Organized Mom on January 25th, 2010

My desk is so cluttered it’s ridiculous. Piles of papers, books, my son’s cars litter the desktop. And this is no small desk. It’s L-shaped and has a lot of space. As in, a lot of space to fill with clutter. It wasn’t great when I left to visit family, and then the mail and […]

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Organized Mom on December 14th, 2009

I’m still dealing with the clutter demon. When you live in a small place, you have to be brutal in culling your possessions. That’s something I haven’t been doing. Sentimentality has not been my friend. I like to keep mementos reminding me of good times, happy things, and people I love. But when you’re so […]

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Organized Mom on November 27th, 2009

We’re still rearranging furniture in these here parts. And still not happy with the results. Basically, we have too much furniture for this place. Since there’s so little storage, you need other storage. And it doesn’t help that we don’t have a separate office area and are stuck with my desk in the living room. […]

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Organized Mom on August 6th, 2009

Right now my sink is cluttered. Full of dishes. Yes, it is. It happens a lot when you don’t have a dishwasher, live in a small space, and have limited time. I have thought about trying the FlyLady process of keeping my sink clean every day. I’ve even worked on it a few times. image: […]

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Organized Mom on May 19th, 2009

I recently helped a friend of mine clear out her house. She was moving and needed to get rid of last-minute items and do a final cleaning. We live(d) in the same condo complex and our places are the same size. She gave stuff away, donated to Goodwill, and threw a lot away. And she […]

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Organized Mom on March 30th, 2009

Sometimes you need a real kick in the pants to get going on a project. Ever notice how you find time to clean when company’s coming? Well, that’s exactly what we did last week. Sister-in-law came over to babysit so we could go out. We spent the day cleaning. We had been planning to anyway, […]

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Organized Mom on September 3rd, 2008

Clutter can come in many forms. Too many emails. Too many projects. Too much stuff. In a society that encourages consumption over production, it’s easy to collect too much of everything. Overloading ourselves We feel that information gives us power, so we subscribe to hundreds off RSS feeds. We have to keep up on the […]

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