Buy Nothing New

Q. If you could quit one bad habit instantly without difficulty, which would it be?A. Saving too much stuff.  ...more

Today's January Money Diet Task: Improve Your Most Personal Space

  "He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home." ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe...more

Five Steps To An Organized Closet

by Sarah Welch and Alicia Rockmore...more

Say No To Singles

My vision of a plastic-free, zero-waste world is not a singles club. No, I'm not discriminating against uncoupled people. But I am a bigot when it comes to the three categories of single-use products, all of which have been featured on the new Facebook Plastic Crap Wall of Shame lately, another kind of club where fans can upload links and photos of the worst, unnecessary plastic they can find. The Wall is a place to vent and also a way to create awareness of the problem of plastic waste. ...more

I'm amazed at all the ridiculous single use products you've collected here, who the hell needs ...more

Are you a Pile or File Person? Get Organized Either Way

by Sarah Welch and Alicia Rockmore Pick up the latest copy of a hot shelter magazine and you’ll find glossy photos capturing sleek images of perfect homes and offices. It’s so alluring, but honestly, where is all of the stuff? Do these people live real lives? The short answer is no. Even if you’ve gone paperless and now read your news online and receive your bills electronically, paper clutter is still never going away....more

Three Organizational Projects Perfect for Summer

by Sarah Welch and Alicia Rockmore Summer is a great time to kick back and enjoy the simple things in life. Capture fireflies, run after the ice cream truck, or simply pour a tall glass of lemonade and grab the latest bestseller. You can spend summer being as carefree as you want to be....more

The Buttoned Up Way: Get More Organized By Doing Less by Using the 80/20 Rule!

By Sarah Welch and Alicia RockmoreFor most of us, the thought of ‘getting organized’ can be a bit overwhelming. Where should I start? What needs to be done? What does being organized really mean anyway? In the face of an endless list of tasks, many of us end up paralyzed by organizational anxiety — overloaded before we even begin! But in reality, you don’t need to do it all, just the small percentage of things that really matter. ...more

Zap Clutter with a Virtual Yard Sale

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Getting Organized to Save Money

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Lighten Your Load: Avoid the Turtle Syndrome

  By Sarah Welch & Alicia Rockmore  ...more