Organizing Plain & Simple (Paperback)

A Ready Reference Guide with Hundreds of Solutions to Your Everyday Clutter Challenges

By Donna Smallin

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781580174480, 320pp.

Publication Date: August 15, 2002

List Price: 16.95*
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Take control of everyday disorder. With strategies for everything from keeping track of mittens and scarves to combining two households, Donna Smallin takes a personalized, nonjudgmental approach as she explains how to assess different situations and decide where to start organizing. Whether you’re craving a more functional closet, having trouble planning meals for your family, or trying to make sense of your finances, this straightforward guide offers proven techniques for living an efficient and clutter-free life. 

About the Author

Donna Smallin is the author of many Storey titles with a total of more than 928,000 copies in print. She is a frequent contributor to major national women’s and home magazines and has been a guest on the CBS Early Show, Better TV, HGTV, CNN, and Fox & Friends, as well as numerous radio programs. For the past decade, Smallin has been a spokesperson for such companies as Bissell, Kaboom, Staples, 3M, Keurig, and others. 

Praise For Organizing Plain & Simple: A Ready Reference Guide with Hundreds of Solutions to Your Everyday Clutter Challenges

“Donna Smallin…shows you the secret to a more productive day…” –Redbook


Consult “…clutter expert Donna Smallin’s Organizing Plain & Simple for thousands of room-by-room tips on getting your house, money, time and family in order once and for all.” –Home Magazine


Organizing Plain & Simple can turn your world right side up.” —Woman’s Day Decorating Ideas


“…Smallin helps the skeptical see how they can not only get their houses in order but keep them that way…” —New York Daily News


 “If you have a tough time getting rid of things, organization guru Donna Smallin offers some helpful guidelines.” —Houston Chronicle


Organizing Plain & Simple is Smallin’s…most comprehensive work.” —Arizona Republic


Organizing Plain & Simple…is chock-full of ideas to help you gain control of household clutter.” —Ft. Worth Morning Star-Telegram