Great Organizing Tips from Cloud Nine Organizing

Organizing Tips

Maybe For Now…
"Maybe for now, we'll put this here." I tend to say that to all my clients when we are rearranging[...]
Thank You Notes: Are They A Lost Art?
I admit that, in the past,  I have been terrible at writing thank you notes. I’m always so appreciative when[...]
The Ritual of Closet Cleaning
I am thrilled to have Susie Buck share her closet cleaning ritual with us. Susie refers to decluttering and organizing[...]
Why We Hold On To Old Clutter
When your belongings are in your way, either physically or mentally, those belongings have officially become clutter. Why do we[...]
6 Holiday Storage Pro Tips
Here are 6 pro tips to get your holiday decorations organized! 1. Designate a centralized location for ALL decorations. Stop scattering[...]
Online Calendars
I admit it. I'm late to the party. I've only recently embraced the greatness of online calendars. I'm glad I discovered[...]
Getting Organized
Living with clutter causes unnecessary stress and frustration. If getting organized is something you’d love to achieve I have an efficient[...]
Holiday Decorating
This is my frenzied, holiday-decorating story... Chapter 1: October Decorating I lie. I've been holiday decorating since mid-September. I excitedly[...]
It’s Time To Stop Negotiating When You’re Available
Managing your time is a great organizing skill! Teresa Schlup is going to help us stop negotiating when we're available. Teresa[...]
School Lunch Prep
Prepping for school lunches will simplify and destress the rest of your week. Let your children have some input when[...]
My Messy Stress Story
Every day I get to teach people how to eliminate the mess that creates stress. But before I was a[...]
School Lunch Supplies
After you have figured out what your kids are going to be eating at school you can make life a[...]
What’s For Lunch?
What's for lunch? Great question! It's a great place to start when you're thinking about getting ready for Back to[...]
Junk Mail
It used to come into our home every day like a rude, unwanted, uninvited, messy houseguest: JUNK MAIL. If you[...]
Make Your Junk Drawer Useful
Junk drawers! If you are like most American families you have one (or two) somewhere in your home. Probably in[...]
Clutter-Free Gifts
My next statement may annoy some of you. Especially during the "Gift-Giving Season."Stop buying so many presents! Don't buy gifts[...]
The Busywork Vortex
At the end of the day, are you exhausted? Have you been running around and staying busy but can’t see[...]
Go From To-Do to TaDa!
If your To-Do List is overwhelming then make a TaDa List! Wouldn't you rather say "TaDa! I am done!" at[...]
Delete Digital Clutter
Do you get distracted by your phone or forget why you logged onto your computer? Obviously, you are not alone.[...]
Online Organizing Coaching
What exactly is online organizing coaching? Virtual organizing is a great way to take ownership of your clutter. It's perfect[...]
Organized Meal​ ​Planning​ ​Made​ ​Easy
Planning my weekly menu is the most important organizing job I do every week. However, I can tend to get[...]
Declutter the Garage
Why is it important to declutter the garage? Did you know your garage can alter the tone of your mood[...]
5 Clutter-Free Kitchen Habits
Create habits that will fill your kitchen comfort & joy! The kitchen is the heart of the home, and during[...]
Save Time and Money With An Organized Pantry!
Saving time and money is always good! With the holidays around the corner your schedule may be filled with recitals,[...]
The Key to Successful Organizing
The Key to Organizing Success ~ Realistic Goals! Let's face it...tackling clutter can be intimidating. The first step to organizing[...]
Holiday Decoration Storage Ideas
These holiday decorating storage ideas will save you time, money and frustration. Most of us start dragging out the pumpkins and[...]
Make the Most of Limited Laundry Room Space
Organizing a small space takes creativity. The laundry room is one of the smallest areas in the home, but many[...]
Conquering Mountains of Laundry
Use a simple system to help conquer your mountains of laundry. Raise your hand if you love to wash, dry, fold and[...]
Organizing Your Assignments: Are You Making the Grade?
Adults Have Assignments Too! If you live in North Texas, school is back in session, and hopefully, the kids are[...]
Teaching Your Children To Organize
Help your children soar through the organizing process. First and foremost, let them be kids! Children learn so much more[...]
Moving Day Prep is More Than Just Boxes   
Reduce the Anxiety of Moving With a Little Moving Day Prep. Moving to a new home is exciting! A new[...]
Put Your Shoes Away
"Put your shows away!"I used to say this all the time. All.The.Time. One day, I channelled my inner Dr. Phil[...]
Organizing Tips for Quick Home Maintenance
Quick Home Maintenance Tips Whether you are a serious carpenter or only use tools occasionally, storing your tools in an[...]
Gardening Storage Tips and Tricks
Spring is here! The flowers are blooming, the grass (and weeds) are growing and pollen is in the air. Despite[...]
5 Tips For Creating A Blissful Bedroom
You deserve a blissful bedroom. When you walk into your bedroom, at the end of the day, can you feel[...]
Travel with Ease ~ A Little Vehicle Organization
Eliminate vacation stress with a little vehicle organization. Vacation time is upon us, and for some of us that means[...]
A Decluttered Guest Room
It's the holiday season! Are you ready for house guests? One of the joys of the holiday season is spending[...]
Create A Functional Garage
Be more efficient by creating a functional garage space Garages are often one of the most neglected areas in the[...]
Calm the Summertime Chaos
Create a Family Command Center to Calm the Summertime Chaos Keeping up with the hectic lives of family members can[...]
Dust Off That Patio Furniture!
It's time to dust off the patio furniture, clean the grill, plant some flowers and enjoy those outdoor living spaces! Patios,[...]
Daily Mail: 60 Second Decluttering
It is so tempting to simply toss the daily mail onto your countertop each day. Stop! Don't let unwanted junk[...]
Get Out of The Clutter Rut
Don't get caught in the clutter rut Keeping what you use and love makes sense, however, way too often we[...]
Control the Clutter With 3 Boxes
Clutter is anything that no longer serves you in a positive way. If we don't pay attention and have a[...]
Does Your Home Office Inspire Productivity?
Is your office space inspiring you or stressing you out? Does this sound familiar? Piles of papers that need to[...]
Make It Fun and Get It Done!
As a professional organizer I find it hard to believe that not everyone loves organizing. Just kidding! I know decluttering and[...]
Enjoy Some Downtime!
All work and no play makes Jane a dull girl. Plus, it makes her less productive! If you want to[...]