Synopses & Reviews
Every day, in every way, you can get just a little more organized in just a few minutes.
For instance, when you take your clothes off, hang them up or put them in the laundry. Throw out that pile of mail-order catalogs you still haven't flipped through. Limit yourself to saving one tote-bag-full of housecleaning rags.
The One-Minute Organizer Plain and Simple is the perfect handbook for busy people who don't have time for a top-to-bottom purge or a complete organizational overhaul. Instead Donna Smallin provides 500 fast and innovative ways anybody can become a bit more organized . . . right now. Each tip delivers instant gratification, makes your world a little less cluttered, and brings you one step closer to a more orderly life.
Smallin inspires readers by showing how much can be accomplished with an investment of no more than 15 minutes a day. Her quick solutions address such common troubles as paper clutter, household chores that never get done, bills that are always paid late, and schedules that never go quite as smoothly as planned. Every tip is accompanied by a time estimate of 1, 5, 10, or 15 minutes.
These days, when everybody is playing a game of catch-up, The One-Minute Organizer Plain and Simple offers busy people 500 quick organizational fixes that will reduce some of the chaos and bring a little calm into a frenetic world.
"...how to free your space - and your mind!" -Shape
"[with] The One-Minute Organizer...you'll have everything from your finances to your laundry to the kids under control in no time flat.:" -Home Magazine
"The One-Minute Organizer will compel even the most organizationally challenged to corral and banish clutter." -Canadian House & Home
"...a cute little reference that lives up to its title words 'plain and simple.'"
-St. Louis Post Dispatch
"...a compilation or organizing ideas that...are as easy to read and absorb as they are to accomplish." -Akron Beacon Journal
"...a quick fix for the organizationally challenged." -Grand Rapids Press
"...hundreds of five- to 15-minute tasks to put you on the path to a tidier, more livable home." -Kansas City Star
"This no-nonsense, reader-friendly book helps you get your life in order in record time..." -Tucson Home
"The One-Minute Organizer offers quick solutions to life's littlest messes." -At Home Memphis
Best-selling author and media darling Donna Smallin is back with this compact guide to bringing order to life's little messes.
Bring order to your hectic life, quickly and efficiently. Donna Smallin offers innovative ideas and effective solutions to the busy person's daily battle with both physical and mental clutter. This easy-to-follow guide includes 500 strategies that will help you make your world a more orderly place so that you can spend more time enjoying the things that really matter. Even if you don't have time for a top-to-bottom organizational makeover, you can still unclutter your life . . . one short minute at a time.
About the Author
Donna Smallin is a nationally recognized organizing expert and best-selling author. She has been a repeat guest on HGTV’s Smart Solutions and on numerous radio programs, including the nationally syndicated Gary Null Show. Her tips have appeared in Reader’s Digest, Woman’s Day, Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Woman’s World, The Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, Washington Post, Bottom Line Personal, and other national publications. Donna is a member of The National Association of Professional Organizers.