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Why Do We Hold Onto Clutter?

When your belongings are either physically or mentally in your way they have officially become clutter. Why do we hold on to that clutter? We don’t recognize it as clutter Oftentimes, the piles of clutter become white noise in the background. We know something feels a little “off” or “heavy” but we can’t identify exactly […]

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Sort Through The Clutter

Living with clutter causes unnecessary stress and frustration. It also prevents us from living our best lives. I want to share with you how to effectively sort through the clutter. You can use this organizing process with any room in your home. I suggest starting with an area that feels heavy or stressful to you. […]

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Junk Mail

It is a big culprit in creating clutter and streams into your home every day like an uninvited, pesky, messy houseguest: JUNK MAIL. If you don’t have a system for dealing with junk mail it will quickly get out of hand. I have 3 simple steps to help you get the junk mail under control. Step […]

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Ditch the Junk Drawer

Junk drawers! If you are like most American families you have one (or two) somewhere in your home. This is the drawer where homeless items go to live. The drawer where weird gadgets go to die. The drawer we shove things into when company comes to visit. The drawer that has good stuff you might […]

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Clutter-Free Gifts

You may be guilty of adding to someone else’s clutter without realizing it. Do you buy tons of Christmas gifts because you love the way all the beautiful packages look under the tree? Do you always pick up last minute trinkets and baubles because you like to over-stuff the stockings? Do you buy gifts because people […]

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The Key to Successful Organizing

Let’s face it: tackling clutter can be defeating, so let me share with you the key to a successful organizing project. This is not something I hope works for you. It’s something I know, without a doubt, will work for you. Here’s the catch: you can’t wish it will happen you have to make it […]

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Control the Clutter With 3 Boxes

Clutter is anything that no longer serves you in a positive way. If we don’t pay attention and have a system in place clutter will build up around us. Use these 3 boxes to start taking control of the clutter. Box 1: Donation As soon as you notice clothes don’t fit or aren’t being used, put them in […]

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Make It Fun and Get It Done!

As a professional organizer I find it hard to believe that not everyone loves organizing. Just kidding! I know decluttering and organizing can seem tedious, time consuming and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Create a little organizing fun and make decluttering more bearable with my top 3 tricks for switching up your mindset! Turn on the tunes […]

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Enjoy Some Downtime!

All work and no play makes Jane a dull girl. Plus, it makes her less productive! If you want to get those projects done or tackle some clutter you need to have balance. Make sure you enjoy some downtime! You’ve worked hard all week. Maybe you’ve even decided to finally tackle an organizing project that […]

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