One of the biggest challenges to getting organized can be what to do with all of the stuff that we no longer want or need.  Here is a list of resources in the Boston area that would welcome the donation of your gently used items.   Bridesmaid Dresses & Prom Dresses:  Get rid of unwanted…

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When organizing our home or office, we often want to donate our gently used items to others but we don’t know how to get started.  Here are some ideas on where to donate, recycle and sell your items so they do some good.   Mobile phones can be recycled through Flipswap or Greenphone.com to keep…

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Well, it depends…. “How much will it cost me to hire an organizer for my organizing project?” Well, it depends.  One of the most important factors is your location.  If you live near a large urban area, there will likely be an organizer nearby.  NAPO, the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals, is an…

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Kitchen renovations are disruptive. Plan accordingly… Ready to get started on your kitchen renovation? Vetted and chose a great contractor like Almar Building and Remodeling Co.? Excited about picking paint colors, cabinets, and lighting? Excellent! First, create a plan for how you’ll stay organized during the renovation. Since March, we’ve been quarantining at home and…

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What’s your holiday “goal”? This year, do you want to entertain family and friends in a calm, peaceful home?  Are you looking for more time to enjoy holiday traditions?  Is having a more jolly holiday season a goal?   Being organized at the holidays can help with all of these.  Clearing the clutter that crowds your…

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What, exactly, is this? Have you ever opened a drawer, closet or bin and wondered “what the heck is in here?”.  Welcome to the club of too much stuff and lack of organization.  In our homes and offices, we accumulate stuff because as humans, we have an amazing capacity to create use scenarios for things. …

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Setting goals and getting it done Getting better organized has been a goal for a while but I was having trouble getting started.  I won a free assessment gift certificate Your Organized Life had donated to a local charity and took this as the first step to get organized!  Lisa was really helpful in defining each organizational space…

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New Space, New Options After a recent move, I needed help in organizing my new home.  Normally I would do it myself,  but moving is so hectic,  I just wanted to start enjoying the new space and to be functioning on all cylinders.  I also had some challenging spaces and was feeling kind of stuck.  Since a friend…

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