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Meal planning tips

Simple Meal Planning Tips

By Kim Cossette Andre

Never stress over what’s for dinner again! It’s been a long, exhausting day. No time for lunch. No time to think about anything beyond the next 5 minutes. Before you know, it’s 5:00 and the dreaded daily question pops up … What’s for dinner? Ugh! Can you relate? Deciding what to eat every single day…

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How to Set Up a Family Command Center

By Kim Cossette Andre

Whether you’re single, a ‘party of two’ or the Brady Bunch – life is just plain busy! Details to remember, stuff to keep track of and no time to remember and look for any of it as you race out the door in the morning. A perfect recipe for overwhelm! There’s an easy solution ……

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4 Life-Changing Reasons to Make Your Bed

By Kim Cossette Andre

By now, you’ve likely heard of Marie Kondo’s book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. I mention it here because I love the momentum the book is giving to the concept of “tidying up” and I completely agree with her belief that “tidying up” will change your life. However … if you’ve read the book…

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Master List: Get Organized

The Power of a Master List

By Kim Cossette Andre

Tired of trying to work at a desk cluttered by post-it notes? Tired of trying to remember exactly where you put that to-do list you wrote just this morning? Tired of trying to remember all the ideas, mental notes and lists you create in your head all day long? And all of this on top…

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Organized Approach to Holiday Baking

The Organized Approach to Holiday Baking

By Kim Cossette Andre

The holiday season is here. If you’re a foodie (like me) that means it’s officially baking season. If you love the smell of holiday baking and digging into a plate of beautiful Christmas cookies (who doesn’t?) but get a bit overwhelmed at the whole process – these tips are for you. 10 Simple Steps to…

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The Perfect Guest Room

How to Organize the Perfect Guest Room

By Kim Cossette Andre

Overnight guests are arriving, oh my! If it’s been quite some time since you’ve opened the door to your guest room (other than to toss in another storage item), here are a few simple steps you can take to get ready: Purge If your guest room doubles as a “catch-all” storage room, the first step…

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Confessions of an Organizer

Confessions of a Professional Organizer: My 2 Year Not-so-Organized Life Living Out of a Suitcase

By Kim Cossette Andre

One of the most common things I hear as soon as someone learns I’m a professional organizer is, “Wow, YOU must be so organized all the time. Lucky you!” Well, I’m willing to make a confession … This is absolutely untrue! Here’s my story For the past 2 plus years I’ve been commuting between Atlanta…

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Maximize Summer Adventures with these Car Essentials

By Kim Cossette Andre

Summer is here. Warm weather and sunny days – a perfect time of year for adventures! Not all adventures need to be full-blown vacations. Sometimes (or in my opinion, most of the time) the most fun and memorable moments are the impromptu ones. And most important of all, adventures are not reserved for “kids only!”…

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moving boxes

Moving Boxes: What You Need and Where to Get Them

By Kim Cossette Andre

House is sold. Check. Moving day is scheduled. Check. Now it’s time to pack! If you have a professional moving company scheduled to pack A-Z – lucky you! If not, it’s overwhelming to know how to prepare. The number one question I’m asked by clients packing themselves for a move is, “how many boxes do…

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Hi, I’m Kim Cossette Andre, owner of The Organized Approach. I work with busy, overwhelmed women, just like you who strive to be organized, but simply need a helping hand to get there.

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