Senior Guide to Retirement Living

Senior Guide to Retirement Living

This week, I am delighted to share with you this article written by Alejandra Roca of Redfin. While helping her mother move into a new retirement home, she spent many days sorting through her mom's belongings and trying to figure out the most effective way to help her. Alejandra's guide covers all the bases: Decluttering & Downsizing, Handling Paperwork, Showing support, and what to do after the move.

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How to: Up-cycling to Reduce Clutter

How to: Up-cycling to Reduce Clutter

In an earlier post, we discussed the impact of de-cluttering your home to create a space that is calm and inviting. We don't believe that you always need to buy expensive organizing systems for your belongings to bring a sense of order to your home. In fact, your home is probably hiding a few items that could be repurposed! Here are a few tips for repurposing common household items in fun, new ways. 

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Konmari or Hygge?

Konmari or Hygge?

In the past few years, we've seen a dramatic increase in followers of the Konmari method. Marie Kondo penned "the life-changing magic of tidying up," the best-seller that outlines her method of tidying and organizing. The title alone implies that something magical will happen when you get your life in order, and with that assumption I completely agree. (I'd have to, as a Professional Organizer, right?!) 

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