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Declutter – 5 reasons why you should do it now

May 2016 Tips & Tricks Get the scoop on why you should declutter your home. “It always seems impossible until  it’s done.” Nelson Mandela 5 Best Reasons to Declutter It seems as though everyone is talking about decluttering and downsizing these days….or maybe it’s just the company I keep. There is a lot in the media […]

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Tips & Tricks: April 2016

“It’s not information overload, It’s filter failure.” Clay Shirky Are you an Information Junkie? Please answer the following questions: Do you find yourself getting excited when you hear about something new to learn about? Do you save publications that have interesting covers, hoping to read the articles inside? Do you print things from the internet […]

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Tip & Tricks: March 2016

“Some people dream of having a big swimming pool. With me, it’s closets.” Audrey Hepburn My Turn to Get Organized! Recently, I completed a 5 week course in Closet Design and part of the course was to design a real closet. So guess whose closet I picked? MINE! So – the first step was to […]

Organizing plastic containers

Plastic container organizing

We all have that cabinet where there are a bunch of disorganized plastic containers. Whether they are expensive Tupperware or Rubbermaid or old carry out food containers, they tend to accumulate and take over cabinet space that is already tight. Food containers should stay in the kitchen and bigger containers or bins can go in […]

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Tips & Tricks, February 2016

“Better Late Than Never.” Author Unknown Are your Holiday decorations still up? No worries – that just means you’re in good company. Many of my clients still have their decorations up for a variety of reasons. Some say that it makes them happy to see them. Some say that they don’t have the energy to […]

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Tips & Tricks: January 2016

“Do Something Today That Your Future Self Will Thank You For.”  Author Unknown Of all the things looming on your “To Do” list, what one thing will your future self thank you for? How much of your To Do list is “should do’s” rather than “have to’s?” Don’t cause greater stress on yourself. Just do […]

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Tips & Tricks: December 2015

Quote of the Month “Each morning see some task begin Each evening see it close. Something attempted, something done Has earned a night’s repose.” Longfellow  I like the idea of setting minimum standards rather than being overly optimistic. This is especially true of “TO DO” lists. How about thinking of ONE thing to do each […]

Do I need to build a shed?

Building a shed can be handy for storing lawn and sports equipment, especially if you need easy access to the items. Several types of storage sheds are available, and they all have their good and bad points. Consider why you think you need the shed. Are you moving clutter out of your house to make […]

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Clutter Enemy #4 – CLOTHING!

Quote of the Month “Things do not change, we change.” Henry David Thoreau In my line of work, I have the incredible gift of seeing people change before my very eyes. Their circumstances may not change, but the act of being willing to let go of the non-essentials have startling results. Letting go creates a […]

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Tips & Tricks: October 2015

Quote of the Month “We can no more afford to spend major time on minor things than we can to spend minor time on major things.”  Jim RohnHow many of us get side tracked on a less-than-important-task? It happens – to ALL of us. The trick is to limit the frequency that this happens, especially […]