30 Day Declutter Challenge

Remember when you wished for the world to pause so you could have time to get organized? Well, your wish has come true, but where do you begin? Looking at the overall project can be overwhelming, so we have broken them down into manageable assignments, spread out over 5 weeks. Insider tips from the professionals: Don’t leave a space while you are organizing. Bring along a box or laundry basket…

Stay at Home – When Work, School and Home Life Collides

How to stay sane while all working under the same roof This week our house has been a little chaotic. Me, my husband and our three adult children all working or doing schoolwork in our home. It has been interesting, and we have all learned to be more patient and respectful of one another’s work and space. I have also been talking to other families who have had to get…

Spring Cleaning Simplified

It’s that time of year! Time to freshen up the house and enjoy the space. Identify your Priorities. Rather than being overwhelmed by all you would like to do and in your muddled state getting nothing accomplished, just pick a few areas you want to concentrate on. Maybe you want to organize your garage before it gets too hot or concentrate on the kitchen so that you can more easily…

Downsizing Made Easy

Downsizing Made Easy Thinking about downsizing? Let us simplify the process! Whether you are ready to move now or foresee a move in your future, it’s never too early to start downsizing. When circumstances force downsizing upon you, it can make it more stressful than it needs to be. Starting early help you feel in control and ready for whatever life brings your way. Identify the things you want to…

Stuff Management

Creating a space with only the stuff you love and enjoy will allow you to spend your time and energy on the things that matter most to you Prioritize your stuff. By keeping only the things that you love and enjoy you will have less to manage, making it easier to stay organized and find what you need when you need it. Generously give what you don’t need. Things you…

Paper Management

Taming the paper tiger will save you time and money Paper chaos is one of the biggest organizing challenges clients face. It seems to breed while we aren’t looking. It’s hard to keep up with what is coming in and even harder when you get behind. Reduce the amount of paper you receive.   Get removed from junk mail list by going to www.dmachoice.org Choose which catalogs you receive by…