How to Quick Clean Your Home
An old friend calls and says she’s in the neighborhood and wants to drop by in 20 minutes. Or you arrive home late from work just before a scheduled holiday dinner party – that you’re hosting! You look around your house and wonder how you’re going to get it clean in just a matter of Continue Reading
Get Rid of Unwanted Catalogs For Good!
Now that it’s the holiday season, are you being inundated with unwanted catalogs, coupons, credit card offers, donation requests, and other junk mail? You see, most companies mail you because you’ve done business with them at some point in time. But many companies send you mail because they bought your information from a data broker Continue Reading
Teach Kids How to Donate
In just a few weeks, Christmas will be upon us… if your house is anything like ours, new toys will be scattered everywhere! Before your kids are showered in gifts from family, friends, and Old St. Nick, now is the perfect time to take inventory and donate any toys they’ve outgrown or lost interest in. Continue Reading
Small Business Saturday
Don’t forget… tomorrow is Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Shopping small creates and supports local jobs. Each time you purchase a product or a service on Main Street, you are helping to pay the salary of a friend or neighbor. Furthermore, small-business Continue Reading
Urgent vs Important
“The urgent problems are seldom the important ones.” – Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower Has this ever happened to you? At the end of a hectic day, you sit down and find yourself thinking of all the things that you tackled. You realize that you kept yourself extremely busy, but for some reason you don’t Continue Reading
Organize Your Reward Points
Say “bon voyage” to keeping track of frequent-flyer miles, car-rental rewards, and credit card points. Check out awardwallet.com and organize your reward points. Sign up to have them securely monitor all you accounts for free. You can also opt to revieve the site’s email notifications when any of your balances change or points are about Continue Reading
Double Hang Closet Rod
A place for everything, and everything in its place – easier said than done in a tiny closet. But with a little ingenuity and the right tools, you can manage to store a lot more clothes than you’d think. Maybe you don’t have the budget or time for a complete closet overhaul… but don’t let Continue Reading
The Michelangelo Method
In life, we often put a lot of focus on what we really want… Qualities we want to embody. Goals and accomplishments we want to achieve. Possessions – or even relationships – that we desire and long for. However, instead of always seeking to add something to our life, we must discover what we need Continue Reading
Offer Up… Buy. Sell. Simple.
For all of you who live in the Seattle area, I have a new website for you to check out… OfferUp.com. Do you love selling your stuff on Craigslist? And do you enjoy perusing Pinterest? Then this is the app for you! OfferUp is revolutionizing how you buy and sell items. With a single snap, Continue Reading
Moving Onward and Upward
Last week, I had a routine organizing consultation scheduled with a client of mine whom I visit once a month. I was so excited about this particular consultation… for over a year now, she had made such a huge effort to declutter her home and really started to develop good habits to maintain it.