National Get Organized Month: Your 2020 Guide 

National Get Organized Month: Your 2020 Guide 

Seasonal
The New Year is all about new beginnings, which is why the National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals (NAPO) has designated January as National Get Organized Month. You don't have to hire a professional to get organized and a little bit of work done now can make the rest of your year much easier.  No matter how disorganized you currently are, you can improve and make it stick. Staying organized is about creating habits so anyone can learn to get and stay organized. In the spirit of the holiday, resolutions, and the month, here are some tips to help you create a calmer, more organized life.  Plan for productivity First, pick your starting point, using one of two philosophies. Some experts say to pick a spot that's an “easy…
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9 Tips for Hiding Holiday Gifts

9 Tips for Hiding Holiday Gifts

Home, Seasonal
If your family is too curious to wait for Christmas or Hanukkah, you might need to hide their holiday gifts. If they're really bad (and really clever), you can't rely on normal hiding places. So to help you actually surprise your loved ones, here are some tips for hiding holiday gifts. (more…)
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How To Increase Work From Home Efficiency When You Have Kids

How To Increase Work From Home Efficiency When You Have Kids

Business, Home
Working from home is a growing trend and a blessing for many people. The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that in 2017 on an average work day 23 percent of corporate workers spent at least part of the day working from home. Employers allowing work from home options have grown by 40 percent in the last 5 years and two-thirds of companies that offer telecommuting or work from home options report an increase in worker productivity. (more…)
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15 Tips for Making Your Move Easier

15 Tips for Making Your Move Easier

Home
No matter how much you’re looking forward to your move – buying a house, going to college, getting married, etc. – the actual moving process itself is a hassle and can cause a lot of stress. Unfortunately, it’s necessary so let’s make it as easy as possible with our helpful hints for an easier move. (more…)
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KonMari Method, Decluttering and Storage

KonMari Method, Decluttering and Storage

Home
Marie Kondo had been a Japanese organizational expert for years when her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, became a sensation in 2015. Now, thanks to her Netflix show, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, her popularity is growing yet again. (more…)
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Getting Ready for the End of the School Year

Getting Ready for the End of the School Year

College
It may seem far away but the end of the school year is almost here. If you’re a college student, it’s time to start figuring out your summer storage plans. If you’re living on campus or if you have off-campus housing, but don’t plan to stay in the area, then you’re going to need storage space soon. Box&Co can provide that storage space and we have a few tips on getting ready for the end of the school year. How to Get Organized as the School Year Wraps Up The end of the academic year is a busy time with exams and papers but you should make time for end of year prep. Collegiate Parent suggests that now is the time to make your travel arrangements, backup your computer, and…
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