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Get Things Moving

Ah, January! Month of fresh starts and hopeful dreams. If this is the year you’re going to get organized, honest and for true, consider making this a Year of Action. Instead of holding onto things for that yard sale you’re…

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Do it Your Way!

I’ve been thinking about the old story of the landscaper who waited to see which way people walked over the lawns at a college before he chose where to have the concrete paths laid. I’ve always thought that story sums up the very…

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20 Minutes Decluttering, Decoded

What can I possibly do for 20 minutes that'll make a difference? The ground rules are simple: Set your timer for 20 minutes. Stop when the timer rings. Be kind to yourself about recycling. If wanting to recycle means stuff…

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What’s Behind Your Pantry Problem?

If you don't have a pantry, it's tempting to think that having one will solve all your food storage problems. But until you take into account what a pantry means to each member of your family, you can containerize all…

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Falling Out of Love With Your Stuff

When you first saw them, you simply had to have them - it was the perfect cookie press, and that was the best backpack possible. The sheer intensity of your longing blinded you to the fact that you invariably buy…

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Therapy Can be The Missing Piece

Are you just too busy to get organized or is there more to it? I had a client whose garage was completely full. The first time we met, he was quite unable to decide what to keep and what to let…

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Clutter Free Gift Guide

If you’ve ever asked yourself what you can give that won’t just be shoved in the back of a cupboard or hastily regifted, this list of clutter free gifts ideas will totally change the way you think about gift giving. Give…

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