You love seeing them arrive in your mailbox: the sentimental cards, wedding invitations, birth announcements, letters, and postcards sent from family and friends who want you to know that they are thinking about you. What you may not love is figuring out what to do with them after they have been around for a few […]
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 […]
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 […]
In my closet, I have a very important box. Depending on the time of year, it can range from completely empty to completely full. I love this box because it helps me in my quest to keep our home clutter-free. It’s my Donation Box. Right now, inside my donation box are: some decorative items that […]
It doesn’t work. Your home is not a landfill. I understand that you don’t want to contribute to the growing landfills, but that doesn’t mean that you need to harbor garbage in your home. It’s OK to throw things away when they don’t work. It no longer serves a useful purpose. If you don’t use […]
Hillary Adams Case, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers tips for organizing your closet.
When working with a client recently, we tackled a china armoire in her dining room. We were able to remove paper, jewelry and loose change that had been dumpted there over the years. Then we decided what items would go back into the armoire. The china, candlesticks and silver made sense to me. Then my […]
Here’s some thoughtful words about clutter from a heroine of mine – Kris Carr of crazysexylife