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Running a Successful Estate Or Garage Sale

This year I am branching out and running my first estate sale. While I have attended or helped participate in these for many years, I am excited to partner with another home services professional to manage one. Here are some tips to help you manage your own sale. 1. The first thing you should do... Read more »

Organized For 2019- What And Where To Purge

Another year has passed. Most of us like to start off the New Year fresh and clean. That means cleaning out the house and letting go of the stuff that we no longer need in our lives or space. Below is a plan to help you get started!! 1. Tackle those papers. Time to clean... Read more »

Your Momma's House- When To Start Cleaning It Out

Every week I get several calls from a distraught daughter or son about their parent’s house. Its very common for a well lived in house to be pretty full of stuff. It can make an adult child nervous about the prospect of having to navigate through it. Most of us don’t have the luxury to... Read more »

Your Kids Flew The Coop and Left All The Stuff

The kids may have flown the coop, but did they take all their stuff? Nope. You are left with a bedroom full of childhood items and lots of misc. stuff in your home. Whether you are moving in the next year, or just want to clean out, you need to figure out what to do... Read more »

How To Store Your Memory Items

We all have special things in our lives. Tokens that remind us of a special time or place. Over time they multiply. Most people end up with boxes or shelves full of these items. As time passes, we find ourselves with lots of stuff that we don’t end up using. Its time to make some... Read more »

Staying Organized- Adult Children Living At Home

It seems to be more common that adult children are coming back home. It could be to save money, look for a job, or they just like being around their family. Whatever the reason, its important to find a way to co-exist under one room. They need their space and you want to enjoy a... Read more »

Those Little Projects We Never Tackle

We all have them. Those little projects that we never seem to tackle. Why should we bother with them. They don’t take up much space and they don’t really affect our daily lives. Occasionally they are the cause of wasted time. So they sit. And they multiply. Most of these projects I put in the... Read more »

Car Organization- What You Should Keep In Your Car

Are you always rushing out to your car, hands full, praying you didn’t forget anything? That is the case with most of us. Then you get halfway to your destination and realize that you forget something. Was it your sunglasses? The garmin(can’t live without mine)? Whatever the forgotten item, its causes us stress. As with... Read more »

Staying Organized- Finishing Your Projects

We all have projects. Some of them big, some of them small. Some of them sit for years because they don’t take up much space and aren’t important. These projects are not only causing clutter in your home or office but in your mind. When we walk by, we are constantly reminded of a task... Read more »

Purging- Should You Give Stuff To Friends

Sometimes its hard to get rid of stuff. Even if it doesn’t fit our needs anymore. We feel the guilt of the money that we spent. We analyze the item and its value. Did we even use it? Yes, there can be a lot of consideration before we choose to part with things. With that... Read more »