Entries for the ‘Advice and Tips’ Category



Guest Blog – Go Ahead. Break the Dishes

Guest Blogger: Darla DeMorrow, Certified Professional Organizer ®.

Website: www.HeartWorkOrg.com

Photo credit: HeartWork Organizing

Do you know what one of the highest causes of clutter is? Caution.

We are afraid we won’t be prepared, so we keep extra gifts “just in case.”

We are afraid the new toaster might break, so we keep ...


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How do Battery Chargers and Testers Work?

Batteries are an important part of most people’s lives. We need them for our vehicles, as well as the numerous electronics and gadgets we use every day. Understanding how battery testers and chargers work can help you keep everything working properly for as long as possible.

When you use a ...


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What’s the Best Way to Keep My Cosmetics Organized?

Do you spend more time digging through your cosmetics than you do actually using them? Do you have to pick up individual items that are thrown in a drawer to see if it’s the right color? If you said yes to either of these questions, you need to know the ...


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Guest Post + Giveaway: Organizing Products that Aren’t Clutter

Guest Blogger: Darla DeMorrow, Certified Professional Organizer ®.

Website: www.HeartWorkOrg.com

If you are ready to get organized, don’t buy anything yet. First, start the sorting and purging process to see what you are really keeping. Then go window shopping with a critical eye. I’m going to help you spot organizing tools that ...


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What Are Some Stress Free Organizing Tips For After the Holidays?

The winter wind is howling outside and you’re suffering the post-holiday blues. Once you organize your decorations, wrapping paper and other items, you’ll feel better able to face the cold reality that it’ll be a long time before another holiday rolls around.

Putting away all of your holiday decorations can ...


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What Are The Best Ironing Practices to Avoid Common Ironing Mistakes?

What Are The Best Ironing Practices to Avoid Common Ironing Mistakes

There’s nothing like a crisp, clean dress shirt or pair of slacks, but let’s face it — do we remember everything our mothers taught us about ironing? With countless garment styles, pleats, tucks, seams and fabrics, it’s difficult to keep ...


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Gumdrop Trees and Other Holiday Décor add the Perfect Festive Touch

There is just something about a gumdrop tree that screams whimsical and fun all rolled into one. Gumdrop trees and other holiday décor provide the perfect opportunity for children of all ages to appreciate the wonderful holiday traditions that many families have passed down for generations.

In case you don’t know, ...


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How to Prepare Your Family for Winter
Posted Under Advice and Tips

Winter is that time of year when cold temperatures, snow, and ice can cause serious problems. These weather conditions can wreak havoc, resulting in anything from car accidents, slips and falls, loss of power, and even hypothermia when the temperatures really plummet. Fall is a short precursor to colder, wintery ...


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How To Organizing for Holiday Guests

The holidays are almost here, and that means you need to prepare for your holiday guests that are staying overnight. The key to making sure that you have everything ready for your guests is to get organized ahead of time. That way, you can enjoy their company as soon as ...


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Tips for How to Organize a Wallet or Purse

Chances are you carry your wallet around with you everywhere, day in, day out. It holds some of your most important items – ID, money, credit cards and more. Despite the fact that they’re designed to hold a plethora of items in very specific parts – a zippered coin compartment, ...


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