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Clutter in the closet!

Quote of the Month “The less I needed, the better I felt.” -Charles Bukowski It is very common for people to feel relieved after they’ve gotten rid of a lot of stuff. It’s easier for some than others, but it is uncanny how much happier people look and feel after letting go of excess items. […]

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Get Organized in January AND February!

Quote of the Month “What I know for sure is that when you declutter – whether it’s in your home, your head or your heart – it is astounding what will flow into that space that will enrich you, your life and your family.” -Peter Walsh, from his book “Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight” One […]

reasons why we have clutter

11 reasons you have clutter

Try as we might, we all have some clutter in our lives. Understanding the reasons why we accumulate so many things can help us turn it around and begin to reduce clutter. You’re not sure what clutter actually is. Clutter, as defined by Merriam-Webster is, “Scattered or disordered things that impede movement or reduce effectiveness. […]

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Keep your home organized

When I think about organizing my home, I like to take a step back and look at it from an outsider’s point of view. Think about a real estate agent coming over to tell you how you need to reduce the clutter in order to show your home. You be the real estate agent and […]

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Is Clutter Contagious?

Quote of the Month “Don’t own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.” -Wendell Berry (“Prayers and Sayings of The Mad Farmer” It is not unusual for first time callers to mention that they’d like to light a match in their homes as a quick solution to dealing […]

organizing tips to start the new year

Organizing for the new year

Many people make new year’s resolution that are often forgotten one week later. Why not instead, focus on reinforcing good behavior? It’s a better way to motivate yourself. Begin Small Don’t take a huge job and try to do it all at one time. Instead, break the big job into smaller jobs. Consider clearing a […]

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Space savers

It doesn’t matter how much space is in your home, it never seems like enough. Never fear, there are some ways to reduce clutter and create more space. Of course, the best way to make more space is to reduce the amount of belongings you have. If you feel like you have things you just […]

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Thin out your files

Even though a lot of our paper has been eliminated by the computer, there are still a lot of pieces of paper we have to deal with. Every now and then we need to take time to go through them to avoid towers of paper. Invitations Invitations, flyers, save the date cards from events that […]

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Less = More?

Quote of the Month The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” Socrates Is Less Really More? Accumulating stuff is something that happens without any effort. Saying “Yes” to the friend or relative who offers you a “cute top” or a “great container” […]

small organizing tasks can make life easier

Small organizing tasks

Working toward getting an organized home does not have to be one or two intense days of organizing. If you have limitations on how much time you can spend on organizing, try some tasks that take 10-15 minutes of your time and continuously organize a little at a time. Plastic containers and lids How many […]