Archive for 'Organizing Your Home'

When it’s Time to Kiss Your Furniture Goodbye

couchToday we had to say goodbye to our living room couch. It served us well in the almost 10 years we had it. (Wow, has it really been that long?)

When it first arrived, all shiny and new, it wasn’t as comfortable as the couch it replaced. But over time, we worked it in and it became as comfortable as my favorite . . .

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Smart Ways to Control Paper Clutter

woman-deskHas your desk or kitchen table become buried under folders, papers and unopened mail? Do you ever feel stressed because you can’t find important papers when you need them? It’s okay.You’re not alone.  

The average person spends 150 hours per year looking for documents – that’s almost one month.

Think back to when we first brought computers into our homes. We . . .

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What’s Coming Between You and a Clutter-Free Home?

EscapeHave you ever considered the possibility that your clutter has nothing to do with the ‘stuff’ and everything to do with your mind? Could it be that, without consciously realizing it, you’ve built a wall around yourself with the clutter, to protect you?

“You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.” – Andrew Murphy

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Getting Organized During a Renovation

kitchen reno 002We’ve been in our 1970s home since the summer of 2010. It was in dire need of a kitchen renovation and we purchased it with the intention of doing the renos within the year. But the idea of all that upheaval in the most actively used room caused me to put it off. In case you haven’t noticed, I don’t . . .

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7 Steps to a Stress-free Holiday Season

bowsbrother_2Does the thought of your holiday to-dos cause you to break out in a cold sweat? With so much to do and such little time, how can we fit it all in? Even though Christmas is still about a month away, leaving everything till the last minute can cost you. A little advance planning can save you time, money and energy. The . . .

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