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Tip Tuesday – Plan Now for Serious Supply Shortages

Pandemic problems are still plaguing us, so NOW is the time to start planning for your holiday celebrations and gift-giving. Today marks 95 days till Christmas 2021 and Hanukkah starts on Nov. 28th, only 70 days away! The New York Times reports that serious supply chain issues will be with us for quite a while more.…

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Celebrating Year 5 of Tip Tuesday: a Look Back on Top Tips!

A warm welcome to the many new subscribers who downloaded the Emergency Grab and Go Checklist last week! I started organizing clients’ homes in 2003, but only started sending out weekly Tips in the fall of 2017. Now, I am happily celebrating having sent over 200 organizing and lifestyle tips directly to subscribers’ inboxes in the last four years.…

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Tip Tuesday – Emergency Grab-and-Go Bag Checklist

Nearly ONE in THREE Americans live in a county that was hit by a weather disaster in June, July, or August 2021. (32% according to the Washington Post.) Please do not let fire, flood, hurricanes, tornados, or social unrest catch YOU off guard! NOW is the time to collect your vital documents and put them in…

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Tip Tuesday – Back to School Survival Strategies

It is BTS time, and I don’t mean the K-pop boy band! If you are like me and no longer have a school-aged kid (or a child at all) don’t you STILL feel like “back to school” is a great time for a fresh start? BTS is a perfect point to shed the summer, and…

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Tip Tuesday – Hang, Fold, or Roll?

Have you had this closet conundrum? Nearly every time we work in closets, clients ask me “what is the best way to store my clothing”? Choose from these three options: HANG- I am a fanatical about hanging AS MUCH as possible! According to my organizing commandment “Vertical is Visible, Horizontal is Hidden,” hanging is the vertical way to…

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Tip Tuesday – Relaxation Consideration

This recent Sunday was “National Relaxation Day,” which is so appropriate for the middle of a hot summer month like August. Who wants to do ANYthing? But did YOU get a chance to “do nothing” or indulge in an activity that truly relaxes you this past weekend? Or were you trying to catch up, as…

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Tip Tuesday – Feng Shui Bedroom Bliss

Recently many of my clients have just wanted to get a good night’s sleep, and they realize that their current bedrooms are not conducive to deep restorative sleep. After all, we spend 26 years of our lives asleep and as many as 7 years trying to GET to sleep! I suggest these Feng Shui-approved actions…

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Tip Tuesday – Simplify Your Life Week

The first week in August is officially Simplify Your Life week. What will YOU do to “celebrate”? ANY holiday that STARTS with the name of my business is one near and dear to me! A friend came back from a beach vacation and was able to look at her home with “fresh eyes.” All of a sudden,…

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Tip Tuesday – My Container Commandment!

As a CPO (Certified Professional Organizer) I have MANY organizing “commandments” that I believe people should live by. My first and foremost commandment is: Let your container determine the contents! For example, a carton of milk holds 128 ounces. Try and fit an ounce more, and it will be full to overflowing. By the same…

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