The Basics of Getting Started

I think everyone wants to get organized but getting started is something else.  It is a BIG change.  I can assure you the discomfort of the process is worth the results. Things to remember – the stuff didn’t magically get there yesterday so tomorrow it won’t magically go away.  What may have been important to you years ago, isn’t now … Read More

Room Function

So, we have all walked into a room and have said “how did it get this way?!”  We walk around and say why would my child put this in here?  Why does my husband do this in here? And so on.  When I help organize a room for someone, I am usually working with 1 person, carrying out their vision … Read More

Making Sense of Sentimental Clutter

Of all the things that I help declutter, sentimental items take the longest because each item jars a memory. And, there is no way I can determine if it should be kept or not. We all have something (or many things for that matter) that serve no purpose other than they remind us of someone, some place, an event – … Read More

Point of Use

Each item should have a point of use. I mean this is in two ways; a point to why you have it meaning how you use it and then the point of placement for use. A key thing to remember is that the why point may go away!   A Zen parable tells of a wanderer on a lonely road … Read More