A new year means a new chance to declutter and streamline your stuff – and your life. If it all seems overwhelming and you don’t know where to start, a local professional organizer shows us how to get organized in 5 minutes or less. “We recommend that you take every project in bite-sized pieces,” said … Keep Reading »
Is your house overflowing with strands of lights, ugly sweaters and toys that bring no joy? Then consider a new holiday tradition: decluttering Christmas decorations. If you need to dig through bins of decor to find your favorites, that might be sign you have too many Christmas decorations. If that’s the case, now is the … Keep Reading »
You never realize how jam-packed your morning can be until you have kids: Get out of bed. Get dressed. Comb hair. Make breakfast. Eat breakfast. Brush teeth. Find shoes. Pack backpacks. Agh! Each step is a potential speed bump, poised to give your day a rough start. Want a smoother get-out-the-door routine? Try these parent-approved … Keep Reading »
Declutter Your Life is a month-long initiative to help you manage stress and boost your health by learning the principles of banishing clutter and restoring a sense of order to your world. Some things really don’t belong in the kitchen. For example, a recent inspection of my own countertops revealed a hodgepodge of items that had … Keep Reading »
Ever notice how your bedroom closet gets more crowded when the weather turns cold? Before all those bulky sweaters, boots and wool jackets completely take over, take some time to clean, purge, and do a thorough edit of your closet, says Philadelphia-based home organizing expert Janet Bernstein, founder of The Organizing Professionals.