How to Declutter and Stay Decluttered in 3 Steps

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How to declutter and stay decluttered in 3 steps; plan, prioritize, and practice. Decluttering Step 1 – Plan Your Space The first step in how to declutter and stay decluttered in 3 steps is planning.  Capture your thoughts, ideas, and solutions for each room in your home. Assess the causes of the disorder so you…

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5 Tips to Staying Organized When Moving

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On average, Americans move about 11.7 times in their lifetime. Moving to a new house can be a very stressful activity, and since you might have to move several times, you need to make the process more manageable. You can achieve this by getting a little bit organized. If you have disorganized items while moving,…

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10 Tips + 10 Solutions to Organize Your Kitchen

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The kitchen is the family hub spot, and if you have multiple people getting things out and putting things back, it can be a recipe for disaster. Can you find what you are looking for in your kitchen? Is meal preparation a breeze?  If not, it might be time to create efficiency in your kitchen…

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A Plethora of Household Organizing Tips

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Photo by from Unsplash In our daily life, we all might experience stress from our jobs, finances, parenting, and other areas of our lives. Our home should be our refuge, a place where we feel safe and relaxed. Living in a messy, chaotic, and cluttered home can be stressful. When your home is cluttered,…

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Downsizing: A Guide for Seniors and Their Loved Ones

There are all kinds of benefits to downsizing in your golden years — lower energy bills, a smaller space to clean and maintain, and the potential of moving closer to loved ones. It’s a wonderful way to open the door to the next stage of your life. Even so, decluttering and downsizing can be a difficult…

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What is Virtual Organizing and How Does it Work?

What is virtual organizing? Virtual organizing is a process for getting organized through the use of telephone, email, photographs, Zoom Video Conference, FaceTime, or other technology. The primary difference between on-site organizing and virtual organizing is clients don’t have our hands to help you move and sort your items. “Our expertise, your hands.” It can…

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Time to Downsize Your Home?

Congratulations, you have made the tough decision it is time to downsize your home. Whether that choice was made to reduce your carbon footprint on our fragile planet or to make life easier with less to manage or born of the desire to age in place, thousands of little decisions await you. The challenge of…

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Simplify Your Life: The Minimalist Approach to Getting Organized

Taking a minimalist approach both at home and at work helps eliminates the clutter and chaos that exists in our daily lives. Much like Marie Kondo has been promoting the Japanese art of decluttering and urging everyone to release what doesn’t “spark joy”, minimalism is a tool that can help you rid yourself of life’s excess in…

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Want in on a Secret?

When I started working as a Professional Organizer, I didn’t have a step-by-step process for working with my clients.  I quickly learned that it is as important to teach my clients organizing skills as it is to organize with them.  It is similar to the adage Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. …

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50 Things You Can Let Go of Now

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  What You Can Discard How to Dispose of 1.    Appliance manuals Recycle Access at 2.    Art/wall décor that you are storing, because (fill in the blank) Sell or donate 3.    Books that are falling apart Will you read it again? Recycle 4.    Broken (anything) Will you fix it? Donate or toss 5.    Business…

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