Monthly Archives: December 2011

out of the ordinary gift ideas

In the spirit of reducing my stress by using what I’ve already got (see my recent blog post ), I decided to make my life easier today. Tomorrow is my niece’s birthday and I had planned to give her a … Continue reading

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Use What You’ve Got

Yesterday was my nephew’s 7th birthday.  He got loads of presents, which didn’t surprise me.  What I found unusual was the fact that most of the gifts didn’t come with a standard birthday card.  Some of the gift givers made … Continue reading

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donating vs. consigning

In The Clutter Book I write about clients who feel that they need to get back some amount of money from things they have purchased and used. Rather than donating clothing and household goods, they want to take the items … Continue reading

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Adopt a Shelter Animal

Today’s post is only minimally about organizing.  After much consideration, I decided to foster a cat for the Humane Society.  He followed us home one day and, after a month at the shelter, was still up for adoption.  He has … Continue reading

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