Getting Organized, Like Yesterday!


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I'm not ashamed to admit it, but I'm not the most organized person.  There are some things that are organized enough to function at home and at work, but I waste a lot of mental energy not being organized and it frustrates me.  I've made claims of how I was going to follow this or that blog's system, but every time, I can't keep up and the vicious cycle starts all over again.  I would say blame it on my teacher hoarding parents (both of them) or a dad who kept or bought things that he never had because as 1 of 17 kids in a rural community, there just wasn't much to be had.  Or blame it on my librarian mother who has a knack for saving every obituary, every documentation of special events, who has collections of books in every single room except one bathroom.  Or you can just blame me.

I have plenty enough books and magazine clippings of how to get organized, but they weren't helpful.  Well this past weekend, I found, yes, another book on organization from Ollie's (a discount store) for $2.99.  It's an easy read and from the introduction I could feel that the author truly understood the madness behind being unorganized and it seemed as if she was talking directly to me and my needs.  And the thing I like most is that you don't have to follow her book in order.  You pick what you need and get it done.  So my equally unorganized friend both have a copy of the book and are working together to keep each other accountable.

So what is this book you wonder?

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If you want to see a snippet of her revised version of this book, you can view this below.


To learn more about Jennifer and her organizational strategies, you can view her website.

My friend and I are starting small and organizing our pocketbooks.  Be back soon.....


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5 comments:

  1. There are a couple of people in this house that could use that book for sure. :)

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  2. wow, I totally relate to your story. My family is very similar to what you described. For the past month I have been reading every organizational book I can get my hands on. ( I've read 3 books so far!) I'm currently reading Simplify your life by Marcia Ramsland. This book is helping me. I'm still pulling all the parts that I've learned to create a system that works for me. I have managed to create a cleaning schedule that is working for me so far. I would love to hear more about your progress.

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  3. Hee hee.. let me know how it goes. I am certainly not an organised person either, though I try my best! But as many untidy people will say -- there is an order in the mess; we always know where our things are LOL

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    1. I do understand that concept very well, but I'm finding that the more things going on in my life, the more the clutter gets to me because I can't think straight. So, I'm trying. Check back tomorrow for the purse video.

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  4. This looks like it will really come in handy for you! What a great find.

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