Posts Tagged ‘clutter’

Three Months of Clutter…Good-Bye!

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

My recent project was an “I need to clear off this space before I lose it” project… (more…)

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What’s Holding Me Back? Clothes!

Monday, August 4th, 2014

I finally got around to working on an area of the basement that had been causing me a lot of stress and feelings of overwhelm – the back of the storage room.  It was a disaster… (more…)

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Small project – big change!

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014


Linen closet - before

Linen closet – before

Before I decided to hire myself, I organized our linen closet.  With a lack of purpose and shelves that were falling down, the closet had been driving me crazy for months.

Things just ended up there because there wasn’t clear definition of what should go in the closet…it was storing sheets, some cleaning supplies, some of my workout gear, medicine, and beach and bath towels. (more…)

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A Plan is in Place!

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

I have completed step one of hiring myself – the Creating Calm Assessment & Plan. It was actually done about three weeks ago, but between traveling, everyone in the house being sick in the past two weeks, and life in general, the blog post (and organizing!) wasn’t a high priority. (more…)

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Finding the Middle Ground

Friday, June 7th, 2013

I often get the question, “How do I get my husband/wife/partner/roommate to be organized?”  Ahh…what a tricky situation.

This is something J and I have had to work through; we probably always will.  It started when I first moved into his house and has continued as our lives have changed: from me starting a job/quitting a job/starting a business to adding X-man to our family.  We have different organizational styles (I think about it all the time; he rarely thinks about it), and we have different views of what organized is.  And that’s okay.  We typically find a happy middle ground…or ground that is slightly tilted my way! (more…)

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