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Lightening the Load

JANUARY 2018 “Small strokes fell big oaks.” –Grandmother Bernstein (original saying came from Poor Richard’s Almanac by Benjamin Franklin) This short sentence, spoken by my husband’s grandmother, certainly made a lasting impression on him. It’s a great strategy to embrace when dealing with clutter. Just a little bit a day can make a huge impact […]

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Holidays don’t have to add clutter

The festive season of gift giving is coming to a close and with it there can be added clutter around your home. Here are some tips to avoid the collection of too much extra stuff. When you get something new, consider getting rid of something old. If you got a new shirt as a gift, […]

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Reduce clutter

As a professional organizer, I’m often asked about what products I recommend for people to use when organizing their homes. It’s a good idea to think about what NOT to do in order to reduce the clutter. Here are some things to avoid if you want to truly eliminate clutter in your home: Stacks of […]

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Resisting Over-thinking and Overwhelm

December 2017 “The first requirement in taking a step in the right direction is to take a step in some direction.” ~Robert Brault Taking a Step in ‘Some’ Direction What exactly does this mean? To me, it means taking one small action toward your goal. Not won’t overthinking, not allowing overwhelm to set in… starting […]

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Do I need to organize?

“I can find everything I need, it might just take me a while.” “I know where all of the important stuff is in my home.” Are these statements you’ve made? Do you spend time every day looking for things? It’s time to get organized! Having clutter can be like carrying weights around with you all […]