We have Embarked on a Major Project…

In actuality, this organizing project started several years ago, when I met Ms. C. for the first time. However, she just wasn’t ready to face this HUGE undertaking, so it was postponed. In the meantime, she decided not to live in the house. But, it was May of this year that Ms. C. gave me a call and the project began. It is the largest project, that I’ve had in my 10 years as a professional organizer.

As I explain to all my clients, we have to break the elephant into bite size pieces and I will hand the pieces to you one bite at a time. So I begin with “presorting”, which gives me the opportunity to sort through the elephant size mounds of stuff and then hand a bite off to the client to purge through and make decisions on what to keep and what has to go.

We have a rather long way to go, but we have made a LOT of progress! The pics below are of the two rooms on the first floor. The “living room” is literally FULL of donations. By the way, did I mention that she’s an ex-teacher? May I say that teachers have a heart like no other for their students, but that also means that they hold on to a LOT of stuff, just in case they might need it!!

Well, next week, we are going to venture upstairs, so we will keep you posted as we go…

The Pyschology of Clutter…

“We can reclaim our peace of mind by understanding why we are cluttering up our life, and then take the appropriate steps to de-clutter, and return balance and harmony to our space.”

Many of you may be scrambling to go back to the office a few days a week, yet you must still maintain your virtual office. So remember, whatever space you are in… Clutter is something we’ll always have to deal with, but it can be controlled. We should seek to create space that makes us feel at ease…

Purely Random

Just in case you’ve heard enough about organizing & closets for the moment… Here is a PURELY RANDOM post! (one of my first posts, back in 2012).

Finding Order in Chaos

For some reason, I woke up thinking back to when I was a child.  It appears that in those days, I made my own chaos and it was rather constant.  Between the ages of about 4-6, I had these “eating episodes”.  Once I ate a whole jar of dill pickles, I guess that I couldn’t eat just one or two or ten, I had to eat them all.  Then one day, my mother baked a cake and had set it out to cool.  She got a phone call and you can guess the rest….  My mom got off the phone and asked who had eaten the middle out of her cake (I guess I thought that if I left the outside of the cake, that she wouldn’t notice).  I said “I don’t know” (mind you that I was the only child in the house at the time).

Attack of…

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Announcing “Tackling Our Closet” New on YouTube in 2018!

Finding Order in Chaos

Are you so overwhelmed by all the stuff in your closet that you become stressed & frustrated EVERY time you have to find something to wear?  Then this class is designed just for you.  Stay Tuned for More Info on Launch Date!

Here’s a Sneak Peak…

Let us know what you think!  All comments & feedback are welcome…..

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Take 30 minutes to ….

With our hectic schedule, our time is very valuable. However, you’d be amazed at how much you can get done in 30 minutes or less. Please click “Power Nap” and find out the perfect way to renew your energy during the day.

Finding Order in Chaos

  • Clean out your underwear drawer or a junk drawer in the kitchen
  • Go through a stack of old CDs
  • Sort through a bag of old clothes
  • Organize the cabinet under your bathroom sink
  • Clean out the interior or trunk of your car

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  • Take a Power Nap!
  • Read your child a book or two
  • Play a video game
  • Watch a cartoon with the children
  • Chat with the spouse about planning a date for just the two of you
  • Say a Prayer
  • Read the Bible

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Here are 12 things that you could do…

12 is the biblical number for ORDER!

What can you do in 30 minutes?

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…. til Death do Us part!

We’re coming up on 33 and the Best is Yet to be!!

Finding Order in Chaos

Before writing this post, I took a trip down memory lane.  It is amazing how much can happen in your life in 30 years….  and as a friend of mine always says “To the most casual observer”, it is obvious that the Lord truly Orders Our Steps!  On Monday, March 10th, my husband and I will celebrate our 30thanniversary.

Wedding Post 036This morning, I asked him to sum it up in 3 sentences, but all he said was “We were made for each other” and when you consider the faithfulness of our Creator, it is obvious that we were meant to be…. It is virtually impossible to tell you every thing that has happened over the past 30 years, but I will try to give you just a few highlights!

For my husband, it was love at first sight…. BUT for me, it was not that simple!…

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