Organizing Resolutions for 2024

before and after bedroom

Did you know that “getting organized” is one of the top 3 resolutions every January 1st?  If your New Year’s resolution is learning how to organize your life, here are some tips to get started.  Whether you’re looking for office organization, home organization, or home office organization, these rules apply.  Welcome to your first steps……

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Organizing for Back to School 2023

back to school

Yes, it’s almost August, and back to school is looming.  Getting kids ready and set up for success takes some planning. Children are influenced by the state of their physical space just as much as adults. If clutter and disorganization in your home have you feeling frazzled and stressed, it’s highly likely that your children…

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Organizing your pantry for healthy eating…

organized pantry

Everyone wants to eat healthier.  Organizing your kitchen and pantry makes this process more doable.   Check out these tips to get started. Invest in your wellness. Get the highest quality blender/food processor you can afford. If wrestling with a subpar blender or food processor makes it difficult to make a healthy smoothie or prepare ingredients,…

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Kitchen Spring Cleaning

Everyone wants an organized kitchen.  But one of the greatest obstacles to keeping that space organized is the sheer volume of stuff there.  Between the appliances, large and small, dishes and glassware, and all the foodstuff, there’s a lot to maintain.  Get a jump on your kitchen spring cleaning by focusing on these critical areas. …

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The story of the stuff

why am i keeping this

Why am I holding onto this? This is one of the most frequent questions I hear when I work with clients.  “Why am I stuffing my already overcrowded drawers with my child’s outgrown ballet outfit?”  “Why can’t I let go of Grandma’s china set, although many of the pieces are broken or missing?”  “Why am…

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Readying for Moving Day in the time of COVID

packing to move

The last push. You’ve planned, organized, and checked (and rechecked) the details.  You’ve packed the seldom used, seasonal, and non-critical items.  The last boxes on the moving truck or in the pod should hold all bedding and be marked as such (mattress pads, sheets, blankets, pillows).  And as soon as the beds are set up,…

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Planning, purging, and packing during COVID.

packing in boxes

Countdown to your move. As you’re planning your move, use this as an opportunity to purge.  How much storage is available in your new space?  Will all of these items fit?  If you’re not using an item now, it’s highly unlikely you’ll use it in your new home so let it go now and save…

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Moving safely in the time of COVID

Man with moving boxes

Trust; and verify. Words to live by. And even more so now during the time of COVID. If you’re organizing your move, it’s important to double-check, and even triple check, all of the details. Because many companies’ hours have been reduced and employees are working in a remote environment, it will take longer than normal to get confirmation…

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Organizing your move during COVID

moving your home

Start with a plan and a timeline. Moving is stressful. Period. This is one of the universal knowns like death and taxes. Whether we’re downsizing and moving to a warmer climate or going through the transition of divorce or separation, taking some of the emotion and stress out of your move will definitely help, especially with the…

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