cleaning and organizing for the good health of your family

Cleaning and organizing in trying times

In the past couple weeks we’ve had to make a lot of adjustments. While we should be washing our hands thoroughly all of the time, it has never been more important than it is now. Other things around the house are not so cut and dry. Do you know how often it is recommended to […]

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Do it yourself organizing

Do it yourself organizing March 2020 “You may not be able to control every situation and its outcome, but you can control your attitude and how you deal with it.” Author Unknown Timely reminder that we can change our thoughts, and in turn, we will change our perspective and outlook. Take the high road and […]

You don't have to have a reason to start organizing

Organizing with a purpose 

Sometimes you need motivation to get going and start organizing with a purpose. When you know you have company coming, a holiday dinner party or family visiting for a special occasion you have that motivation. You also have a deadline, which can be a big help in getting you moving. These happiness-producing events give you […]

Strive for comfort and not perfection

Strive for comfort, not perfection

Strive for comfort Being organized is not the same as being perfect. The goal is not perfection. You want to get your home to a place where clutter is no longer a problem. This will allow you to find what you need and feel more comfortable in your home. Little things can be time savers […]

Letting Go

Letting Go

Set yourself free in 2020. Don’t take the baggage of the old decade into the new one. Get rid of limiting beliefs like “I could never do that,” or “I’m not smart enough for that.” Just start at the beginning and move toward being organized. Too much stuff Most of your belongings have sentimental value. […]

Why do we keep clutter

Why do we keep clutter? (And how to get rid of it)

Either you or someone you know hangs onto things they don’t use and will probably never use. Somehow they can’t seem to let these things go. Why do we keep clutter? How can we make a positive change? It feels good to always have what you need. For example, you might need something, like a […]

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Tips and Tricks: Mounds of family photos?

Mounds of family photos? December 22 Quote of the Month “A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.” -George Bernard Shaw There are so many beautiful quotes about photographs…. but the quote above will hopefully guide you in reducing the volume of photographs in your […]

Shopping season has begun, this woman is shopping online at home

Shopping season without clutter

It’s shopping season! As the shopping season kicks into high gear, how do you keep yourself in check? Super sales can be irresistible… but every time you resist, you will feel so proud of yourself!   Make a list Make a list of all of the gifts you need. Check them off as you identify […]

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Stopping Over-Shopping

Stopping Over-Shopping Get some strategies and advice about stopping over-shopping and other tips in this issue of Tips and Tricks. Quote of the Month “You may think something is too great to let go, but sometimes greater things can only happen after you let go.” -Curiano.com How does this relate to something you’re holding on […]

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Is it time to declutter?

This is a bit of a trick question, because nearly all of us can purge a few things at any time. And most of us could declutter a lot more. But, how can you tell whether or not it’s time to declutter? For health reasons, is it expired? Lots of things have expiration dates other […]