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make a plan for organizing your home

A plan for organizing

The struggle is real. Organizing your home can be an enormous job and because of this, it can be hard to even get started. Setting a plan can help. Once you figure out what you want to do, it becomes easier to execute. Having less clutter around the house makes cleaning and maintaining your living […]

spring decluttering for your home

Spring decluttering around the house

Here are some things found in most homes that can be unloaded. Once you get rid of the clutter, you’ll feel better, have a sense of accomplishment and open up some of your living space. Kitchen Expired food Expired condiments and spices – yes, they expire! Canned food expires too Old stuff in the freezer […]

make it a clutter free mother's day

Four ways to a clutter free Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is on May 14 and you have plenty of time to find a clutter free way to help your mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, daughter or any other mom in your life. Gifts don’t have to be “things,” they can be services or intangibles. 1. Gift Cards Gift cards are a wonderful way to give […]

what will you do when you end up with your parents' belongings?

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 […]

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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. […]

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 […]

gift wrapping made easier

Organized Gift Wrapping

Gift wrapping woes ’Tis the season to start wrapping gifts, and the stress of that chore can wreck your good mood. Unless you have things gift wrapped at the store, it’s something you’ll have to do. Here are some tips to organize your gift wrapping. Getting Started Doing all of your wrapping at once rather […]