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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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Dealing with inherited clutter

Inherited clutter is still clutter We accumulate enough stuff on our own, but as time passes, we inherit even more belongings from family members and friends to fill up our homes. Whether it’s keeping memorabilia or pieces of furniture, clutter abounds. Here are some tips to organizing inherited clutter. Go through everything you inherited and […]

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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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Organizing your family’s artwork

Kids produce a lot of paper during their school careers. As spring rolls in, you know that the end of school is just around the corner. What will you do with all of your kids’ stellar artwork and school projects? Birthday gifts, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day add even more homemade gifts and cards to […]

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Create a multipurpose room, not a dumping ground

The luxury of a spare room is something few of us enjoy. But many Baltimore area homes have three or more bedrooms, offering homeowners the chance to create a multipurpose room. Making the best of the space can be a challenge. Be careful to use it without having this room become a major source of […]

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Hand-me-down organizing made simple – with free download

Kids grow so quickly that it is difficult to keep up with their changing sizes. All moms inevitably end up with hand-me-downs. Kids are messy and many moms struggle to keep their belongings organized. Whether you are giving or receiving hand-me-downs, you want to try to make sense of them. Begin by washing all of […]

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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 […]

Your garage: how to organize it and what belongs there

Making the decision to organize your garage is a great first step, but it can be a daunting task. Lots of houses in the Baltimore area have garages. Depending upon the size of your garage and the amount of clutter, this job could easily take a couple days. If your garage is packed tightly with […]

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Tips & Tricks: Clutter Enemy #2

September 2015 – Quote of the Month Most of us know that starting is the hardest part. One of my favorite movies, “What About Bob?” introduces us to the concept of baby-stepping. Baby-stepping is the antidote to avoiding the things we don’t want to do. Baby-step your way through the pile of papers on your […]

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Tips & Tricks: Clutter Enemy #1

August 2015 – Quote of the Month This month’s quote is just another reminder that today is what matters most. Spend it wisely by allocating time to the activities that matter most to your well being and to the well being of the people in your life. A special WELCOME to our new subscribers. We […]