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Ready for school?

School days ahead Summer is drawing to a close and it’s almost time for the kids to go back to school. Time to get a handle on schedules, study time, after school activities and everything else that comes with the territory. Get a jump on things by starting the process now to stay organized throughout […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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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 […]