This past eternity (well, 14 months) people have been surrounded by their same stuff and making more decisions to declutter items. I've had many conversations with different generations about what to do with their family photos.
I welcomed March 2021 with open arms. Wahoo! EMPOWER! Professional Organizing celebrated its 10th anniversary last month! Over the last 10 years in business, I have gotten married, had 3 kids, worked with hundreds of Veterans, and continued to [...]
What hobbies and crafts did you pick up during this past year? Regardless if you are a knitter, bread maker, exercise enthusiast, or master puzzle doer, chances are if you've learned a new skill it came with some stuff. [...]
While this may not be the typical February of love that we frequently see featured in romance films (candlelit dinners, long moonlit walks, gazing closely into a loved one's eyes), there are different ways to embrace love and admiration. [...]
When I put up my new wall calendar this year, I was met with the stillness of Ansel Adam's photograph of a snow-capped Half Dome overlooking a snow-blanketed path in an apple orchard. The image was new, fresh, and welcomed. [...]
Thank you! Happy Holidays! You did it. Atta-boy! Atta-girl! One step (day) at a time. It takes a village. Onwards and upwards. Grateful, blessed. SIGH. Pick whatever greeting resonates with you ? Whatever you celebrate this year, please take [...]
How's it going out there? When I recently flipped my calendar over to November (yes, I have a paper wall-hanging calendar in my home... two actually!), I was in shock. How could a year that has gone so slow [...]
October is by far my favorite month. I find solace in the trees losing their leaves, making way for new growth. Isn't that what we hope for in life, and in decluttering? We shed the old and the things [...]
I feel like I am traveling down the yellow brick road, but instead of chanting "Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!" I'm chanting, "COVID and fires and smoke, stay inside!". What an interesting world we're living in, and if you haven't prepared yourself, your cars, and your home for disasters, now's the time.
For me, a Type-A-Self-Diagnosed-Borderline-OCD-Business-Owning-Introverted-Rage-Cleaning-Mother-of-3 (and that's just a snippit) being in control is my jam! However, this year I have constantly been hit over the head with the life lesson that I am not in control. When my business [...]