Hoarding: When is Too Much Stuff Too Much?

Most folks have a weakness for accumulating something.  Shoes…kitchen gadgets…automotive tools…you name it! These items reflect our interests and our dreams.  We enjoy strutting about in the latest kicks.  We prepare and savor gourmet...

How to Release Other People’s Stuff from your Home

set yourself free! Does this sound familiar? The kids are grown and on their own…yet their childhood stuff is still stashed in your guest room/rumpus room/basement. Mom’s Lenox china and silverware for 16 are stowed in your dining room hutch. Dad’s...

Decluttering Now Gives You a Jumpstart on the New Year

Believe it or not, you can add decluttering to your To-Do list in December and not feel overwhelmed! Are you thinking, “Surely you jest…I’ve got a ton of things I need to do before family and friends descend upon me!”  Well, bear with...

Declutter your December Calendar to Eliminate End-Of-Year Angst

Aaaand, we’re off: The holiday season is on as we enter December!     Granted, the official shopping countdown has been pushed to Thanksgiving Day, thanks to relentless merchants.  But the holiday flurry is now in full swing!  Baking, hosting, visiting, and...

Three Ways to Help Aging Parents While They’re Still Independent

It’s hard to see our parents slow down as they age!   It doesn’t happen overnight, unless they incur a serious health issue, such as a broken hip or stroke.  Generally, it’s a gradual process.  A “senior” moment here and there.  A...