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Posts Tagged ‘uncluttering’


I never thought I’d find enough to say to contribute to a second article about bathrooms (“How to Organize Your Bathroom in Seven Simple Steps“) by Paige Smith for was the first) but I did.   “How to Organize Your Bathroom Fast – Even in 15 Minutes” by Michelle Coy, January 14, 2019 for   Overwhelmed…

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Professional Organizers remind themselves, often and steadfastly, that we can’t want change for our clients more than our clients want change for themselves. We can’t force them to adopt new habits, mindsets, preferences or even a new kind of file folder. And that’s imperative – change is always something which each of us needs to…

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How to Store Your Kids Sentimental Items Long-Term

Perfect timing for the re-release of this November 3, 2018 Sparefoot article by Rachel Hartman – just after the holidays, just before Valentine’s Day, and heading into the stretch towards the end of the school year.   How to Store Your Kids Sentimental Items Long-Term   When a child enters your life, a mass of clothes,…

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Why Hire Professional Organizers? – Client Side

The Client Side – I love this review as advice for anyone thinking of hiring an Organizer, forget whether someone chooses to work with me or not!!! Robin has so perfectly captured how a pro can help, I’m in awe. If the process can’t be fun, it (almost, grin) might not be worth it. Lauren…

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5 Reasons Why Letting Go is Good for the Soul

ropes and antique tools

This is the third article I’ve written for Jeff Moore’s fantastic website EveryDayPowerBlog. It was fun writing, but the best part is the video that Jeff found for the end. I’m reprinting the article with Jeff’s permission, but PLEASE go online for the film. It’s fascinating. 5 Reasons Why Letting Go is Good for the Soul…

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Pop Goes the Client

Packing boxes

It’s a good day when you can help a “pop-up” client (Lauren Williams dictionary: a client who only needs help every once-in-a-while) last-minute before a home inspection.  

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Pirates of the Closet – Unburied Treasure

White pearl necklace brown leather background

Why didn’t my husband and I do this years ago? I’ve never been a great housekeeper, but that’s not the issue as I can hire someone to clean and dust. The issue is I became disabled about four years ago and have great difficulty with mobility. We’ve been feeling our home is closing in around…

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Painful Reality I Can’t Help Everyone

hoarded basement room before

It’s a painful reality of my work that I can’t help everyone. More important, it’s unethical for me to help everyone – if I come to a project and I don’t have the skills, experience or resources to take on the job, I’m obligated by my professional society’s code of conduct to refer the potential…

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