5 Easy Organizing Tips to Use Now

Come on in, grab a cuppa coffee and let’s talk about the C word… “Contagious Clutter”. I guess it kind of goes with what’s happening today, we are afraid to touch it.

Or the flip side to clutter is “it just multiplies”.

I have followed many of the Organizing Authorities and put into practice what is the BEST practices to redefine those cluttered space so that you are not feeling:

  • Anxious
  • Helpless
  • Overwhelmed

 Can I get an amen? That is how I feel, when it starts to pile up.

Cleaning Organizing Women

Sometimes when you finally get started doing your Organizing ….. and you don’t know where to begin, try…

“10 Minute Rule”

This will help with the feeling of anxiousness and dread.  

What is the “10 Minute Rule”, you ask? I am glad you and so many others have asked me this question, I love the fact that I can help you and others if even in a small way. 

10 Minute Rule

When you go into a room:

  1. Just do something for 10 minutes.
  2. Clear the Clutter
  3. Give the Room a Mini-Organizing Fluff

Funny thing is it doesn’t sound like a lot of time but just do that lets say every time   you think about it. HABITS! HABITS!

If you are not really sure you can do this, I have “faith in you” but in case you need just a little more of a “push”, I put together a amazingly easy and quick checklist for you to follow.

10 tasks 10 minutes

I am just like everyone else I struggle to come up with creative and easy tricks annd incentive to keep ahead of the clutter.  That is one of the reasons I decided to figure this out, come up with solutions, and hopefully make it fun. If that’s at all possible when it comes to organizing and keeping a tidy house. I hear you.  I discovered that after much “trial and error, this plan really worked.

Try it and see if it works for you. I would love to hear how it worked and how it did not work for you. People love to know. “Sharing is Caring”

So if you have been looking around the house and it has been making me nervous you now have the “POWER” and the tools to change that.

You Got This” it won’t be hard to make a conscious effort..


Every time you get up to get a cup of Coffee, Eat Lunch or go to the bathroom  or whatever room you are in or going into USE THE RULE.

Once you do it a couple times it becomes an unconscious habit.

“You won’t believe how easy this is. Try it and you will be already on your way  to being Clutter Free and Organized.

I always love to hear how it worked and how it did not work for you.

People love to know. “Sharing is Caring”

I put together a quick little list that I’d like to share with you. You can click on the image and print it if you would like.

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Make it fun! As you’re going about and cleaning things out, put on some of your favorite tunes. The more upbeat, the better!

Not only will you enjoy the tunes, the time will pass faster and you’ll probably work faster than you would without it….   

Let’s Make Working “FUN”

Get the “Heart Pumping” and you will be amazed at how quickly time passes and chores are done.

My Cleaning Playlist​

Well, here’s to your QUICK and EASY TIPS for HOME ORGANIZING..   Cheers!


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  1. Such a good idea to have bins for items to donate. It makes it so much easier to just throw something in there when you realize you don’t need it.

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