Category Archives: Shopping

HOLIDAY GIFT-GIVING

I used to think I was very clever whenever I advised people about gift giving for special occasions and holidays. I would always suggest that when selecting gifts for people who actually have material plenty to give beautiful “disposables.” I … Continue reading

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Getting Organized…NOT Your Mother’s Wedding Registry

As a professional organizer, I have seen more than my fair share of wedding gifts… But not exactly as you’d expect… I see them years after the big day… …in their original boxes, …collecting dust, …tucked away in a closet … Continue reading

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When is Enough Stuff Enough?

I had a life-changing epiphany. It was on May 27, 1978 in the wee hours following opening day of Atlantic City’s first casino, Resorts. My then-boyfriend and I were there until the casino closed (pre-24-hour operation). We drove around Atlantic … Continue reading

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How Evernote Changed My Life (And How It Can Change Yours)

My Evernote conversion occurred about five years ago. Stuffed in the back of my junk drawer (yes, I also have one) for several years, lay a handwritten recipe for the best maple balsamic salad dressing obtained from a restaurant in … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of Things

As a professional organizer, I help people deal with their stuff. Some clients hire me because they have too much stuff. Others because they don’t know how to store their stuff. And still others because they want to learn how to eliminate useless stuff … Continue reading

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Stop Clutter Before it Comes into the Home

What happens if you love to shop BUT hate to organize? Or you don’t have the time or energy to deal with what you buy? All those “great deals” become clutter when you bring things into the home and either don’t … Continue reading

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