Happy New Year!

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The end of January is nearing. How are those 2015 Organizing Goals coming along? Why didn’t I say “Resolutions?” When we make New Year’s Resolutions we think big, and big can be intimidating. So much so, that our resolve to … Continued

Reduce, reuse, recycle!

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I confess…I hate to throw things away. However, that doesn’t mean I plan to move all my unwanted items with me. Instead, I find a responsible way to dispose of them. First, if I think something is a little too … Continued

Got drugs?

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The “National Prescription Take-Back Day” has returned! This Saturday drop off all your unused prescription drugs at designated locations. For more information and a drop-off point near you go to:

Paper, paper everywhere!

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Last autumn I made the decision to put the house on the market sometime in 2014. Once that was decided, I wanted to start decluttering as soon as possible because, as an organizer, I knew how long the process can … Continued

Simplify! Simplify! Simplify!

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Simplify! Simplify! Simplify! Oh, my! Can it true? Was my last blog post really on April 25? As is true for everyone, life took a quick turn after my last post. In May I started working on getting the house … Continued

Never assume!

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Too often my clients will say, “I can’t get rid of these things. I am saving them for my children.” The problem with saving things for your children is that they may not want them! One rainy day I pulled … Continued

Ah, Memories!

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Ah, Memories! Downsizing your keepsakes is no small task. Many of us save pictures, letters, cards, souvenirs, and other items that remind us of happy times. I am no different. I love looking through them as well. While I have … Continued

The Downsizing Challenge!

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When I give presentations I tell my audience that disorganization is often due to life events such as marriage, new baby, divorce, illness, death. These life events spare no one, not even me. In my case I am about to … Continued

NAPO Code of Ethics

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NAPO Code of Ethics This Code of Ethics is a set of principles to provide guidelines in our professional conduct with our clients, colleagues, and community. As a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers, I pledge to exercise … Continued