Marie Kondo is the rage right now…if you haven’t heard of her, let’s just say she has become the new ‘face of getting organized’ with her gentle, yet consistent message of only keeping items that spark joy in your life and thanking the possessions that you part with.... Read more

All Those Photographs

As the holidays approach and we gather with family and friends, we will inevitably take lots of photos to remember the occasion.   As we add photos to our collection, it’s time to consider the photographs we already have and how to reduce the volume.  Take your... Read more

Fun Organizing Facts!

An IKEA.com survey found that 20% of women would rather their spouse decluttered the house than buy them a bunch of roses on Valentines’ Day… Letting go isn’t just about letting go of objects.   Letting go needs to include commitments, routines, activities,... Read more

Organizing for Tomorrow

I am always telling clients that organizing is a process and doing a little bit every day helps us to stay on top of it. Another strategy that often helps us feel more in control of our time and possessions is what I like to call ‘organizing for tomorrow.’ Here’s how... Read more

Declutter Challenge!

For the next ten days, try to part with an increasing number of items.  Day one – Donate or toss one item. Day two – Part with two items.  Day three – Part with three items…and so on.   By day ten you will have decluttered 55 items.  This is a great... Read more

Refresh and Renew

January is a welcome month to many as it represents a clean slate and an opportunity to start fresh. What better way to start fresh than to declutter your crowded, overflowing spaces and make them lighter and easier to maintain. Here are a few suggested projects to... Read more