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The blog dedicated to helping you make the most of your space and bringing balance to your life. Be sure to check back often to discover the latest personal organizing tips and tricks.

What is Web Accessibility and Website Compliance?

What is Web Accessibility and Website Compliance?

There has been a lot of talk in the last few months about website accessibility and website compliance. But what are these things, and how do they affect your website? An accessible website is key to creating a great user experience for all of your website’s visitors....

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Organize That – Our Website is Now AODA Compliant!

Organize That – Our Website is Now AODA Compliant!

In the world of Accessibility, more specifically the world of WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) and AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) , there are now clear and straightforward techniques to ensure content is accessible for those with...

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ADHD & School – Tips for Families

ADHD & School – Tips for Families

For the child with ADHD, a management plan which may include doctors, therapists, and teachers, Is critical to setting up a student for success. ADHD can represent a combination of symptoms, so I will focus on some general school-specific strategies to help your ADHD...

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Organize That 80’s Get Organized Playlist!

Organize That 80’s Get Organized Playlist!

Curated by our founder Effy Terry Should I stay or should I go - The Clash Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac Don’t You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds With or without you - U2 Push it - Salt-N-Pepa Never Gone Give You Up - Rick Astley All Night Long - Lionel Richie Here I...

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Generation relocation

Generation relocation

Originally posted August 15, 2020 as part of the Toronto Sun Homes and Decor Supplement, Reporter Linda White and also at Toronto Sun Online. As young Canadians struggle to launch or sustain their careers during the pandemic, many who had already flown the coop are...

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51 Best Clothes Storage Ideas When You Have No Closet

51 Best Clothes Storage Ideas When You Have No Closet

Originally posted on Bluebirdstorage.ca After months of searching, you finally find the perfect apartment. But there's one catch: there aren't any closets. Do you say: "no storage, no problem", or pass it up and keep looking? If you want to sign that lease, then keep...

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Not Business As Usual

Not Business As Usual

When you run a small business, a lot of things can go wrong – even really, spectacularly wrong. Maybe a power outage hits, and your entire inventory spoils. Maybe there’s a rail strike, and your supply chain is disrupted for weeks. Maybe there’s a recession, and your...

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How Much is your Clutter Costing you?

How Much is your Clutter Costing you?

Look around, all that clutter used to be money. We often measure the cost of our possessions in dollars but there is an even greater cost, that of lost time and a feeling of loss of control. That feeling of overwhelm may cause us to lose hope and accept that chaos...

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Finding your Joy at Work

Finding your Joy at Work

When organizing your workspace ask yourself what type of work do you do in this space? Is this your primary work area? What is your vision for this space? Here are 20 tips to help you tidy up at work and create a work area that truly sparks joy! Gather all items into...

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The Life Changing Magic of Tidying up your Workspace

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying up your Workspace

In Marie Kondo’s book, the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, the ability of identifying what brings you joy leads to a space filled with items that you love, the goal is to get your space and items in order and lead a life that sparks joy every day. You can apply the...

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Who Pays the Price for Our Clothing? The True Cost

Who Pays the Price for Our Clothing? The True Cost

As a professional organizer and Certified KonMari Consultant I have seen the true cost of fast fashion and mass consumerism first hand and quite honestly it scares me. I embraced the concept of Spark Joy precisely because it teaches us to be intentional and to only...

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De-Clutter Your Life the KonMari Method

De-Clutter Your Life the KonMari Method

  Got too much clutter? The KonMari Method™ is gaining popularity in cleaning up and assessing your mess. On January 17th, 2019, Larry Fedoruk of NewsTalk 610 spoke with Effy Terry, KonMari Certified Consultant, and Founder of Organize That. List to the complete...

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