Category Archives: Professional Organizing

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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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You’ve Decluttered, now what?

Tips for Discarding and Donating once you have decluttered.   April showers present a terrific opportunity to spend some time inside decluttering and discarding. If you’ve been recently gathering up outgrown clothes, unwanted household goods and unnecessary items, it’s now time to get the stuff out of your house.   DISCARD WASTE vs RECYCLABLES: Uncertain…
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Spend March Break Breaking Free From Your Possessions

March is all about gathering up what you don’t need in your house, especially kids stuff that’s likely strewn everywhere from their bedroom to the basement. Next month, we’ll share tips for getting it out of your house and getting rid of it for good. Take it from a Professional Organizer with two teens, it’s…
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How a Professional Organizer Can Improve Your Sex Life

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I thought I would share some tips about organizing in the bedroom. As a Professional Organizer, I see a lot of messy bedrooms, and regardless of your relationship status, clutter can affect your life...your sex life!     It’s amazing how a few small tasks can make a…
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Professional Organizer: What do they really do?

Are you wondering what a Professional Organizer really does?     A Professional Organizer is a versatile and valuable resource but there are also some misconceptions about their services that I hope to clear up. Here's a primer on what they do and don't do. We are problem solvers. A real Professional Organizer (P.O.) looks for…
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How to hire a Professional Organizer

Hiring a Professional Organizer can be a bit scary. The whole idea of having someone come into you home and go through your things can be a bit unnerving. Perhaps I can help you navigate the process. I recently did a consultation for a couple that were looking to hire a Professional Organizer to work…
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Confessions of a Toronto professional organizer

Confessions of a Toronto professional organizer When I arrive at a client’s home for the initial consultation, most often the first words out of their mouths is an apology for the mess. Such apologies are truly unnecessary! As a Toronto-based Professional Organizer, I hold no judgment when I inspect a home. Messes are what I…
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