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Do I need to organize?

“I can find everything I need, it might just take me a while.” “I know where all of the important stuff is in my home.” Are these statements you’ve made? Do you spend time every day looking for things? It’s time to get organized! Having clutter can be like carrying weights around with you all […]

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5 Tips for Organizing a Weekend Getaway

Can’t get away for a whole week, but you still want to find a place to relax for a few days? Here are some tips on planning a weekend getaway. Have a goal in mind Set a date and stick to it. Once you make reservations, it can cost you a bundle to change them. […]

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Easiest Clutter to Toss in 2017

JANUARY 2017 “What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever.” – Henry Van Dyke Quite a thought…. the minute you die, technically speaking, all your stuff belongs to someone else. And you were going to do […]

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Road trip – over the river and through the woods

Many of us take to the road during the holiday season. Before embarking on any road trip, it is essential to have an emergency kit and things to occupy your passengers. It is in your best interest to be prepared. Have an oil change and do any other routine maintenance if it is due before […]

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Time for an autumn closet change

Autumn closet change Baltimore weather can be unpredictable. We can have a snowstorm in October and other times it’s 90° with 99% humidity. You just never know. At some point, you will need to change over your closet for fall. Here are some tips to make the autumn closet change a little easier. The best […]

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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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Seasonal clothing switch-off

Seasonal clothing change Every time it seems like the weather is going to change, it changes back again, but the warm weather is certainly on its way to Baltimore. That means it is time to change your seasonal clothing for the warmer weather. Make time for the change Give yourself a few hours to make […]

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Craft organizing 101

People who are into crafting are usually not dabblers, they go all the way. And when people are heavily into anything, there can be an accumulation of supplies which leads to clutter. Pieces of fabric, yarn, beads, embroidery thread, patterns, knitting needles, sewing needles, crochet hooks, scrapbooking paper, paint, ink, brushes, or other supplies can […]

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Tips & Tricks: Clutter Enemy #1

August 2015 – Quote of the Month This month’s quote is just another reminder that today is what matters most. Spend it wisely by allocating time to the activities that matter most to your well being and to the well being of the people in your life. A special WELCOME to our new subscribers. We […]

The Ideal Suitcase – Packing for a Trip

This weekend starts the big travel season for the summer. Many people will be on the road and knowing how to organize a suitcase and pack effectively can get your travels started off on the right foot. Create a checklist with everything you might need. You can make a computer file or use my checklist. […]