Psalm 27:1

The Lord is my light and my salvation—
whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
of whom shall I be afraid?

Saturday, February 9, 2013

5 Days to a Clutter-Free House Book Review

Quick, Easy Ways to Clear Up Your Space

SUMMARY:  A clean, organized, and restful home is only 5 days away.
     If you've picked up this book, you want to reduce the clutter in your home, organize what's left, and keep it that way.  But does the sheer scope of the project give you an anxiety attack?  Don't let fear stop you!  Organizing and time management experts Sandra Felton and Marsha Sims show you how, with the right game plan and a healthy dose of adrenaline, you're just 5 days from your goal.
     With their proven team-based approach, even the most overwhelming de-cluttering job becomes doable.  Section one shows you how to de-clutter, with each day of the week focused on one reachable goal.  Section two shows you how to cultivate time-tested habits that keep your house in the clean, well-ordered state you've just achieved.  You'll even learnhow to deal with common obstacles such as
  • filing
  • storage needs
  • health issues
  • space restrictions
  • the car
  • even family sabotage!
So what are you waiting for?  The home of your dreams is just a week away.

REVIEW:  This book is packed full of ideas on how to get rid of the clutter in your house and storage areas.  Their ideas seems workable and they lay out detailed descriptions on how to accomplish even the most daunting tasks in a short time.  Included are step-by-step instructions for each of the five days you have set aside to work.  To make the work easier and more manageable, they suggest you enlist the help of friends and family to help sort through your things and keep you on task.  Once you get everything organize, the authors give you ideas on how to keep the clutter away and stay organized.  Also included in the appendix are lists of books, websites and other resources to help you stay on track and maybe find other ways to help you keep things nice and orderly.
     Check it out if you are tired of the clutter and want some help getting a hand on things.  It is also a great resource to refer to help keep the order in place.

This book was provided by Revell for review without compensation.

Sandra Felton, The Organizer Lady, is a pioneer in the field of organizing.  She is the founder and prsident of Messies Anonymous; the author of many books, including Organizing Magic, and the coauthor of Organizing Your Day and Smart Office Organizing.  She lives in Florida.

Marsha Sims is an international speaker and lecturer on time management and organization.  She is the founder and president of Sort-It-Out, Inc. and Clutter-Free University.  She is the coauthor of Organizing Your Day and Smart Office Organizing and lives in Florida.

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