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Tips & Tricks: Sweet 16

August 2020: Sweet 16“If you want happiness for an hour – take a nap. If you want happiness for a day – go fishing. If you want happiness for a year – inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime – help someone else .”   — Chinese Proverb Aim 4 Order was launched […]

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The Final Chapter

July 2020 Negotiating through the final chapter in a loved one’s life can be difficult. “We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love.”    – Madame de Stael It’s difficult to find a quote to introduce this month’s topic. Death is not typically an uplifting conversation starter, but it’s an […]

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Organizing the kitchen while social distancing

Since we started quarantining and social distancing in March, Americans have been spending more money on food, cooking more homemade meals and spending a lot more time in the kitchen. So, organizing the kitchen is more important now. The pantry Go through your pantry and organize the food. Start by looking for expired items and […]

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Making the most of your attic storage space

Attics are a tricky storage zone because they are not the best place to keep a lot of items. But if you know what works well in the attic, you can make the most of the space you have available. Not recommended: Electronics The temperatures can get very high in your attic storage area and […]

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Keep a schedule during social distancing

A good way to keep from losing your way during social distancing is to set up a schedule. By creating a routine you will make some sense of each day. You don’t need to plan out every minute of the day, but having an idea of what you need to do and when helps you […]

Strive for comfort and not perfection

Strive for comfort, not perfection

Strive for comfort Being organized is not the same as being perfect. The goal is not perfection. You want to get your home to a place where clutter is no longer a problem. This will allow you to find what you need and feel more comfortable in your home. Little things can be time savers […]

Organizing for tax time

Organizing for tax time

Yes, tax season is here again. Last year maybe you thought about organizing for tax time. If you did it, that’s great! If not, there is still time. Organizing for tax time As more things become digitized, the easier it becomes. But organizing your paper receipts doesn’t have to be difficult. You will need to […]

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Tips and Tricks: Mounds of family photos?

Mounds of family photos? December 22 Quote of the Month “A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.” -George Bernard Shaw There are so many beautiful quotes about photographs…. but the quote above will hopefully guide you in reducing the volume of photographs in your […]

Procrastination leads to clutter.

Procrastination and your clutter

Fear is the parent of procrastination. Procrastination is the thief of time. Time is money. ~ Unknown Procrastination in keeping your home organized can have its roots in fear or other emotions. Procrastination leads to clutter and clutter leads to more procrastination. Once you get a handle on that, you can let it go and […]

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Decluttering the Empty Nest

Decluttering the Empty Nest Quote of the Month ” If only I had more laundry to do” said no empty nester parent ever. -Unknown I thought this picture might be more fun than a bin of dirty laundry….but I digress. Since my nest just became empty, I thought it would be timely to talk about […]