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Just the other day, a friend of mine thanked me for being so organized! We had worked together on a fundraiser raffle and silent auction, and she said it was a pleasure to work with me because I was so calm and well organized. What a nice compliment - would you like your friends and relatives to say the same about you? Then keep reading...
While not everyone needs to organize an event, we all...

Can you feel it? 2017 has arrived and this will be the year that you will get yourself organized!!!!
If you are one of the thousands (millions?) of individuals who have made a New Year's Resolution to GET ORGANIZED this year, we want to tell you that we are here to help.
What has held you back from your organizing goals in the past?
What tips and strategies will help...
This is the time of year that Oprah lists her "favorite things" and many people add items from this list to their "wish list" for the holidays. We have some favorites, too, and thought this was a good time to share them with our loyal customers and friends. Here are a few ideas and products....
Time Management is a huge problem for so many people. There are wonderful paper planners ( Franklin...
We know you don't need to be reminded, but now that Halloween is behind us, the Holiday Season has 'officially' begun. It is the time that many children are getting their wish lists ready for Santa. Just think about that.....at such an early age we teach children to prepare lists! Many of you continue to do so, as do we. However, we find that the task of making lists is often overwhelming, so we will...
Our recent clients have all struggled with too many things and too little time to enjoy those things - in some cases it was too many clothes, for others there were boxes never unpacked from the last move and a garage filled with toys from days gone by. Each called us because they were tired of feeling "pulled down" by the wieght of their extra stuff. Living more simply is their new goal!
It...
First, we would like to say THANK YOU to all of you for staying with, and supporting us over the years by inviting us into your homes and offices. Labor Day is the time we celebrate 13 years of helping you live and work in more organized environments. As we enter the beginning of our 14th year as Professional Organizers, we know that this time of year marks new beginnings for many of you, too.
Every...
I was born and raised in Cleveland, and I could not be prouder of this city than I was during the Republican National Convention! I went downtown the Sunday before the convention to take in the sights, and I was amazed at how well organized everything was! Street closures were well marked, the police were at every corner to answer questions, direct traffic flow and keep the peace. Everyone involved...
Yes, the heat of summer is upon us, and even with air conditioning we all like to think of cooler places to spend our time. Seldom do you think of tackling an organizing project at this time of year (after all, who has an air conditioned garage?), but this month we have a few suggestions on keeping cool and crossing some of those organizing tasks off your list at the same time!
Head to the basement....
Remember when you went off to college and took as many suitcases as you wanted on the plane? Or your parents loaded up the huge station wagon with all of the things you needed for your room? Today the logistics are harder in some ways and easier in others...read on to see what tips might help you and your student have a successful trip to the dorm room!
Google says the average form room is 12'...
If you are overwhelmed with the amount of paper that is coming into your home or business, you are not alone! A high percentage of
the work that we do is processing through mounds and mounds of paper. One of the things that we tend to notice is that so much of what exists does not even need to be there in the first place.
Of course, you can quickly sort through your mail each day to...
At a recent talk we were giving, we were asked a question about how long to retain paperwork regarding medical appointments, bills, explanations of benefits(EOBs) and test results. This is a common question, because many people would like to get rid of it right away because we can get so much of it we feel like we are drowning in it! That evening's question had a unique twist to it, though.
The...
This month's newsletter was inspired by the following image that was making the rounds on Facebook recently:
Our daily lives seem to be busy, busy, busy. We find ourselves pulled in all kinds of directions.....family, work, school, running the household, etc. This leads, more often than not, to feelings of being unable to carve out time for ourselves.
"Busy, busy, busy we pass the days...
We hope you are all off to a great start of the new year! At this time of the year, however, we find many of our clients are searching for organizing tips that will help them be even more successful in the coming year.
Our first tip is to commit to being"on time" for appointments, school, work and other events. Arriving on time boils down to good time management techniques and the use of a calendar!...
We wish you a Happy, Healthy
and Organized New Year!
Many of you have made a New Year's Resolution to GET ORGANIZED in 2016, and we are here to help you achieve your goals. The path to being more organized is achievable if you follow just 3 simple steps.
Start Small This is our favorite tip to help you get organized. So often those organizing projects are just so overwhelming...
Organizing 4 U is proud to announce our new Home Inventory service. Let us create a photo or video inventory of all of your belongings. Here is why a home inventory is good idea for all of us....
Last summer's flooding left many of our friends and clients with a total loss in their basements and a big mess! Facebook was full of pictures of treelawns filled with couches, chairs, toys and carpets....
Recently we have shared our SIMPLE Time Management techniques with college freshmen and Realtors. Just as each presentation was geared to a different audience, we will share the same techniques to guide you through the upcoming Holiday Season.
S Start now! You know the retailers started months ago, but most of us wait until the last minute and do things in a rush. By investing time in small...
Over the last few weeks, Organizing 4 U has been helping several clients to downsize their homes. For some, this is planning ahead for a future move to a smaller place but for most it is due to an immenent move out of town, to a retirement community or to an assisted living arrangement.
The process of downsizing one's possessions sounds like it should not be that hard, right? Just look around...
When someone calls us for assistance with an organizing project it is because they are
Getting to this point was gradual as they added some items to a spare room, the dining room table or the basement. They said "I'll get to that later." Then later comes and they just don't know where to start. We provide hands-on help by giving them a jump start on the project or completing all of the organizing...
Over the last few weeks we have seen clients who have too much paper in their homes and offices. Despite the movement to go "paperless", many of us still like to print out emails and handle a real piece of paper. Don't know what to keep and how long to keep it? Just keep on reading...
Eliminating junk mail is a great way to reduce the paper before it even comes into the house. DMA Choice (by...
Did you ever notice our tag line?
.....making life simple
We started using this phrase when we established our business in 2003 because we felt it embodied what we wanted Organizing 4 U to bring to our customers. When we are first contacted by someone, 100% (at least 98%) state they are overwhelmed and need some help in their home or business. We provide the hands-on assistance and solutions...
Do you and your family have a wish list of activities, outings and vacations you would like to do this summer? Ever put off the planning and realize school starts in a few weeks and you have not figured out where to go on vacation?
If you do plan to take a vacation, choose the week now and make sure everyone is free...put the dates on the calendar to keep those days clear. If you need to book...
I'm a hoarder, and I need to move in two weeks.
I have hoarding tendencies and I need help!
I need help for my mother who I think is a hoarder.
My landlord is going to evict me----HELP!
These are some actual requests that we have received over our 12 years in the Professional Organizing business. Sometimes the situation has reached the level of hoarding, and other times...
"I never seem to be able to get anything done except when you two are here", lamented one client of ours the other day. We assured her this feeling is shared by many of our customers!
Whether you have a closet that needs help, a filing system that is not working, time management issues, or simply too much stuff, a professional organizer can help. We remind people that hiring plumbers, electricians...
Another snowy day in Northeast Ohio causes some doubt that Spring is almost here. But it really is March and it is good to know that things will be warming up soon. This month we will answer another question from you about storing like with like when deciding on homes for things. We will take this concept a bit further, and say
"Store like things together close to where you will be using them."
Believe it or not, it's tax time again! We hope you have incorporated some of our tips throughout the year into your daily processes, all of which should help make it easier to gather the information for your tax return. Here are a few tips which we find useful.
1) Creat a tax folder for 2104 if you have not done so already. All tax forms you have received, or will receive in the next few weeks,...
Overwhelmed and don't know where to start?
Contact Muffy at 216.321.6126 or JoEllen at 440.498.1930
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