Simply Organized: "The all-in-one guide to organizing your home, office, children, and more!"

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Adams Media, Dec 15, 2011 - House & Home - 303 pages
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Are you living in cramped quarters with no space to breathe? Do you feel overwhelmed by all that clutter? You’re not alone.

Inside you’ll find page after page of hints, tips, and strategies that help you set up and organize a home office anywhere, maximize closet and shelf space, sell what you no longer need or want, tuck away kitchen utensils in hidden storage spaces, and so much more.

This book proves that you can live large in even the smallest of spaces by making every square inch count. It’s simple! Getting organized doesn’t have to take days or enormous amounts of effort. And think of how relieved you’ll be once you put your house in order.


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part 1getting it together
Chapter 1Control Your Clutter
Living in the Material World
Clutters Causes
Professional Help
Organized Grime
Chapter 2Start Small
Simplifying the Process
Putting Clothes Away
Chapter 12Air Out Your Attic
Consider Access
Thinking Outside the Carton
Empty the Attic
Make the Best Use of Your Space
Start the Process

Overcoming Resistance
Save the Date
Chapter 3Sell Your Stuff
Are You Sitting On a Gold Mine?
Have a Yard Sale
Sell Items Online
Sell to Antique Stores or Consignment Shops
Donate Items to Charity
part 2roombyroom
Chapter 4 Clear Out Your Kitchen
ClutterFree Countertops
Cabinets and Drawers
An Orderly Fridge and Freezer
The Kitchen Sink and Everything Under It
Use That Space
Trash and Recyclables
Clutter Is Contagious
Chapter 5Create a Delicious Dining Room
The Dining Room Table
Storing Fine China
Orderly Entertaining
A Simple Affair
Choosing and Storing Table Linens
Care for Your Flatware
Watch Your Wine
Chapter 6Love Your Living Room
Organizing Your Entertainment
LivingArea Storage Tips
Displaying Artwork and Collectibles
Personal Libraries
Chapter 7Bathroom Basics
Appreciate Your Bathroom
Taming Toiletries
BathLinen Organization
General Bathroom Storage
Clever Storage
Finishing Touches
Chapter 8Beautiful Bedrooms
Out of Sight
Take a Clothing Inventory
Bedroom Hot Spots
Quick Drawers
The Great Escape
Chapter 9Gorgeous Guestrooms
Convertible Spaces
Create a Peaceful Retreat
Furnishing Your Guest Room
Displaying and Organizing Photographs
part 3bring it to light
Chapter 10Customize Your Closets
Time to Face the Closet
Your Road Map
Hanging On
Considering Closet Organizers
Chapter 11Hide Your Dirty Laundry
Organizing Your Laundry Area
Its Worth It
Chapter 13Better Your Basement
Get Everyone Involved
Getting Started
Down and Out
part 4work and play
Chapter 14Thats Kid Stuff
Get the Kids Involved
Changing Times
AgeOld Issues
Last Resorts
Fun and Games
Chapter 15Office Organization
Choosing a Desk and Storage Supplies
Broken Records
Filing Cabinets
Digitize to Downsize
Keep at It
part 5take it outside
Chapter 16Enjoy a Glorious Garage
Central Park
Get In Gear
Dont Stall Out
A Good Cleaning
Storage Solutions
High Mileage
Chapter 17The Great Outdoors
Kidding Around
Fire Up the Grill
Storage Sheds
Cultivate Delight
part 6special occasions
Chapter 18Organized Entertaining
Stock and Trade
Rites and Wrongs
Task Masters
Serves You Right
CrystalClear Solutions
Food for Thought
Chapter 19Celebrate Harmonious Holidays
Christmas Countdown
Season Opener
Yuletide WrapUp
TailorMade Solutions
For a Holly Jolly Christmas
part 7keep itup
Chapter 20Clean Up Your Act
Speed Cleaning
Messy Pets
Make It Fun
Green Cleaning
Do You Need a Hand?
Chapter 21Finishing Touches
Organizing Your Time
A Work in Progress
Work Toward Your Goals
Celebrate Success

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