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

Boxes

One thing I see a lot of while I am organizing is boxes!  Boxes from orders, boxes from shoes, boxes from electronics, and so on.  I am all for keeping boxes but there has to be a limit. Little boxes – grab a plastic bin or a large electronics box that you think you want to keep and fold in … Read More

Step 2….

What is step 2?  Maintenance, habits.  Getting organized is fantastic.  We go through everything, pare down on our belongings so we can enjoy what we have and use.  We also pick great homes for our items where it makes sense to store them, they fit and they look good hopefully by putting them in a basket or bin or neatly … Read More

The Basics of Getting Started

I think everyone wants to get organized but getting started is something else.  It is a BIG change.  I can assure you the discomfort of the process is worth the results. Things to remember – the stuff didn’t magically get there yesterday so tomorrow it won’t magically go away.  What may have been important to you years ago, isn’t now … Read More

Those Items You Didn’t Choose

Doing this business of organizing for 7 years, a LOT of stuff has been let go of.  I just love the bliss someone has over really doing it.  Stuff they have put blinders up to not see for literally years.  And then I come in, we pick each item up, we talk and then yay, the words “it can go” … Read More