It can be stressful to think of gifts for all of the loved ones in your life. I came across this list a couple of months ago and saved sharing it for the holidays. It is 100 ideas for gifts that will not increase the clutter in your friend’s and family’s homes. Happy gifting!
How to deal with a loved one who is not “following the program” or who is very messy is one of the most common questions I hear as I speak to clients and field questions about organizing at my workshops. I often tell people that an anecdote from my own household. My husband could care less if the surfaces of our house are dusty or our floors ...Continue Reading →
Streamlining Your Life!
Clutter affects all aspects of your life
By Donna Sommers
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking
we used when we created them.”
Clutter is simply the accumulation of “stuff.” It encompasses memorabilia, “to do” projects that seem never to be ‘done’, and family members’ additional contributions to the disorder. This can result in feeling overwhelmed and frustrated which leads to unhealthy stress. This stress may be a blessing in ...Continue Reading →
5 TIPS TO HELP YOU GET A HANDLE ON RECYCLING & REUSING:
1. Find out what is recyclable or compostable in your city via website or phone.
2. Put a list on the refrigerator, wall or inside cabinet door of what can and cannot be recycled. Also list which items need to be disposed of properly such as paints, batteries, motor oil, etc.
3. Purchase sturdy stand up recycle bags (found at The Organized Lifestyle
Store) to store these items before ...
For most of us, spending all of our time picking up after our family or guests can be the straw that breaks the camels back. And there is no feeling worse than investing precious time in a room and feeling that there is no reward. Sometimes, just creating the illusion that everything is organized is enough to make us feel more calm in a space and reward us for our time. If you don’t have ...Continue Reading →