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Making room: organizing in cramped quarters

There’s no room! No matter what size home you have, there never seems to be enough room. People who own expansive estates still have trouble keeping clutter at bay. It’s all about your perspective. Baltimore households these days often include a grandparent or other extended family member. With the added people, homes feel like they […]

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Getting Unstuck – Tips & Tricks

Getting Unstuck – Tips & Tricks: July 2016 “Things are always working out for me.”          – Esther Hicks WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS MONTH’S QUOTE? I think it’s a powerful message packed into a short sentence. Imagine if you woke up tomorrow morning and the first thought that entered your brain […]

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Accessories need organizing too

An excess of accessories In order to extend your wardrobe and make it work for all sorts of occasions, you’ll need to have fashion accessories. They can take up a lot of space in your closet, dressing table, bathroom or elsewhere around your home. Here are some tips on organizing accessories. As with most organizing, […]

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Eliminating clutter for good

Eliminating clutter “Eliminating clutter? I don’t need to organize, I know how to find what I need.” “I’m not embarrassed when people come over. They know I’m busy.” “I don’t have time to organize.” These words are spoken all of the time, but the truth is your life is less stressful when your home is […]

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Clutter Myths

Clutter Myths “Clutter is anything that  does not support your better self.”  Eleanor Brownn Top 5 Clutter Myths Have you ever talked yourself out of getting rid of something? I know I have! Many of us defend the right to buy and/or keep items that may not be essential and can even cause added stress due […]

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Laundry organizing for efficiency

It never ends. Before you finish washing all of the laundry, there is more. The stains won’t come out, the one red sock dyed everything pink – we’ve all been there. There are people who crumble into a sobbing heap every time laundry day rolls around, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Time for […]

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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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Seasonal clothing switch-off

Seasonal clothing change Every time it seems like the weather is going to change, it changes back again, but the warm weather is certainly on its way to Baltimore. That means it is time to change your seasonal clothing for the warmer weather. Make time for the change Give yourself a few hours to make […]

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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 […]