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Today is National Clean Off Your Desk Day!


National Clean Off Your Desk Day is a good reason to clean off your desk today, but there’s an even better reason to remove the clutter and give it a good once-over. According to an American Dietetic Association/ConAgra Food’s Safety program survey, 27 percent of us eat breakfast at our desks, most of us chow down lunch there…

Keeping Linens Organized

Organized Linen Closet

How many extra towels and linens do you keep on hand? Many people struggle with linen chaos because they hang on to linens and keep too much. Do a thorough weed through of your linens and set some boundaries on how much you keep. Here are some parameters: Bed Linens: Keep one full set of…

Reduce Chaos with Meal Planning


Planning meals in advance is something that can help you stay organized (and sane) if you have a busy family. Plan ahead and be intentional about meal time together. Knowing what you are going to eat in advance helps to eliminate the chaos of those witching hours when the kids come home from school. When…