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 […]

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The big move

Whether you are downsizing, upsizing, moving for work or for another reason, making the move go as smoothly as possible is the main goal. Here are some tips to make things easier. Create a timeline Don’t wait until the last minute to do everything. Things like setting up your utilities, moving your cable, phone, internet […]

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How Do I Begin?

April 2018 “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney Have you ever heard of the term “analysis paralysis?” Sometimes, the best strategy for those stuck in the decluttering process, is to Just Do It. If you don’t know where to begin, read ahead! Getting Started… is sometimes […]

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. […]

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Feng shui and reducing closet clutter

“Clutter can manifest in the body, therefore we try to keep clutter at bay so life can go forward and flow smoothly.” feng shui master Salwa Abboud says. Feng shui master and interior designer Catherine Brophy defines the ancient art as “a practice based on the idea that our homes are a mirror of what’s happening inside […]

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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 […]

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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 […]