Creating Space for People and Things You Love

By |February 4th, 2013|

Jennifer and I have been working on an editorial calendar for the blog. What does this mean to you? Well, for one thing, on Monday’s we plan to share a short post with an inspiring quote—something […]

Declutter Your Keys

By |April 11th, 2012|

As I mentioned in an earlier post, my family and I went to Michigan last week to visit family. Part of our trip involved picking up a new-to-us car. (Hooray!) This means we have an old […]

Q&A: How to deal with homeless items while decluttering

By |May 11th, 2011|

Today’s organizing question is from a participant of Quick + Simple Clutter Control.

What I’ve found during my first attempt or two at a quick surface de-cluttering is that much of the clutter comes from “homeless” […]

Organizing Q&A: How to Handle Decluttering Inconsistencies

By |April 26th, 2011|

Today’s blog post is a question that was raised in a prior session of Quick & Simple Clutter Control. I think it demonstrates an excellent point:  when it comes to decluttering all things are not created […]

Selling Items when Decluttering

By |April 22nd, 2011|

The following question is one that was asked in a previous session of Quick + Simple Clutter Control. It has to do with the (very common) desire to sell items as part of the decluttering process […]

What to Do About Other People’s Clutter

By |January 6th, 2011|

A common question for participants in Quick + Simple Clutter Control is: What can I do about so-and-so’s clutter? While “so-and-so” changes—sometimes it’s a husband, other times it’s a roommate, and often so-and-so is a son […]

How to Organize a Garage or Yard Sale (Part 2)

By |September 22nd, 2010|

This is part two of a two-part series on organizing a yard sale. This post includes tips to help you stay organized the day of your sale. You can read part one here.
Tip 6: Pack […]

How to Organize a Garage or Yard Sale

By |September 21st, 2010|

…in just over a week.
It’s crazy, but it’s true. My friend and I put together a yard sale in just over a week. Based on this blog post, the fact that I had a garage sale […]

Clutter Control Tips

By |July 2nd, 2010|

Do you have a door mat to prevent dirt from coming into your home? What about a system to keep clutter from getting in? Remember, the best way to control clutter is to prevent it! Give […]

What are you creating space for?

By |September 10th, 2009|

As you embark on your decluttering and organizing journey, ask yourself this question:
What am I creating space for?
If the things in your home are weighing you down, creating space will allow you to feel uplifted and […]