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“Moving?” – Verb or Adjective

Mov-ing: verb – to go from one place to another. Mov-ing: adjective – stirring deeply in a way that evokes strong emotional response What is the first thing you think about when someone mentions they will be “moving”? Usually it’s the hassle of packing all the boxes, the big moving…

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Still staying at home

Still “staying at home”? Have you been using the time to downsize or organize your home? Perhaps you have been busy working through your cabinets, closets, and boxes. You’ve sorted, made many decisions and collected piles to donate or sell. Good for you! Keep up the good work! And for…

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#2 Prepare for Moving Day

It’s just around the corner: the move to your new home. You have been working hard to prepare for the big event. You have created a floor plan and figured out exactly what will fit in your new space. You have sorted through your possessions and even decided to let…

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#6 Decide what is important

Last month we considered tip #7 in our top ten about how to determine what will actually fit into your new space. This month, we focus on clarifying which possessions are of greater importance to you and should take with during a downsize. It is often hard to differentiate the…

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#7 Plan out your space

Last month, we discussed breaking down the necessary tasks for your downsize or move, and now it’s time for the next tip in our Top 10 list: “#7 Plan out your space”. Identifying in advance the amount of room you will have and understanding what will actually fit into your…

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“Moving?” – Verb or Adjective

Mov-ing: verb – to go from one place to another. Mov-ing: adjective – stirring deeply in a way that evokes strong emotional response What is the first thing you think about when someone mentions they will be “moving”? Usually it’s the hassle of packing all the boxes, the big moving…

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What’s your resolution?

Getting organized is one of the top five New Year’s resolutions. Why? It is because organization can eliminate chaos and stress in our lives. It enables us to save money and helps us have more time to enjoy life. Getting organized is a great resolution…but how do you make it happen? Every month…

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T’was the Week Before Christmas

T’was the week before Christmas, when all through the houseNot an item was left out, not even a blouse,The boxes were packed by NW Organizing with care,In hopes that the movers soon would be there. The homeowners were celebrating the new life they’d find,While visions of their new place danced…

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot….

(To the tune of “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”) It’s beginning to look a lot more organizedEverywhere I goTake a look at the tidy den, it’s glistening once againWith stacks of games and art frames in a row It’s beginning to look a lot more organizedRacks and…

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Downsizing Hurdles -Doing it together

Last month we looked at how it can be difficult to go through the downsizing process alone. However, sometimes it can be just as difficult to do it with someone else. Often one person may be eager to jump in and tackle the project while another is hesitant to join…

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Grateful

In life, we are faced with many decisions. Among these are choices we make about what to do with our time, finances, and physical resources. We can buy material goods or experiences. We can hold on to things or give them away. What part does gratitude play in these decisions?…

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Downsizing Hurdles – Doing it alone

The downsizing process is hard, but it can be even more difficult when you are trying to do it alone. If you are a single person household or the only person involved in the process, trying to sort through all the possessions and make decisions by yourself can become a…

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Organize your time in October

“Take Back Your Time Day” is October 24th and is something most of us probably relate to. With school in full swing and things opening again after COVID, our schedules and use of time are once again being challenged by outside forces. Although this day is set aside to encourage…

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Downsizing Hurdles – Sentiments

Homes are designed to house not only you and the ones you love, but the things that you value and enjoy. When you downsize or right size you often need to let go of some things. There are some you can let go of without much thought, but when it…

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Stay Safe in September

September is National Preparedness Month. When disaster strikes, you do not have time to figure out the details or stock up on supplies. With news of fires, earthquakes, and hurricanes, now is the time to make sure you and your family are prepared for whatever may come. Are you equipped for…

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