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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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Tip Tuesday – “PACK” to Move

Moving and decluttering strategies are hot topics of conversation in my FB Group! The shift to remote work, a more urgent desire to live near family, or a greater need to save money by relocating to a less expensive area are ALL factors that have inspired people to pack up and go! I suggest following the “PACK to Move” process to help…

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Tip Tuesday – The Ultimate Home Travel Prep Checklist

It seems everyone is planning a long vacation AWAY from home! Are you? Tip Tuesday subscribers loved my Editable Travel Checklist, which lists the things you need to remember to pack to TAKE with you on vacation. But some of you said, “this list is great, but what do I do to prepare my HOME for my departure?”…

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Tip Tuesday – Shed Your Self-Storage Space!

In the US, one in ten homes has belongings in off-site storage units. In fact, the number of self-storage facilities (as of 2015) almost equals the number of Subway, McDonald’s and Starbucks locations in the US—combined! This adds up to a huge expense as storage units cost an average of $90 per month or $1080 a year!Unless…

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Tip Tuesday – Do the 27 Thing Fling

I was recently introduced to the powerful idea of “The 27 Thing Fling” by Michelle Eades, who discovered it here. The simple act of moving or clutter-clearing 27 items in your space can create a huge shift in energy! This idea is rooted in ancient Feng Shui, which is 6000 years old, so there is some “proof of concept.” Michelle told me how…

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Tip Tuesday – An Editable Travel Checklist

Are you planning a vacation this summer? I am and I can’t wait! To prepare, I pulled out my old travel checklist which was so dated it had “camera and camera charger” on it! HA! I may have made that list when I was in my 30s, so it was time for an update. I went…

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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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