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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Hello, Mean Girls and Frenemies. You know who they are.  The negative people and emotional vampires that drain you physically and emotionally.  When you part from a “friend”, do you feel energized, uplifted and positive?  Or do you feel drained and negative?  Yup.  That’s a frenemy.  And frankly, it’s the same with the stuff we…

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Wait.  Is that a thing? It’s February.  And we can’t escape the talk of Valentine’s Day and the emphasis on relationships in our lives.  For now, let’s focus on your relationship with your stuff.  And yes, that is a thing.  Merriam Webster defines a relationship as “the relation connecting or binding participants; a state of…

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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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Why clutter is adding to your stress. No one should feel stressed when she opens the door to her home.  Is your home providing you with a place of peace and calm, of focus and motivation?  Or is it a major source of stress and anxiety in your life? Clutter in your home translates to…

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Why, exactly, am I keeping this?? Do you have a box, bin or closet full of memorabilia that you just don’t know what to do with?  Congratulations.  You are like most people with “stuff” they just don’t know what to do with.  So what is memorabilia exactly?  Webster’s Dictionary defines memorabilia as “things that are…

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Okay, I put the photos together – now what? What is your goal for your photo memorabilia? Will you make traditional albums?  Are you adding important photos to frames around your space?  Do you want to create digital photo books?  For photo memorabilia management, set a goal for your project.  Read the blog post on…

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Prints, prints everywhere…. Most people have a collection of photos – now both printed and digital – that they don’t know what to do with.  With prints, it’s critical to store them in a dry, cool place away from excessive heat and moisture.  Gather your prints into one place and purge, purge, purge!  Throw out…

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