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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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3 Office Essentials You NEED for Productivity (and They’re Not What You Think!)

Today is Organize Your Home Office Day, the perfect chance to whip your workspace into shape.  Whether you’re gearing up for taxes, spring cleaning, or just craving calm and focus, a few tweaks can make all the difference. As a paper organization expert, I noticed three key items that boosted productivity for students in my “Paper…

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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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Trading High Heels for Happiness

The inspiration for this post came from this Washington Post article which you can read about HERE. Remember the days when teetering on high heels felt like owning the catwalk? Me neither. Just like I swore off sky-high shoes for comfy flats on my 50th birthday, I’ve learned to “chuck-it” with some outdated goals too. I decide to…

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One Item To Help Your ‘Holidaze”!

My one-item solution for “holidaze” I love to put up decorations to enjoy for each holiday throughout the year. But, if you’re anything like me, there’s a recurring post-holiday scenario that can turn fun into frustration—the “holidaze” discovery of one or two small items that turn up AFTER the meticulous process of packing away the…

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