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A new pet doesn’t have to add clutter

You’ve decided to get a new dog or cat and you’re wondering if it will create chaos in your home. Pets can be wonderful additions to your family and won’t create clutter if you stay on top of it. Puppies do like to chew and kittens like to scratch. Keeping the new pet in line […]

journaling and writing to do lists help you get organized

Journaling and to do lists

Journaling is a big thing right now. It’s not like the old school diaries we kept as kids. Journaling is writing brief statements or paragraphs on how you are feeling and/or what you are doing. How does journaling help with organizing? Your mind gets as cluttered as your home. By writing down your thoughts and […]

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Learn How the Swedish Handle Clutter

Quote of the Month “I often ask myself, Will anyone I know be happier if I save this?” -Margareta Magnusson, The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter   What is Death Cleaning? Death Cleaning is a Swedish tradition where people declutter their homes, […]

Father's Day doesn't have to be a clutter adding day

Happy Clutter-Free Father’s Day

Whenever there is a holiday, we tend to give gifts that add to our clutter. How about ditching those gifts this year and think about the gift of an experience? Gift Cards Restaurant gift cards can make a nice gift and will not add to any clutter. Give your father, husband or grandfather the gift […]

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The big move

Whether you are downsizing, upsizing, moving for work or for another reason, making the move go as smoothly as possible is the main goal. Here are some tips to make things easier. Create a timeline Don’t wait until the last minute to do everything. Things like setting up your utilities, moving your cable, phone, internet […]

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Back to Basics

MAY 2018 “Even if you can’t bring yourself to get rid of your stuff, your heirs will have no such qualms at all.” – Finn Murphy, author of The Long Haul This sentiment is one of the leading reasons that people contact me… they don’t want their children to toss everything in a dumpster OR […]

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Uncluttered office

Having an organized office will help increase your productivity and make the most of each day. Do you spend a lot of time looking for things you can’t find in your home office? It’s time to move toward a clutter free office. Multipurpose space If your home office is also used for another purpose, make […]

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How Do I Begin?

April 2018 “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney Have you ever heard of the term “analysis paralysis?” Sometimes, the best strategy for those stuck in the decluttering process, is to Just Do It. If you don’t know where to begin, read ahead! Getting Started… is sometimes […]

Clutter talk

Last night I had the opportunity to speak to a group at the office of Gigi Causey, a realtor for Cummings & Co. It was a lively and energetic group of people who came to learn about becoming more organized in their homes. I discussed the basics of organizing – keeping like items together, shredding […]

Storing hockey gear

Storing sports equipment in your garage can be difficult if you have athletic kids. And with ice hockey, there is a lot of it. Of course, this information translates to any sports equipment. Lacrosse has similar gear to hockey. Baseball has bats, balls, gloves and uniforms. Every sport has its own special gear and supplies. […]