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Questions on the Road to Organization

We have all heard that the destination of organization is “a place for everything and everything in its place”. But how do you get from where you are now to that organized place? Here are several questions you should consider along the way. What purpose does the room serve? Each…

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Fall Fling – October

How did your digital fall fling go last month? Isn’t it great to be able to easily find your digital files, photos and apps? This month we will look at items that tend to accumulate around our homes without realizing it. They are books, unused picture frames, pet supplies, and…

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Spring Fling – in and around the bathroom

Summer is right around the corner! That means our spring fling is coming to an end. This month our spring fling will be focusing on the little items in and around the bathroom. We will identify 4 items and provide brief tips about how to declutter these items. Each task…

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Spring Fling – Kitchen

Spring is right around the corner!  This is usually a time for spring cleaning, but this year, I would encourage you to think of it as a spring fling.  Instead of cleaning things and putting them back, take a look at the things in your home and start “flinging” the…

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Organizing starts with the heart

February is a month where we think about hearts. Valentine’s Day focuses on those who are special to us, and American Heart Month raises awareness about women and heart disease. But what does organizing have to do with the heart? Organizing is a process that involves using your heart, your…

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Coming clean with organization…Bathroom organizing

The bathroom may be one of the smallest rooms in your house, but it is also one that gets the biggest use. It stores a variety of items from cleaning products and linens to medicines and personal care items. How can you make a tiny bathroom hold all these things…

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Sell, donate or give to family?

You may have decided to downsize or move. Maybe you changed your style or removed a few household things to create a more enjoyable space. You have worked hard deciding which things to keep and which things to let go. Well done! But what do you do with the “extra”…

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What’s cooking in your kitchen?

No, this is not a secret recipe for some delicious dish. It is the ingredients for an organized kitchen that will make all your cooking taste great! THE SPACES: Counters – Keep these surfaces clutter free, so you have more room to work and enjoy your kitchen. The only items…

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Fresh Start

The beginning of each new year is a fresh start, a time to reevaluate and to make changes. The downsizing or moving process is also a natural time to reflect on what is in your life, whether it be activities or possessions. It is a time to make changes to…

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Organized doesn’t mean it has to be picture perfect!

What does being organized look like to you? What picture do you see in your mind’s eye when you think of an organized room? Is it like you see in magazines, perfectly decorated rooms with everything in beautiful matching bins and nothing out of place? Is it having your spices…

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There’s no place like home…

Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays for no matter how far away you roam… There is no place like home for the holidays… or at any time of the year. But sometimes relocation or shifting family needs require a change in the home. Here’s a quick review…

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D.E.C.K. the Halls with….

wreaths, bells, ornaments, stockings, candles, pillows, centerpieces… It’s December, and the holidays are fast approaching! Many of us either have already decorated or are looking forward to doing so very soon. We pull out the many boxes and bins of decorations that are stored away year after year and begin…

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# 1 Ask for Help!

The number one tip to de-stress your move is… (drum roll please)… Ask for help! Moving and downsizing can be stressful emotionally, physically and mentally. It can become overwhelming to do it all yourself, so seek out the help of others. Those around you might not be aware of your…

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Don’t throw it in the trash

November 15th is “America Recycles Day”! This is a great reminder to think twice before dropping things in the trash. As you sort through your belongings and organize your home, you may find items that you no longer need or want. Keep an eye out for multiples or items that…

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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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