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Get Organized Now!
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By Maria Gracia
May 17, 2020

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Sending you and your loved ones thoughts and love,

Maria Gracia

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  Maria Likes

Maria Likes and You May Too!

____ 1. Amazing teachers. Kids have had to do their schoolwork from home the past few months. Their teachers have been working hard to make that possible. I'm so impressed and grateful for every teacher who is teaching virtually, conducting online meetings with students, motivating and working with kids one-on-one via video-conferencing and email, providing packets of schoolwork, plus all the extra special touches many of them are providing as well. This week, my daughter's chemistry teacher had all the kids in his classes send him photos and videos of what they've been doing for fun during this crisis (playing with their dogs, playing basketball in their driveways, reading, creating art, etc.). He then pieced all of these photos and videos together and made a seven-minute video collage for the students and their parents. Wow...definitely above and beyond! I have so much gratitude for every teacher who has given his or her all throughout the years, and especially during this health crisis.

____ 2. Knowing what my plants need. A few weeks ago, I purchased a bunch of flower and vegetable plants at a local garden center. These have since been planted in containers that I've placed in both my front and back yard. Each plant came with plant ID tags that reveal how much sun they need, when they need to be fertilized, pruning instructions, and any other important details. They're meant to be inserted in the dirt with the plant they go with, but since I can easily identify each plant by looking at it, I prefer to keep the plant ID tags all together so I can reference them when needed. So, I washed any dirt off the tags, punched a hole in each with a 3-hole punch tool, and then put them on a caribiner. (You can also use a key ring). I then hung that caribiner on a key holder in my utility room. All the information I need is easily available and in one place, without me having to trek to the plant to read it. (If you need to, you can always identify the plants themselves with the name of the plant written on a popsicle stick with a Sharpie, and then just insert that stick in the dirt.)

____ 3. Wall-Mounted holder for mops, brooms, gardening tools, etc. I store a mop, broom, dustpan, and a dryer vent brush in my utility room...and they're all neatly stored on a wall-mounted holder. My husband uses one of these wall-mounted holders for keeping our rake, garden shovel, trowel, and other gardening tools neat and corralled in one place. This particular one easily attaches to the wall, is strong, non-slip, and weather-proof. It's a great organizing tool for keeping your gear tidy and together.

  This Week's Recommendation

Do You Want Your Papers at Home
to be Organized so Well, that You'll Be Able to
Find Anything You Need in Seconds, and You'll
Never Have to Waste Time Searching Again?!


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There is tons of paper pouring into our homes every day....bills, warranties, receipts, important documents, user manuals, bank statements, letters, promotions, insurance papers, employment and medical information, school papers, magazines, newspapers, etc. etc. etc. This never-ending paper monster grows on tables, countertops, desks, and dozens of other surfaces and drawers, until it's seemingly too overwhelming to conquer.

If you're sick and tired of the piles of paper taking over your home and your life, I have great news. I've just released the perfect solution for you to get it all organized once and for all, in no time, with little effort!

I am thrilled to announce My Oh-So-Organized Filing System Deluxe sold exclusively on the Get Organized Now! web site. It is ready to help you get your piles of paper organized so you can get your papers in perfect order AND find what you need within 10 seconds or less.

My Oh-So-Organized Filing System Deluxe is my NEW, affordable, and easy- to set up and use filing system for your home. In fact, it's not just a filing system. It's actually a Filing System AND an Organizing System rolled into one. And the best part thinking required! I've thought of the easiest method for you to follow, along with all the categories you'll need and then some!

Here's what just one person who LOVES My Oh-So-Organized Filing System Deluxe had to say...

'I never realized how much information I kept scattered around the house. Now it's all in one place--easy to find and easy to use. The day after I finished setting up the system, my husband needed a manual for one of our appliances. I was able to locate it within seconds. Boy, was he impressed! Thanks again for such a great product.' --Cate Brizzell, Author of 'Real People Don't Diet'

The 3 main components of this system include the filing system itself and a full explanation of how to quickly get it in place, the 'Never Forget to Do Anything Ever Again' Tickler File System (to ensure you remember and handle everything you need or want to), and the Paid Bills Organizer System (which will keep bills due...and all paid one organized place.

PLUS, as our SPRING SPECIAL...until FRIDAY, MAY 22, when you get your hands on a copy of My Oh-So-Organized Filing System Deluxe, you'll also get 7 COMPLIMENTARY eBook BONUSES, all brand new and all created by me, as follows.

1. Find It Fast: You'll know instantly which file folder your document is in.

2. Easy TO DO Tool: It's the tool I use each and every day -- and it never fails to help me get a `ton' of TO DOs!

3. How Long Should I Keep This? Paper Retention System: Have you always wondered which papers you need to keep and for how long? Wonder no's the answer

4. Mini Money Tracker: To help you stay on top of your finances

5. 30 Doable Ways to Go as Paperless as Possible: You can actually eliminate a lot of the paper constantly bombarding you

6. Perpetual Calendar: You will never have to buy or create another calendar again

7. Prevent Identity Theft: Documents to Shred Before You Recycle: Beat identity thieves before they make you their next victim

P.S. Get your paperwork in order once and for all. And don't miss out on these NEW COMPLIMENTARY BONUSES. For more details, visit:

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GON Simplify The absolute best way to meal plan for someone who doesn't like to meal plan is to: simplify the process. These are five of my favorite ways to simplify meal planning.

GON NEW Web Poll How would you describe the organization and cleanliness of your home now, compared to what it was before the COVID-19 crisis began? Take our poll and let us know. Results will be published in this newsletter once our readers have had a week or two to vote.

GON PAST Web Poll RESULTS We asked GON readers as to how they're holding up financially through the COVID-19 crisis. Here are the results of that poll, plus some specific reader comments.

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  In Closing

'Wherever you find something extraordinary, you'll find the fingerprints of a great teacher.'
--Arne Duncan

I'd love to hear from you.

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And remember...Being organized creates a happier, healthier, more fulfilling life!


Maria Gracia
Get Organized Now!

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Thank you for helping to spread the gift of organizing far and wide! -- Maria

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