What is this thing really worth? For most of us, we have things that we value highly for a number of reasons – purchase price, sentimentality, rarity, etc.   And because we treasure our things, our spaces are full of stuff – some of which we’ve purchased ourselves and some that has been gifted.  I believe that…

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How many screwdrivers do I really need? One of the biggest challenges for many people when they are trying to get organized is “what do I do with all this stuff”?  When we start organizing a space, the volume can be overwhelming.  For most of us, when we can’t find what we are looking for,…

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Is something coming into your space? What’s your greatest organizing challenge?  The most common response is “I don’t have enough storage space”.  Yes, there are ways to create more storage space but you also have to limit the volume of things that come in.  There are many things you cannot control but what comes into…

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Reduce your volume and reuse your storage How can being organized also be good for the environment and your wallet? REDUCE, REUSE and RECYCLE. Reducing the volume of items that enter your space is the first important step.  There are things in life you cannot control but what comes into your space is something you…

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What is an effective storage system? For most of us, setting up an effective storage system is a challenge.  Often, as a first step, we got out and try to purchase the “right storage” – the pretty boxes or plastic bins.  But the reality is that getting organized isn’t about the box or the bin. …

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Why transitional spaces get so cluttered and disorganized. Cluttered and disorganized mudrooms or any transitional space is very common.  We pass through the when we exit and enter the home (or office) and it’s common to just “dump” everything.   The good news is that clearing out that space and “cleaning up the mess” is easier…

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What’s the right storage for my organizing challenge? In every home, there is a unique organizing challenge so finding the right storage solution needs to be unique and intuitive to you.  Can you guess one of the most unique challenges?  If you said something that’s round, bouncy and seems to multiply overnight in homes with…

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Why let it go? When it comes to managing your space – home or office – less is definitely more.  Most people struggle with how to let it go – and where and how – but the first step is definitely “what really should I let go?”  Most of us accumulate “stuff” over the years…

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Want to make your home more joyful and less chaotic?  Start by following these simple steps to declutter your home and enjoy your space more… 1.      Start in the kitchen, bedroom, playroom – whichever room feels most impactful for you. 2.      Set the timer on your phone for 30 minutes and…

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