Entries by Janine Cavanaugh, CPO®

3 Important Food Dates

Before the holiday season is upon us take time to clean out the pantry and fridge. Product dates come in 3 types according to the FDA. Use these dates as your guideline to keep, donate or toss food. Sell by – tells how long the store can sell foods like meat, poultry, eggs, or milk […]

Morning Routine

Set up a morning routine to help start each day in an organized way. Keep it simple and be consistent. My routine is morning stretches and meditation followed by shower and breakfast. Establishing simple routines help us organize our time.

Incoming vs. Outgoing

The rate of what comes in needs to be less than or equal to the rate of what goes out. It is easy to bring things into our lives and spaces, but it requires more effort to remove things. Therefore we need to consistently and continually work to remove things from our lives and space. […]

10 Effective Organizing Habits

Habits help us establish and maintain order. According to Stephen Covey, in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, creating a habit requires three things, knowing what to do, knowing how to do it, and wanting to do it. I can help with knowing what to do and knowing how to do it, […]