At the Moment of Need

If you find yourself not having the right item for the right need at the most critical times. Here are my top three recommendations:
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If everything is important than nothing is important. The less you have to remember, the more likely you are to remember it.

Why I Hate Rubber Bands

Why I Hate Rubber Bands I guess it all started in my dear Mom’s kitchen.  She would collect various shapes and sizes of used rubber bands on the kitchen faucet.  I just hated the way it looked.  Mom was thrilled that she was she could always lay her hands on a rubber band.  Indeed, the most useful organizing system she …

Eat, Drink, and Be Organized!

Coalhouse Pizza is the most wonderful thing to happen to my corner of Stamford since I moved here.   This blog, however, is not a restaurant review.  It is your key to unlocking clutter.  So what does Coalhouse Pizza have to do with organizing? On Tuesday Coalhouse Pizza featured a beer dinner, five courses of delicious pairings of gourmet food and …

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Circulation Prevents Accumulation

Circulation Prevents Accumulation This is the big one.  This is the trunk of the tree from which all my other organizing philosophies branch out.  But what exactly do I mean by circulation? A truly effective organizing system must circulate freely, just as your body’s blood supply must circulate freely.   In both cases, when there’s a blockage there’s a problem.  It’s …