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Monica Friel
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Attended Northern Illinois University
Lives in Park Ridge IL
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Turn a small nook into an organized desk space: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/206321226658411472/
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Having a yard sale can be a great way to get clutter out of the house. Here are some tips: https://www.chaostoorder.com/2015/10/tips-for-an-organized-yard-sale/
One great way to help get rid of that clutter that lingers is to plan a yard sale. Sometimes it’s hard to donate items when you don’t know where they’re going and if they will really be used. It’s easier to get rid of things when you know your items are going into the hands...
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Getting organized is not just about knowing where to put things, it's about having the discipline to always put things back.
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School's out--where are the backpacks hiding? Time to get them organized! https://www.chaostoorder.com/2016/06/backpackorganize/
When kids come home from school on the last day before summer vacation, they usually have a heavy backpack in tow. They’re excited about the summer and the last thing on their mind is emptying that backpack, clearing out the contents and dealing with all of the books, notes and notebooks from the past school...
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It's picture taking season. How do you keep your photos organized? Here are some tips: http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=4bf3dc143f3c68db824aa3d66&id=d8b4f0d87e&e=123ceff52b
June is always filled with many activities and events and photos are the treasured memories. Here we are at my son Brett's high school graduation. What happens to all of your photos once the event has passed? Do you have a system in place, or do you have endless digital and print photos lost in ...
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Staying organized boils down to the process of creating and maintaining good habits.
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Chaos To Order is featured among these great tips on moving to Chicago: https://www.ozmoving.com/blog/moving-chicago
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Simple and easy are not always the same. It is not necessarily easy to live simply.
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Toy clutter? Limiting the options will limit the clean up time. #Simplify #getorganized
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Chief Executive Organizer at Chaos To Order
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    President, 1990 - present
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Organizing Expert, CEO of Chaos To Order Blogger on everything organized at: chaostoorder.com/blog. Media spokesperson, speaker, wife and mother of 3. Learn more at MonicaFriel.com
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