Condo Blues: Holiday Home Organization Blogger Challenge and Giveaway




Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Holiday Home Organization Blogger Challenge and Giveaway

The public areas of our home are generally neat and tidy. The Condo Blues World Headquarters and Thunderdome is not the neat and organized space it should be. Our filing cabinet is woefully inadequate to keep things from exploding onto my desk. I need to get a handle on this because in that pile of papers are blog business receipts and paperwork I need to organize for my taxes in January.

Now that I've embarrassed myself by showing you my messy desk, I HAVE to clean it up.

The office gets a little worse when it comes time to decorate for December because I need a place to stash my current d├ęcor for a month to make room for the holiday stuff. My temporary (as in several years running) solution is to shut the door to the office and not let visitors in.


When they asked me participate in Apartment Guide's  Holiday Home Organization Blogger Challenge, I decided to use it as an incentive to tackle a project that has been on my To Do List for longer than it should be.

Since I finished almost all of my holiday gift shopping, I should have more time for this project. Don’t go hating me for finishing my shopping early because that part is organized. If you need help in that area, Apartment Guide has some tips on how to plan and organize your holiday shopping which work whether you live in an apartment or not.

Well, gang before I skip off to read the boatload of home organization tips and ideas on Apartment Guide to help me formulate a plan to deal with the paper explosion in my office, let’s get this party started with a giveaway for YOU!

$100 AmEx Gift Card Giveaway! *Closed*

As part of the Holiday Home Organization Blogger Challenge Apartment Guide has generously agreed to sponsor a giveaway of ONE $100 AmEx Gift Card. That’s right, 100 smackers FOR YOU.

To enter: Leave a comment on Condo Blues telling me your favorite holiday organization tip or challenge. As you can see from my office, I need all of the help and incentive I can get.

You must leave your email address so I can contact you if you win or your entry will be disqualified. If your email address is available via your Blogger profile that counts. I am not going to do anything mischievous with your email address. I just want to contact you about sending your prize to you if you win because not being able to contact giveaway winners makes me sad.

You can earn extra chances to win by doing any of the following after you’ve made your initial comment on my blog:

1. Like Apartment Guide on Facebook

 2. Follow @AptGuide on Twitter 

 3. Subscribe to Condo Blues by Email

4. Subscribe to the Condo Blues RSS feed

 5. Follow Condo Blues on Twitter AND tweet about the contest. Please leave your user name and the URL of your tweet in your comment so I can verify it.

 6. Become q fan of the Condo Blues Facebook page

 7. Subscribe to my food blog Lazy Budget Chef by Email

 8. Subscribe to my food blog Lazy Budget Chef RSS feed

 You must leave a separate comment for each method you used to enter the contest. If you choose to use every method of entry, you have up to NINE chances to win! I will use a random generator to select the winner.

The $100 AmEx Gift Card Giveaway  November 16, 2010 – December 4, 2010 12 midnight EST. Good Luck!

Update: Congratulations to the winner tcarolinep !

Disclosure: Apartment Guide is owned by Consumer Source, Inc. Apartment Guide partnered with bloggers such as me to participate in its “Holiday Home Organization” Blogger Challenge.  As part of that program, I received compensation.  They did not tell me what to purchase or what to say about the products used for the “Holiday Home Organization” Blogger Challenge. Apartment Guide and Consumer Source believe that consumers and bloggers are free to form their own opinions and share them in their own words. Consumer Source’s policies align with WOMMA Ethics Code, FTC guidelines and social media engagement recommendations.


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206 comments :

  1. My organization tip is to use shelving in the laundry room. It's helped us a lot!

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  5. I like Condo Blues on FB with my username Mary Happymommy.

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  6. I liked Apt guide on Fb!Great giveaway!!

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  8. My fave tip is to pre-cook food for the days prior to each holiday so that all my focus can be put where it needs to be. This means making some casseroles, personal pizzas, and soups and then freezing them. Then for a few days prior to the holidays I just take them out, thaw them, and heat. I can concentrate on all that holiday goodness without the distraction of having to cook!

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  10. My biggest holiday organizational challenge is the spare bedroom. It always collect stuff! My email is ifindbargains at gmail dot com

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  11. I liked Apartment Guide on FB as Mark Good. My email is ifindbargains at gmail dot com

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  17. Lists! Without them I would be an organizational nightmare at the holidays. I start about a month before. I forgot to leave my email in the last comment. I should have added that to my list! awf1988@gmail.com

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  20. I store my rolls of wrapping paper in a trash can. That way they aren't bent and you can easily see what your working with!

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  22. Well, most of the holidays is challenging to me. What about deciding what to bring to a covered dish Thanksgiving meal? I'm planning to bring something sweet and something not-so-sweet, and if I get inspired and have time, maybe I'll bring another dish. A tip would be to ask your kids and dh what they enjoyed from last year, their favorites, and what they didn't enjoy, and what new traditions they'd like to begin. As for your office, it looks fairly organized to me. You could temporarily store your current decorations in a plastic tub, if that helps.

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  23. My tip is twofold - put things away as you go and look outside of the box for storage ideas. Under your bed, over the washing machine, under the couch, etc. I have a friend who stores canned goods on a shelf in her bathroom closet. We live in a small apartment, so our Christmas stuff is on a shelf in our closet.

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  24. I'll bite with a challenge, two of them: my husband and daughter! While I despise clutter and do a great job of putting things away, they do not in the least. I can keep up with my own junk but three people's is too much.

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  25. My challenge: Staying on top of the paper and making time to decorate!

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  26. My organization tip is to start with surfaced like your desk or kitchen table. Clearing off these areas makes a big impact in making a room feel cleaning and always inspired me to keep going!

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  27. My organization challenge is to get closets and kids room in order. With so many clothes and stuffs, it's overwhelming.
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  36. My organization tip is to utilize storage containers. There's so much that you don't use on a daily basis. Squirrel away your documents, holiday decor, or anything else into themed storage bins until you need them. File folder storage bins are less expensive than a filing cabinet and do the same job.


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  41. My organizing tip is to use Glad Peel 'n Stick to keep rolls of wrapping paper neat. Just put three or four strips around the roll and stick them together.

    Gail D.

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  43. My tip is to win this giveaway so I can pay my niece to babysit while I organize!

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  44. By the way, I love your blog! My organization tip.... okay, I have two. Short of acquiring OCD, which is what keeps ME organized, you can: 1) Have a designation in-progress drawer--a drawer that is kept empty aside from something you are immediately working on but don't want to set on an exposed surface, thus contributing to clutter. This will not work for procrastinators or you will just end up with a junk drawer. Or 2) Do things as you see them, just one thing at a time. For instance, you might pass a dusty shelf and think AHHHHG! I have no time to dust! Maybe not, but grab a rag or a tshirt out of the hamper, and just dust that one shelf then and there. When you pass a disaster zone in your house, grab one item and put it away. That way you don't overwhelm yourself and you don't forget the things you noticed need doing, because you do them as you notice them!

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  49. My tip is to declutter on a consistent basis, just get rid of it! Thanks for this splendid giveaway
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  57. my biggest challenge this time of year is where to put things I have purchased for Christmas that don't fit into the "gift closet".
    my favorite tip is mine: use the top of egg cartons (the flat cover) as a spoon rest when cooking. I rip off the tops and stack them. I use one half each time. so easy to toss out and it is a re-use of something.
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  58. My favorite holiday organization tip is I keep all of my greeting cards, birthday cards and holiday cards organized in my photo box
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  65. I cook a lot of the meals before the actual big day so I space it out and don't get so stressed out.
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  69. My organization tip is to use bins and label them. I have one for mail that needs to be opened, bills that need to be paid, paid bills, importment papers to keep and some for the grand-daughters work needs.
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  77. My biggest holiday problem is trying to organize things too much! I have no space for the presents I bought for people in October. I stress out about the snacks on Christmas Eve and want to plan them all out. I think I just need to relax. debittergroot at gmail dot com

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  79. I bought one of the stand up wrapping paper holders and it's the best thing. I have everything I need all in one place.

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  82. I keep baskets, bags, containers etc handy. So anything that doesn't have a place can be GIVEN a place :D

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  85. It is so easy to bring in new stuff around the holidays, so I make sure to purge at least one thing for every item that enters the house!

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  92. My organizational tip is to use the space under beds to neatly store items in bins to pull out as needed. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  99. I think cleaning off surfaces and putting everything in ginat box to sort into other boxes helps me!

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  100. My best holiday organization tip is to use different colored wrapping paper for different people (or for different groups of people, if you have to transport gifts to more than one holiday gathering). It makes sorting gifts so much faster.

    We also have separate storage bins for wrapping supplies, tree decorations, and other decorations. Easy to find what you need quickly.

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  101. I follow you on Twitter and tweeted.

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  103. my organizational tip is to start cleaning/organizing a room by throwing out everything you dont need first.

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  110. We've set up more shelves in the basement, to put the seasonal items away. Easier than the attic!

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  111. I use sections of my attic for different things: one section for Christmas decorations, one section for boxed up clothes, one section for baby items.
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  114. To keep organized our rule is A Place for Everything, and Everything in it's place!

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  115. I like Apartment Guide on FB!
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  116. I follow Condo Blues on FB!
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  117. like apartment guide on fb debra.pauley63@gmail.com

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  118. Love that this is an "apartment/condo" home organization post. I live in an apartment style townhouse and with 3 daughters in 1 room, I use over the door cubby organizer for socks/undies, I utilize all hanger space in the closet, and we use under the bed storage.

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  119. Following Apt. Guide on twitter as cbrooksCynthia.

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  120. Subscribed to Condo Blue's emails.

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  121. Following on twitter.

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  122. Liked Condo blues on fb as Cynthia Brooks.

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  123. my tip is to spend the money on good plastic storage boxes for holiday decor and have them clearly labeled
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  124. liked sponsor on facebook. Anna Pry, thepryfamily@gmail.com

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  132. I'm slowly having success with organizing a lot of stuff in clear plastic bins- mostly the kids' stuff. Shelving rocks too.

    mlynnh5 at gmail dot com

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  133. I liked Apartment Guide on Facebook. I’m Missy Lynnh

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  134. I follow Apartment Guide on Twitter. I’m mlynnh8

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  137. I liked your page on Facebook. I’m Missy Lynnh

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  138. We just bought another small bookcase! I say for a small space...more and more shelves! Thanks! ♥ lavenderdreamstoo at gmail dot com

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  139. I'm a new follower, too! Hope you'll stop by and visit me soon! ♥

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  140. Organization tip -- get rid of things you clean out immediately. Don't save them for a "yard sale someday". I have fallen into this trap for too long!

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  141. I like to use wall shelving with the burlap covered boxes for extra storage.
    Connie Haack
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  142. I follow Apt Guide on Twitter
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  143. I subscribed to Condo Blues by email
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  146. Did you get this comment from me? I'm not sure it went through --

    My favorite holiday organizational tip is something that some genius came up with years ago and that's the color coded containers. Orange for Halloween, Red and Green for Christmas, pastels for Easter. It makes going to the garage and gathering up all of my Christmas decorations such a breeze! I don't bring home any Halloween stuff by mistake. (My garage is 11 miles from my condo, so I hate bringing home the wrong stuff.)

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  147. I guess I didn't realize you had a FB page for Condo Blues -- OK, I just liked the page!

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  148. Biggest challenge - finding places to keep the wrapped presents.
    Thank you.
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  149. Like Apartment Guide on Facebook - Barbara Montag
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  150. Follow @AptGuide on Twitter @JalapenoMama
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  152. I follow you on Twitter @JalapenoMama and I tweeted.
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  155. My favorite organizational tip is really year-round but even more important to me at Christmas (when space is really at a minimum: I keep a permanent box designated for the Salvation Army in my laundry room so I can easily have a place to get things out of the house when I spot them. When it's full, I just load it in the car for my next trip to work.

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  158. My tip is to use storage containers to avoid clutter

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  162. my favorite organization tip has to be having plenty of organization bins and containers. It helps greatly.

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  169. I have found that almost any nook/wall in the home can benefit from IKEA expedit bookcases....the combinations are terrific (can stack one vertically on a lower one running horizontally as I did in my new office space) ! the fun is decorating each cubbie to maximize cool storage of office supplies / papers etc. Have fun with it ! cristinemasson at gmail dot com

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  170. I like to use plastic drawer sets. They keep everything nice & neat and organized.

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  177. i make my filing cabinet pretty so i'm more likely to put things away! and I have drawers/desks for everything. scg00387 at yahoo dot com

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