10 Things to do for the Holidays NOW

10 Things to do for the Holidays NOW The holiday season is ramping up – it started 11/1!  Every year for most is seems like a hectic race to the finish line.  It doesn’t have to be.  Do these 10 things and set yourself up for a bit more of an organized season.  Make a list of all the people … Read More

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

Alliteration for Making Things Easier

Alliteration is all around, Taco Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday and so on. It makes things easy to remember and creates a habit.  I’ve heard it on the Happier podcast recently and have read about it in other places too so I wanted to offer up a few ways you can make some alliteration slogans that make your life easier! Trouble paying … 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

New Acquisition Questions

I am taking this from a blog I am subscribed to, https://unclutterer.com/ We need to be aware and informed about the items we bring into our home.  If you struggle with clutter, you know that more stuff solves nothing.  So, here are some great questions to answer before acquiring something.   Print, put on an index card and laminate with clear packing … Read More

Simple Colors

I recently took a vacation to a cute little town in Vermont.  During my stay at a B&B, my husband noted the mugs and dishes used from the pottery place up the road.  We decided to stop in to check it out. Walking in, it felt like what a massage would look like.  All white walls, light pine floors and … 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

Monitor it!

We are still in January so the hope of succeeding with our New Years goals is still there.  How can you make sure you are on task?  Monitor it! Find a way to check off on some frequency the tasks that move you towards completion on a task.  If you want to lose weight, make a checklist for exercise 3x/week, … Read More

‘Tis the Season of Sharing

‘Tis the Season of Sharing With the Holiday Season here, it becomes a sea of purchases, receipts and parties.  I think it a great time to share what we have but don’t need.  Create a season of sharing by letting go of belongings no longer loved or needed with those that can love and use them! Got too many clothes?  … Read More