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Spring – A Time for Renewal

Spring is a time for renewal, growth, and expansion; we feel it in the air.  Even though we can do this at any time during the year, it feels just right to do it during Spring.  We seem to have that extra energy and focus to get physically active, take action, and create change.   …

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Fall – A Time for Letting Go

October 14, 2016 The season has shifted and we are “officially” in fall.  When I think about the seasons and how they relate to organizing activities fall is about letting go.  Take a look outside, the leaves have turned to shades of golden and red hues and little by little each one is letting go. …

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Garage Organization Demystified

Does the thought of organizing your garage seem too daunting?  Do you wonder where to begin when you can’t even walk in there?  When was the last time you were able to park your car(s) in your garage? Let me help you get started–because sometimes that’s the hardest part!  Here’s how: Preparation Set aside an…

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Top Ten Travel Organizing Tips

Summertime often means travel time.  Already this year, I have traveled overseas three times and domestically three times.   I have learned a few packing and travel tricks and tips that I want to pass on to you so your travel can be less stressful.  Based on these tips, I have never checked a bag, and…

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Strategies for Avoiding Holiday Stress

The 5 Steps to Organizing process as it applies to your Holiday schedule: #1 Strategize  List all your holiday activities that you want to do     ACTIVITY                                                        …

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5 Steps to Organizing With Kids

5 Steps to Organizing with Kids Step 1 Strategize – Involve your child in the organizing process – Guide your child to make decisions about what to keep.  Focus on the present, rather than the past (keeping something because it represents a memory) or the future (holding on to something because they might need it ‘someday’).  When asking your child…

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A tale from the trenches

With my client’s permission, I’m sharing her organizing story… Last week, as part of my training program client practicum, a team of new professional organizers and I worked with a client of mine to declutter and organize her home office. This was not the first time.Sometimes, it takes repeated work to find what is truly going on with someone’s…

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Who knew a pair of shoes could be so educational

As I was pondering what I wanted to gift my family and friends this past holiday season, I was looking for gifts that would also give to others in need. I love to support organizations that provide to children or focus on eliminating hunger. One day while watching a Rachel Ray show, I learned about…

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Simplify Your LIfe Week

August 6th-12th is Simplify your Life Week. Clear out the clutter and focus on priorities! Simplifying is all about having what you use or need in your life today with a touch of what you love. It’s about letting go of the past and focusing on the present. The more simplified your life is the…

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