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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 […]

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Tip & Tricks: March 2016

“Some people dream of having a big swimming pool. With me, it’s closets.” Audrey Hepburn My Turn to Get Organized! Recently, I completed a 5 week course in Closet Design and part of the course was to design a real closet. So guess whose closet I picked? MINE! So – the first step was to […]

Organizing plastic containers

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 […]

kids artwork can add to household clutter in baltimore

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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Tracking tax related expenses

It’s that time of year again. Turning that messy box of receipts into your tax return might seem like a magic trick, but there is a way to accomplish this feat. You can start now for next year’s taxes or take what you have for your 2015 taxes and go from there. There is software […]

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Craft organizing 101

People who are into crafting are usually not dabblers, they go all the way. And when people are heavily into anything, there can be an accumulation of supplies which leads to clutter. Pieces of fabric, yarn, beads, embroidery thread, patterns, knitting needles, sewing needles, crochet hooks, scrapbooking paper, paint, ink, brushes, or other supplies can […]

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 […]

Do I need to build a shed?

Building a shed can be handy for storing lawn and sports equipment, especially if you need easy access to the items. Several types of storage sheds are available, and they all have their good and bad points. Consider why you think you need the shed. Are you moving clutter out of your house to make […]

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Clutter Enemy #4 – CLOTHING!

Quote of the Month “Things do not change, we change.” Henry David Thoreau In my line of work, I have the incredible gift of seeing people change before my very eyes. Their circumstances may not change, but the act of being willing to let go of the non-essentials have startling results. Letting go creates a […]