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Everything (almost) In Its Place

Control Chaos, Conquer Clutter, and Get Organized the Buttoned Up Way

Alicia Rockmore ans Sarah Welch

St. Martin's Griffin

FREEDOM FROM CLUTTER, CHAOS, AND DISORGANIZATION

Busy lives can be messy – bills, mail, and catalogs pile up; appointments, school activities, and kids’ sports events need to be scheduled and attended; the endless clutter of clothing, toys, and belongings can threaten to take over any home.  To the rescue come Alicia Rockmore and Sarah Welch – with a system that will get you organized without having to make everything perfect.

 

Everything (almost) In Its Place presents a new approach to organizing that is adaptable to any home.  It is flexible and effective but you are not required to color-coordinate your closets or be able to eat off of the kitchen floor.  You will learn to let go of perfection, keep things neat enough based on what’s important for you and your family, and get other people (husbands and kids) to pitch in so everything isn’t always on Mom’s shoulders.

 

Loaded with effective strategies, Everything (almost) In Its Place will teach you to get organized enough to get things done, get to where you (and the family) need to go and still have time for some rest and relaxation.

 

 

 


FREEDOM FROM CLUTTER, CHAOS, AND DISORGANIZATION

Busy lives can be messy – bills, mail, and catalogs pile up; appointments, school activities, and kids’ sports events need to be scheduled and attended; the endless clutter of clothing, toys, and belongings can threaten to take over any home.  To the rescue come Alicia Rockmore and Sarah Welch – with a system that will get you organized without having to make everything perfect.

 

Everything (almost) In Its Place presents a new approach to organizing that is adaptable to any home.  It is flexible and effective but you are not required to color-coordinate your closets or be able to eat off of the kitchen floor.  You will learn to let go of perfection, keep things neat enough based on what’s important for you and your family, and get other people (husbands and kids) to pitch in so everything isn’t always on Mom’s shoulders.

 

Loaded with effective strategies, Everything (almost) In Its Place will teach you to get organized enough to get things done, get to where you (and the family) need to go and still have time for some rest and relaxation.

 

 

 


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Introduction: Our Story

It was 8:00 A.M. on a clear February morning in 2004 when the seed of an idea that would transform our lives took root. We were meeting in the big corporate cafeteria of the building where Alicia worked, lamenting the fact that it had taken us a ridiculous amount of time—three long months of schedule juggling and rain checks—to finally schedule breakfast together. We were both drowning in endless lists of should-do’s and must-do’s that left little room for the things that really matter, like catching up with an old friend.

As we joked
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Alicia Rockmore ans Sarah Welch

  • Alicia Rockmore and Sarah Welch are the founders of Buttoned Up Inc (www.getbuttonedup.com), a company dedicated to helping busy women ‘tame the chaos’ in their lives.  Their products are available in Target, The Container Store, online, and more.  They have been featured in Parents, Readers Digest, Quick & Simple, Women’s Day, The Wall Street Journal and many more publications.  They live in Los Angeles, California and Tarrytown, New York respectively.

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Everything (almost) In Its Place

Control Chaos, Conquer Clutter, and Get Organized the Buttoned Up Way

Alicia Rockmore ans Sarah Welch

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St. Martin's Griffin

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