Monthly Archives: August 2009

Fight Procrastination Day

Wednesday is Fight Procrastination Day. There are so many things that need your attention, how do you decide what to do? You are constantly resetting priorities, based on your energy level, skills, beliefs and experience. I have found that a … Continue reading

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Cutting Back on Hobbies

This has been my summer of finishing projects. One of the things I decided to do to support this goal was to reduce my crafts supplies. I have collected crafting treasures ever since I was a child, learning new crafts … Continue reading

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Giving the Gift of Organization

People often ask me about giving a gift certificate for my services to someone else. While it can be a great gift for the right person, it can also end very badly. Here is a thoughtful post from Liz Jenkins, … Continue reading

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Out of Control Photos

My brother-in-law gave my sister a great gift for her birthday: a digital picture frame that has photos of their family. My brother-in-law confided in me that he went through about 500 photos to get the 100 or so that … Continue reading

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Who Wants a Free Closet Makeover?

Real Simple magazine is running a contest, with $500 cash toward a new closet and 4 hours with a professional organizer as the prize. Why shouldn’t you be the one to win? You can enter daily on their website until … Continue reading

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Back to School Shopping

Every year it seems like the ads for back-to-school shopping come out earlier and earlier. This year merchants are promoting heavily to get people to spend during these tough economic times. Before you blow the budget on back-to-school deals, think … Continue reading

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Is it a Collection or Just Clutter?

I spend a lot of time talking to clients about collecting and their possessions. Keeping stuff because you think it’s a “collection” or because it might be valuable some day are not good enough reasons to allow it to stick … Continue reading

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