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August 27, 2020 Organization: Small Changes Can Be Big Wins

Instead of recognizing the impact of small changes, we become overwhelmed at organizing our homes from seeing the whole house as a single project. Small changes can be big wins - and small changes are often what motivate us to keep going. Think about how

August 20, 2020 Organized Unpacking After a Move

We have talked often about ways you can be organized as you pack and prepare to move, but what happens when you arrive at the new house? This is your opportunity to unpack in a way that you start with more organization. Several years ago,

August 13, 2020 Make Organizing Fun

Why is it that talk of organizing your home, office, or life goes hand in hand with stress and overwhelm? We think it's possible to make organizing fun. In fact, most of the time when we're working with clients or in their homes, we are

August 6, 2020 Organize Your Food Storage

Are you struggling to organize your food storage? One of the many changes brought about by the pandemic is that a lot of us are going to stores less often. We are also buying more or buying in bulk when we do. It's not just toilet

July 30, 2020 Organizing Your Digital Files

Organizing your digital files can make you more efficient and productive. Forbes recently published an article about what financial documents you need to keep and for how long. How many of you have more than a year's worth of bank and credit card statements? Our computers

July 23, 2020 Organize Your Work from Home Office

A recent Gartner survey revealed that 80% of business leaders anticipate that their staffs will continue to work from home after the pandemic. What everyone has discovered is that it is less expensive to allow employees to work from home (no overhead). They are still

July 16, 2020 Organizing for Distance Learning

Whether your child will be going to school part-time or continuing to learn from home full-time, it's a great time to begin thinking about how to better organize their study space before school begins. Last spring, everyone just had to jump in and make do

July 9, 2020 Breaking through the Emotional Barrier of Decluttering

Decluttering and organizing are hard tasks, and breaking through the emotional barrier of decluttering can be almost impossible. A lot of times, you’re being asked (or asking yourself) to consider getting rid of something that either elicits a visceral response or is loaded with history.

June 25, 2020 Clutter Makes You Sick

Clutter makes you sick. It adds stress. It affects your self-esteem. And it even makes you eat more. If clutter makes you sick, why you do have it? The thing is, clutter doesn't always happen purposefully. In fact, most of the time, we end up

June 18, 2020 Summer Organizing Roundup

It's summer, the states are slowly reopening, and we're going to be able to do things like go shopping. After such a dry spell, it's going to be a lot of fun - but it could lead to some spontaneous purchasing. Remember not to buy

June 11, 2020 Organizing Before a Move

As the country begins to reopen, people who have been waiting for a safe time to make major life changes - jobs, living situation, or moving - may suddenly feel pressured to make those changes. There are a lot of things you can do to

June 8, 2020 Defining Organization: It’s Not the Same for Everyone

Defining organization - what it means, what it looks like, what the outcomes are - are different for every person. Not everyone's definition of organization is having every single thing in it's place in a drawer or cupboard so that the entire home feels clutter-free