It’s that time of year! More than 80% of people who travel in the summer will do so by car. What can you do to be organized for these trips? Here’s some tips to help you prepare, organize and pack for your summer travel. Plan Ahead: What car trips will you need to make this […]
In today’s Tuesday Tip, Melissa Belliard, Living Peace Professional Organizer offers great tips to help you be prepared for events that most of us seem to have an abundance of this time of year.
Are you planning to move or thinking about moving soon? If so, you may want to consider preparing for the big event by decluttering early and often. Going through 5, 10, or 15+ years of “stuff” can be a daunting task, overwhelming and filled with stress but ask yourself, “Do you really want to pay […]
Melissa Belliard, Living Peace professional organizer, offers her system for getting started on your spring cleaning.
It’s been a long winter here in New England, and even though it’s only hitting the high 40’s, people are already driving around with their windows down and no jacket! I know the cabin fever and nicer weather combine to make us itchy for some spring cleaning, so here are some tips for you: […]
Melissa Belliard, Living Peace professional organizer, shares some ideas about using the SWABS system to organize your basement.
If you live in the Northeast or any part of the country where it snows often during the winter, you eventually get a little cabin fever. Why not channel that extra energy into something productive? Here are some ideas for organizing your home on a snowy day (for those who live in non-snowy areas, perhaps […]
In this video, Living Peace Professional Organizer, Melissa Belliard, goes over the Living Peace organizing process called SWABS. SWABS stands for Sort, Weed, Assign homes, Buy containers and Set up & Label. This is a great process to help you organize anything that comes your way! Check out a previous blog post from Living Peace […]
Hello, fellow empty nesters! Today I’d like to talk about the grieving process and how it relates to our current situation, and give you some suggestions as it relates to the organizing process. Some of you may be familiar with the work of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book “On Death and Dying.”; she proposed […]
Melissa Bellliard, Living Peace Professional Organizer, continues her series for Empty Nesters and offers some helpful ideas on how best to manage the organizing of intangible items while your kids head off to college. The four areas Melissa covers in this post are: Financial, Insurance, Records, and Phone. Checklist of things you can transfer to […]