A New Black Friday Tradition

REI announcing that they are closing on Black Friday and encouraging everyone to go outside and take a hike on that day instead of hitting the stores got me to thinking. So I decided to come up with a few alternatives of how to spend Black Friday that can assist in your ongoing organizing endeavors, […]

Organizing: Getting Back to Basics – Living Peace Tuesday Tip

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 process can help you organize anything that comes your way!  Check out another post from Living Peace Professional Organizer, Gabriela Burgman, for […]

Planning a Move – Getting Ready for the Big Day

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 […]

Dealing with the “It’s Too Good to Give Away” Syndrome

So, here’s the scenario: You are decluttering. You’re doing a stellar job.  Lots of things are ready to leave your house and you will have more clear space! Uh oh, but then you come across that complete set of china (or antique bedframe or leather jacket) that you no longer have any use for.  You […]