When Was The Last Time You Saw The Top Of Your Desk?

Can you remember the last time you saw the top of your desk? Is your office a source of stress? If yes; get a system to be decluttered and stay decluttered? If we have a cluttered workspace we tend to waste time and productivity. Here are 6 steps to keeping your office neat and organized! Step 1:   Have a vision for…

Storage solutions: save time and money.

When we think of storage solutions we think "they are costly" or "I don't know which ones to use."  I will be showing you some storage solutions and which solutions are best for what areas of the home. There are solutions that can be used several ways. When we use storage solutions we are making our lives easier, we will…

Home organizing solutions

The main point of home organizing solutions is to let you know when you need to pare down. Solutions differ in certain sizes so we know we have enough of one item. If we use a basket or ottoman to hold blankets, they only allow so many blankets for storing. This lets us know how many items is a sufficient number. There are…

Do you need a professional organizer?

We sometimes are unsure when we need to ask for professional help. We are so "in it" we cannot see how bad it is. Below I will give a few examples of issues people have and end up asking a professional organizer to help them to get back on track. Situations where you may need a professional organizer's help: Do you get…

It’s okay to need support to declutter.

Many people feel shame and guilt about their clutter and even more so if they need to get help to declutter. I am here to let you know it is ok to need help and ok to have some clutter. We live in a very fast paced environment and have many external pressures on us; work, family, community, social, economic,…

Downsizing, how to do it well.

Throughout our lives, we find ourselves in different stages of life. Usually, when we are older we find ourselves in the downsizing stage. This is when the kids are grown and have kids of their own and the family home is just too big to maintain for 2 people. When downsizing here are things to consider: What is the measurements…

Ten 10-Minute Decluttering Tips.

 When we look around our house and see clutter here and there, probably we can feel overwhelmed. "Where do I start?", "This will take me days to declutter!", "I don't have time to organize." All of this may feel true, but it isn't.  Here are ten ways to start with your decluttering and it will only take you 10-minutes at…

Toys, how to get rid of them and be okay.

It is a tough thing, to get rid of toys, but it is possible. We all fear we will get rid of a toy that our child then wants back and we fear to upset our children. There are ways around this, and we can help them to make positive choices on what toys to keep and which ones to…

Emotional Attachment

When it comes to our stuff we all have a degree of emotional attachment, hence we have stuff. When it becomes a problem is when we have a story  or a history for every item we own. From our high school jacket to a dried flower; we have a "good" reason to hold onto this item. If we hold onto…

The never ending world of laundry.

I get asked many questions about clutter and pile ups of items but the most popular one is laundry. "How can I keep on top of laundry, there are always piles of clean and dirty clothes throughout the house?" I have a couple of reasons for this; The most important thing is to ask why the folded clean clothes have…