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Monica Friel
Works at Chaos To Order
Attended Northern Illinois University
Lives in Park Ridge IL
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Keeping up with kid's closets can be a challenge. Here are some tips: https://www.chaostoorder.com/2016/02/how-to-store-kids-clothes/
Storing, sorting and organizing baby/kids clothes requires a well thought out plan. Babies arrive and grow like crazy that first year. So in addition to all the chaos that ensues with the arrival of baby, keeping up with all clutter created by clothes and baby gadgets is another challenge. As time goes on and kids grow,...
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Chaos To Order is committed to keeping you organized beyond the session. https://www.chaostoorder.com/2016/02/ctokeepsyouorganized/
Hiring Chaos To Order to help you organize is more than just meeting you for an appointment, doing the organizing or unpacking, then signing off. Our goal is to help you maintain organization. We follow up with each and every client to ensure complete satisfaction. Beyond that, we also help to keep you organized going...
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Staying #organized can seem a little like the movie #GroundhogDay you need to repeat the same "put away" process over & over & over!
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Adding a shelf above a door is a great way to sneak in extra storage space.
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Is your kitchen cabinet space maxed out? Here are some clever solutions: https://www.chaostoorder.com/2016/02/8999/
Is space at a premium in your kitchen? Often the base cabinets are not thought of as the greatest storage space. Items get lost in the back and chaos ensues. This Super Cabinet from Home Depot takes base cabinet storage to a new level. Of course if you’re not remodeling, you have to work with...
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Do you have any extra boots in your closet? Here's a great place to donate them: http://worldreliefchicago.org
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Your family photos are your history, make it a priority to keep them organized!
https://www.chaostoorder.com/2016/01/storage-solutions-for-print-photos/
Most of the images we deal with are digital these days, but there are still lingering print images that clutter up corners and drawers. You know, those old family photos before the digital age, or the prints you had made but now don’t know what to do with. What about those photos that have been...
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If you haven't cleaned off your desk yet this year, here is some inspiration: https://www.sparefoot.com/self-storage/blog/13746-8-pro-tips-for-national-clean-off-your-desk-day/
January 11 is National Clean Off Your Desk Day, so what better time to tackle that messy work desk? Do you really need that stack of old papers, vacation knick-knacks, phone chargers and abundance of... Continue reading
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Aways have two backup sources for critical computer files. Are your computers properly backed up? I'm glad ours were! #harddrivefail
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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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Create Your Dream Closet Checklist
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The closet you've always wanted may be only 10 steps away.

The List-Making Debate: Electronic vs. Paper
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National Clean Off Your Desk Day 2013
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Chicago-area Organizations Accepting Donations
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Time Management for "Busy" People
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How to Simplify Your Working Life
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Friday Favorite: When in Doubt, Throw it Out
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If you want to keep clutter to a minimum, have a good system for elimination. If you have something to toss, it needs to be quick and easy t

Home Snap, An App for House Hunters
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Tips for Heading off to College…Organized
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If you are going or sending someone off to college, it's time to buckle down and get ready. Here are some tips for making the transition to

Friday Favorite: Digital Timer
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If time seems to constantly get away from you, keeping track of it is a good idea. I love this handy little digital timer, but there are man

Friday Favorite: Packing Cubes
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A great way to stay organized when traveling is to pack with these terrific packing cubes by Eagle Creek Pack-It System. Yes they're great f