How much is too much?

I often get asked when working with clients the question “How much is too much of x?” It may be clothing, it may be crafting items, it may be serving platters.  There is no answer I can give!  It has to be determined by the owner of the items. If you have 2 huge closets but you have several bins … Read More

How much do you have?

We are all surprised sometimes by how much of one item we really do have.  If I said estimate how many pairs of socks you have – you may say 20.  But when you dump all the socks from all the locations onto the bed and tally up you have 62!  Um, that is 2 months worth! When things are … Read More

Manage Laundry Better

Everyone’s got laundry! I know some do it a lot more often than others (run out of underwear recently?), but you still need to do it!  Most sort into at least 2 categories, dark and light.  One simple time saver is to have 2 hampers!  You can get them for under $10 all over the place and it saves the … Read More

The Maybe’s

How much of your clutter is “the maybe’s?”  Maybe I will take a trip there.  Maybe I will use that in a project.  Maybe I will fit into those pants again.  These are the things we have questions on and weigh us down with indecision. So, where does all the current trip planning, current projects and current pants stand out?  … Read More

Movie Time

Movies, most people love to watch movies.  The stories they tell, the enjoyment they bring.  We all have our favorites, right?!?  Well, we can’t love them all. If you buy a lot of movies then chances are you have a large library of movies at home.  And chances are you may have some in formats that you no longer use … Read More

Duplicity

I see this a lot in homes, a new bed is bought because well you need it and suddenly you decide the old one is still useful so you put it in the basement.  New couch? Well, let’s place the old one in the basement with the other couch that we actually bought for the space as a spare.  Because … Read More

Less is More

Less is more.  I see this statement a lot with organizing and minimalism articles, posts, advertisements and such. What does this really mean? Well, let me explain.  By less, this means less belongings in all areas.  Less paper, less clothing, less toys, less stuff and maybe less obligations that are negative.  When you have less stuff, it naturally takes less … Read More

2017 – A year of Less Stuff

If you are feeling overwhelmed with that state of clutter in your home, make 2017 a year of less stuff! There are so many ways you can do this so pick some or all of the items below to achieve your goal.  Try to let go of 1 thing per day to either a donation box or to trash/recycling. Choose … Read More

Lose Tonnage

Lose Tonnage This was a previous years’ January Newsletter and because it is January again, well, it is a good read!  Enjoy! Let me first start by wishing you a Happy New Year!  If you are local, you are starting your year snowed in.  I am trying to be very productive on this snow day and completing this newsletter was … Read More

It’s All about the Feet

For most people, they buy shoes when they are needed – that is for an event or to replace a type that is worn out such as sneakers, the work loafers.  Then there are the “shoe people” that buy shoes, well, just because.  It is a hobby finding more wonderful accessories to make good outfits great. Shoes should be gone … Read More