30 Mar

A Different Kind of Editing

Pay attention to this very important word:  editing.  It’s not just for writers anymore.  Nowadays, “editing” is a key word in both Organizing and Home Staging situations.  It’s what we do when we minimize…we edit our belongings to pare down and simplify our lives and/or...

01 Feb

Does it Spark Joy?

If you’ve read Marie Kondo’s book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing” you’re familiar with the phrase, “Does it spark joy?” In my opinion, this one simple query has revolutionized the organizing process for many. The concept is...

01 Dec

​Turn December Chaos to Calm

Relaxing with loved ones, enjoying the lights and sounds of the seasons, the kitchen filled with delicious smells, laughter and merriment abounding, while Christmas music plays joyfully in the background. Sounds like your typical Holiday Season, doesn’t it?  Well, maybe for Norman Rockwell. It seems that from...