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How to Shift Your Seasonal Clothes in 5 Simple Steps

By Kim Cossette Andre

The season is changing – so should your closet! Here’s the deal: organizing is not a one-and-done process. Systems need attention and maintenance all the time. Weekly. Monthly. And especially seasonally. The best time for a bit of closet organizing is right before the start of spring and summer and then again just before fall…

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5 Simple Steps to an Organized Pantry

By Kim Cossette Andre

Gorgeous pantries are hot right now. Just hop on Pinterest for a minute and you’ll see what I mean. Don’t let these masterpieces scare you away from believing you can have your own beautifully organized pantry. You can! Here’s the deal though – pantry organizing does not require fancy, expensive supplies. Simply apply a few…

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10 Habits to Keep an Organized Kitchen

By Kim Cossette Andre

Kitchens are one of the most difficult rooms in the house to keep organized. It’s no wonder: 3 meals a day to prepare, endless dishes to clean, daily mail and other armloads from the car dumped on the counter, plus any number of activities happening on the kitchen table. That’s a lot of activity to…

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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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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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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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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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