Posts tagged "clutter"

Six Reasons We Can't Get Rid Of Stuff

One of my tops tips for organizing is to limit the incoming. Once it comes in your home, its hard to let it go. There are all sorts of reasons that we can’t let it go of things  when they doesn’t provide a use for us anymore. Here are the top six reasons  I hear... Read more »

Why Clutter Comes Back

You thought you tackled it. You were happy. Everything was put away and those piles where gone. Now, its back. Yes, the clutter has reared it ugly head again. The piles and the stuff are back. Why did this happen? Don’t blame the organizer or maid! Here is why the breakdown occurred. You had more... Read more »

The Top Five Clutter Zones In Your Home

Many times clutter equals wasted money. You know those items that you forgot to return. The food you never ate. The toiletries you meant to use that went bad. These are the top five areas of your home where clutter lurks. Bedroom Closet- With more and more retailers tightening up their return policies, people are... Read more »

10 Reasons Why You Have Clutter

Clutter- if you aren’t careful it can multiply and take over your home. Here are the top ten reasons why you have clutter and what to do about it!! You don’t do your laundry on a regular basis and you buy more clothes. This is the quickest way to overfill your closet and dresser. Stop... Read more »

Basement Blunders; What Not To Shove Down Those Stairs

Ah the basement. This and the attic can easily become a catch all for many various things. Its so easy just to take it down stairs and forget about it. Then one day, the room becomes full and non functional. And now you have some serious clutter of years past. Let me give you some... Read more »

Five Ways To Create Space In Your Home

Its human nature, we all spread out in our home. Since buying my condo 3 years ago, I have enjoyed having more space and storage. I now stock up on things that I didn’t have room for in the past. So what happens when you are on space overload. When there is simply no more... Read more »

Christmas Clutter-How To Prevent It

It happens every year around this time. Christmas clutter invades your home and office. Before you know it, you are surrounded in a sea of red and green. As with keeping anything organized- make sure you keep like with like and have a home for everything. Decorating- Get our your Christmas gear and put it... Read more »

Piles of Clutter- How to Conquer Them

The other day I was in a hurry. A job ran over two hours and I had plans to meet some friends out for some fun. I came home jumped in the shower, put my face on, and ran out the door. I left my work bag on the kitchen table, coat hanging on a... Read more »

Enablers- Items that Inhibit Your Organization

Usually we call people enablers. You know, those friends that don’t bring out the best in our lives. The ones that encourage or let you step off the bright path of life. In the organizing world, its bad systems. Here are a few systems, that I consider enablers. Stacking files. HATE THEM! Things go in... Read more »

Light Bulbs and the other stuff we have too much of

Everyone has light bulb love. Its just one of the things that we all have too much of in our space.  Often, they are located in many different places around the home. In drawers, cabinets, and random places, you can find them.  Here are the items I think most homes have too much of: 1.... Read more »