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Get Organized for Back-to-School

Time Timer

(KUTV) Salt Lake City - It's important to start the school year off right, so we invited Marla Dee from Clear & SIMPLE to show us organization tips for back-to-school.

It’s coming – time for the kids to go back to school, or for the grown kids to leave for college. No matter what age you are, school can be overwhelming as well as exciting.

At Clear & SIMPLE, we want to make being organized fun so we are sharing our tools to relieve the stress and add success.

  1. Even with today’s technology most of us still need paper. A Day Planner that suits the child is still vital for tracking all the information and actions. And check out the brilliance of disc bound notebooks. Check out the notebook called the TUL Notebook at Office Depot, the ARC at Staples or CIRCA at Levenger (an online resource – go to You can also find cool accessories for them at
  2. Set up yourself up for success by getting the perfect backpack for you along with all the necessary tools. I will showcase my favorite tools to go inside the backpack. Hint – those packs get heavy so get one with wheels.
  3. We all have activities where we get lost in the zone. Our favorite tool for helping you stay on track in the TimeTimer. It answers the big question of how much time is left without having to calculate. And the section in red gets your attention so you stay focused.

Audience Homework – Choose one of the TIPS above and share your experience with Marla at or and you will get a prize. I want you to get organized and have fun doing it – Marla Dee

For more organization tips go to or call 801-463-9090.