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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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Stress or Peace — Pick 1

AUGUST 2017 This is one of my favorite cartoons – notice how the person is willing to leave her piles of paper to reach for help. Is it time to let go of anything in your life? Is there someone who can help you to move forward? “You can’t reach for anything new with your […]

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Letting go of the past

 “Collect moments, not things” ~ Author Unknown The Role of JOY I have a client who has really taken the “Does this bring me JOY?” seriously. With certain items, she asks herself this question and she is able to honestly assess her reaction to the item and use that as her guide. If something makes […]

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Spring decluttering around the house

Here are some things found in most homes that can be unloaded. Once you get rid of the clutter, you’ll feel better, have a sense of accomplishment and open up some of your living space. Kitchen Expired food Expired condiments and spices – yes, they expire! Canned food expires too Old stuff in the freezer […]

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Oh my! Thanksgiving is just around the corner

Thanksgiving is already upon us. The kids come home, bring their families. Friends come over. You have to cook a big dinner. How can you do it all and stay organized through the weekend? Start with a game plan Take a look around your home with an objective eye. Try to see what others see […]

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Clutter Enemy #4 – CLOTHING!

Quote of the Month “Things do not change, we change.” Henry David Thoreau In my line of work, I have the incredible gift of seeing people change before my very eyes. Their circumstances may not change, but the act of being willing to let go of the non-essentials have startling results. Letting go creates a […]

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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 […]

Choosing a professional organizer

We all know that taking the first step is the hardest part of the journey. Sometimes you need a little help to make that move. If you struggle with a house full of stuff and have no idea how to get started, you might need to hire a professional. How do you pick an organizer […]

Switching closets for cold weather clothes

As the leaves start to fall from the trees, you know it is time to tackle the bedroom closets. Every spring and fall we all dread that closet change. Here are some tips to make things a little easier. Many people think that they have to empty out the closet first. The only time I’d […]

Tips to help you downsize to a smaller home

Downsizing can be a tough time for many people. The move often causes a person to leave a lot of memories behind, along with friends in the old neighborhood. The perceived trauma of a move can make it difficult for people to get started and many people have no idea where to begin. Start with […]