Our Favorite Organizing Products

Elfa closet system dramatically maximizes closet storage space

IKEA’s Helmer 6-drawer unit on casters provides ample storage for office necessities

Style Tiles let you design your own bulletin board/calendar/dry erase board combination

Desktop file is great for organizing mail and household papers

Under bed storage box is perfect for storing off-season clothes or children’s artwork

Really Useful Boxes divided plastic box keeps small toys and art supplies organized

Clear plastic shoe boxes corral EVERYTHING from nail polish to soap to belts to Barbie clothes

How Long to Keep Documents

Guidelines for Retention of Common Documents

How Long to Keep Financial Records

How to Stop Junk Mail

To manage credit card offers:

To manage direct mail:

To eliminate deliveries of the Yellow Pages and White Pages:

To manage catalogs:

To stop getting solicited by charities:

A service that eliminates junk mail and catalogs for you:

Clothes:  What to Keep and Where to Sell

Wardrobe Editing Decision Tree

High-end designer consignment:

Sell your designer handbags:

When to Clean out Your Make-up Drawer How Long Should You Keep Your Make-up?

Where to Donate Your Stuff

Almost anything and will pick up furniture:

Brown Elephant Resale Shop (Chicago):

Lotus House (Miami):

Business attire:

Bottomless Closet:


Open Books Chicago:


Miami-Dade Public Library:


The Bra Recyclers:


Free Geek Chicago:


One Warm Coat:

Stuffed animals:

Stuffed Animals for Emergencies (SAFE):

Elfa closet system

Really Useful Boxes divided plastic box

Desktop files

Clear plastic shoe boxes