Organizing Blog

To Keep or Not to Keep

The thought of going through all your possessions may sound daunting but it is often a necessary step in preparing for a move. It is the process of thinking through what you own and then making decisions about whether to take with them with you to your new home or…

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Vacation!!

Vacation a time to escape the stress…or is it? Isn’t a vacation supposed to be a time to unwind and to flee the stress we have every day? While it may be true that vacations take us away from the routines and schedules that control our lives we forget that…

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Getting a New Perspective

When does a dresser stop being a dresser? Or a coffee table, a coffee table? The answer: when it becomes a hallway storage chest or an entertainment center. Moving away from the traditional use of an item or space is referred to as repurposing, and it enables you to continue to use…

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Lions and Tigers and Bears! Organizing the Toy area

While it may not actually contain real lions and bears, your toy area may feel like a wild jungle. There are all kinds of species: stuffed, plastic, and maybe a few homemade treasures. Toys are scattered everywhere. How do you tame a room like this and make it work for you and your…

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What will fit into your new home? 

“You can’t fit a gallon of water into a quart size jar!”   This insightful statement also applies to the furniture and belongings we hope to fit into our homes when we downsize. No matter how hard we push, shove or squeeze we probably can’t fit everything from our larger…

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