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I have a special treat for you today! Professional Organizers Kate Brown and Mary Dykstra teamed up to make this hilarious video about Bento at the NAPO conference this year. As you hopefully know, professional organizers got a sneak peek... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
As I mentioned before, we were able to offer professional organizers at the annual NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) conference a sneak peek of Bento, the new Rubbermaid storage container that allows users to organize the items stored in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
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Allyson, who works in our finance department, was one of the first people in the office to receive some of the Bento containers! She decided to use the X-Large Bento container and X-Large Topper to organize her son's gaming equipment.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
Jennifer, Bento is manufactured in China.
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Hi Lora, Currently Bento is available from Rubbermaid.com and at Fred Meyer. Thanks, Erin
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Every year, Rubbermaid attends the NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) conference. It is always a blast to connect and re-connect with professional organizers (seriously, they know how to have a good time!). At our booth this year, we had... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
Hi CDM, Bento is actually not plastic but fabric. Technically it is CARB-certified MDF board and high-quality polyester if you really want to know ;) Thanks! Erin
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I am so excited (really, really, super, EXCITED) to announce the launch of the NEW Rubbermaid Bento storage box!! I know you are thinking "Rubbermaid has always made storage boxes. How can this be new?" Well...this box is different because... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
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Greg and Rachel are dear friends who got a Roughneck shed last winter. Below is what Greg has to say about their new shed. Here is the pic of the shed in their backyard. GREG WROTE... "As new homeowners, my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
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This guest post was written by Certified Professional Organizer® Tiffany Engler - St. Louis, Missouri - www.yourlifeorganizedstl.com. Supplies you will need Pen 1 - 4 Hardcover 2” Binder(s) 100 top load Page Protector 5 packets of 5-tab sheet protectors Preparations... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
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So, one of the tips I learned from our professional organizer friends is to use visual cues to help you organize. Example....for kids, use photos so they can easily identify contents. For office, label file folders and tabs certain colors... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
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This guest post was written by Certified Professional Organizer® Tiffany Engler - St. Louis, Missouri - www.yourlifeorganizedstl.com. The start of the school is fast approaching. So how do you get your children organized for it? Below are some tips to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
Hi Loreena, I am so sorry that you are disappointed. Our blog is written by employees and guest writers who take time out of their lives to share their organization stories. It is a volunteer effort that is not in their job descriptions. The purpose is to share tips and stories as we all work to set up systems in our homes to be organized. It is a snap shot of real life. While we do have at least two people read every blog post, just like our homes in the photographs, we are not perfect and may miss a spelling mistake or two, and I am sure our high school teachers cringe at some of our grammar mistakes. We hope that the connections and advice we share on this blog with our consumers are worth more than an annoying spelling or grammar mistake. I know I have learned so much from interacting with the people on this blog and I hope I am helping people as much as they are helping me. I would not be able to do that if we paid for professional photography or proof-reading on this blog (because then we would not have a blog). Thank you for being a fan of Rubbermaid and I hope you learned something from the post despite the spelling and grammar. Thanks, Erin
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This guest post is written by Stephanie Hunter, Channel Marketing Intern. She is one of the awesome interns that worked at Rubbermaid this summer :) Everyone has heard the phrase ‘actions speak louder than words’, and since the start of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
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This guest post was written by Professional Organizer Lea Schneider - Pensacola, Florida - www.organizerightnow.com. “Tell me why I’m here.” That’s how I typically start off an organizing job. If we can’t define why I am here, then we don’t... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
Hi Rebecca, Unfortunately, I do not know of a solution to storing liquids in hot cars. They will just always have the likelihood of expanding and popping the lid open. For your car, keep hand sanitizing wipes and alcohol wipes. I would keep the lotion and chap stick in your purse. Hope that helps, Erin
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That's great Marci! It's always good to make life a little bit easier.
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2011 on Breakfast Cabinet at Adventures in Organization
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Recently I started to notice some clutter that was constantly on counter. It consisted of cereal boxes, granola and coffee. Apparently, my morning self thought it was too much trouble to put these items back in the pantry once I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
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This guest post was written by Certified Professional Organizer® Tiffany Engler - St. Louis, Missouri - www.yourlifeorganizedstl.com. Now that the kids are home from school, there is no better time than now to help them organize their room. Teaching your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
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It felt so good to reheat my left overs in my new Rubbermaid Glass Easy Find Lids Storage Containers. Seriously, right from the fridge...remove the lid, microwave, serve and it is super easy to clean. I definitely need more hassel... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
The link works. Sorry about that.
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This is a guest post by Rubbermaid employee Chris Young who works in our plant in Ohio! Be sure to give him lots of comment love :) My current organization method for the space consisted of 15 to 20 totes,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
Hi Mary, Check out our turntables that we now offer (I'm not sure if they will meet the specifications): http://www.rubbermaid.com/Category/Pages/ProductDetail.aspx?CatName=KitchenAccessories&SubcatId=CabinetOrganization&Prod_ID=RP091528 and http://www.rubbermaid.com/Category/Pages/ProductDetail.aspx?CatName=KitchenAccessories&SubcatId=CabinetOrganization&Prod_ID=RP091886. You can also try our Helper Shelf - http://www.rubbermaid.com/Category/Pages/ProductDetail.aspx?CatName=KitchenAccessories&SubcatId=CabinetOrganization&Prod_ID=RP091884
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Our Organization University team recently hosted a stealth attack.....Organization Day. Knowing that dedicating time to setting up systems and maintainence is key, we wanted to provide a time and all the tools our employees would need. We put a company... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2011 at Adventures in Organization
Haha! That cabinet does need our Easy Find Lids huh?
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