Stop Stockpiling, Start Simplifying – 5 Solutions

Does your home resemble a mini Costco, overflowing with enough canned goods to feed a small village?  Are your cabinets crammed with forgotten bottles of hand sanitizer and enough toilet paper to last a blizzard (or, let’s be honest, another perceived apocalypse)?  If you find yourself constantly battling clutter and feeling overwhelmed by stuff, you’re…

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5 ways to cure the “Clipping Conundrum”!

Ah, the joy of flipping through a magazine, finding an article that sparks your interest, and… snipping it out with a satisfyingly sharp pair of scissors.  This, my friends, is the blissful world of the “clipper.”  I confess I was one! We’re the folks who can’t resist saving those “must-try” recipes, travel inspiration pieces, fashion…

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The 27 Thing Fling!

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by trash and clutter?  The good news is, you don’t need a complete overhaul to experience a significant change in your space.  “The 27 Thing Fling” method is a powerful decluttering technique that can help you clear the way for a more organized and positive environment. Rooted in Ancient Wisdom: This simple…

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4 Organizing Lessons my Mom Taught Me!

My mom, Helen k. Cawley was born in 1917 and lived through a time of immense historical change.  She came of age during the Great Depression, navigated single motherhood with my older sisters in the midst of World War II, and emerged a pillar of strength and practicality.  Her life experiences instilled in me valuable…

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21 Clutter-Free Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day!

21 Clutter-Free Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is a beautiful time to honor the amazing women in our lives. But what if you want to avoid adding to her clutter? This year, ditch the dust-collecting trinkets and focus on gifts that bring joy, create lasting memories, or simply make her life easier. Spark Joy with Experiences: The Gift of Time…

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5 MORE Hard to Donate/Recycle Items

“Earth Day should last all year!” a Tip Tuesday reader sent me!  I wholeheartedly agree! Earth Day shouldn’t be just a single day but a call to action. Let’s dive into some options to donate and recycle MORE items that might otherwise end up in a landfill! Mattresses: If you are lucky enough to live…

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How To Donate 5 Difficult Things

Earth Day is a time to celebrate our planet and recommit to responsible consumption. But what about all those items lurking in your closet or drawers that you no longer need?  During our recent “Closet-athon” participants came across a few items they were not sure how to donate. In a world where sustainability and social…

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Closet Controversy – The Great Shoebox Showdown

Let’s settle a debate that’s raged for generations: Should shoes live in boxes or breathe free? For over 20 years, I’ve seen countless closets, and you know what I see a lot of? Shoes hiding in their “cardboard coffins”!  Listen, I get the appeal of a free storage box, but hear me out: there’s a…

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60 Things You Can Chuck Today

While the thought of decluttering might bring up visions of endless sorting and mountain-high piles, it doesn’t have to be an overwhelming chore. Skip the stress and check out sixty simple items you can easily toss out right now, guilt-free!  Just focus on reducing ONE AREA listed here: “DOWNLOAD THE LIST HERE” Bonus Tips: And…

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