6 Quick Organizing Tips to Start Today

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If your schedule is always full and you don’t have more than ten minutes to organize your life, check out these tips to help you get organized. Whenever you have ten minutes spare, do one of these six tasks and you will start feeling more together, less stressed and organized:   1.  Make your Bed   2.  Keep a Basket next to Your Closet     3.  Gather the broken clothes     4.  Sort out those heels     5. Review your toiletries     6. Organize your bedsheets         © 2013-present Decluttr Me | All Read More

How Long Should you Keep your Make-Up & Toiletries

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  Often whilst working with clients, we find a massive stash of make-up. Some looks brand new, but often they look old, tired and expired. Foundation seems to be the massive right now, especially due to contouring (I still can’t master it, even after those Youtube videos!), but did you know that the liquid foundation only lasts from 6 months to a year? Deciding what should go and what should stay can be difficult, especially as there are no expiry dates on make-up, so to help you decipher the expiry dates, here are my tips on how long you should Read More

15 Easy Morning Habits to Make you Look Forward to the Evening

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  How often do you leave your home and dirty dishes, clothes on the floor, stuff on the bed, and then dread coming home to face this mess? If you often leave a path of destruction at home in the morning, here are some great tricks to help you build habits and start looking forward to your evening at home. Habits take around 30 days to form, so the tricks in this infogram need to be repeated every day until they become second nature. By taking these steps, you will find how much you enjoy going home and staying there. Read More

The 120 Items to Declutter this Year

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  I have provided a list before of items that should be disposed off when decluttering. However, that list was published a few years ago and items that we used on a daily basis have changed substantially again in 2 years. To reflect the changes in items in our lives, I have created 120 Items to Declutter this year. A lot of items in this list such as manuals, magazines, newspapers and movies can be obtained online and viewed through your tablets, Apple TV, computers or phones. We no longer need the physical item in our home. There are also a Read More

#21DaysOrganizationChallenge

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Did you know it takes 21 days to create or change a habit? Many of my followers and clients were not aware of this until I discussed it with them, so to help them and you I created the 21 Day Organization Challenge. If you have missed any of the challenges in July, no problem, check them out here.   When you complete any of the challenges link up your post or picture or even video to this blog for everyone to see or posts your pictures and videos on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google+) tagging @decluttrme and using Read More

How to Make your Home Allergy Friendly

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With all the dust, bugs and sand seeping into our homes, it is very easy to start getting allergies in this region. There are some ways to make your home allergy friendly which are shown in this great infogram from Allergy Cosmos How to Make Your Home More Allergy Friendly [Infographic] by the team at AllergyCosmos   Let me know if these tips help you to become more Allergy Friendly in your home.         © 2013-15 Decluttr Me | All rights reserved – This post is provided for the convenience of Decluttr Me readers. Any reproduction of Read More

The Bathroom Cheat Sheet to Get You Organized Every Morning

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How often do you wake up in the morning and can’t find your toothpaste, or ear buds, or your hair straighteners? Or do you have items falling on you when you open the bathroom cabinet? This awesome cheat sheet by Chadwicks (a supplier of building and plumbing materials in Ireland) should help you clear your bathroom to ensure you can get to the essential items in the morning and always find the items when you need them.   Let me know if this infogram is helpful for you. What tricks do you use to ensure you have an organised bathroom? If Read More

The Difference Between Cleaning and Organizing

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Many times during the week I will be compared to a maid. It seems to shock people when I explain that I do not provide a maid cleaning service, but provide an organizing service which enables you to be organized moving forward. Organizing and cleaning are entirely distinct undertakings which require you to have different thought processes and actions. So here is my explanation of what is cleaning and organizing (or in other words the difference between a professional organizer and a maid): THE DIFFERENCE Cleaning Cleaning involves the use of cleaning products such as dust cloths, disinfectant, brooms, mops, Read More

How to Move Home Without the Stress

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  Moving house every few years is a right of passage in the United Arab Emirates and especially right now in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Every day you can see moving companies and their trucks on the main roads taking items from one place to another. If you are due to move soon you will most probably have to deal with the following issues a. Obtaining permits from your apartment and villa community to move out of your current location and into your new location. b. Have you lease stamped by Ejari. c. Connect your water, electricity and internet line. Read More

Quote of the Day – It Gets Messy…

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Here is some inspiration for you today and when you are using Decluttr Me to declutter and organise your home or office. It gets messy before it gets better. But once decluttered you are free to live in a peaceful and calm environment :).     © 2014 Decluttr Me | All rights reserved – This post is provided for the convenience of Decluttr Me readers. Any reproduction of the content within this feed is strictly prohibited.