Contest Closed

Contest Closed – sorry
Grand Prize: Bin Organizer

The Bin Organizer is made from sturdy PVC and assembles easily with a philip’s-head screwdriver. It comes with 12 ID labels and we’re sending this one out WITH 8 30-gallon plastic totes (usually sold separately)!

Bin organizer

Wine Rack

First Prize:

Le Rustique
Wall Mount
Wine Rack.

wine rack
keeps six
bottles in
next to no
space at all!

Easy to mount
and great
for a
wine lover’s
small stash. Read more

Tell Us Your Favorite Organizing Tip – Contest Closed

desk and hutchContest Closed
Do you have an organizing tip or mantra that gets you through those tough projects? Can you say it in 6 words or less? Give it a shot and you could win!

Here are the prizes:

Grand Prize:

The Geneva Desk and Hutch by Sauder Woodworking Company

This awesome little desk is made out of solid wood with a 48″W X 24″D tempered glass top and a sleek satin black finish with metal hardware. The desk has slide-out storage drawers and a slide-out hide-away keyboard shelf that measures 28 1/4″ wide. Comes with a rolling cpu holder that measures 9 3/4″W X 18 3/4″ D and a hutch that has two slide-out storage drawers! Read more

Blog Giveaway! Get Cool for School

art-bundleKaren at 3garnets and 2sapphires has started up a giveaway just in time for back to school with some really cute stuff! They are giving away an art bundle that consists of:

Our Two-Sided Art Easel, a Set of 12 Foam Rollers, a set of Plastic Chubby Paint Brushes, Simply Washable Tempera Paint in the Classic Colors, No Mess Paint Cups and a Junior Apron (new product) OR A Waterproof Bib OR An Art Smock!

These are the 8 blogs participating in this giveaway event. You can gain additional entries for this contest by entering on all 8 blogs. Read more

The Big O: Be a Guest Host!

vandj-contestAre you the the local organizing guru in your circle of friends? Do you have a secret (or not so secret) dream of hosting a podcast? Or are you the exact opposite and just want to have a great time?, together with Monica Ricci, are hosting a contest for a guest-host spot on the next “Big O” podcast series!

If you’ve never heard any of the podcasts from the “Big O” series (that’s “O” for Organization), have a listen – they cover a multitude of organizing dilemmas, and the three of them have a blast doing it!

What a great opportunity for a budding organizing expert, or anyone who wants to learn a few tricks and have an awesome afternoon!

Good Luck!

Congrats to our Contest Winners!

congratsThanks to all of you for participating in our giveaway! Congratulations to our winners:
Grand Prize: TV Stand by Bush goes to #26 – Jennifer C!
First Prize: Stainless Steel Bowl from Blomus goes to #1 – Shris!
2nd Prize: Duo Shower Curtain Rod in White from Polder goes to #2 – Holly!
3rd Prize: Set of 3 Travel Tie Holders from Richards Homewares goes to #6 – Nechama!
4th Prize: Set of two small Volt Tote bags from Design Ideas goes to #21 – Naomi!

I’ll be emailing all of you today as well. 🙂

Last Chance to Win a TV Stand from Bush Furniture


This time around, I’d like to hear about your favorite media storage solution (or the problem if you haven’t found a solution yet).

How do you store your movies or CD’s? How about and abundance of books – what have you discovered for that?

Our Grand Prize would be a great media storage solution!

This TV Stand by Bush would give you the perfect place to store movies and CD’s, a DVD player or a stereo system!

Other great prizes are: Read more

Win a Vanity Set from Powell Furniture!


~Sorry, contest closed~

We’ve had some amazing give-aways for our contests lately! If you haven’t won anything yet, don’t worry – you still can!

For this contest, we’d like to hear about your favorite bathroom storage solution. Is it the cute basket for your hair brushes? The drawer organizer for your makeup? Leave us a comment below and let us know.

You could be the winner of one of these fantastic prizes: Read more

Alternate Winners Chosen

little_guyUnfortunately, even after several attempts, our Grand prize winner and our 4th prize winner in the Win a Singer contest never claimed their prizes.
So we chose two more numbers at random and here they are:
Grand Prize: 65 Stitch Function Sewing Machine from Singer goes to # 74 Reva Skie
4th Prize: Set of 2 small Volt Tote bags from Design Ideas goes to # 68 dan

Congratulations! I’ve emailed you both. Please contact me and we will get your prizes shipped to you ASAP!

National Get Organized Month

National Get Organized MonthI would be remiss in my duties as a professional organizer if I didn’t plug Get Organized Month. It’s sponsored by the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) and is dedicated to raising awareness of the benefits of – you guessed it – getting organized!

If you’d like to take advantage of all that GO Month has to offer, then you have a plethora of resources at your disposal. Here are just a few of those… Read more

Contest Winners Announced!

winner-medalsThanks to all of you for entering our contest! Here are the winners:

Grand Prize Winner of the Kitchen Workstation fron Home Styles Furniture – Emily (#32)

First Prize Winner of the Expandable and Stackable 3-Tier Shoe Rack by Polder – Kristi F. (#25)

Second Prize Winner of the Autumn GeoMetro Tote Set by Design Ideas – leslie (#40)

Third Prize Winner of the Duo Shower Curtain Rod by Polder – edgery (#4)

Fourth Prize Winner of the Set of 2 File Sorters by Spectrum – Craig S. (#62)

Congrats to all! I will contact you by email as well.

Stay tuned for our next contest!

Contest Closed

Home Styles IslandGot a storage dilema in your kitchen? Leave us a comment telling us about your storage problem (and if you’ve found a solution, please tell us that, too!) and you’ll be entered into a drawing for this solid rubberwood Kitchen Workstation from Home Styles, featuring locking industrial casters and all the storage space you need!

Or you could win one of these other great prizes: Read more

Congrats to Our Contest Winners!

streamersTa-ta-da-da! And the winners of our Win a New Bedroom Contest are…

** Grand Prize of a South Shore bedroom set goes to comment #116 – Judi!

** First Prize of a goes to comment #57 – Charee!

** Second Prize of a goes to comment #73 – Fidget!

** Third Prize of a goes to comment #39 – Robin!

** Fourth Prize of a goes to comment #113 – Rochelle!

Congratulations, we will be emailing the winners today. And thanks to all of you for entering – this was our best turnout ever! Stay tuned for our next big contest on Monday December 8th!

Last Day to Enter to Win a New Bedroom!


Contest Closed – check back tomorrow when we announce the winners!

One of our vendors, South Shore Furniture, has agreed to provide one lucky winner with this beautiful new bedroom set!

Here are all the prizes:

Grand Prize:
South Shore Furniture “Versa” Full/Queen Bedroom Collection with:
** 1 headboard
** 1 6-drawer dresser
** 1 mirror
** 2 nightstands Read more

Vicky and Jen’s 100th Podcast

VickyandJen.comOnly one week left!
Join the fun on October 22nd as our friends over at Vicky and release their special show in honor of their 100th podcast, featuring a few special past guests (The Sneaky Chef, The Noise Guy and Dr. Romance to name a few!)!

They have 30 awesome prizes to give away – donated by some great companies like King Arthur Flour, The Pampered Chef, DaysAgo Counters, Flip and Tumble, and Klutz!

Deadline is November 4, 2008 (midnight EST) – good luck!

And the Winners Are…

lgThanks to all for participating in our contest – you’ve given some great suggestions for more posts!

We have the winners:

**The Grand prize of a $100 Gift Certificate from Stacks and goes to Sue Thompson!

**First prize – Beechwood Stool by Winsome Trading – goes to Helen David!

**Second prize – Bath Shelf by Organize It All – goes to gs49!

**Third prize – Clear Choice Shower Dispenser by Better Living – goes to Lydia!

**Fourth prize – Ulti-mate Vanity Organizer by Better Living – goes to PJ!

I’ll be contacting the winners by email. Stay tuned for the next contest!

Contest Time Again!



For this contest, we would love to hear from you! We may be in the top 10, but there is always room to improve. What issues would you like to see addressed on our blog? A new organizing topic you’d like to know more about? Interviews? Q & A’s? Polls?

Leave us a comment with your suggestion for what you’d like to see here and we will pick a random five lucky people to win one of these great prizes: Read more