Category: Clutter Control

5 ways to keep a pretty and functional space, with kids, when selling your home

Please welcome guest contributor Lani from This Is How We Home to the blog today. Lani is sharing tips on how to create a pretty and functional space, with kids, when selling your home. We have been trying to sell our home for over a year, and with a 9-month-old and 2.5-year-old, that has made […]

Filed under: Clutter Control, Guest Bloggers, Moving, Simplicity

How Keepsake Boxes Can Be Used to Organize 5 Different Paper Piles in Your Life

The following is a guest post on how keepsake boxes can be used to organize 5 different paper piles from regular contributor, Morgan from Morganize with Me. When helping my clients reorganize, downsize, and minimize, I come across A LOT of paper. So much paper that I’ve been curious how much paper is still floating […]

Filed under: Clutter Control, Containerizing, Guest Bloggers, Morgan, Paper Organization

Organizing Solutions for Storage Areas

The following is a guest post on some great organizing solutions for storage areas from regular contributor, Morgan from Morganize with Me. About a year ago, we started finishing our entire (unfinished) basement. I’m happy to announce that the basement is now done and we are enjoying our new family room, bedroom, home gym, bathroom, […]

Filed under: Clutter Control, Containerizing, Guest Bloggers, Morgan

Quick Tidy Task: Declutter Magazines

Sometimes life can be busy and overwhelming. As a result our houses get messy with stuff here, there and everywhere. It happens. But knowing where to start with the organizing when life gets this way is also overwhelming. So every once and awhile I like to offer you a quick tidy task to do. Something […]

Filed under: Clutter Control, Containerizing, Purging

Teaching Your Children to Organize: Stop Tossing Their Stuff!

I’m digging into the archives today to republish this important post about how to teach your children to organize. And, surprise, it doesn’t involve tossing out their stuff on them. Teaching our kids how to organize is essential to their future. My kids are now 21, 18 and 12 and my advice below still holds […]

Filed under: Before and After, Clutter Control, Kid Stuff, Purging, The Organizing PROCESS

Need More Storage Space? Consider This Before Deciding to Love Your Home or List It

I’ve been binge watching old episodes of Love It or List It Vancouver lately. It’s similar to the Toronto version but based in Vancouver with hosts Jillian Harris (designer) and Todd Talbot (realtor). For those that aren’t familiar with the show, let me explain. Basically a couple is torn between loving their home (after extensive […]

Filed under: Clutter Control, Organizing Basics, Purging, Simplicity