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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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 […]

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Stress and your clutter

Psychologist Sherrie Bourg Carter said in an article in Psychology Today, “Clutter can play a significant role in how we feel about our homes, our workplaces, and ourselves. Messy homes and workspaces leave us feeling anxious, helpless, and overwhelmed. Yet, rarely is clutter recognized as a significant source of stress in our lives.” Touching causes […]

feng shui and your closets

Feng shui and reducing closet clutter

“Clutter can manifest in the body, therefore we try to keep clutter at bay so life can go forward and flow smoothly.” feng shui master Salwa Abboud says. Feng shui master and interior designer Catherine Brophy defines the ancient art as “a practice based on the idea that our homes are a mirror of what’s happening inside […]

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Shopping verses Organizing – Friend or Foe?

People who have organizing issues sometimes have shopping issues, too. The more one likes to shop, the more items accumulate in the home. Many shoppers have a hard time resisting a good deal and if it is a really good deal, they feel the urge to buy more than one item and often times many […]

organize your master bedroom and live stress free

Organizing the master bedroom

Your master bedroom is a sanctuary, it’s the place where you go to get away from the world. If there is too much clutter in there, the sanctuary is no longer peaceful or restful. Instead, it becomes stressful. Sorting Get a couple of containers for giveaways and items to discard. Pull out everything from under […]