"Archive photos and put them in an album (most people don’t have the time to put their pictures away and catalogue them). Take it even further by making your own scrapbook or collage." — Editorial assistant Sara Sugarman
Offer to take on a massive cleaning project (say, sorting through an attic or basement), reorganizing closets, or dusting and scrubing an exhausted new mom's house.
Help someone use digital tools to stay on top of things: Show them how to use online calendars, set up e-mail folders, or how to transfer music or data onto a computer or back-up hard drive.
Our December issue features Oprah's Favorite Things—as well as your chance to win them all! You'll also find our easy holiday declutter plan, Dr. Oz's guide to sleeping better (starting tonight) and the ultimate holiday menu.