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 […]

uncluttered office

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 […]

clutter and stress

Stress and your clutter

Psychologist Sherrie Bourg Carter said in an article in Psychology Today, “Clutter can play a significant role in how we feel about our homes, our workplaces, and ourselves. Messy homes and workspaces leave us feeling anxious, helpless, and overwhelmed. Yet, rarely is clutter recognized as a significant source of stress in our lives.” Touching causes […]

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. […]

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11 steps for a more organized home

Trying to get organized is a process and not something that can happen overnight. Putting a plan in place is a good way to start that process. Being organized has a different meaning for each person, so create your own definition. Be realistic about what you can do because you know your abilities and limitations. […]

shopping can lead to clutter

Shopping verses Organizing – Friend or Foe?

People who have organizing issues sometimes have shopping issues, too. The more one likes to shop, the more items accumulate in the home. Many shoppers have a hard time resisting a good deal and if it is a really good deal, they feel the urge to buy more than one item and often times many […]

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Beating the Basement Blues

FEBRUARY 2018 “Later is the best friend of clutter.” – Peter Walsh Sometimes our basements are filled with ‘later’ items… read ahead to learn tips and tricks for getting your basement decluttered. Beating the Basement Blues Do you ever go into your basement and think “HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?” Or perhaps, you know exactly why it’s […]

organize your master bedroom and live stress free

Organizing the master bedroom

Your master bedroom is a sanctuary, it’s the place where you go to get away from the world. If there is too much clutter in there, the sanctuary is no longer peaceful or restful. Instead, it becomes stressful. Sorting Get a couple of containers for giveaways and items to discard. Pull out everything from under […]

expiration dates

Expiration dates around your home

All food has expiration dates on the label to let you know it’s best to be used by a certain time. You might not be aware that a lot of other things around your home have expiration dates too. Cosmetics, medical supplies and medications are among the things that should not be used after they […]