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Taxes – Dreadful they’re Due …Again!

  Yes, your taxes are due again.    If you are speaking with your parents about their taxes politely probe a little more to see if they need help. They are not always forthcoming about asking or accepting of help. You might find these situations are more easily...

Downsizing-Moving Toronto to Barrie

The house has been sold. A closing date set. And my clients are on their way to becoming Barrie Residents but only after a detailed plan of their wishes has been put into place. Let’s get the downsizing-moving process underway following these 6 steps:   1.     Most...

Christmas Gifts-Something for Everyone

Christmas is coming and Santa will be bringing all kinds of gifts for young and old. And of course, there will be boxing day shopping, host and hostess gifts and more. What to do with all this stuff. How to avoid January’s clutter chaos. Kids: Do a pre-Christmas...

Moving Company Nightmares-Who to Trust

It doesn’t take moving across the country to turn your move into a long-distance haul.  Moving between the GTA and Barrie, Innisfil, Orillia will likely be considered a local move. You will most likely pay by the hour with an approximate number of hours to complete...

Downsizing to Condominium Living

Downsizing to a Condo Lifestyle. Condo living is quite popular these days. Whether you are just starting out, a professional or executive wanting to be close to work or a senior downsizing your living space there is something for everyone. Here are two furnishings to...

Downsizing Mrs. Barr – Her Way

I’m just doing the finishing touches to another successful Downsizing and Senior Move Management project. The clients are happy and have referred me to a friend who is turning 95. The lady (Mrs. Barr) called because her friends raved about me. Mrs. Barr spoke so...

10 Easy Organizing Solutions

Organizing Simplified Organizing sounds easy when it’s being talked about. Thinking about the work involved and completing the tasks can be daunting. And the thought of organizing your entire kitchen in one swoop might feel overwhelming. With your busy schedule, you...

Closet Organizing – A Bit Overwhelming

  The thought of closet organizing for most people just feels a bit overwhelming. Where did the summer go?  Fall is officially here today but it will be a high of 27 degrees. Therefore, I am wearing and enjoying my summer clothes. I am hanging onto every warm moment I...

Organizing – Small Space Living

  When organizing - small space living there are many options available. You need to decide exactly how you want the space to function. Ask yourself what is the problem I need to solve. Before going out shopping take a look on the worldwide web to help you to see what...

Organizing Small Spaces – Downsizing Seniors

When organizing small spaces there are many considerations. For today, let’s start with entertaining. Here are 2 options that I recommend. First. For daily living downsize to a table for two. I understand that this is difficult for people who love to entertain friends...

Organizing Small Spaces – Living Organized

When Organizing Small Spaces there are Many Options Available. When organizing small spaces the creativity and thinking outside the box is unlimited. We see so many things on the web. Type in the Google search bar what you are looking for and you will likely find it....

Food Waste: Solutions to a $31B Problem

Food Waste is a 31 Billion Dollar Problem. Lately, my team and I have seen a lot of food waste. We have tossed so much food because its expired, rotted in the fridge or was covered in freezer burn. And the freezer burn has been on refrigerator food too. Yes, even the...

Life – Changing Organizing Tips

  Kudos to Marie Kondo for writing her book 10 Life-Changing Japanese Organizing Tips. I love her book and all its life changing organizing tips. I’m a bit envious as they are techniques that I and many other professional organizers use often. And her clients wait 3...

Back to School Time – Again!

Back to school again. Wow! Time really does fly. Its August but I’m still writing down July and keep thinking my iCloud calendar is wrong when it reads August. And not just a few days in its already the 2nd week. Back to School Organizing For The Kids. Let’s get...

How Your Clutter Is Harming Your Health

One of my favourite people sent me this clutter article. Thank you, Peggy, for allowing me to help you with your organizing journey and for sharing this article. This article is a great read for everyone. This article provides some great insight for your own clutter...

DIY Projects – Home Organization

DIY Projects are created by many. Some people work really well with tools and others do not. And many people don’t own all the tools required to complete their home organization and home staging projects. My guest blogger this week is Top Reveal with a creative list...

Downsizing can happen at any age

A few months ago, I was contacted by a past client. I previously helped her set up her home office. This time - Downsizing. Cathleen and her husband Dave decided to downsize their home of more than 4,000 square feet. It was very spacious, the layout and function were...

Earth Day – Let’s make it Every Day!

  Earth Day is officially April 22 in Canada. Let’s start now and make Earth Day everyday and make it a priority for us here now and for future generations! Earth Day is everyday in our home. I do walk my talk when celebrating earth day every day. Last year we did a...

Organizing – Outside the Box Solutions

  Condo Organizing Solutions I was organizing a condo yesterday with a client. I had never met this lady before. Her daughter purchased her a gift certificate at Christmas that she could use at her convenience. We had a chat on the phone about how I might help her and...

Easy Home Organization Solutions

  Here are 4 more Simple Home Organization Solutions from my Living Organized 101 Series. Whatever your home organization storage needs are, these solutions are inexpensive, flexible, and require no installation at all. The extra lower rack is great for young kids to...

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