Archive for February 2019

Organizing An Overseas Move

Whether its for business or retirement, there are those lucky people that get to move overseas to some exotic locale. When this is the case, your items will be loaded onto a container for transportation purposes. Obviously you need to make some tough choices about what you will need. Hear are some guidelines to help... Read more »

Questions to Ask Yourself When You Want To Get Organized

I get calls all the time from people that need organizing help. They don’t like the way that their homes look or flow of stuff. They are frustrated and don’t know what to do. Before you can start working on your space, ask yourself these questions: 1. What are my goals? 2. Does everything in... Read more »

Winter Organizing Projects

Its cold. Its dreary. No one wants to go out and play. There isn’t a yard or garden to maintain right now. It’s the perfect time to work on some organizing projects. Time to get things done. Here are some projects that are perfect to tackle. 1. Holiday decor- We all have excess in this... Read more »

Breaking Bad Habits That Waste Our Time

We all have them- bad habits. True confession, I have them too. These bad habits cost us time and money. Most of the time we put ourselves in these positions without realizing it. My bad habit- I am the “Go to Girl” or a good resource. I love to help people. In my business I... Read more »

Should You Get Rid Of Things You Don't Use Each Year

One question that most people often ask is – “Should I get rid of it, if I haven’t used it in a year?” My answer is always- it depends on the category. There are many things in our homes that we don’t use on a regular basis but are what I consider staples or “standard”... Read more »

How To Downsize Your Home

On Thursday I am giving a speech at the Elgin Library on downsizing. There will come a time in all our lives when we will change our living space. Whether is moving from a home to a condo, assisted living, or in with your kids, your space will change. Over the years, I have seen... Read more »

The Necessity Of The Pre- Move Purge

No matter how organized you are, there are a few things that you need to do before you move. The standard plan is pack, purge, and paint. Yes purging before you move it very important for many reasons. In a natural state of things, stuff enters our home and lives. Like a good neighbor, we... Read more »