Category Archives: Professional Organizing

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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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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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