The Joyful Sort How To: Organize A Fridge

The Joyful Sort How To: Organize A Fridge

One of the hardest parts about organization is the ongoing maintenance, the daily/weekly/monthly upkeep that can easily fall by the wayside when life gets in the way. That’s exactly what happened to our refrigerator recently after a particularly busy few weeks of fall sports and packed work calendars and so, to assure everyone once again that even a professional organizer’s house isn’t perfect all the time, I present to you our late October fridge:

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The Joyful Sort Top 5: Tips For Staying Organized

The Joyful Sort Top 5: Tips For Staying Organized

So you've organized your pantry, your closet, or even your whole house and it feels and looks great...now what? I often joke with my clients that if I've done my job well, we'll never see each other again. My goal is to create functional systems that are easy to maintain, but for many people organization is a long-term habit that needs to be cultivated over time. Read on for my top tips on how to keep that organizational momentum going! 

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The Joyful Sort How To: Organize A Summer Car Kit

The Joyful Sort How To: Organize A Summer Car Kit

Well, we're about a month into the Summer of Mom and it's been equal parts fun and exhausting. June always tends to be really busy for us, giving way to a more relaxed July, and this year has been no exception. Between baseball, soccer, swimming, day camp, dentist appointments, and fun stuff like zoo trips, we've been spending a lot of time in the car.  We recently had a break in the action that allowed me to take a "catch-up day" (which always prompts my five year old to ask when "Mustard Day" is...), so I poured a glass of lemonade and headed out to our patio to put together a car kit to get us through the rest of the summer.

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