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Should You Clean or Declutter First? You May Be Surprised

Cleaning and decluttering are both essential to having an inviting, healthy, and comfortable home. But the order in which they are completed isn’t the most important aspect. Cleaning a home should be happening every single week, while large decluttering projects are recommended several times per year. Based on this, cleaning will happen first most of…

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13 Tips to Train Yourself to Be More Organized at Home

Have you worked hard on multiple occasions to get your house organized but then it always ends up looking messy a month later? Or maybe you just can’t get it organized and want to finally have some peace in your home?   This post will provide you with 13 actionable tips to train yourself to be…

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How Often Should You Organize Your House?

Is your house fairly organized with most items contained in pre-determined spaces where everything gets put away at the end of the day? Or does your house often look messy and everything is out of place? If the latter is true, then it may be time to organize your house. Organizing projects in a house…

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Pros and Cons of Using a Paper Planner

Paper planners are now considered the “old-school” way of writing down appointments, to-do lists, reminders, and more. However, they are still very valid even in this world of electronic devices with every imaginable scheduling app you could ever want. As with anything, there are pros and cons to using a paper planner. Using a paper…

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13 Ideas for What To Put in Your Daily Planner

A daily planner can be great for tracking small details of each day, right down to the hour. But that often means the planner is thick and has so many details that it can easily become overwhelming. Daily planner pages are broken down into hours, which is great for writing down meetings, appointments, and reminders….

The Real Difference Between a Planner and a Journal

Are you wanting to keep track of important dates or maybe write down your thoughts and special moments each day so that you have something to look back on? Both a planner and a journal can be good tools to accomplish these goals. A paper planner contains daily, weekly, and/or monthly spreads with dates to…