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How to Keep Your Home Organized When You Have Children

How to Keep Your Home Organized When You Have Children

As a naturally organized person and someone who avoids clutter, people often remind me that when I have children I’ll be singing a different tune. I won’t…

A Stress-Free, Step-By-Step List to Planning The Perfect Summer Party

A Stress-Free, Step-By-Step List to Planning The Perfect Summer Party

Summer is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to party!   Warmer weather conjures images of lounging by the pool, chillin’ in the backyard, and…

You Are Not Your Stuff

You Are Not Your Stuff

Identity: it’s what makes us who we are. We’re men, women, millennials, Baby Boomers, Americans, Italian-Americans, marathon runners, Libras, extroverts—the list goes on. There are numerous labels…

Not Ready to Get Rid of Your Stuff? This Tip Will Help

Not Ready to Get Rid of Your Stuff? This Tip Will Help

  The first step to organizing is decluttering—deciding what you want to keep and what you are ready to part with. But most people don’t even get…

How to Organize Without Spending Money on Containers & Storage

How to Organize Without Spending Money on Containers & Storage

  Before you spend a fortune on trendy containers or imported organic wooden shelves (is that a thing?), take a moment to remind yourself: organizing isn’t always…

How Decluttering & Organizing Helps You During Life’s Chaotic Moments

How Decluttering & Organizing Helps You During Life’s Chaotic Moments

  “Life is trouble. Only death is not. To be alive is to undo your belt and look for trouble.” –Zorba the Greek   I had the…

Could Decluttering Your Clear Your Skin?

Could Decluttering Your Clear Your Skin?

  Yes! Okay, this isn’t scientifically proven, but decluttering cleared my skin.   In my teens, my skin was relatively clear, but when I turned twenty-one, I…

The Case Against Storing Seasonal Clothes

The Case Against Storing Seasonal Clothes

  Although the weather might indicate otherwise, spring is here, and that means closet swaps are in order. Or, are they?   Until recently, when a new…

Monday Maintenance & Other Ways to Organize Your Week

Monday Maintenance & Other Ways to Organize Your Week

  It’s Monday again? How did that happen?! The older we get, the quicker time appears to fly, especially when we pack so many activities into our…

How to Organize Your Kitchen

How to Organize Your Kitchen

I often find myself reorganizing my kitchen drawers and cabinets because I want my kitchen to be a space — like most spaces in my home —…

The First Item I Purchased After a 15 Month Shopping Ban & Why

The First Item I Purchased After a 15 Month Shopping Ban & Why

Today, after completing a shopping ban lasting 15 months, I purchased my first item of clothing (I still haven’t purchased any shoes, jewelry, makeup, or accessories in…

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