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Challenged by Small Spaces?

Are your spaces so small that no amount of organizing seems to work? Is your home bursting because there is nowhere to put anything away? This year’s Philadelphia Home Show has a theme of “Small Spaces”. The recent trend of Tiny Homes makes this theme a perfect fit! Many, without even opting into the Tiny Home movement, are faced with the challenges …

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Organizing Expert: Spotlight on Martha Spittal

Q: When did you decide to become a Professional Organizer? For years I watched TV shows featuring Professional Organizers, totally intrigued, and thinking “I could do that!” Friends and coworkers told me the same thing. I finally decided to take the leap myself about two years ago. Q: Why did you choose organizing as your field of expertise? It fits …

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Be Kind – To Yourself!

Cut yourself some Slack during an End-of-Year Move It’s the “most wonderful time of the year,” so why have you been so stressed lately? Here it is, the last few days of December and all there’s been to think about is what we are giving and getting for holiday gifts! Oh, and we had to choose our healthcare plans. Right. Don’t …

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Holidays & Your New Home: What You Need to Know

If you are someone who really enjoys celebrating the holidays and you have just moved, then you are in for some changes. Here are a few suggestions of how to manage your new Holiday Home: Situation A – Hosting Guests following a local move. You have moved within your city or state and are still planning to host the holiday. …

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Cloud Storage

We move. Our stuff moves. Our information moves. And all of it moves fast. A lot faster than we have time to keep up with. So, how do we handle it? Sometimes we take time to prioritize, like if I just get these two or three things done, the rest won’t matter so much. Other times, we don’t; doing whatever …

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Are You Prepared?

Loss of life and home are the greatest devastations that can in no way be offset. For those affected, we can offer care and aid. For ourselves, we can prepare for whatever next emergency may be on the horizon. As defined by the New Oxford American Dictionary: Crisis |ˈkrīsis| noun (pl. crises |-ˌsēz| ) a time of intense difficulty, trouble, …

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5 College Essentials You Didn’t Think Of

Think you’re ready? It is August and we are seeing cars on the highway packed to the gills with the “bare essentials” that their cargos of budding scholars will need to survive the upcoming term. Some are returning veterans, others, newly fledged and tingling with anticipation and trepidation of their uncharted future. 5 Essentials for College Easy Living Here is …

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Celebrate Family Reunion Month – Here’s How!

Moving away and already missing family? Well, July is a great month to do something about it! Many social groups including churches observe National Family Reunion Month in the month of July¹. “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family … in another city.” ~ George Burns July is Family Reunion Month. If you are in the process of …

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Organizing Expert: Spotlight on Amy Trager

Q: What is your background in the organizing profession? My first, and only, career has been in the organizing industry. I started working for other organizing companies when I was in college and fell in love with the work. After a few years of study, research, and experience, I started working with my own clients. Q: Do you to take-on …

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Organizing Expert: Spotlight on Jennifer Truesdale

Q: Tell us about your background: I have 19 years of experience in project and time management skills. My former careers include engineering, purchasing & logistics and office management. In addition, I also have a strong balance of creativity and design. I enjoyed flipping my first three homes very much. When I decided to be my own boss and develop a new …