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

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

Habits are Helpful!

Habits can be super helpful.  They can solve a whole host of problems.  The key it to only change one habit at a time, make it easily attainable and commit to giving it a fair go for atleast 3 weeks – no excuses. The reasoning is that it if you try to focus on changing a lot of things at … Read More

Managing the Mail

Delivered daily, it is a system that needs constant maintaining.  Why is it so hard to keep it from turning into ugly piles of papers all around the house?  Here are the best tips to keep it in order:  Have a mail bin located closest to where you enter the house.  It can be a large basket,  wall bin, spot … Read More

Add a Power Hour

I have been “happily” listening to the Happier Podcasts by Gretchen Rubin.  She has several great books out there on happiness and living a better life.  In the attached link for Podcast #6 she speaks on having a power hour.  Atleast once a week, set aside one hour to do the mini tasks that you have put off.  Trust me, … 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 Little Tweaks

When I start working with a client in their home, I have a fresh set of eyes. I consider this one of my best advantages! I see what you are doing, what you struggle with and see some of the obvious things that could be tweaked to make the system and your life better. I find sometimes the little tweaks … Read More