Tag Archives: declutter

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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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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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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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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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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4 simple organizing tips using the KonMari method

The KonMari method – easy peasy Japaneasy! 4 Simple organizing tips to help you in all areas of your home The Japanese are known for their culture of simplicity and beauty. Even their food is artistically displayed on the plate. There has been much talk of Japanese organizer Marie Kondo’s new book about her method…
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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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