Showing posts from August, 2010

Never Apologize for Unplugging the Technology

A friend of mine told me this after I apologized for not returning her email that same day.  (Thanks, Jamie)

Once in a great while I will plan a day to stay away from my BlackBerry, IPod, Facebook and Twitter and television and be tech free for one day.  It helps me to re-focus and get back in touch with the real world.  That and the fact that I sometimes suffer from information overload.  Do you as well?  We have so much information coming at us all the time that it can be difficult to process it all. 

So, take my friend Jamie's advice and Never Apologize for Unplugging the Technology.  Now, go outside and enjoy some sunshine!

Leaving Your Legacy - Downsizing for the Next Generation

So I spoke to a group today at The Old Republic in New CarlisleCraig Langhofer from Edward Jones graciously invited me and Bob Hartig from American Funds as speakers for his ladies only luncheon that he offers once a quarter.

I talked about my clients Winnie and Ed and how they decluttered, had to move into assisted living and how I am helping them to clear their home of the contents so that it can be sold.  I talked about how they are leaving their legacy.

One of the key points I made was to leave your legacy.  One way to do this is to keep a journal, record or film yourself remembering events or family members or family stories.  Start giving away items that you know a family member has had their eye on.  Share a story or a memory about that item.  Leave your legacy for the next generation.

I touched very briefly on the subject of decluttering.  A great way not to get distracted when you are decluttering a space is to keep a box in the space you are decluttering marked "Move.…

Stay Organized This School Year

Check it out!  Myself and fellow organizer Jennifer Crutchfield of Gather Arts Organizing are featured in this month's site.  Check it out here!

Flipping for Fall Teleclass - September 30th

In this teleclass you will learn:

How to transition your wardrobe to Fall/Winter

How to organize your closet

How to keep your closet organized

Teleclass includes the downloadable and printable tip sheet, Flipping for Fall and the ebook - How To Organize Your Closet in 5 Easy Steps. Twenty two pages of tips and step by step photos and advice so that you can get your closet just 5 easy steps.

Teleclass Information:

Thursday, September 30, 2010

2:00-2:30 c.s.t.

Investment: $9.99

Click the PayPal logo below to pay and register. When you register you will receive the telephone number you will need to access the call and you will also receive your tip sheets and ebook. Not available for the call? The taped teleclass and booklet will be available after the class and ready for you to download at your convenience.

If you are a former or current client and have purchased one of my value priced packages, you are entitled to attend at a discount or for free. Current/former c…