The Joyful Sort Top 5: Holiday Organization Tips

The Joyful Sort Top 5: Holiday Organization Tips

You know the drill: the holidays arrive and you swear that this year will be the year of your most gracefully executed fireside season full of meaning, but before you can say “cotton-headed ninny muggins” you find yourself on a last-minute Target run for more Scotch tape in some fourth-day sweatpants, nursing a sugar cookie hangover and wondering where it all went wrong.

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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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