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The Ritual of Closet Cleaning

I am thrilled to have Susie Buck share her closet cleaning ritual with us. Susie refers to decluttering and organizing as “fluffing her nest.” I love that! It is so important to fluff your nest from time to time so that you can release who you used to be and embrace who you are right […]

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why we hold on to clutter

Why We Hold On To Clutter

When your belongings are in your way, either physically or mentally, those belongings have officially become clutter. Why do we hold on to clutter that no longer serves us in a positive way? There are many reasons, but you may recognize yourself in the few reasons listed below: We hold on to clutter because we don’t […]

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New Year’s Organizing

Getting organized is a popular New Year’s resolution. This was actually my personal New Year’s resolution a few years ago. Once I got started I couldn’t stop! Living decluttered, destressed and simplified is now a way of life for me, and I enjoy teaching others how to do the same. If getting organized is your […]

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Junk Mail

It used to come into our home every day like a rude, unwanted, uninvited, messy houseguest: JUNK MAIL. If you don’t have a system for dealing with all the junk mail that streams into your home on a daily basis it can get out of hand, quickly. I finally decided to take control of the situation […]

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Make Your Junk Drawer Useful

Junk drawers! If you are like most American families you have one (or two) somewhere in your home. Probably in your kitchen. 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 over. The drawer that has good […]

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Clutter-Free Gifts

My next statement may annoy some of you. Especially during the “Gift-Giving Season.“ Stop buying so many presents! Don’t buy gifts just for the sake of having a lot of gifts under the tree. Don’t randomly pick up last minute trinkets and baubles just because you think the stockings need to be stuffed. Don’t buy […]

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Online Organizing Coaching

What exactly is online organizing coaching? Virtual organizing is a great way to take ownership of your clutter. It’s perfect if you want to get organized, but are unable or unwilling to have a professional organizer come into your home. It’s also great for those of you who love organizing, but want tips, tricks and […]

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Declutter Your Garage

Declutter the Garage

Why is it important to declutter the garage? Did you know your garage can alter the tone of your mood without you even realizing it? That’s why it’s important to keep this part of our home clutter-free. For many of us, the garage is the first thing we see when we pull into our driveway […]

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5 Clutter-Free Kitchen Habits

5 Clutter-Free Kitchen Habits

Create habits that will fill your kitchen comfort & joy! The kitchen is the heart of the home, and during the holidays we tend to spend even more time in the kitchen. More time in the kitchen can quickly lead to more kitchen countertop-clutter. No worries. If you have a few good clutter-free kitchen habits, […]

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The Key to Successful Organizing

The Key to Organizing Success ~ Realistic Goals! Let’s face it…tackling clutter can be intimidating. The first step to organizing success happens before you even touch an item. You need to set realistic goals for yourself. Let’s define realistic goals: these are goals that can be accomplished within a reasonable amount of time and without much […]

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