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Cleaning up the clutter
Barnes, Emilie.
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Publication Information:
Eugene, Or. : Harvest House Publishers, [2004]

Physical Description:
176 pages ; 21 cm
General Note:
Formerly titled simply organized.

Includes index.
Me, get organized? -- Simply organized...for you -- Simply home -- Simply organized...especially for kids -- Simply organized...meals in minutes.
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TX147 .B27 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
TX147 .B27 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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The good news? Time- and home-management expert Emilie Barnes has designed a simple and effective plan to get you and your family organized. Also included are dozens of recipes that you can prepare in less than an hour, make ahead of time and freeze, and use to dazzle company. Are you looking forward to having more time for yourself? Cleaning Up the Clutter will take you one step closer to the organized life you've always dreamed of! Book jacket.

Author Notes

Emilie Barnes has written numerous books and travels extensively to spread her ministry of "More Hours in My Day." She and her husband Bob preach how energy, enthusiasm, and encouragement can help Christian women cope with their daily activities. Her books, such as Fifteen Minutes Alone with God, Survival for Busy Women, and Emilie's Creative Home Organizer, help women deal with time management in an inspirational manner.

In addition to her organizational books, Barnes also writes about precious objects in her life and the cherished moments they hold. In If Teacups Could Talk, she explains how and why she named her teacup collection and the stories behind the cups. In Timeless Treasures, she discusses discovering and collecting cherished heirlooms, explaining that heirlooms are pieces of history and represent a special love.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Me, Get Organized?p. 5
Simply Organized ... For You
How to Feel Personally Organizedp. 11
A Purse That Worksp. 15
Wardrobe Wondersp. 19
Simply Organized ... At Home
Total Mess to Total Restp. 25
Getting Your Kitchen Under Controlp. 35
Setting Up a Desk and Work Areap. 45
How to Manage Your Mailp. 51
Don't Be a Paperwork Slavep. 53
Shortcuts to Sanityp. 57
Simply Organized ... Especially for Kids
Children Need to Be Organized, Toop. 75
Jobs for Kidsp. 79
Simply Organized ... Meals in Minutes
Quick and Easy Meal Planningp. 91
Recipesp. 95
Index of Recipesp. 175