Category: Summer

Stocking Up on the Necessities for Summer

Summer is here. The sun is out well past 5:00 p.m., the local pool is already open on weekends, and the temperatures are starting to climb. Stocking up on the necessities for summer now will save you time when you are wanting to enjoy the lazy days to come. Here are a few items that you may want to have on hand.

Setting Up for a Successful Garage Sale

Holding a garage sale is a fun, profitable, eco-friendly way to clear clutter from your home. The saying is true “one person’s trash is another’s treasure”. Virtually anything can be sold at a garage sale. Old glassware? Check. Fabric scraps?

3 Ways to Get Ahead of Summer Plans

It’s time to start focusing on summer plans. If you haven’t already signed up your children for summer camp, now is the time while you may still have options. Have you decided on your final destination for your summer vacation?

Tip Tuesday: Moving this Summer? 5 Ways to Declutter and Downsize Your Stuff

We’re smack dab in the middle of summer. Yes, this means it’s beach season. But it also means it’s moving season. The real estate market is in full swing, and there’s a chance you’re in the middle of a big

Start Planning your Winter Vacation NOW

The sun has been shining, and it has been hot around New England. By now, you should have a bit of color on your skin, and a sufficient amount of vitamin D. As you’re enjoying these beautiful summer vibes, you

PURGE! What to Get Rid of at the End of the School Year

I know, I know. You blink, and all of a sudden school is out for the summer. The saying is true, “The days are long, but the years are so short.” Yes, the years are certainly short, but you know

Ramping up for the “Busy” Summer Months

Truth be told, I don’t have a “busy” season. I work 12 months out of the year helping people organize their homes and businesses. After being in business for 20 years, I have never been able to guess which season

RESET DAY – The Kitchen

The kids are out of school, and they have invaded all parts of the home, including the kitchen. In the summer, the kitchen can bring in a bunch of clutter with kids’ summer activities, snacks and meals around the kitchen,

3 Things to Purge As Fall Arrives

When it comes to getting rid of “stuff” cluttering the house or yard, we all have items that need to either leave permanently or be put away for the season. So what are we focusing on this month? Summer. Yes,

How to Maintain a Clean and Organized Car

  If you can believe it, Americans have always felt the need to keep everything in their cars. Take, for instance, this old vintage photo! If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time in your car. From coffee

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