5 Ways to Leave Your Clutter

| April 19, 2015

Leaving your clutter can be a difficult break up, but it can be rewarding both emotionally and financially. Set it free. When it comes to things you don’t love, set it free, and in doing so, you free yourself. If something does not serve your life or make you feel good, let it go. Now […]

The Bucket List for the Year of “Lasts”

| January 19, 2015

Guest Post by Lisa Boesen Encore Performance. Second Act. Life 2.0. I am not sure if there is a perfect term to replace the quite worn out word for leaving your primary job in mid or late life, but regardless, if this next stage of your life involves moving, the process can be quite interesting, […]

Organizing @ Home: Chase Away Organizing Nightmares

| August 22, 2014

I had an organizing nightmare. In my dream, I was packing my stuff and trying to place everything in order in the giant box I was using. Once I was done, I turned around and was dismayed to find several cabinets filled with more tchotchkes. When I woke up, it took me a moment to […]

Organizing @ Home: Make Cash from Your Clutter with Decluttr

| July 11, 2014

It’s always nice when you can make some cash from your clutter. With Decluttr, you can sell them your CDs, DVDs and games. I recently gave it a whirl. I heard about the Decluttr app a couple of months ago and downloaded the app. While clearing out a spare room, I made an initial sort […]

Organizing @ Work: Promises of Blue Skies Ahead

| July 6, 2014

The gray skies loomed above me, and I sighed. “Great,” I thought. “Driving in the rain. Again.” I loaded my car to leave my parents’ house in Oklahoma and head back to Houston, and I planned to make my usual stop in Arlington to see my godchildren. This breaks up the solo 8-hour drive for […]

Organizing @ Work: Do You Know Where Your To-Do List Is?

| June 15, 2014

As a professional organizer, I’ve seen a variety to-do lists. There has been the multiple notepad system, the task list function on email, the nest of numerous sticky notes, the list lost somewhere in a stack on their desk, and my personal favorite – their memory. First, it’s good to have some sort of to-do […]