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An organized home office

Many Baltimoreans have been working at home for over six months now. How do you keep your home office organized? It’s not always easy, especially if other people might be using that same area of the house. At least once a week (daily is even better) you need to declutter your workspace. A clear desk […]

Get started on fall organizing

10 ways to start fall organizing in your home

The weather is starting to change and it’s time to get into fall organizing. We probably have a few more weeks of nice weather, but it’s good to think about what you are going to do as the temperatures begin to dip.   Putting away the summer supplies and clothes and getting ready for cooler […]

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How to Get Rid of Paper

September 2020 “What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.”    – Pearl Bailey PAPER – Just the mere mention of the word PAPER can cause eyeballs to roll, sighs of despair and painful groans. I hope this month’s issue helps to lighten your load. Just Say “NO” to Paper We all hear […]

organized while cooking

Keep organized while cooking

The Jewish holidays are upon us and many people will be doing a lot of cooking in the coming days. How can you keep your kitchen clean and organized when you are cooking for a big family meal? Start with a clean slate (or kitchen) You know there will soon be a mess, but start […]

Repurposing things from around your home can actually reduce clutter

Repurposing things around the house to become useful again

Instead of buying new things, reusing or repurposing items around your home can make something new. It can be fun to find new ways to use what you already have. And, you won’t be adding to your clutter. People have gone way outside the box and created things like turning old TVs into terrariums or […]

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Tips & Tricks: Sweet 16

August 2020: Sweet 16“If you want happiness for an hour – take a nap. If you want happiness for a day – go fishing. If you want happiness for a year – inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime – help someone else .”   — Chinese Proverb Aim 4 Order was launched […]

Decluttering doesn't have to be an all day affair

10 decluttering tasks you can do quickly

Spending hours or days organizing can give you big results. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have the stamina or time to spend doing it. Here are some decluttering jobs you can do in 10-30 minutes. Kitchen counters Your counters should be clear of everything not used on a daily basis. For example, you can leave […]

11 things can you purge right now!

Some of us are still spending a lot of time at home. Are there things you are tripping over that you never use? Do you have art pieces that are more dust than art? Now is the perfect time to do a summer purge. Outdated clothing Look through your closet. Consider each piece and when […]

Living cash free has its hazards

Cash free living can be dangerous

One night you are watching television and a commercial comes on for an interesting product that you think you might want. Your phone is nearby so you look up the item just to see what is being said about it. It’s easy to buy things, especially on Amazon where your credit card information is stored. […]

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The Final Chapter

July 2020 Negotiating through the final chapter in a loved one’s life can be difficult. “We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love.”    – Madame de Stael It’s difficult to find a quote to introduce this month’s topic. Death is not typically an uplifting conversation starter, but it’s an […]