declutter time is now and then you can enjoy spring

Spring is Declutter Time

Declutter Time The weather has finally changed, the azaleas will be blooming soon, if not already, and it’s an ideal time to organize! Entryway Pack up the mittens, scarves and hats until next year. Hopefully, you won’t need them for a while. Winter coats can be moved out to make way for spring jackets, rain […]

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Tackling the linen closet

Do you feel like you are in danger of an avalanche every time you open the closet door? Linen closet space is always at a premium, so don’t waste it with things you no longer need. Let’s get started Start by taking everything out of the closet. It’s a necessary evil of the process. Clean […]

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Setting up a family organizer

Wouldn’t it be great if everything you needed was in one location? Having.a family organizer where you can see each person’s schedule and other important facts at a glance will lower your stress. You’ll be able to find what you need instantly. Why set up an organizer? Your babysitter or in-laws may find this binder […]

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Get Organized in January AND February!

Quote of the Month “What I know for sure is that when you declutter – whether it’s in your home, your head or your heart – it is astounding what will flow into that space that will enrich you, your life and your family.” -Peter Walsh, from his book “Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight” One […]

reasons why we have clutter

11 reasons you have clutter

Try as we might, we all have some clutter in our lives. Understanding the reasons why we accumulate so many things can help us turn it around and begin to reduce clutter. You’re not sure what clutter actually is. Clutter, as defined by Merriam-Webster is, “Scattered or disordered things that impede movement or reduce effectiveness. […]

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Keep your home organized

When I think about organizing my home, I like to take a step back and look at it from an outsider’s point of view. Think about a real estate agent coming over to tell you how you need to reduce the clutter in order to show your home. You be the real estate agent and […]

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Is Clutter Contagious?

Quote of the Month “Don’t own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.” -Wendell Berry (“Prayers and Sayings of The Mad Farmer” It is not unusual for first time callers to mention that they’d like to light a match in their homes as a quick solution to dealing […]

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Organizing for the new year

Many people make new year’s resolution that are often forgotten one week later. Why not instead, focus on reinforcing good behavior? It’s a better way to motivate yourself. Begin Small Don’t take a huge job and try to do it all at one time. Instead, break the big job into smaller jobs. Consider clearing a […]

organizing for the holiday season

Holiday decluttering‹‹

The next few weeks are busy ones for a lot of people. Family might be coming to visit or you may go to see them. How can you survive the rest of the month without adding a lot of clutter? Travel Are you traveling this holiday season? Overpacking can be an issue. You never truly […]

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Space savers

It doesn’t matter how much space is in your home, it never seems like enough. Never fear, there are some ways to reduce clutter and create more space. Of course, the best way to make more space is to reduce the amount of belongings you have. If you feel like you have things you just […]