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Is it time to declutter?

This is a bit of a trick question, because nearly all of us can purge a few things at any time. And most of us could declutter a lot more. But, how can you tell whether or not it’s time to declutter? For health reasons, is it expired? Lots of things have expiration dates other […]

Stay organized when you work from home

More and more businesses are allowing their workers to work from home at least one day per week. Others work from home all of the time. It’s hard to get the job done if you are not organized in your home office. Set your hours Time management is the most important aspect of working at […]

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A checklist for spring organizing

Spring is finally here and I’ve created a checklist of things to do to get rid of the clutter around the house. Some things might have to wait – like putting away the winter boots and coats – until the weather gets a little warmer. The less clutter you have, the less time you spend […]

Good habits will bring you closer to being organized

13 habits of organized people

According to Appetite for Health “Popular self-help gurus claim that it will take 21 days to form a new healthy habit – or break a bad one.” People who are organized in their lives and homes develop healthy habits to get and stay ahead of their clutter. Here are some things they do. They make […]

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Wishful Thinking verses Clutter

Quote of the Month “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” -Albert Einstein, Physicist This quote resonates with all of us who struggle with clutter build up. Our intentions are honorable and sincere when we introduce new items into our homes…..but often times, these new items end […]

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A new pet doesn’t have to add clutter

You’ve decided to get a new dog or cat and you’re wondering if it will create chaos in your home. Pets can be wonderful additions to your family and won’t create clutter if you stay on top of it. Puppies do like to chew and kittens like to scratch. Keeping the new pet in line […]

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Back to Basics

MAY 2018 “Even if you can’t bring yourself to get rid of your stuff, your heirs will have no such qualms at all.” – Finn Murphy, author of The Long Haul This sentiment is one of the leading reasons that people contact me… they don’t want their children to toss everything in a dumpster OR […]

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How Do I Begin?

April 2018 “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney Have you ever heard of the term “analysis paralysis?” Sometimes, the best strategy for those stuck in the decluttering process, is to Just Do It. If you don’t know where to begin, read ahead! Getting Started… is sometimes […]

a shredder helps eliminate paper clutter

A shredder is your new best friend

One of the most fulfilling tasks when organizing is shredding. You can see immediate results and get that instant gratification we all love. Some of the most troublesome clutter I see around homes is paper piles. Stacks of unopened mail, old correspondence, receipts and other paper can become overwhelming. Accumulated paper piles block parts of […]

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A plan for organizing

The struggle is real. Organizing your home can be an enormous job and because of this, it can be hard to even get started. Setting a plan can help. Once you figure out what you want to do, it becomes easier to execute. Having less clutter around the house makes cleaning and maintaining your living […]