Here’s Why I Aim to Make You Smile…& Shift Your Story!

Shining and Striping in London! When I was a little girl, one of my favorite songs that my dad would sing was “You Are My Sunshine”. I was the only girl in a family of five so I’ll admit he definitely doted on me and I responded with seeking to put a...

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 101 According to Mary V

The 4 Pillars of my Decluttering Philosophy will Kickstart your Fabulous Second Act! Decluttering seems like a no-brainer activity, doesn’t it? Get rid of the junk, organize your stuff, boom! But if it’s truly so simple, why is it so hard for many of us to...

What Exactly is Clutter…and Why Do I Have It?

One woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure Arriving at a basic definition of clutter is paramount to successfully clearing space in your place “Release the clutter in your life and set yourself free! Make room for what matters now!” Ahhh,...

Midlife Evidence of Making your Next Life Chapter Fab!

Ready to learn! What does an “Influencers of Midlife Summit for Women” have to do with Decluttering? Why, everything! I know, this post seems to be a departure from my standard focus of clearing space in your home. But keep in mind my mantra:...

The Surprising Downside of a Cluttered Life

Let it go! The advantages of decluttering….well, aren’t they obvious? On the surface, yes: less stuff to deal with…boom! But have you ever realized how insidious clutter really is? It’s more than just having too much physical stuff in your...