Category Archives: Blog

Let’s Talk About Death: The Stuff of Lifetime

I was recently speaking with a friend about her parents, just after she’d spent Father’s Day weekend with them. While this retired couple does not need my help at this time (unless I help them with their next downsizing move), as a Professional Organizer, I commend – and highly recommend – their healthy, practical and…
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This Valentine’s Day, Put The Past To Bed

With Valentine’s coming up, it’s hard not to notice how practically everything is geared towards couples. This is fine if you’re one half of a happy couple, but meanwhile, there are people dealing with break-ups, separations, divorce or even the death of a spouse. So while others are out in the cold, shopping for Valentine’s…
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Feeling Blue? Go on a Blue Bin Binge!

Monday, January 21 is “Blue Monday”, a name given to a day in January (typically the third Monday of the month) deemed to be the most depressing day of the year. This year, shift your perspective and make this, not a day to feel blue, but a day to focus on filling your Blue Bin!…
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2019: Year of “More Out With The Old, Less In With The New”

How you are you coming along with your 2019 New Year’s resolution? Whether you’ve already forgotten about it, given up or are falling behind with your goal, as a Professional Organizer, I can assure you that you’re not alone.   Fortunately, it’s not too late to get back on track, especially if your resolution has…
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Entertaining Essentials: Less is More

If where you live, as is the case with most homes and condos in Toronto, your storage space is maxed out, the holiday season presents an excellent time to assess your current possessions, especially what you have on hand for entertaining and hosting dinners.   More Is Not Merrier Serving the needs of newlyweds and…
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Clutterfly’s Holiday Gift Guide

Can we help you with your gift giving this year? When temperatures drop, it’s time to shop! Hard-sell “buy now” marketing campaigns, the pressure to exceed expectations with each gift, while also going to great extremes to avoid melt-downs and family feuds during the festive season can all lead to a number of reactions that…
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The Scary Reality of Hoarding

Halloween has come and gone – perhaps even the candy, too. And while there may be a few homes on your street with their spooky decorations still out on display, is there also a house that looks scary all year round? Maybe the drapes are closed in the front window but there is stuff piled…
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Fall Colour Refresh

Feeling down about summer being over and fall coming around the corner? You know how fabulous a hair colour refresh or new highlights can make you feel? Surrounding yourself with paint colours you love can also boost your mood, while updating the look of your home at the same time. As Sheryl Crow sings, “A…
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Decluttering in a Heat Wave: Tips for Avoiding a Meltdown

                  Dealing with sweltering temperatures and unbearable humidity can quickly exacerbate how you already feel surrounded by piles of stuff throughout your home, along the side of your house and strewn about the backyard. If you were already feeling stressed, it’s understandable if this brutal heat wave…
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The Perfect Gift For Any Mom: A Professional Organizer

Over the years, the term “mom’s little helper” has meant many things, from prescription pills or “dolls” in the sixties to, more recently, a glass (or more) of wine. But true tangible help for most moms can come from the organizing and decluttering services of a Professional Organizer. Let’s face it, life is hard. Parenting…
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