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Take a Survey About Your Struggles with Clutter I’ve always struggled with clutter. Mostly in my home office and closet, but when I added a spouse and children to the mix, that’s when I became overwhelmed. I hired organizers to…

Back to School with Organize Your Way

There are a lot of things I miss about living in New York City, but one of my favorite things is how school starts AFTER Labor Day. Out here in the near Midwest and (yes still the land of Champions,…

Digitize Office Files

Dear K&K:  I currently work in my family’s real estate business … We have a lot of files (documents, leases, legal documents, etc.) that go back more than twenty years. I think we need to put all of these on…

Best Resource for Closets

Dear K&K: Wondering if you had any thoughts on the best resource for closets. My daughter moved to a new apt in Williamsburg last week. Great space, but bedroom has no closet. It’s not massive… 10×11, if even that. Trying…

What’s Your Organizing Type? You Might Be an Organic Freedom or Smart Freedom If…

Having trouble figuring out what your organizing personality type is? Here are a few Jeff Foxworthy type statements that might help you figure out who you are. You might be an Organic Freedom or Smart Freedom if: You always return…

Making the Right Homes for Everything

Dear K&K: My husband drives me crazy asking where things are — batteries, light bulbs. I never move these things. They’re exactly where they were the last time he asked. I don’t think I could possibly be more organized but clearly, if…

Say Goodbye to Bedroom Clutter in Two Steps

Dear K&K: My husband can’t stand how I leave piles of paper on my bedside table. But, it’s where I like to do my leftover work reading after dinner. Eye roll. It’s like one pile of paper. He says bedroom…

How to Put Clothes IN a Hamper

Dear K&K: How do I get my husband to put his clothes in a hamper. I think he’s a Classic Freedom based on the description on your website. He always puts his clothes on top of hamper or folds them neatly…

Group Gifts Made Easy

Dear K&K: I was thinking of asking a group of mom friends/acquaintances to go in on a group gift for a fellow mom who is about to have a baby. Is it okay to ask for money even if not…

What’s Your Organizing Type? You Know You’re an Organic Structure or Smart Structure If…

This week we continue our humorous Jeff Foxworthy rip off with the scheduling pilers, Organic Structures and Smart Structures. When it comes to keeping house, they’re only different in how they make decisions about the mountains of stuff they tend…