Organize Now!

December 4, 2008 by Kailani  
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Those who know me know what an organizing junkie I am. I love planners, calendars, and to-do lists. I think it’s just my way of trying to control my uncontrollable life. So when I heard about Organize Now! by Jennifer For Berry, I just had to check it out.

From the site: “A step by step guide on how to get every area of your life organized.  The book is broken down into 52 weeks so that you can focus on each area one at a time.  Everything from organizing your home to your office to your finances to your pregnancy.”

The first thing I noticed about this book is how pretty and feminine it is. I know that has nothing to do with the contents but I for one would more likely use something that is visually appealing. Inside you’ll find tons of helpful advice presented in checklists and bullet points. This really helps in breaking down the topic into manageable parts. And at the end of each week’s chapter there’s a place for you to write notes to yourself.

My favorite section is the Organize Your Trip chapter. It gives you helpful advice and even a packing list for adults and kids. You would think that being a flight attendant would make me a pro at packing but I’m always afraid I’ll forget something important at home.

So if one of your New Year’s resolution is to become more organized, Organize Now! is the perfect book for you. Here’s to a new organized life!

Win it!

I have a copy of Organize Now! for one lucky winner. To enter:

  • Just stop by Organize Now! before midnight, Dec 11th and check out the different chapters.
  • Then come back and mention in comments which topic you find most interesting. That’s it!
  • A random winner will be selected and notified on Dec 12th.
  • The winner will then have 3 days to claim their prize.

To earn extra entries, you may do one or all of the following. Each one counts as an extra ticket but you must leave a separate comment for each one.

  • Subscribe to my feed.
  • Mention this giveaway on your blog with a link back here and to Organize Now!
  • Place my button in your sidebar.

This giveaway is open to everyone world-wide! Please leave a way to contact you in case you win. Good luck!

Comments

204 Responses to “Organize Now!”
  1. Sandy says:

    wow organize your cleaning schedule–hmm I do like the organize your mind and am curious about that, so need this

  2. Sandy says:

    subscriber

  3. Kerrie says:

    Wow, a lot of these ideas stand out as ones we could use advice on in our house! The ones I would be most interested in would be organize - your mind, your cleaning schedule, your photos, your pantry, and your recipes. We need all of these things!

  4. Kerrie says:

    I’m a subscriber!

  5. Sally B says:

    Chapter 52 “Organize After a Loss” really spoke to me. Wish I would have had that info during the last 6 years-especially after my parents died.

  6. Sally B says:

    I am a subscriber -Happy Holidays!

  7. Thrifty & Chic Mom says:

    I like the organize your priorities chapter, thanks

  8. Thrifty & Chic Mom says:

    I subscribe

  9. Thrifty & Chic Mom says:

    I have your button

  10. Mama Zen says:

    Definitely “Organize Your Schedule!”

  11. Karen says:

    I like the organize your child’s toys. I could use help with that!

  12. sandra kao says:

    the most interesting topic to me is Organize Your Priorities

  13. sandra kao says:

    subscriber

  14. Mikki says:

    Wow! What a great idea this is! I love just about all the chapters. What a mix of basic and not so basic organizing chapters. I could use the one on photos or the one about Magazines and such!

    I’m going to be posting about your review site and some of your giveaways today :-)!

  15. Amy says:

    The Organize Yourself section; your mind, priorities, schedule, etc. I could definitely benefit from that! And maybe even my family, if I can get it together! ;)

  16. Peggy Gorman says:

    All the chapters are wonderful and so much easier when it is broken down I would benefit the most from Organize Your Bill Paying System, I hate it when I misplace. Great find
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway

  17. Pam says:

    Organize Your Garage sounds like the section i would most currently need, my garage needs some clutter control!

  18. rebecca snodgrass says:

    The organize my schedule is interesting to me because i need a schedule makeover. I have no time for myself.

  19. Bettina says:

    Organize Your High Traffic Areas is the chapter that really speaks to me. I sincerely need this book!

  20. Shannon says:

    Organize Your Magazines & Newspapers would be a good start.

  21. Jes says:

    Any of the organize closet ones look good to me, my closets need help!

  22. Janel says:

    I could use some help in almost all of the areas, but Organize Your Cleaning and Organize Your Pet sound the most helpful at the moment.

  23. Janel says:

    I already subscribe to your RSS feed.

  24. Jenn S. says:

    A lot of these chapters spoke to me but I could really use the chapter on Organizing Your Child’s Bedroom the most right now.

  25. clenna in NH says:

    I like the chapters that are listed under Organize Your High-Traffic Areas. I could use suggestions from all the chapters.

  26. clenna in NH says:

    I am a subscriber

  27. Anne says:

    hmm the one that “screamed” at me was Organize Your Cleaning Schedule!!

    Do people really have cleaning schedules? lol

    This would be a great book to win!

    Thanks

  28. Anne says:

    I am a subscriber!

    Thanks

  29. Shelley K says:

    I am a subscriber

  30. Debbie says:

    I would love to win

  31. Shelley K says:

    The one that caught my attention was ORGANIZE YOUR KITCHEN CUPBOARDS. Does that include that one drawer in our kitchens that always has 1001 odds and ends…now THAT is something that I DREAD looking into…you guys know what I am talking about…everyone has one…the “junk drawer”…that is what I really need help organizing…for once I would LOVE to open up that drawer and REALLY find what I am looking for.

  32. Valerie Mitchell says:

    organize your childs toys!

  33. Valerie Mitchell says:

    email subscriber

  34. Charlotte Winters says:

    I’m most interested in the chapter organize your kitchen cupboard. God only knows what’s lurking in mine! Thanks for the contest.

  35. angie says:

    The most interesting chapter to me is “Organize Your Cleaning schedule”. At this point, I Need that chapter!

    Thanks for the great review and giveaway, as always!

    Angie

  36. angie says:

    I am a subscriber.

  37. Lisa says:

    I could use some help with organization and with helping my teenage daughter organize as well

  38. stampedwithgrace says:

    this sounds so great! with 7 kids I probably need most of these, but I’ll pick organize your cleaning schedule since that’s something that needs to be done now!

  39. stampedwithgrace says:

    subscriber :)

  40. stampedwithgrace says:

    your button’s on my blog!

  41. Alicia Webster says:

    The “Organize Your Child’s Toys” section. We have three kids and there are toys everywhere, and I have no idea how to keep them in one organized area.
    Alicia Webster

  42. Maggie M says:

    Wow, great book! I read everything on their web site and picked up some great organization tips for myself! The Organization book chapters that most impressed me are: Organize your Mind and Organize Your Child’s Clothes and Closet…things we just take for granted. I would love to win this book for my daughter-in-law. She has two little girls, ages 2 and 4, and she owns and operate a pre-school with about 60 children, teachers, teacher’s aids, etc. She has a large home and a very busy life. I’d like to help her out by gifting her with this terrific book.

  43. Maggie M says:

    I’m a subscriber!

  44. Sarah Barclay says:

    Organize Your Finances…don’t we all need too!

  45. Christina G. says:

    The most interesting chapter is Organize Your Priorities. I need to read that chapter!

  46. Christina G. says:

    I subscribed to your feed.

  47. Christina G. says:

    I posted on my blog: http://gouldgalore.blogspot.com/2008/12/island-review-organize-now-giveaway.html

  48. Christina G. says:

    I have your button on my blog: http://gouldgalore.blogspot.com/

  49. Stacie says:

    Wow I really need this- I’m a mess! I would choose Organize Your Bill Paying System first though.

  50. Stacie says:

    I subscribe to your feed.

  51. staceyk says:

    Organize your cleaning schedule would be really helpful to help me keep things clean!

  52. staceyk says:

    Also subscribe via google reader.

  53. Pat says:

    The section called Organize Your Garage calls out to me. Honest, I keep trying but the garage still doesn’t look the way I want.

    Thanks for the contest. Best wishes for happy holidays!

  54. Rachel O. says:

    I like the idea of storing out of season clothes in old beadspread bags. This is from the Organize this Space section.

  55. Lori Barnes says:

    I love the organizing your photos This is a real task for me because i have so many so i always choose this one to put off. Please enter me!!
    photoquest(at)bellsouth(dot)net

  56. Marla says:

    Oh gosh. I don’t know which one I like the best. I NEED all of them. I could really use this. Thank you for the entry and Happy Holidays!

  57. Marla says:

    I’m also a subscriber. Thanks!

  58. tanya says:

    I could use the chapter on organizing photos.

  59. Sherry says:

    For me it would be the “Organize your Bedroom Closet” My hubby is almost to the point of refusing to get into my closet because things are starting to fall out.

  60. Sherry says:

    I’m a subscriber, thanks.

  61. susan varney says:

    i like organzing fianances

  62. Misty VanEpps says:

    i love the one, organize your magazines and newspapers. wow, would i have so useful information. hope i win!

  63. Brenda S. says:

    Definitely “Organize Your Schedule!”

    Thanks!

  64. Misty VanEpps says:

    im subscribed.

  65. christopher h says:

    Organize Your Bill Paying System

  66. Shannon Baas says:

    organizing your schedule.

  67. Linda says:

    I am a subscriber.

  68. Caroline Morin says:

    Organize your pet–I can’t imagine what advice she might have for that!

  69. Kimberly @ AllAboutKimberly says:

    Organizing your child’s room is the chapter I’d be the most interested in.

  70. Kimberly @ AllAboutKimberly says:

    I subscribe to your feed through daily emails. :)

  71. Kimberly @ AllAboutKimberly says:

    Your button has a permanent home on my sidebar.

  72. Kimberly @ AllAboutKimberly says:

    blogged here: http://www.allaboutkimberly.com/shoes-organization-makeup

  73. MaryBeth @ FourSillySisters says:

    i stared for a while until i realized that the whole book would be awesome… if i got the first few sections under control the special events section would be like a bonus. thanks for the chance to win.

  74. MaryBeth @ FourSillySisters says:

    i’m a subscriber.

  75. Janet F says:

    I like Organize Your Kitchen Cupboards.

    Thank you!

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  76. Janet F says:

    Subscribed.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  77. Janet F says:

    Your button is on my sidebar:

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  78. Sarah S says:

    Organize your finances looks really helpful…

  79. Sarah S says:

    Subscriber

  80. David Bertolo says:

    Chapter 52 “Organize After a Loss” really speaks to me after the death of our new born last New Years eve.

  81. Pamela Callahan says:

    I would really like to read “Organize your bill-paying system” and “Organize your receipts”

  82. Terri says:

    I would start with bill paying organizing, after that tackle each parts in the house, maybe because its broken down in parts it will be more manageable.
    You can reach me on my blog when I win http://healthywealthymoms.blogspot.com/

  83. susan says:

    I am so interested in this book. I’m intrigued by Organize Your Priorities.

  84. Ivan Girl says:

    I think I’m interested with the Organize Your Email chapter for I receive a lot of emails everyday and I simply find it hard to sort them all.

  85. Ivan Girl says:

    I’m also a subscriber!

  86. Mary Marlatt says:

    I think I probably need to organize my priorities the most.
    Thanks for the contest and link.

  87. Susan C says:

    The topic Organize Your Schedule most appeals to me, I am behind on my schoolwork, doctors appointments, Christmas shopping-simply everything!

  88. Susan C says:

    I’m subscribed to your feed!

  89. Shelly says:

    I am a subscriber

  90. Shelly says:

    I think I need to start with Organize Your Priorities

  91. Angie says:

    The topic I find most interesting is ALL OF THEM LOL I think it would probably be the organizing email section.

  92. Angie says:

    I’m subscribed!

  93. Angie says:

    Your button is in my sidebar

  94. Jennifer B. says:

    The section on Organize this House would be very helpful to me.

  95. Jennifer B. says:

    Your button is on my blog.

  96. Jennifer B. says:

    I’m a subscriber.

  97. carolyn says:

    The organize the house section would help me!

  98. joni chadwell says:

    ORGANIZE YOU RECEIPTS..A MUST FOR ME!

  99. judy brittle says:

    I need the organize your home office and files.

  100. judy brittle says:

    I’m a subscriber.

  101. Jamie Z says:

    I too am an organization junkie, but I am not good about reciepts so I would have to say that this is the most intriguing chapter for me.

  102. Angela says:

    I love this. I love how it starts with organizing your mind and then goes to every area, so many times I’m overwhelmed with all that has to be done and organized, this doesn’t miss anything.

    Angela

  103. Ashley says:

    “Organize Your Schedule!” everyone needs help with that. Work/family is tough to manage

  104. Kim H. says:

    Week One: Organize your mind. That is my absolute favorite. You can’t get anywhere until you do that, I guess, since I’ve tried organizing my stuff but have never gotten anywhere.

    What I really love about this book is that it’s broken down into chapters. I was thinking about making organizing a new year’s goal. This makes the goal much more attainable as it’s broken into 52 chapters, although I hope I never have to use Chapter 52 Organizing After A Loss.

    Thanks so much for letting us see this book! Its so clever!

  105. Kathy Scott says:

    I am trying to be a mom first but the 5 clieints that I am doing bookkeeping for our making my life chaos.

  106. Martha H. says:

    I could use all of the tips but, Organize your Bedroom Closet is most needed.

  107. Valerie Mabrey says:

    Organize Your High-Traffic Areas

  108. Sarah Berry says:

    This is something that I could definitely use. It sounds great and I love how it focuses on one item every week. Thanks so much for mentioning this book. My favorite chapter would have to be organize your high traffic areas, but I would put all the information to good use. Thanks for a great giveaway.

  109. Michelle says:

    Organize Your Bedroom Closet. Now this appeals to me. I’ve tackled this monster for years and I would finally like to tame it.

  110. Michelle says:

    Subscribed by google

  111. Emily N. says:

    Organize Your Magazines & Newspapers

  112. Emily N. says:

    I’m a subscriber.

  113. Donna R. says:

    Organize After a Loss would be very interesting to me. Thanks for the contest.

  114. terra jones says:

    the cleaning schedule, definitely!

    thanks!

  115. terra jones says:

    I subscribed via reader :)

  116. Julie says:

    I defintitely help organizing the kids’ toys!

  117. Julie says:

    I have your button on my blog.

  118. Rebecca says:

    Wow! I really need to read the section on Organize Your Papers! I have a big Rubbermaid Tote full of paper cr** that I never get around to dealing with.
    beccaj73[at]hickorytech[dot]net

  119. J Chaborek says:

    Organize Your Photos! I have an extensive photo collection, from found photos, to family photos & everything in between. They are sitting in about 5 different shoe boxes in my closet. It is insane when I want to find one!

  120. J Chaborek says:

    You’ve got another subscriber on your hands!!

  121. Sara Amos says:

    I like the organize your priorities chapter. Thats what I need to do most!

  122. tami lewis says:

    oh i laughed when i saw Organize Your Mind!! i NEED that chapter!!

  123. tami lewis says:

    i sub!

  124. tami lewis says:

    your button is on my thriftymama7 blog :)

  125. Monique Rizzo says:

    Bill payment organization is most important!

  126. Christa Killingsworth says:

    Week 24 - Organize Your Pantry
    I would love to know what’s in there and if it has expired!

  127. Christa Killingsworth says:

    I am a subscriber!

  128. Veronica L. says:

    I love the organize your child’s toys part! Thanks for a great giveaway :)

  129. Heather Weber says:

    I’m interested in the topic, Organize Your Papers.

  130. Kari Follett says:

    I need to organize my daughter’s room, I could use this!!

  131. Kari Follett says:

    Im also a subscriber!!

  132. cheryl pasquier says:

    Organize your Child’s Toys - especially with Christmas just around the corner !!

  133. cheryl pasquier says:

    I’m a subscriber

  134. Jo says:

    Organize Your Kitchen Countertops, I so need this chapter, what with useful coupons, things waiting to go upstairs, utensils, mail, pots, fruit and much more too numerous to mention, I would find this invaluable.

  135. Jo says:

    I am a subscriber

  136. Lisa Fosses says:

    Organize Your Basement

  137. Angie P. says:

    I could use the whole thing, but Organize Your Memorabilia sticks out as one I’d try first.

  138. Carolyn D. says:

    I need this for the Organize the Holidays, because we have all of them at our house and I really stress out!

  139. Carolyn D. says:

    I have your button!

  140. Kobi Hendrix says:

    Organize Your Cleaning Schedule would be the first chapter I’d read. Besides the fact that I hate cleaning, who has the time

  141. Pat says:

    The most interesting would be “Organize Your Child’s Bedroom”
    This looks like a fantastic book!

  142. REBECCA TOWNER says:

    organize your cleaning schedule sounds most interesting

  143. Charlotte says:

    Organizing Your Finances sounds like what I need.

  144. Charlotte says:

    Your button is on my sidebar.

  145. MaryBeth I says:

    Live Green! I am all about that. Or trying to be all about that anyway. Getting there and am always looking for new tips

  146. MaryBeth I says:

    subscriber!

  147. MaryBeth I says:

    your button is on my blog!

  148. Rebecca C says:

    Organize Your Magazines & Newspapers because I get tons of them for free so I need some help!

  149. Rebecca C says:

    I have your button on my blog: Here

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  150. Rebecca C says:

    I am a subscriber!

    mommyhoodisthankless{AT}gmail.com
    legacyofbrutalitysa{AT}gmail.com

  151. Rebecca C says:

    I blogged about this giveaway: Here

    mommyhoodisthankless{AT}gmail.com

  152. Ginnie says:

    Organize your refrigerator, because right now I can barely get anything in mine.

  153. Ginnie says:

    I subscribed.

  154. Erma says:

    I like “Organize Your Schedule!” Thanks for the chance to win.

  155. Becky says:

    I so need this book…heck I need to organize my clutter free books…lol..I need the organize your high traffic areas..

  156. Kathy Conley says:

    I need this and would love to have it! The Organize Your Bedroom Closet sounds the most interesting just now!

  157. Jay French says:

    Organizing my schedule - now that’s what I could use.

  158. Betty C says:

    I like organize your pantry. At one time I could have told you exactly what was on each shelf, how many and what was next to it. But somewhere along the line I lost control.

  159. Lance Pearson says:

    Organize my schedule is what I need, I miss too many appointments.

  160. Lance Pearson says:

    I’m a subscriber

  161. Jennifer hedden says:

    organize your childs toys

  162. Ed Nemmers says:

    Organize your cleaning schedule

  163. Rosanne M says:

    I need Organize your Mind. So many projects at once

  164. Rosanne M says:

    I’m a subscriber

  165. Lisa says:

    The Organize Your Bill Paying System sounds the most interesting to me. Thanks for the giveaway!

  166. Lisa says:

    I subscribe.

  167. Ginny says:

    I am most interested in the entire Organize Your Papers section!

  168. Ginny says:

    Subscriber

  169. Ginny says:

    Button is up

  170. Sandra says:

    I would be interested in the Organize your cleaning schedule. I am always behind on my cleaing and organizing. I would love to have this book. Thanks!

  171. Sandra says:

    I am a subscriber!

  172. Brenda S. says:

    The most interesting topic to me is Organize Your Priorities. Thanks!

  173. Kenna Rogers says:

    I SO need this book!! My favorite topic is Organizing Your Paperwork. This is where I need to start! Thanks so much for this giveaway!!

  174. Jaye says:

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE that it starts out with “Organize Yourself”. I think I could definitely benefit from the organize your mind chaper!

  175. Jaye says:

    I’m a subscriber!!!

  176. Elizabeth M. says:

    I pretty much need help from every chapter but Organize your Basement really jumped out at me!

  177. Elizabeth M. says:

    I blogged here

  178. Elizabeth M. says:

    I have your button

  179. Elizabeth M. says:

    I’m subscribed!

  180. Kelli Robinson says:

    What a great book…I’d love to be so organized that I actually organize some part of my life each week. Now that is organized. I’d love to read her chapter on organizing my jewelry box - my tangle of necklaces costs me precious time each morning. Thanks!

  181. Kelli Robinson says:

    I subscribe to An Island Review via Bloglines.

  182. kathy pease says:

    my fav is Organize Your Bedroom Closet mine is a disaster

  183. keywestbiscuit says:

    I almost missed this giveaway, guess I need to be better organized. The chapter on receipts is a good idea. Mine are in a mixing bowl.

  184. keywestbiscuit says:

    I subscribed. Love your choices.

  185. Ilissa H. says:

    This looks great! All the chapters look interesting but one I’d love to read is the one titled Organize Your E-mail. Thanks!

  186. Ilissa H. says:

    Your button is on my sidebar.

  187. Ilissa H. says:

    I subscribe to your blog.

  188. Cindy B. in Montana says:

    Week 3: Organize Your Cleaning Schedule…I’ve been thinking about making a schedule for this very thing! Right now it’s pretty haphazard and it shows :)

  189. John says:

    I can always use ideas on how to Organize Your Garage.

  190. Cindy B. in Montana says:

    I just subscribed via e-mail, thanks!

  191. skena megahed says:

    Organize Your Priorities

  192. skena megahed says:

    subscriber

  193. Kate says:

    “Organize Your Bill Paying System” is definitely needed XD

  194. Tamara Burks says:

    Organize Your Things

  195. Michelle H. says:

    I am interested in organizing my paperwork.

  196. Marcy Strahan says:

    Man I could really use this. I am so manic & everything is so cluttered……I never seem to be able to get organized.

  197. Veronica Garrett says:

    Organize Yourself-This is my number one priority.

  198. Heather C says:

    I’d turn to Organize Your Receipts first. Those little bits of paper multiply while we aren’t looking, I swear.

  199. Kristen Hendricks says:

    There are a lot of chapters that I would find very useful. However, the one I think I would find most useful is Organize Your Papers. This is a great giveaway and I really hope I win. Thanks.

  200. Donna K says:

    I need the organize your files section.

  201. Donna K says:

    I am a subscriber.

  202. Donna K says:

    I put your button on my blog.

  203. Miranda Allen says:

    organize youe cleaning schedule

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