Dealing with too much furniture

You have your mother’s couch, your grandmother’s china cabinet, your aunt’s chair… Where do you draw the line when it comes to squeezing one more piece of furniture into your house? If you are downsizing to a smaller home, the problem is even more critical. Take an inventory of what you have. Walk through each […]

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Tips and Tricks | July 2015

This month’s Quote “No is a complete sentence.” ~ Anonymous While we’re on the subject of no, I came up with these quotes:   “No means never having to say you’re sorry.”   “No begins at home.” So what does this mean? Some people have a hard time saying ‘no’ to others….but consider that it may […]

Surviving a home renovation – keeping organized despite the chaos

Once you make the decision to do a remodeling job or home renovation there are some things you can do to make the transition a smooth one. Take this opportunity to clear out some old clothing and make donations to Goodwill or your favorite charity. Save old towels and blankets as they may come in […]

Six tips to structure unstructured time

Finding time to do a little organizing around the house can be difficult. We will explore ways to use your unstructured time (when you have no planned activities). We will discover how to make the most of free time and get things done around the house. Unstructured time might be earmarked for organizing, but without […]

Ecycling made simple

When organizing your home or office, you may discover old electronics that either no longer work or you don’t need. Electronics should not be thrown in the trash because they contain hazardous materials that do not belong in the landfill. You can ecycle (recycle electronics), or in some cases, sell them. Recently in California, someone […]