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Pick a task, any task

Fall is almost here and there will be a lot of things changing as the days grow shorter. Heavier coats will be in the closets, boots will be worn and sandals will be put away for another time. There is always at least one thing, possibly more, that really bugs you in your home. Do […]

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Facing the FEAR of Downsizing

Tips and Tricks: June 2017 “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt FEAR is a topic that I have spent quite a bit of time studying. There is […]

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Your Parents’ Stuff

Last month there was an article published about how “no one wants your parents’ stuff.”  I’m not sure I agree with that. Often, when a loved one goes into assisted living or passes away, the heirs must go through the home and figure out what to keep, sell or donate. Many times people DO want objects […]

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Clearing Clutter

February 2017 “Clear clutter – make space for you.”       – Magdelena Vandenberg   Space for you – doesn’t that sound like a dream come true?! Give it a try this week and see how you do. Got Clutter? Delayed decision making increases clutter. When you get interrupted or can’t make a decision, […]

Baltimore Beacon article

Thank you Baltimore Beacon I had the pleasure of being interviewed by the Baltimore Beacon‘s Carol Sorgen for the February 2017 issue. You can read the full issue of the paper here: Baltimore Beacon.

autumn closet change

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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Clutter Myths

Clutter Myths “Clutter is anything that  does not support your better self.”  Eleanor Brownn Top 5 Clutter Myths Have you ever talked yourself out of getting rid of something? I know I have! Many of us defend the right to buy and/or keep items that may not be essential and can even cause added stress due […]

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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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Organize a pantry or food storage area

Having enough space in the kitchen is always a problem. It doesn’t matter how large or small your kitchen is, there never seems to be enough room. We can figure out some ways to make the most of what you have. The first thing you need to do is get motivated for this challenge. Take […]

Dealing with those basement treasures

Anyone who has a basement has boxes of mementos that are taking up space. When your little boy Johnny is 36 with a family of his own, do you still need to keep his third grade art project? Of course, the answer is no. While we are all proud of our kids, is there really […]