RealSimple


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Closets can be large or small depending on your home. The key iw to figure out a way for all your clothes to fit into what you have. Here are some good ideas...

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Moreen Torpy's curator insight, April 23, 2013 3:18 PM

Now that Spring may have finally arrived, closet organization is right up there with letting the sun in through open windows. As you turn over your winter wear to spring/summer clothing, use these tips to organize your closet. Then enjoy the better weather!

Anna SA's curator insight, July 23, 2013 9:49 AM

Love the hanging bags!

Bio Restore 24's comment, November 14, 2013 4:23 PM
Great Article... Kevin At BioRestore24.com