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organizing

  • election checklist, week three.

    We have 85 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 12 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    August 10, 2020 15 Comments
  • simple matters 13: celia ristow.

    CELIA RISTOW | LITTERLESS Celia Ristow is an environmental organizer and writer living in Madison, Wisconsin. On her blog, Litterless, she catalogues her efforts to curb her own waste and shares practical and supportive…

    December 5, 2018 23 Comments
  • how to know it’s november.

    tucked in upper cabinets, candy. on sidewalks, leaf tannins. outside windows, orange. in mugs, cider. in the oven, muffins. on the stove, soup. at dinner, darkness. piled on beds, blankets. on the street, murmurs.…

    November 5, 2018 15 Comments
  • simple stuff: clips & clamps.

    Simple Stuff: A new series devoted to talking about the stuff that might prove useful or helpful or otherwise necessary while making a home in a small apartment or anywhere. Its aim is to provide…

    April 5, 2017 40 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 142 – Corral Your Cords.I don’t usually go in for overly tech-y solutions to small apartment problems. But if someone were to come to my apartment tomorrow and tell me that every single…

    August 22, 2016 34 Comments
  • mail slots brooklyn ny reading my tea leaves

    save it for a rainy day.

    A year or two ago, my sister Cait gave me some really great advice, as she’s wont to do more regularly than that. On this particular occasion, she suggested that I make a special label…

    October 15, 2015 21 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #131: Organize your spices, not your cabinet.A perfectly organized spice cabinet is a thing to aspire to. But in a tiny apartment rental the likelihood that there’s a cabinet that’s just right for…

    September 23, 2015 19 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #127: Find Tiny Storage Solutions.People ask me an awful lot how I manage to stay organized in a small space. Usually my answer is that I stay organized in a small space in…

    July 15, 2015 12 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #54: Take advantage of under-the-bed storage bins. For once I am suggesting that you actually invest in a product made for the sole purpose of organizing. In general I’m cautious about this kind…

    March 6, 2013 13 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #53: Tiny things matter, too.A few weeks ago, I wrote about importance of organizing the insides: all the little spaces in an apartment that you can close a door on and look the…

    February 27, 2013 17 Comments