Happy Chinese New Year!

How is the Chinese New Year celebrated? Growing up, I only knew that it was 15 days but had no clue what the 15 days meant. I also knew that it had something to do with animals because Chinese restaurants gave out those little calendars with animals on them. It stopped there, and I never […]

Why You Should Start 2022 Clutter-Free with Porch.com

I’m back and ready for 2022! If you haven’t seen it already, this is a must-read if you are still attempting to declutter for the New Year. It is best to declutter before the New Year to have a fresh start, but if you haven’t, make it your first challenge to complete by the end […]

Organizing Hacks For Small Spaces

Whether you live in a chic loft in New York, NY, or an ornate Victorian-style home, having more space seems to rank at the top of most wishlists. With drawers, closets, and cabinets bursting at the seams with stuff, keeping these tiny spaces organized and decluttered – and having them stay that way – might […]

Time for Spring Cleaning: How to Determine What to Donate, Sell, or Toss.

It’s time for Spring cleaning, and deciding what to donate, sell, or toss can be tricky to navigate. While there are no “rules” on what to do with your precious items, there are a few ways to tackle the clutter this season. Here are a few ideas to help you get started. Clothes and Shoes […]

Should I Hire a Professional Organizer?

When is the right time to hire a professional organizer? If you’re on the fence about handling the clutter alone, here are a few reasons why hiring a professional may be the way to go. Your schedule is too demanding. Sometimes, there simply aren’t enough hours in the day for regular deep cleaning. Hiring a […]

Perfectionism Hinders Productivity

Welcome to the crossroads of perfectionism and productivity.  Productivity focuses on how many things or tasks you can complete in a given amount of time, such as cleaning multiple rooms in your home over one week. Perfectionism, however, focuses on the level of excellence you can accomplish with one specific task, such as cleaning your […]

How to Organize Your Backyard

With June being National Outdoors Month, who doesn’t want to be more in touch with nature. It’s officially summer and we need to get out and enjoy the sun! Outdoor activities can include beach time, parks, camping, or even your own backyard. Houzz shares some professional organizer tips on how to organize your backyard. Check […]

What Are Your Excuses for not Decluttering?

According to Gretchen Rubin, there are nine common myths about clearing the clutter. Click the link to see if you have any of these problems.  https://gretchenrubin.com/2012/01/9-common-myths-about-decluttering/? This is a great article that I’m sure many can relate to. It gives you something to think about. I’m sure you’ve heard someone say at least two of […]

New Year, New Vision Board. Now What?

As we welcome 2022 with open arms (in a perfect, post-COVID world, of course), we can’t help but ask ourselves if it’s time we create a new vision board. Do we need a physical version, or will a digital version suffice? Are we still using magazines, or have we moved towards planner-style boards? Do we […]

Let’s Talk Digital Clutter.

What is digital clutter, and how did it get here?  Like physical clutter, digital clutter makes life much more complicated than it needs to be. It’s a habit that starts as something small, such as subscribing to newsletters when prompted, but before you know it, the habit gets out of hand, an your inbox is […]