Tips for organizing your garage

Organizing a Garage

The weather here in New England is still nice enough to do some outside and garage work.  I’m sure by now, the outside furniture, hoses, umbrellas, etc are finding their way into the basement or garage … or soon to be.  If they go into the garage, it’s a great time to be sure your garage is organized and able…

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What Memories Are Hindering Your Organizing Progress?

“Listen – what you are talking about are memories — just memories.  You have to put them in a shoebox and retire them.  One thing I’ve learned is that everyday is a new thing; a chance to start again.  Give life a chance.  Grab a hold of it now.” From the Walton’s Show I am such a lover of the…

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Simplify Your Life!

Recently, I’ve been doing some major reflection on issues in my life. There have been days when I feel like I’m on overload and my brain can’t take much more. Being a business owner and a single mom whose sole income supports the household has at times put me in “driven mode.” You know what that means. You keep going…

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31-Day De-Cluttering Challenge Check In!

By now you should be half way through this 31-Day De-Cluttering Challenge. How is it going? Are you able to each day gather the focused item and purge or are you finding reasons to hold onto them? Now please understand that just because I am suggesting an item each day for purging does not mean you need to purge if…

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Simplest Tip for Organizing!

Yesterday I spent a part of my day doing laundry. Don’t like to be doing work (unless totally necessary) on a Sunday. Saturday is my laundry and clean house day. But I was gone most of Saturday having a little fun with some neighbors and then tending to my mom’s needs. So Sunday was my laundry day. After I had…

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Children’s Toys – How to Organize!

Toys are one of the hardest areas to deal with in the home as a parent. The littler your children are, the bigger the toys. As they get older, the toys get smaller. At least you have that to look forward to. But what can you do now to manage all these toys and create a home that doesn’t feel…

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Getting Ready For Spring With A Spring Cleaning Checklist!

It’s hard to believe that spring is a week away as we here in New England having a blizzard. Eugene is blowing through the Northeast. Regardless, that we are still dealing with the affects of winter, it is never too late to prepare for spring! It’s this time of the year that Professional Organizers hear from individuals wanting to begin…

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Last Minute Gift Giving Ideas

With Christmas … and Hanukah just 12 days away, gift giving can be somewhat stressful if you still have gifts to purchase. Do you have family or friends that you are just stumped as to what to give them? Do you have a limited budget but want to be creative? Do you feel that you give the same old, same…

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15 Organizing Tips For the Holidays

Can you believe that Christmas is just 20 days away? Are you ready? I have to say I am not. I have 2 gift purchased thus far. But I have to say I do have my Christmas Binder and I’m ready to move forward … a little faster. Create a Holiday Binder. In that Binder, you could have sections such…

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Small Steps/Big Results!

When we have organizational projects in our home, we can sometimes feel so overwhelmed by the massiveness of it. We become paralyzed and we stop in our tracks to only allow the clutter to get bigger and bigger. But there are some steps that can be taken that will help to STOP the clutter from even starting. But you must…

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