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Tip Tuesday – Plan Your Prime Day Purchases

Two years ago I suggested that you approach the upcoming “Prime Day” as a time to deeply reflect on what you have now and what you really need. Prime Day 2021 is in just a week and I implore you to think hard about what you may purchase again! 148 billion Americans—nearly half of the population—subscribe to Prime,…

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Tip Tuesday – Wedding Dress: What’s Next?

It’s time to reconsider your wedding dress if it’s hanging lonely in your closet or preserved in a box in a storage space. Are YOU going to wear it again? Is it worth holding onto an item that large for perhaps decades on the slim chance that a daughter or granddaughter MAY want to wear it? If you…

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Tip Tuesday – Ultimate Wedding Gift Guide

In my FB Group, Organizing Solutions for Busy Women, married folk have had some fantastic discussions about the WORST and BEST wedding gifts they received. If you know someone getting married this year, please let me share this “Wedding Gift Wisdom” to prevent your wedding gift from being wasted! Someone said “Cash is King,” and that is always…

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Tip Tuesday – Ultimate Graduation Gift Guide

You may be thinking, “what do gifts have to do with organizing?” But I routinely find dozens of gifts in people’s homes that are still in their original packaging, never used! This is generally for two reasons: first, people are saving them for “good,” or they never liked the gift in the first place but will…

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Tip Tuesday – Do You Have Your PPP In Place?

With a spike in online orders, the pandemic has ushered in an era of PPP for many of us, AKA the “Package Processing Problem.” To fix this problem, you need a different PPP: a “Package Place & Process”! I am encouraging all of my clients to come up with a dedicated PLACE in their homes…

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Tip Tuesday – Clutter-Free Gifts for Moms

Mother’s Day is nearly here and truly, ANY day is a good time to honor the mother figure in your life. Here are some clutter-free gift suggestions for your beloved Mom. TIME:– Yes, busy people; give her the gift of your time! Call her weekly so that she can count on hearing your voice. If she lives local to…

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Tip Tuesday – How to Protect Yourself from Scams

The calls, texts, and phishing emails from bogus people trying to lure you into scams can feel endless! The FTC reports that the median loss from a successful phone scam in 2020 was $1,170, nearly FOUR times the median loss across all fraud types! So what can you do to protect yourself? 1 – Register with the Do…

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Tip Tuesday – 6 Hanger Rules to Live By!

Seasons are changing and so are our closets. If your storage space is limited, you may have to “switch over” to more weather-appropriate clothing. Here are SIX hanger rules to always follow: 1. BE CONSISTENT: Make sure all your hangers are the same.  Whether they’re all wood, plastic, or velvet, invest in uniform hangers. My favorites are black…

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Tip Tuesday – 8 Donation Pick Up Options

Spring cleaning fever is here, and we’re all freshening up our spaces for a new season and possible post-pandemic visitors. In the process, you may have set aside lots of lovely donations, perfect for a “second life” in another home. But how can you effortlessly get your donations to deserving charities? I suggest these 8 nationwide opportunities to…

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