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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 […]

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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 […]

organizing tips to start the new year

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 […]

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Organizing your goals

As the year is coming to an end, thoughts turn to 2019 and what you can accomplish in the new year. Setting goals can be a challenge, but there are some ways to make it easier. The first step is deciding what goals you want to achieve in the coming year before you figure out […]

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Beware of Cyber Monday

Quote of the Month “Only one shopping day left until tomorrow.” Author Unknown Tread/Shop Lightly Did you miss my “Beware of Black Friday” themed newsletter?? No worries – this year I’m picking on Cyber Monday instead! Some strategies to help you in the coming days: Try to delete retail emails and recycle catalogs. Beware of […]

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Thin out your files

Even though a lot of our paper has been eliminated by the computer, there are still a lot of pieces of paper we have to deal with. Every now and then we need to take time to go through them to avoid towers of paper. Invitations Invitations, flyers, save the date cards from events that […]

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Less = More?

Quote of the Month The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” Socrates Is Less Really More? Accumulating stuff is something that happens without any effort. Saying “Yes” to the friend or relative who offers you a “cute top” or a “great container” […]

small organizing tasks can make life easier

Small organizing tasks

Working toward getting an organized home does not have to be one or two intense days of organizing. If you have limitations on how much time you can spend on organizing, try some tasks that take 10-15 minutes of your time and continuously organize a little at a time. Plastic containers and lids How many […]

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Clutter and your mindset

Our homes are filled with belongings, even homes that are well organized. The way to happiness in a well-functioning home is to make sure you don’t have a bunch of stuff that serves no purpose. Obligation Do you keep things out of a sense of obligation? Cut that out today. There is no reason to […]