Tag Archives: clutter

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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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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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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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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Does your home need to lose weight?

Does your home need to lose weight?       When the clock strikes midnight, and, like many people,  you make your new year’s resolution to lose weight, you will probably be thinking about your tummy blubber or thunder thighs. Well good for you and I wish you much success in reaching your goal. But…
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Is your house stressing you out?

    Is your house stressing you out?     These days, we are pummelled with images of gorgeous living rooms, serene bedrooms, dream kitchens and even garages that look clean enough to eat off of. Is this real? Do people actually live in these beautiful places? For many of us, it seems unattainable. We…
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