Author: Pierrette Raymond

Holding the space needed for challenging conversations when others are faced with difficult times is never easy. It can be especially difficult when you need to be strong for, and in front of, others. How do we support one another through challenging times?

So many of

Below is a conversation that anyone who has helped a loved one declutter and downsize has probably had. See if it resonates with you as well:

“No. I want to keep it,” was something he repeatedly said, insistently, and yes stubbornly too.

“Where

Taking a trip to the organizing store can be exhilarating especially if you love different coloured containers, pretty baskets and the unique solutions that can be found there. However, before you make the trip, think beyond what you see on Pinterest and think about practical storage solutions that will

While we may get frustrated with a loved one who doesn’t mind clutter or seemingly never throws anything away, it’s important to know the difference between a packrat and a hoarder before confronting them or asking them to do the impossible – get rid of stuff.
What is a packrat?

Like everything else in our world, real estate has felt some dramatic effects from the pandemic and shutdown over the last 7 or 8 weeks.  March sales results did not see the impact, simply due to the strength and inertia of the strong sellers’ market we had been experiencing prior

For the past two weeks, we have shared how to spring clean your home and how to organize your closets. It’s true that these tasks can seem very basic and easy to do. Just grab a bucket, take stuff out. Clean. Put stuff back. But it really isn’t that easy

Last week we shared our process for spring cleaning your home. Now that the weather is starting to consistently stay warm, we’ll want to spend less time indoors and spend more time outdoors gardening or going for walks, all within social distancing requirements.
This week, we’d like to share how