Archive for 'Organizing Your Home'

How To Help Your Elderly Parents Declutter

If you told me there was a book that could turn my beliefs about decluttering upside down, I would never have believed you. Until I read it. They Left Us Everything, by Plum Johnson, is so powerful that it shifted my perspective on decluttering. It’s the true story of […]

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How to Elevate Your Home into a Temple

I went to my first auction last week…just to satisfy my curiosity – or so I thought. Although I didn’t expect to buy anything, I found myself unable to resist this cathedral mirror with caged front.

It got me thinking about cathedrals, temples, and other places of worship…and how they’re not that different from […]

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She torched her wedding gown!

I often get lovely emails from viewers of the show ‘neat’ in which they share their journeys and success stories with me. Here’s one I received today that made me smile, and I wanted to share it (with permission) because I feel many can relate…

Dear Hellen,

I moved to […]

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Shedding Those Last 5 Pounds…of Clutter

istock_000015977374xsmallHave you ever found a really good hiding place for something valuable, put it there for safe-keeping…and then torn the house upside-down frantically looking for it later –  because you forgot where you hid it?  This was the experience of one of my coaching clients recently – yet something really great came out of […]

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The Secret to Keeping Your Home Tidy – Effortlessly

teacup-1041451_1280Mom would always remind me to put my shoes where they belong when I came home from school every day to keep our home tidy. It took some time, but eventually it became a habit.

Putting things back where we found them is something we were taught in kindergarten (tidy-up […]

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