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...Read More
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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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Annual Shred Event!
This Saturday, March 17th, is the long awaited Annual Community Shred Event at the Lynnwood Storables! From 10am to 1pm, you can shred up to two shopping bags or banker’s boxes for FREE! It is completely secure… you watch your paper as they shred it right in front of you....Read More
PAPER: What to Keep & What to Toss
It’s that time of year again… TAX TIME! Sorry, hope that reality check didn’t ruin your day. But look at the bright side… this month is the most perfect time to clean out all you old paper files! Aren’t you excited?!? Don’t worry, I even cringe at the thought of...Read More
Is Your Medicine Cabinet Up To Date?
It’s cold and flu season! And allergy season is just around the corner. I’m sure you know that after their expiration dates have passed, certain medications (both prescription and over-the-counter) may lose their potency and no longer work. Now’s the time to do a quick clean-out! Before you tackle your...Read More
The Big Black Bag
For some reason I get so excited when I watch my clients purge all of their useless, unwanted junk.While I usually have a big smile on my face, they are not so enthusiastic about the process. Here’s how it usually goes: I hold the donation bag open while my helpless...Read More
But, I Might Need It One Day
I hear this phrase more than you will ever know. And yes, I’ve even said it myself a few times! Everyone fears tossing something out only to realize that, one day down the road, we shouldn’t have. Keeping things around “just in case” makes people feel safe. Here are a...Read More
Get Rid of Your Phone Books… For Good!
While helping people declutter their homes, I tend to have a “love-hate” relationship with their piles of phone books. Why do I love them? Well, phone books used to be one of my biggest forms of marketing for my business! Before internet search engines were the trend, people used to...Read More