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reader question – organizing a guest room

Thanksgiving is a little more than two weeks away and, for many people, company keeps on coming until the beginning of January. A reader asked how to prepare, so they don’t end up tossing clutter in bags and hiding them … Continue reading

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reader question – organized packing for sleepaway camp

The kids are going to camp! You get a break from all their activities, they get to try new things, and it becomes an annual adventure. Getting them ready for that adventure can be expensive, time consuming and frustrating. But … Continue reading

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reader question – organizing for major illness

Many people experience a major illness during their lifetime or care for someone who is ill. Between doctor visits, insurance filing and research about a condition, paperwork piles up. A reader asked how to manage all the papers, and how … Continue reading

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reader question – should i keep old electronics?

When you buy new a toaster or speakers or cell phone, do you put the old one in the basement, just in case? Even if it’s broken? Whether it’s a broken coffee maker that could be used for parts, or … Continue reading

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reader question – how do i live through home repairs?

Clients often call me after they experience a crisis, like a flooded room, or after they start a renovation. Both situations cause chaos. Being surrounded by boxes of stuff, piled up furniture and building supplies can be miserable, especially if … Continue reading

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reader question – what to do with medical information?

A reader asked what to do with all of the test results and other paperwork that result from visiting doctors or from hospital stays. Like many people, she wasn’t sure what to keep and where to keep it. You may … Continue reading

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reader question – what to do with photographs?

This actually is a question from a recent presentation I gave to a seniors group, women and men in their 70s and 80s. What distinguishes these folks is that they have lots of printed photos, which present a set of … Continue reading

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