The bells and whistles for home cleaning

Cleaning Robot

Over the last few posts we have talked about creating a simple cleaning checklist and using basic household items to help keep our home clean and sparkling. Today, we’re going to talk about some of the products that infomercials spruik about. You know, those wonderful products that will make our lives easier, cleaner and more organized if […]

Everyday cleaning essentials that simplify your life

Natural Cleaner

Now that we have a cleaning schedule organized let’s consider what we already have in our households that can help make our cleaning regime simple and organized. You don’t need all the bells, whistles and marvels that late night television spruiks ad nauseum for 30 minutes at a time! Let’s get back to basics and […]

A Simple Checklist For Cleaning

It’s of no surprise that women tend to have a greater responsibility when it comes to domestic chores. Some of you may be lucky enough to have a husband (partner, significant other) or children to help with the load. And for those people I give you a heartfelt “yay for you!”. With my husband on […]

7 Days To A Dramatically Decluttered Home – Yes You CAN Do It!

7 Days To A Dramatically Decluttered Home

Not another declutter program? No, not another… this is our most powerful home declutter program! 7 Days To A Dramatically Decluttered Home For the third time we will be running 7 Days To A Dramatically Decluttered Home online. So whether you’re a first timer or you’re back to refresh your decluttering challenges, be ready to start on Monday […]

Make Way For Change!

change your mindset

A funny episode of How I  Met Your Mother saw one of the characters, Barney, refusing to allow any of his belongings to be thrown out when his new girlfriend, Quinn, moves in with him. Yet Quinn throws away most of her things so that they didn’t have doubles of everything. Barney was challenged by […]

What’s Your Learning Style?

Learning Styles

Wikipedia quotes that Learning style is an individual’s natural or habitual pattern of acquiring and processing information in learning situations. One of the most common categorizations of learning styles is Neil Fleming’s VARK/VAK model, which includes: Visual learners Auditory learners Reading-writing preference learners Kinesthetic or tactile learners. We cover a lot of different styles of […]

Hidden Treasures in the Third Drawer Down

Kitchen Drawers

You know what I’m talking about, right! That third drawer down in your kitchen. The one treasure chest that holds an array of items that are mismatched, clunky, chunky or just simply a homeless, miscellaneous floater. My third drawer down currently houses: Local take-away menus Tea towels Elastic bands (off the local paper delivery) Balloons […]

5 Tips For Avoiding Housework

Relaxing Stress Free

We talk a lot about ways to simplify your life, stay organized, keep overwhelm at bay and in general, make your life as enjoyable as possible with minimal stress. A recent Facebook post however got me thinking about all the little things we do to avoid housework. Or make it look like we’re doing something, […]

Clutter Interrupted! Stop Getting Distracted By The Cool Stuff You Find!

Hidden Gems

You know what I’m talking about! The screeching halt that overcomes you once you find something ‘loved and lost’ while trying to declutter. For me, it’s photographs. I can’t help myself. I get swept away in memories and then, before I know it, waaaay too much time has passed and my declutter task remains unfinished. […]

Help! I’m stuck in the vortex of procrastination!

Vortex

Recently, a Get Organized Wizard subscriber requested our help. She was coping well with new challenges and tasks she was facing in her everyday life. But she had a deep, dark secret. A room full of clutter backlog she couldn’t face. Dunt, dunt, duuunt! Does that sounds familiar? Sometimes it’s a drawer that hides receipts, […]