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When you’re overwhelmed and don’t know where to start

When you're overwhelmed and don't know where to start

This is a subject near and dear to my heart.  I get many emails from overwhelmed readers asking for help getting started.  It is overwhelming if you look around your house and are burdened by piles and piles of clutter.  It can literally stop you dead in your tracks wanting to bury your head in […]

Does saying NO mean you are lazy?

Does saying NO mean you are lazy?

I get asked a lot of questions around here but one question I’m proud to rarely get asked is “how do you do it all?”.  I never want to come across on this blog like I’m superwoman because I can assure you I’m most definitely not.  What I am though is very careful with my […]

Stop Apologizing

Stop Apologizing

The other day I was reading a beautiful blog post and the writer was giving us a tour of her living room and her pretty Christmas decorations.  It really was lovely.  But then in a blink of an eye it happened. She apologized. For her table. Her table that she thought was ugly. I hadn’t […]

Do you want to be an Organizing Junkie too?

Do you want to be an Organizing Junkie too?

Do you love it? Do you use it? Do you have the room to store it? Those are some of the questions you need to ask about your stuff on a regular basis.  If the answer is no to any one of those questions then it’s time to share that stuff with someone else or […]

Home is not my stuff

Home is not my stuff

These past couple of weeks I’ve been slowly dismantling the house.  Bit by bit the house is being stripped of its personality and vibe of who we are as a family.  The walls are bare and there is a hollowness now that wasn’t there before.  And yet with each box I seal up I realize […]

Projects in progress ~ are they holding you back?

Projects in progress ~ are they holding you back?

I received a lovely inspiring email the other day from a reader that had an “aha” moment while clearing some clutter in her basement.  I love to read these types of success stories.  I hope you find it as motivating as I do. I just had to tell you about my experience today while doing […]

Golden Rules of Family Management

Golden Rules of Family Management

I’m currently reading a book I purchased a couple of weeks ago called, The Busy Mom’s Guide to a Happy, Organized Home by Family Manager, Kathy Peel.  This book is FULL of helpful solutions to everyday dilemmas from managing your home and property to managing finances and special events. In her book Kathy includes a […]

An Organizing Poem Just for You

Here’s a little something I wrote to provide a little kick in the pants motivation as you near the end of the challenge :)  Don’t quit on me now! The Big Push by Org Junkie From this junkie to you Please don’t be blue When I cut to the chase And get into your face […]