What can you let go of on World Organizing Day?

World organzing day 2024

Happy World Organizing Day 2024!  Didn’t know that was a thing?  You’re welcome!  This is the day that professional organizers celebrate the impactful work we get to do with our clients. So, today, ask yourself what you can let go of and move on from.   Do you feel that your stuff adds value to your…

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Is Clutter Weighing You Down?

living room clutter

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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Is your stuff your FRENEMY??

is your stuff your frenemy?

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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What’s your relationship with your stuff?

relationship with our stuff

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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Something in, Something out

messy junk drawer

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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Home is where the peace is…

what is clutter graphjic

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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A myriad of memorabilia…

tshirt guilt

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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Photo Memorabilia Management 101

family photo album

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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What’s the right way to store photo prints?

lots of memorabilia

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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How do I find more space in my home and in my life?

find more space

More space in my space As a professional organizer, I help my clients find more space, more time and more joy in their lives.  And no matter if the home is 1400 or 3400 square foot, many clients believe they need more space for our stuff.  We need more space for the stuff we’ve purchased…

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