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Organizing Workshop

This month I’d like to share some exciting news! I’m leading a two-part workshop on living with less, decluttering, and organizing! The workshop will be on August 5 and 19, 2019 from 7:00-8:30 PM in downtown Lynn, Massachusetts. It’s a workshop on simplifying life, taking a hard look at our shopping habits, and creating beautiful […]

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Minimalism

I’m a minimalist. Many of you by now probably know what this means, but there might still be a few of you out there wondering just what that word is all about. In this blog post, I’m going to give a few descriptions of minimalism. When I say this word, I’m talking about a lifestyle, […]

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Top Three Takeaways from My Clients

My clients have given me great feedback over the years, and this month’s blog post captures the top three takeaways from them. The first takeaway is: don’t wait until you’re ready to sell your house to declutter! This is great advice! Many clients are stressed when they call me because they have a very long […]

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Society and the Ease of Buying More and Often

Over the past month, I had been thinking a lot about this month’s blog post, tossing around ideas for what I’d write. At first, I thought that I’d do a sort of recap of work that I had done over the past few months with before and after pictures and some data about how much […]

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Prepping for a Big Move

Have you ever thought about moving out of state or maybe even out of the country? Does the thought scare you or excite you? Do you feel that it might be overwhelming? Today’s blog post is about how to prepare for a big move. The first step is to think about where you want to […]

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Fear

Fear keeps us from doing so much in our lives. Think about it for a minute: have you ever not done something out of fear? Maybe you wanted to apply for a new job, but you were afraid of rejection. Maybe you wanted to ask someone on a date, but again…rejection. Maybe you wanted to […]

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Just in Case…

Happy New Year! This is the time of year when many people make resolutions. They resolve to lose weight, get fit, quit a bad habit or two, save money, and clean out! Professional organizers typically get busier at this time of year, and as we work with folks who are ready to purge, one phrase […]

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Gratitude

As the year draws to a close, I’d like to express my gratitude for all that’s happened this year. I’ve had a great year! I’ve had wonderful clients, lots of support from friends and family, and fabulous opportunities. Thank you to all of you out there who have supported me, encouraged me, and provided me […]

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Getting Ready for Winter

It’s that time of year: almost winter. Here in New England right now, it feels like winter. It’s technically fall, but the weather has been below normal so it feels like winter. This feeling gets me in the mood to pull out those winter coats, boots, and heavy sweaters. How about you? Do you live […]

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Collections

We’ve probably all collected something at one point in our lives: dolls, cars, baseball cards, Hummel figurines, Beanie Babies, shoes, handbags, tools, and more. In my work as a professional organizer, I’ve seen huge collections of things. Some of my clients have their collections displayed in their homes while others have them boxed away safely. […]

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