De-clutter your way to organization

De-cluttering your home will result in a more organized home.  We all have too much stuff.  Even the professional organizer has too much stuff!  I’m constantly de-cluttering and putting things back where they belong to maintain an organized home. Just imagine if we pared down our belongings by a third! We will have less to… [Read More]

5 Areas to Edit and Create Space as a Result

There are 5 key areas in most homes that become overstuffed and need regular editing or purging to keep them organized and to create space.  Editing on a regular basis will prevent you from out-growing your space. 1. Files:  Open your file drawers, glance at the files, look for the thickest files.  Pull them out,… [Read More]

Fall Maintenance Checklist Part 2: Indoor Tasks

Fall is a fun season with apple picking, corn mazes, pumpkin carving, and bon fires.  It’s also a time to prepare for winter. I’ve put together an indoor home maintenance checklist for fall. Clean carpets if needed. Clean wood floors. Change furnace filter. Have furnace inspected and tuned up. Have your chimney swept if you… [Read More]

Fall Maintenance Checklist, Part 1: Outdoor Tasks

Fall is a beautiful time of year.  Colorful trees, cooler temps and apple pie!  It’s also time for certain maintenance chores if you own your home and live in the northern half of the U.S. Here is a checklist to follow as you prepare for winter.  Winterize sprinkler system, if applicable. Bring in garden hoses… [Read More]