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impossible until it's done

How much does it COST to get organized?

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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Planning your kitchen renovation

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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Planning for “THE AFTER” in your business…

Did your systems work? Now is the time to plan for what comes next and determine just how prepared (or unprepared) you were for disruption like COVID-19. For many businesses, technology was the biggest hurdle, at least in the beginning.  Could your technology support a Work From Home platform?  Did you have the right IT…
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decluttering and donating

Donating is great. Here’s how to do it thoughtfully and intentionally.

What do I have to donate? If we’re lucky, we’ve all been stuck in our homes for the past few weeks and months. And yes, I said, “lucky”. Because there are millions who are living with housing insecurity and homelessness during this global pandemic.  If you’re at home, you’ve likely done some organizing – Google searches for decluttering…
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Organizing during the quarantine…

The closets are done.  Now what? Congratulations.   Organizing closets, the junk drawer and even possibly starting on the “nether regions” like the basement, attic and garage, are all great projects.  Getting organized is a great way to feel in control and productive.   But organizing isn’t about boxes or bins; it’s not complicated filing systems or…
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the goop podcast

Gwenyth Paltrow, the GOOP Podcast & me

Why decluttering and creating a schedule can help kids NOW Do you feel disoriented, stressed, and overwhelmed by what’s going on?  Most of us do.  So, how do you think this is affecting our kids?  Our children look to us to see how we’re behaving and what we’re saying for a sense of how “safe”…
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Ask for help – we’ll answer the virtual call!

A little help to organize your space and time to be most productive… By now, many of us are settled into the “new normal”, THE AFTER that we really weren’t prepared for.  Many employees are now #workingfromhome, social distancing, possibly caring for and schooling children and trying to stay mentally well and positive.  That’s a…
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How can I serve myself right now?

How can I use my time at home most effectively? We are in unprecedented times.  Apart from those days following September 11, the United States has never seen such a slowdown of life.  And one of the biggest differences from that event and this one, the COVID-19 outbreak, is that in the wake of 9/11,…
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Is Clutter Weighing You Down?

Why clutter feels heavy. Hello 2020!  Firstly, a big “thank you” to 2019 for always being there for me, day in and day out.  Another year gone in what feels like the blink of an eye.   And the New Year almost 2 months old!  So with this new year and all the possibilities and excitement…
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Insuring your memories

What’s important to you? Your family.  Your home.  Your car.  Your things.  Are these things important to you?.  If so, we invest in and insure these things so that they’re preserved.   What about your memories and specifically your photos?  Are they important to you as well?  Most of us say yes.  Take the time to…
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