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How to Be Organized

Preemptive Parenting Is a Game Changer

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Amy Tara Koch

Preparation yields time. And time is an invaluable currency. Once I organized the major Mom things -- meals, school, scheduling after school activities -- I emerged cleansed, much like that glorious feeling of showering after an exceptionally sweaty workout.

How to Organize Your Bathroom Shelves

Domino | Posted 11.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

The secret to the 20-minute shower-hair-makeup blitz is having all your products at your fingertips -- and a well-set-up area to keep you from knocking things over when you're moving fast.

The 6 Things An Organized Person Thinks When They Enter Your Home

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 06.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

Everyone has that person in their life who takes their organization just a little too far for your comfort. Maybe it's your friend without kids or eve...

10 Innovative Ways To Get Organized

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 10.15.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

Mike really believes that when things are organized and neat, the world seems calmer. It's a zen thing. He doesn't get that for messy people, the world is calm within our mess. What we don't see doesn't bother us.

10 Habits Of Highly Organized People

Posted 03.20.2013 | OWN

By Sarah Stebbins You know those folks who seem to have it all together? Experts say they follow these simple rules that'll help you organize...

6 Steps To De-Junking Your Purse

Kari Forsee | Posted 02.04.2013 | OWN

On a recent afternoon, 11 women in three cities dumped the contents of their purses onto the ground. With the rigor of type-A archaeologists, they sif...

Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 10: Clean Up Your Mess (VIDEO)

Rhonda Britten | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

When you are disorganized and you can't find what you need when you need it, you lose energy, time and money. Disorganization also lowers your confidence in yourself. Bottom line: It's not worth it.

4 Ways To Keep Sports Stuff From Taking Over

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Who knows, you might just be a bit more active if you can actually find the athletic gear you want: 1. Hang mesh bags from hooks to hold tennis, golf...

Get Rid Of Paper Pile-Ups In 3 Steps

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Create this three-tiered system to keep papers organized and moving across your desk. 1. In-box. This is a place to capture miscellaneous documents ...

A Good Reason To...Organize Your Glove Compartment?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

If your glove compartment is home to fast-food ketchup packets, service receipts, expired proofs of insurance, or other detritus, clean it out and res...

The Cleaning Tips That Changed Our Month

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

If you haven't gotten around to giving your home a good spring cleaning just yet, don't worry, we've got you covered. We've rounded up the month's bes...

Organize The Freezer Once And For All

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Don't let frozen food spoil and go to waste. Enjoy your leftovers before it expires while keeping your freezer neat and organized. How do we do that? ...

Simple Ways To Update Your Closet For Spring

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Editing your closet seasonally is a great way to regularly cull your wardrobe. This is the time to take a look at what you didn't wear and figure out ...

How To Store Delicate Fabrics

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Although hanging your freshly dry-cleaned clothing back in the closet may seem like the natural thing to do, maintain their quality and maximize weara...

6 Reasons To Make Your Bed

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Let's face it, the last thing you want do in the morning is make your bed. In fact, there are a number of excuses we tell ourselves: It's just going t...

The Right Way To Shop A Warehouse Club

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Sometimes, shopping at warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam's Club can be overwhelming. With aisle upon aisle of bulk items and products, it's easy to ...

8 Items To Help You Organize Your Desk

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

These days it seems like people spend more time at their work desks than they do anywhere else. We can certainly relate -- last night we left our offi...

How To Contain Plastic Bags

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Most people squirrel away more plastic bags than they will ever use. A better approach than stuffing them under the sink is to choose a receptacle for...

8 Must-Have Household Items For Cleaning

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

When it comes to cleaning supplies, we've found that some of the most effective ones are everyday household items that we already have. From odor-neut...

How Pinterest Can Change Your Offline Life

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Chances are if you're on Pinterest, the social media site that doubles as a virtual inspiration board, you're addicted. (We know we are!) But it turns...

The Cleaning Tips That Changed Our Month

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Now that you're not celebrating Valentine's Day, the Super Bowl or taking a workday breather with Presidents' Day off, catch up on some much-needed ho...

How To Organize...Your Sink?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Keep all your sink accessories neat with a sink organizer that holds dish soap, scrubbers, and sponge in one contained unit. If you are short on count...

What Organization Methods Really Work?

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

In times of home disarray, sometimes it's best to attack clutter by putting in place an organizational system. Whether it's straightening out the kitc...

The Right Way To Clean Mold

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Where there is moisture, there is a way...for mold to grow. So don't fret when you see white or greenish-black furry spots popping up around your bath...

Three Steps To An Organized Handbag

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Handbags are often a microcosm of one's life in general. The same rules of organization still apply: Keep like things together. Use small zippered ba...