Archive for the Organzing Category

9 Ways to NOT Waste Time While Waiting

    I have three kids and a job, so that means I am constantly driving someone somewhere and waiting.  Plus, I am an organizer, so I hate to waste time.  Here are 9 ways I have found to not waste time while waiting.  Between sports activities,

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Top Four Reasons Chronically Disorganized People Don’t Hire Organizers

When you boil it down, there are two types of disorganization: Situational and Chronic.  Situational disorganization happens after a life event (Move, New Job, Marriage, Divorce, Death of family member, New Baby) and is usually temporary.  The Chronically disorganized usually have a life long struggle with organizing

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25 Things To Do When You Have A Two Hour Delay

                The dreaded two hour delay.  You whole day hasn’t gotten derailed, but the morning sure has.  Here are 25 things you can do when you are home with the kids for 2 extra hours in the morning.  You can

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To Host or Not to Host

There are many occasions throughout the year where you will have the opportunity to party. But, to host or not to host, that is the question.  Right now, we are one-step away from the busiest celebration season of the year: Summer and all the fun and events

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Get Your Email Inbox Down to Zero In No Time

  Email is our main form of communication these days. There are phone calls, texts, in-person meetings, but our main form is email. What if I told you that you could get your email inbox to zero in no time? You are more likely to have several

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Meal Planning Made Easy

The winter is upon us and it is the perfect time to work on your meal planning.  The days are shorter and full of school (or snow days), work, sports, homework and activities. The fast-paced afternoons and evenings, which leave us little time to make dinner every

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Our Favorite Shelving Unit

As organizers, we have lots of favorite products.  This is, hands down, our favorite shelving unit and has been for the past 10 years (since I first discovered it).  It is the Seville Commercial Industrial Storage Shelving.  We have put together about 50 of these shelving units

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How to Pack Like an Organizer: 3 days, 3 people, 1 bag

Are you ready to pack like an organizer?  I am going to show you how to pack for 3 days for one adult and 2 kids in ONE carry on bag (and a backpack for keeping busy on the plane).  I don’t know about you, but my

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Organize Your Fitness: We LOVE Fitbit!

At No More Piles we are Fitbit fanatics. Tara and I wear our Fitbits every day. Don’t know what a Fitbit is? Well, some will say it’s just a pedometer, but really, it is so much more. It tracks: • How many steps you take • How

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Organize Your Kids for Summer Day Camp

Summer is finally here!  After a LONG winter, I know that I am ready for summer and that means…. Summer Camp Organizing!  Even my kids love getting organized for summer day camp because it means that school is almost over.  Whether your kids are going to one

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Tara Donohue Rudo, CPO, COC
Owner, Certified Professional Organizer, Certified Organizer Coach and Life Management Expert

Office: 410-861-2095
Twitter: @NoMorePiles

Owings Mills, MD 21117