Tag Archives: shopping

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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Does Buying in Bulk Save Money or Just Clutter Our Lives?

I often remark that Sam’s Club, Costco and BJ’s keep me in business.  Frequently, the first thing I recommend to my clients is that they reduce their purchases to essential items.  I recognize “essential” is a relative concept, but people … Continue reading

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15 Tips for Getting Back Into the School Routine

We’re already into August and the term “Back to School” is popping up all over. Before you get overwhelmed, consider these tips for easing back into the routine (and sometimes rat race) of September: 1. Go through the kids’ clothes … Continue reading

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