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Declutter and organize to make room for a life you love

The 3 biggest decluttering mistakes I see

The biggest time stealers when decluttering are getting hung up on decision making and getting distracted. Here’s how to avoid falling into these traps.

Turn two negatives into a positive with “task cramming”

Forget multitasking…try task cramming! Leverage your productivity weaknesses to complete un-fun tasks and see how much you can get done.

Unique gifts you can order NOW for Christmas Day

Are you freaking out on December 24th because you still need one last gift? Here are gifts you can order online and email or print out for Christmas Day.

3 reasons you need a move manager

When was the last time you moved? You may be surprised at how much more work it takes nowadays to get your home ready for sale. You need a move manager!

I'll take away your stuff!

Ever decluttered loads of stuff only to have it end up in new piles somewhere else? Call me and watch me drive off with a full carload of your unwanted items!

I'm OK. You're OK.

Do you have messes? Guess do I! Here are my core beliefs about messes and why you shouldn't be ashamed of them.

How to stage your own home: Part 2

Here are four more tips for staging your home when you don't have the budget for professional stagers. You can do it!!

How to stage your own home: Part 1

Staging is an investment that can make your home sell faster and for a higher price. No budget for a professional stager? Do it yourself with these tips!

Organize your home like never before with these 12 tips

The new year often inspires renewed commitment to getting organized. Check out these tips from myself and other experts from across the country.

Listen closely! The single best trick to giving the perfect gift

Want to make someone's heart sing with the perfect gift? Here's how.

Stop the influx of clutter-gifts with these 3 tips

The holidays bring an influx of clutter in the form of well-meaning gifts. Here are 3 tips from preventing gifts of “stuff” from coming into your home.

Hiring a move manager, or how to sleep easy during your move

A move manager can help with every phase of your move, from when moving is just a twinkle in your eye to the first weeks getting settled in your new home.

Can't stay focused? Try these 4 tricks

You switch focus for "just a second," and before you know it an hour has gone by. Try these tricks for avoiding distractions during your next project.

30 ideas for rewarding yourself during COVID-19

A job well done deserves a reward, but the novel coronavirus has narrowed our options. Here are some ideas for treating yourself...safely.

A case of the "shoulds"

Are you in self-isolation and thinking about all those projects you "should" be doing? I'm here to tell you to stop it.

If I ran into my ex, would I be happy I was wearing this?

Trying to declutter? Letting go of stuff can be hard! Here are some questions to ask yourself to help you decide whether to keep something or let it go.

What do a professional organizer and a UX designer have in common?

Here's a hint: We both care about people. And we use the same tried and true techniques to put their needs, goals, and challenges first. Learn how!

Decluttering on a Deadline

If you’re getting ready to your house on the market, you’ve probably been told to! Concierge Home Sales and I have put together these helpful tips for decluttering on a deadline.

Carla clears a path — literally and figuratively

"The positive results have given me the sense that this is doable."

Clutter from any other country is still clutter! Buy these 6 souvenirs instead.

You'll use them, you'll love them, and they won't clutter up your home!

10 clichés that help you get sh** done

Who cares what Strunk & White say? When it comes to personal productivity, clichés can be a snappy, inspirational, and memorable way to get motivated.

Dealing with DOOO (Differences of Organizing Opinions)

You like the glasses right-side up. He likes them upside down. How do you deal??

Dear Easter Bunny, curb the clutter!

A tisket, a tasket, Easter's filled with plastic! Tips for making Easter more eco-friendly and clutter free.

Letting go of your LEGOs

When there's room for LEGOs in your heart, but not in your house... Learn how you can sell or donate your Legos and preserve their legacy.

Transforming her dresser took Kelly from overwhelmed to empowered

Wonder what an organizing session is like? Learn how we took Kelly's dresser from "ugh!" to "ahh!" and empowered her to take control of her stuff.

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