Be Sunscreen Savvy this Summer

Be Sunscreen Savvy the Summer (tips by JB Organizing)   The most important things to remember: Use sunscreen no matter what. Keep it handy (in your car, sports bags, beach bag, diaper bag etc.) so you have it when you need it.  We often need it most when we weren’t planning on it. Teach your

Organizing for Spontaneous Spring and Summer Fun

Organizing for Spontaneous Spring and Summer Fun By JB Organizing I know it sounds contradictory — “organizing for spontaneous fun” – however, a little bit of organization now, can free you up to be able to be more spontaneous later.   Try it!  It will pay off! The “just in case” bag In most areas

Sign Up to Receive Our Quarterly Newsletter – JB Organizing News

Sign Up to Receive the Quarterly JB Organizing News JB Organizing News Filled with tips, tricks, and triumphs to remind you that you can do this and you are not alone! Spring Into Organizing – February/March 2016 Newsletter

ONE Calendar: Setting up the most affective calendar for you!

Time and Task Management Tools: Calendar Choosing the best calendar and setting it up to fit your needs.   ONE Calendar:   The most important aspect to remember when setting up a Calendar to manage your daily tasks and activities is that you must have only ONE calendar.  It is very important to take the

Toy Organization

Toy Organization By JB Organizing Remember the 5 Principles of Organizing Small Steps — Don’t try to organize the entire playroom or all the toys at once.  Small Steps.  One type of toy at a time, or corner to corner, top to bottom, shelf by shelf.   Declutter — Get your 5 bins out:  Throw

Pantry Organization

Pantry Organization by JB Organizing Quick Tips for Making Any Pantry More Functional Follow the 5 Principles of Organizing Small Steps — Start top to bottom, one shelf at a time. Declutter — Take all items out.  Throw out expired items.  Get rid of items that you didn’t even know were there. Condense — Put

Garage Organizing Tips

Garage Organizing Tips by JB Organizing Remember the 5 Principles of Organizing Small Steps — Don’t try to tackle the whole garage at one time.  You will get frustrated and give up.  Instead, small steps  — corner to corner, top to bottom, shelf by shelf, bin by bin.  One small step at a time.  

Bathroom Organization

There are so many ways you can organize a bathroom. First, remember the Five Principles of Organization  Small Steps – Break all projects into small, manageable tasks and write them donw.  Declutter – Throw Away, Give Away, Put Away, File Away, Hide Away Condense – Separate items into categories and put all like items into

JB Organizing: Recycling Resources – Donation Ideas and Locations

DONATION LOCATIONS AND IDEAS By Jennifer Barnes JB Organizing It is a lot easier to let go of things, when you know the items will be appreciated and used for good. Here is a resource listing organizations, by state, that work to combat homelessness and child bed poverty. Check it out! Look for organizations near you

More Paper?! More Information?! Help!!: Setting up a Control Center – Step by Step Instructions

ORGANIZATIONAL COMPONENTS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONTROL CENTER Components of your Control Center:  Always in a High Traffic Area (where do you “drop” things – the mail etc.), File System, Message Center, Work Space, Calendar, To Do List, Wastebasket, and Reference Binder 1. Choose the location and the piece of furniture (table etc.) for your control