Resources for Family/Home Organization
Home Organizing Tips on Oprah.com
The website for the Oprah Winfrey Show, Oprah.com, has a page of good home organization articles in its Food and Home section, mostly written by Julie Morgenstern. Many of these tips covers topics not readily found on other organization sites. For example, articles cover such topics as organizing keepsakes (personal family memorabilia), your jewelry, your bookshelves, your linen closet, controlling the flow of your mail, fine-tune your DVD and CD storage, consolidating address books, camouflaging radiators and TV sets, fold towels and sheets like Martha Steward, luggage makeovers and how to be a travel genius. Other articles will show you how to delegate and how to make your own cleaning products. More personal topics are also covered, such as Fire Your Inner Critic, Find Your Niche and Connect to Your Organized Self.
Organize Home.com is a great site for information to help get organized in every aspect of your home. It's slogan it: Clean House, Cut clutter, Get Organized at Home!. There are different sections on the site where information is categorized. Clean House has articles and checklists for winter preparedness, getting ready for warm weather, spring cleaning with kids, and a fall cleaning checklist. Household Notebook offers a planner for an organized home. Get Organized has garage sale tips, how to set and reach goals, how organize the next year in advance (Jumpstart January, organizing kids' rooms, tips for an organized move, and a tightwad's guide to getting organized. There are also sections on cutting clutter and menu planning. Do explore the site.
If home organization isn't your thing, you can hire a professional using this website. A professional organizer enhances the lives of clients by designing systems and processes using organizing principles and through transferring organizing skills. A professional organizer also educates the public on organizing solutions and the resulting benefits. The National Association of Professional Organizers is a non-profit educational association whose members include organizing consultants, speakers, trainers, authors, and manufacturers of organizing products. Site includes information about professional organizing conferences, chapters, educational programs and more. Find a professional organizer with this easy to use website.
You Can Get Your Home Organized
Get helpful tips on how to organize your home from a professional organizer. Find out how to do a quick clean-up when you need to and learn how to avoid common pitfalls that may come up along the way. You can find suggestions for tackling different areas of your home, such as the bathroom, laundry room or home office. Kids' rooms can be challenging from an organizational standpoint and strategies for keeping the mess to a minimum are provided. You will also find environmentally-friendly strategies to deal with the multitude of plastic bags that we all seem to accumulate.
Wide Selection of Solutions for Clothes Closets Organization
This section at Better Homes and Gardens (BHG.com) is a compilation of tips on how to have an organized closet, along with photos to serve as guide for the household. There are nearly three dozens of pages that feature various styles of closets in different locations inside the house, and how to organize them. This includes closets for growing kids, men, coats, towels, shoes, socks, as well as for multiple purposes. It also contains recommendations on how to maximize the space of closets, how to arrange clothes properly, and how to repurpose boxes and containers for clothes storage.
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