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Dream a Little Dream – Teamwork

SEPTEMBER 2017 “Teamwork makes the dream work” Spoken by the lovely young woman who works at  Savers in Owings Mills. Teamwork Teamwork makes the dream work – first time hearing this expression and I loved it! Teamwork really can make all the difference in the world – whether it’s having help lugging boxes and bags […]

pick a task

Pick a task, any task

Fall is almost here and there will be a lot of things changing as the days grow shorter. Heavier coats will be in the closets, boots will be worn and sandals will be put away for another time. There is always at least one thing, possibly more, that really bugs you in your home. Do […]

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 […]

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 […]

creating a daily routine

Setting a daily routine

While it’s fun to be spontaneous on special occasions, people do really well on a schedule. When you set up a daily routine you will find yourself more organized with less time wasted. Have each member of the family create a list of everything they need to do in the morning and estimate how much […]

hope for the disorganized

Hope for the disorganized

We all aspire to be organized people. But realistically, not everyone can get organized. Others have problems staying organized. So what do disorganized people do to stay ahead of the clutter? Dust collectors Don’t use it? For someone who has a difficult time with clutter, the less stuff you have, the better off you will […]

eliminating clutter for stress reduction

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 […]

laundry day stress can be devistating

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 […]

Organize your family trip

Organize your family trip – includes free download

Vacation season is near Memorial day will soon be here and lots of people go on a family trip for the long weekend. After that comes summer vacations. How will you ever get everyone together, organized and ready to go away? The family trip – where to begin Once the decision has been made where […]