Organizing grooming products and cosmetics

Now is a good time to get a handle on personal grooming products and makeup. Just about everyone, especially kids and teenagers, have a lot of grooming products strewn around the house. The bathroom clutter is a stress inducer, and to reduce it is to lessen your anxiety. The mess can be found all over […]

Organizing cards and special letters from the past

While the younger generation is all about e-cards for birthdays and other occasions, many of us are used to good old-fashioned greeting cards and letters. That letter from Aunt Thelma you got when you went off to college has a special spot in your heart. How do you decide what to keep when it comes […]

Change of seasons, change your closet

As we get closer to summer, it is time to switch your closets around to make space for warm weather clothing. Here are some tips to make your closet switch better for this season and the next one. In organizing, there is something called the 80-20 rule. People wear only 20% of their clothing 80% […]

Tips & Tricks: May 2014

Quote of the Month “…man’s sentimental attachment to objects is one of life’s greatest consolations.” Orhan Pamuk, The Innocence of Objects A great big “WELCOME!” to all of our new subscribers this month. Thanks for joining us – it’s really great to have you with us. Sentimental Attachments – ouch! The popular suggestion of letting […]

11 Tips to a Successful Yard Sale

Having a yard sale sounds like a great idea for downsizing and organizing. However, a lot of work will need to go into the job. This is not a five minute job, it takes a lot of time to get everything together, tagged and ready for a sale. Then, you need to let people know […]