Organizing Roadblock #1: “I don’t know where to begin” This is our number one question, “where do I begin?” Look around and make a list of the tasks that need to be accomplished. Prioritize each task. Set an appointment with yourself on a regular basis and commit to tackling each task – one at a
Who doesn’t like getting a deal?! This particular sale will help you declare war on clutter, rather than contributing to it the way regular shopping does. Back by popular demand!! We had so much fun the last time we offered ‘BOGO FREE’, that we decided to get a jump start on spring and offer it
Sometimes even the “Professionals” don’t get it right.It was just over a year ago when I published this Mama Bear’s Office Makeover blog. I’m here today to confess that the changes that I implemented weren’t working for me. I know myself well enough to know that out of sight can definitely mean out of mind.
Hi! I’m Roxanne, avid reader, Star Wars fan, blogger and former staff member with Heart of the Matter. I’m also wife to an incredible guy, and mom to two amazing kids. The book we are featuring this time around is: The Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick This is a novel that I found to
I have designated January as my personal “paper month”. Some of you are rolling your eyes and others are intrigued and want to hear more! Call me crazy but I love paper. I know that a lot of you feel that paper is your worst enemy. Some of you sense it multiplying every time you
It is a new year so we can make a fresh start! The classic new year’s resolution that we hear is, “I am going to get organized this year”. As you know, Donna and I find that new year’s resolutions can set you up for failure so we would prefer to focus on the positive!
Are you one of many not identifying with White Christmas or Holly Jolly Christmas? Maybe for you, or someone close to you, the descriptor of Blue Christmas is more accurate. Christmas may be Blue for any number of reasons, but most often it is attached to loss and grief. I have recently read 3 excellent
Can you believe that Christmas is just around the corner? 26 more days until the big day! There are so many things to think of at this time of year. I am constantly making lists. I have lists for my baking gift lists tasks I want to accomplish before Christmas Christmas card list movies we
It was at a staff meeting back in September that we had an icebreaker question asking each team member for at least one idea of a Clutter Free Christmas Gift. Carol had brought along her delicious Deluxe Sunday Morning Coffee Cake that morning. As we enjoyed that together we came up with a huge list
We encourage our clients to honour the things that they want to keep. Don’t leave precious memories stored away in boxes in the basement where they become dusty and moldy. If there is something that you treasure – then display it. You can purchase reasonably priced shadow boxes for keepsakes. Could you put together a
Before we jump into our regular blog this week, just a quick reminder that we would love to have you join us for our Gala Charity Fundraising event on Saturday, November 2nd. NOTE: Final deadline for ticket purchases is midnight on Thursday, October 24th. Invite your friends!! And join us to support the great work