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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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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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Tips & Tricks: January 2016

“Do Something Today That Your Future Self Will Thank You For.”  Author Unknown Of all the things looming on your “To Do” list, what one thing will your future self thank you for? How much of your To Do list is “should do’s” rather than “have to’s?” Don’t cause greater stress on yourself. Just do […]

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Organizing a playroom

Keeping a playroom straightened is usually harder than organizing almost any room in the home. Most playrooms are filled with a huge array of toys with little pieces and multiple parts. And, to make things even more challenging, most kids are not anxious to “tidy up” when they’re finished playing. But teaching kids when they […]

Switching closets for cold weather clothes

As the leaves start to fall from the trees, you know it is time to tackle the bedroom closets. Every spring and fall we all dread that closet change. Here are some tips to make things a little easier. Many people think that they have to empty out the closet first. The only time I’d […]

Tips to help you downsize to a smaller home

Downsizing can be a tough time for many people. The move often causes a person to leave a lot of memories behind, along with friends in the old neighborhood. The perceived trauma of a move can make it difficult for people to get started and many people have no idea where to begin. Start with […]

Organizing for a Healthy Lifestyle

With the new year right around the corner, people are making the choice to get healthier in 2014. To increase your odds of making this happen, you may want to use some “organizing muscle” to help you achieve this goal. By working out, either at home or at a gym, and eating healthier, you will […]

Tips & Tricks: November 2013

Calgon take me away? Do you ever feel like you want to leave your home because you cannot stand the mess, the crowding, the complete overwhelm of so many things? You are not alone! Read below for some ideas on how to make things better so you won’t have to leave home….and maybe you can […]

Organize your office and watch productivity rise

Take a good look at your office. Are there stacks of papers? Piles of correspondence? Filing that you failed to do? Not to worry, many of us have the same problem. However, with increased organization, there will be increased productivity. The theme for today will be sorting. Sort, sort, sort, everything in the office and […]

October 2013: Tips and Tricks

Quote of the Month “I can get sentimentally attached to a dustball if it hangs around long enough.” -New York Times article, “The Trouble with Stuff,” written by Constance Rosenblum, October 13, 2013. How To Do Your Laundry (as seen on Facebook this week) 1. Wash and dry laundry 2. Place in basket 3. Avoid […]