Organizing tips

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?

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

It’s that time of year again, and although we are mostly living life in quarantine, it is the perfect time to open the windows, put on some music, and give our homes a good cleaning.
Before you get started, here are five tips that will make this year’s spring cleaning

This may be you: You are feeling overwhelmed and exasperated by the ‘stuff’ your spouse keeps. Too many tools, books, papers, clothes, trinkets, or ‘collectables’. There is just too much STUFF!
In fact, you are so FED UP that you are ready to just throw it all out!
Before you

It’s been proven that clutter leads to stress, overwhelm and anxiety.
We often see this in our work while we are downsizing and decluttering someone’s home and property after years of collecting and storing items they haven’t used in years. As we open up boxes of dust-covered books or sort