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A Great Inexpensive Way to Organize Toys

When it comes to toys in the home they usually find themselves everywhere but where they are suppose to be. Have you ever thought that just maybe there might be some truth to the movie Toy Story? Especially finding toys in the fridge, your shoes, cabinets, or maybe even ...

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“DR. KOST”... Helping You Gain Productivity In Your Decluttering Process

I think we are all in search of some way or another to get more energy, especially those of us who have children. We want to be productive people so that we even have time and energy to spare. That would be so great wouldn't it? Well, it can happen, in the ...

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“D.R. K.O.S.T.”... What Does This Acronym Mean?

How Can It Help Me Get Decluttered? “D.R.K.O.S.T.” will give you a clear plan and keep you focused while sorting through your clutter. It gives you six clear options or categories to divide your items into. D -Donate R -Relocate K -Keep O -Others Belongings S -Sell T -Trash / Recycling D.R.K.O.S.T. also goes a step further ...

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Sorting is a Key When Decluttering

The sorting process is key to becoming organized. It is essentially the starting point to regain your family and your focus in life. In the process of thinking through what you want to keep in your home,or what you can give up and really live better without it, helps in all ...

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3 Ways Clutter Can Benefit You?

3 Ways Clutter Can Benefit You?

So often, when we think of getting organized we automatically want to run out to the store and buy the latest and cutest containers and colorful labels to put on those containers. However, in order for you to truly become organized and maintain that organization, you have to declutter your ...

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Is Your Home Cluttered?

Is Your Home Cluttered?

We usually take a look at those gorgeous photos found in catalogs or on TV. and wish that our homes looked just like those do. Well, I'm here to tell you that unless you find a genie in a bottle it's just not going to happen. I have all the proof for ...

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3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today:  Step #3… Put it Where it Belongs

3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #3... Put it Where it Belongs

Have you ever picked something up and wondered to yourself how did this get in here? Actually just tonight right before I sat down to write, I had one of those moments, well actually my husband did and we both got a great laugh out of it. Earlier today my husband gave ...

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3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #2… Decide

3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #2... Decide

Now this step will be a little more difficult as most decisions are, but not at all impossible to accomplish, so get that thought out of your head before it plants itself there permanently. This step is what will keep most people from becoming decluttered, but really shouldn't because it's not ...

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3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #1… Pick It Up

3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #1... Pick It Up

What are some motivational reasons for wanting to pick things up to begin with? - That item causes you to be frustrated - That item doesn't belong there. - You don't want that item any more. - That item may need to be fixed. - You use that item in another room completely. - That item ...

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3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today

3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today

In my experience in decluttering my own home the “what” has always been easier than the “how.” In one way or another I always knew “what” needed to be decluttered. Whether it was by the kid's toys overflowing in the hallways, stacks of mail taking up any given counter, or not ...

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A Great Inexpensive Way to Organize Toys

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When it comes to toys in the home they usually find themselves everywhere but where they are suppose to be. Have you ever thought that just maybe there might be some truth to the movie Toy Story? Especially finding toys in the fridge, your shoes, cabinets, or maybe even taking a mud bath in the back yard.

Well in my home it seems as though we are always needing to find new ways of storing toys. So I will work through the three Steps with you as I did with my toys. Read More…

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“DR. KOST”… Helping You Gain Productivity In Your Decluttering Process

I think we are all in search of some way or another to get more energy, especially those of us who have children.

We want to be productive people so that we even have time and energy to spare. That would be so great wouldn’t it? Read More…

“D.R. K.O.S.T.”… What Does This Acronym Mean?

How Can It Help Me Get Decluttered?

“D.R.K.O.S.T.” will give you a clear plan and keep you focused while sorting through your clutter. It gives you six clear options or categories to divide your items into. Read More…

The Real You is Found in Your Piles of Clutter

When you start sorting through your piles of clutter you’ll start finding out more about yourself through each item that’s in each pile that you sort through.

You can reveal who you are, what your likes and dislikes are, what traditions you still keep, and even find out why you stack things the way you do.

In finding out who you are and what patterns you already usually make in your home can really help in the organizational process that follows the sorting process. It gives you those solutions that usually people struggle with and become very overwhelmed with. Read More…

Decluttering Sharpens Your Decision Making Skills

“I don’t want to throw that away because it was a note my boyfriend passed to me in Ms. Lulu’s third grade class.”

Have you thought, said, or heard someone else you know say this or something similar to this as they sort through their things?

Because of situations like this we all too often need to take a deep breath, go out on a limb, and give up those things that we no longer need but feel the need to hang on to for some reason or another.

You may think the example I just gave was funny but look at some of the things you are still holding on to. You may find that there are some just as silly if not more silly. Read More…

Sorting is a Key When Decluttering

The sorting process is key to becoming organized. It is essentially the starting point to regain your family and your focus in life.

In the process of thinking through what you want to keep in your home,or what you can give up and really live better without it, helps in all aspects of life.

Skills that are needed beyond just getting rid of a pair of shoes, but goes way beyond into what hobbies you choose to spend your time doing, what you choose to spend your money on, who you choose to have relationships with, and really you learn what things you value most in life and what things you can get rid of to move forward in life.

Almost everything in life is a process. It takes a process for babies to go from holding their heads up to walking, from just drinking milk to eating solid foods, and it takes a long process to learn how to go from just cooing to being able to have a conversation.

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3 Ways Clutter Can Benefit You?

So often, when we think of getting organized we automatically want to run out to the store and buy the latest and cutest containers and colorful labels to put on those containers.

However, in order for you to truly become organized and maintain that organization, you have to declutter your home first. Read More…

Is Your Home Cluttered?

We usually take a look at those gorgeous photos found in catalogs or on TV. and wish that our homes looked just like those do.

Well, I’m here to tell you that unless you find a genie in a bottle it’s just not going to happen.

I have all the proof for this having five young children of my own.  They all go five different directions, doing five different things, and that’s not even mentioning what might happen during mealtimes.

Your house can be “decluttered” and still on some days feel cluttered and full of chaos.  It’s natural!

By the signs of toys on the floor, a box of cheerios crunched up on the kitchen table, dirty clothes thrown about as Read More…

3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #3… Put it Where it Belongs

Have you ever picked something up and wondered to yourself how did this get in here?

Actually just tonight right before I sat down to write, I had one of those moments, well actually my husband did and we both got a great laugh out of it.

Earlier today my husband gave our two year old daughter a head of cabbage out of a grocery bag.

He gave her simple instructions to carry it to the kitchen table so he could cut it up for dinner. Read More…