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Your Parents’ Stuff

Last month there was an article published about how “no one wants your parents’ stuff.”  I’m not sure I agree with that. Often, when a loved one goes into assisted living or passes away, the heirs must go through the home and figure out what to keep, sell or donate. Many times people DO want objects […]

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The email challenge

We all get too much email these days. Having an organized inbox is as important as an organized home for relieving stress. Here are some tips to get rid of the junk. I challenge you to take the next 30 days to get a handle on your inbox. The biggest thing that clogs email is […]

creating a daily routine

Setting a daily routine

While it’s fun to be spontaneous on special occasions, people do really well on a schedule. When you set up a daily routine you will find yourself more organized with less time wasted. Have each member of the family create a list of everything they need to do in the morning and estimate how much […]

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Clearing Clutter

February 2017 “Clear clutter – make space for you.”       – Magdelena Vandenberg   Space for you – doesn’t that sound like a dream come true?! Give it a try this week and see how you do. Got Clutter? Delayed decision making increases clutter. When you get interrupted or can’t make a decision, […]

power cord organizing

Untangling power cords

There is no escape from the technology these days. We all have a lot of electronics in our homes. Keeping the power cords from becoming a tangled mess can be a challenge. A television with a cable box and DVR or Blu-ray can have a mass of intertwined wires coming from the back of it. […]

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Your refrigerator and how to keep it organized

Your refrigerator is an important part of your kitchen and your life. Keeping it organized is something that will help your days go more smoothly because you will be able to find whatever you need. Refrigerator basics Different areas of the fridge are warmer or cooler. The temperature of the door fluctuates, so the most […]

Baltimore Beacon article

Thank you Baltimore Beacon I had the pleasure of being interviewed by the Baltimore Beacon‘s Carol Sorgen for the February 2017 issue. You can read the full issue of the paper here: Baltimore Beacon.

get motivated and organized in 2017

Time to get motivated and organized!

Motivated and organized in the new year At the beginning of each year many of us make resolutions. You say you are going to go to the gym, you are going to eat more healthy, you are going to get organized. By the end of a few weeks, those resolutions tend to go right out […]

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Easiest Clutter to Toss in 2017

JANUARY 2017 “What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever.” – Henry Van Dyke Quite a thought…. the minute you die, technically speaking, all your stuff belongs to someone else. And you were going to do […]

holiday decorations

Organizing holiday decorations 

We’re right in the middle of the holiday season now, but soon it will be time to dismantle the festive decorations and put them away until next year. Organizing your holiday decorations does not have to be a painful experience. These tips work for any holiday or occasion decorations. If you absolutely love the way […]