Decluttering

Where to Start with a Messy House

It’s the #1 question from people who feel like organizing is their next best step.  Where to start when you have a very messy house.  Where’s the BEST place to start?  Today I’m going to answer that, and give you a few tips in finding the motivation get going.  It doesn’t sound like it — […] Read more…

Listing Your House for Sale

Listing Your House for Sale When It’s Messy

It’s taken me 30 years and about 10 different moves before I learned all the secrets of listing your house for sale.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s a boatload of work to do, especially if your house is super cluttered and messy.  But if you get a higher selling price you could potentially be earning […] Read more…

Household Clutter

6 Tips on How to Control Your Household Clutter

Household clutter has a way of sneaking up on us throughout the year. The insidious creep of clutter is usually so slow that we don’t realize how bad it is until there is so much clutter that you can no longer ignore the problem. Let’s take back our homes with these easy tips for controlling […] Read more…

Declutter Anything using Post-It Notes

Declutter ANYTHING using the Post-It Note Method

I have a very simple tip today, but it’s super versatile.  You can use this tip to declutter virtually anything in your home.  I call this my Post-it Note method.  Works to help you declutter everything from clothes to books to linens. One thing I really LOVE about this method is that it helps you […] Read more…

Moving with Teenagers

5 Tips for Moving with Teenagers

Parents understand that teenagers can get a bit hard to deal with. They’re in a stage in their lives where they want to explore their independence, which can come off in the wrong way. And if we’re doing a big life transition like moving with teenagers, this can be difficult for them to adjust to. […] Read more…

11 Tips for Organizing Your Drawers

Nothing compares to the feeling of a freshly cleaned and organized home. It doesn’t take an expert to figure out the benefits of a tidy living space. However, it’s much easier said than done to maintain an orderly house when life gets busy. In the midst of our fast-paced lives, it’s easy for our drawers […] Read more…

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Got Clutter? I’ve got the Answers You NEED

If you’ve got clutter around your house, you are missing out on the peace and serenity that you could be enjoying.  However, there are so MANY problems which can cause clutter.  Depending on which ones are your particular bugaboos, I’ve got some GREAT solutions that will help you. If your problem is your spouse is […] Read more…

10 Ways to Ease the Stress of Moving

10 Simple Strategies to Ease the Stress of Moving

Moving – Start Your Planning Early. If you have are fortunate enough to know about your upcoming move, double the time you think you’ll need to get everything done. That will help ease the stress of moving.  Once you start packing (learn how to pack like a boss here) you’ll probably realize you have more […] Read more…

Kitchen reveal - our brand new painted oak cabinets. It's gorgeous and was easier than you'd think.

Kitchen Reveal – Painted Oak Cabinets

Sooooo, we’ve been mucking around all summer with a kitchen remodel.  We’ve been poking around for like a year looking at painted oak cabinets, but it’s a big change, and an expensive one.  But we’ve had these old 70’s style golden oak cabinets in our kitchen for a decade and they weren’t very nice. This […] Read more…

Amazing Household Organizing Strategies for You

Organizing strategies are one of my best ways to keep my sanity on my busiest days.  I’ll bet you struggle with it too.  How ’bout if I share with you some products that would really help you boost your own organizing strategies. Let’s face it, part of the key to organizing your belongings is to […] Read more…

Professional organizer Seana Turner is joining us to talk about Spring cleaning for our digital devices.

Do Your Devices Need a Good Spring Cleaning?

Today we are talking about doing a Spring clean on your digital devices.  This is another guest post from my friend Seana Turner of the Seana Method.  Seana is a Professional Organizer – she’s actually the President of the Connecticut Chapter of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) and she’s going to help us with this […] Read more…

I have some brilliant ways to get the maximum use out of your storage.

Clever Ways to Maximize Your Storage

Thanks so much for stopping by.  Today we are going to talk about storage.  I think getting the best use out of your storage is something everyone struggles with and I’m sure you do too.  We all have SO much stuff and trying to store it in a way that protects it while still giving […] Read more…

Moving? How to pack like a BOSS!

Moving? Learn how to pack like a boss

Moving soon?  Moving can be a messy, expensive, back-breaking effort, so I feel for you. In the 30 or so years we’ve been married, we’ve moved a total of eight times.  I don’t like it much, but I have to say, I’m pretty danged good at it, so I thought I’d put together some tips […] Read more…

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