Going Green (at your own pace)

We live in a time where most people are trying to reduce, reuse and recycle. Going green isn’t just for certain people, most are aiming to do their part. Maybe you are doing some things but really want to do more. Here are some ideas to take it to the next level. Reduce or eliminate buying individually packaged drinks (i.e … Read More

COVID- 19: Get it Done!

COVID – 19 have you inside? What to do? Here are 19 ideas. Go through paper – 80% of the paper you keep you never ever look at or need. Go through clothing – let go of anything holey, not the right size, stained, uncomfortable, missing anything, etc. Consolidate all your to-do lists and start picking days to do the … Read More

Better Late than Never!

Getting things done late is better than never. This is an important lesson.  You get credit for what you finish, not for what you started.  You may be late but doing it is better than not doing it at all. In the home, finishing the laundry is key – washing, drying, folding, putting away.  If you stop in the middle, … Read More

Back to School – Back to Routine

Summer affords us some give. Some give in our schedules and tasks. But, things slip. We get out of the habits of the good things – exercise, working on projects, certain cleaning schedules and more. Even if you don’t have children in school, the beginning of September feels like a mini-New Year. It is a great time to push the … Read More

Focus on Less Tasks

We are so busy. We constantly try to do more in less time. Multi-task! Well, actually focusing on more at the same time makes each task harder and increases the likelihood of mistakes. Focus your efforts on one task at a time. If you know you don’t have the time to actually finish the entire task, set a timer to … Read More

How much is too much?

I often get asked when working with clients the question “How much is too much of x?” It may be clothing, it may be crafting items, it may be serving platters.  There is no answer I can give!  It has to be determined by the owner of the items. If you have 2 huge closets but you have several bins … Read More

How much do you have?

We are all surprised sometimes by how much of one item we really do have.  If I said estimate how many pairs of socks you have – you may say 20.  But when you dump all the socks from all the locations onto the bed and tally up you have 62!  Um, that is 2 months worth! When things are … Read More

Manage Laundry Better

Everyone’s got laundry! I know some do it a lot more often than others (run out of underwear recently?), but you still need to do it!  Most sort into at least 2 categories, dark and light.  One simple time saver is to have 2 hampers!  You can get them for under $10 all over the place and it saves the … Read More

The Maybe’s

How much of your clutter is “the maybe’s?”  Maybe I will take a trip there.  Maybe I will use that in a project.  Maybe I will fit into those pants again.  These are the things we have questions on and weigh us down with indecision. So, where does all the current trip planning, current projects and current pants stand out?  … Read More

Movie Time

Movies, most people love to watch movies.  The stories they tell, the enjoyment they bring.  We all have our favorites, right?!?  Well, we can’t love them all. If you buy a lot of movies then chances are you have a large library of movies at home.  And chances are you may have some in formats that you no longer use … Read More