Do I Need a Junk Drawer?

This is a case by case basis. Junk drawers should be renamed. If we call something a junk drawer then that is what will be contained there. We can rename it to a "Catch-all Drawer" or "Important Bits Drawer". When we rename it we reframe what lives there. What can live in this drawer? Here is what we usually find…

Garage Organization in a Snap!

Most garages become dumping grounds for large items that no one knows where to store. A garage needs organization in order to store items in proper spots. Think of your garage as a large upside down U. It gives you 3 walls to work with. Here are 4 basic garage organization solutions that work in most garages: Use utility shelving…

Do you need a closet organizer?

Many people today have a walk-in closet in their master bedroom. A walk-in closet can be a positive or a negative thing. The more room to have clutter or more space to stay organized, it is up to you. Most walk-in closets have a basic closet organizer that is functional. Do you need to upgrade? Things to do first before…

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…