Category archive: “O Your Move”

The Cost of “Keeping” When You’re Moving Long Distance

There is so much to worry about when you’re moving a long distance like leaving old friends, starting a new life and potentially living in a foreign culture. You might have fallen in love with something like these homes for sale in spartanburg, or maybe you’re just having to move for your job. Whatever the…

Efficiently Book a Moving Company

    Get Suggestions: Ask around for moving company recommendations the same way that you look for advice on any other service. Consult friends and neighbors, look online, and ask other professionals like your trusted real estate agent or organizer. Professionals like these deal with moving all the time and can pass on the knowledge…

6 Reasons to Downsize Your Life

  Life is like a tree. It grows roots, expands and branches out. Change is constant so we need to adjust ourselves to be in the best position for growth. Downsizing is a common way to customize your living space to your lifestyle. Here are a few reasons to think about downsizing the next time you…

How to Get Free or Cheap Boxes for Your Next Move

  As soon as you think about moving, a lot of things probably come to mind. Moving has many parts, but no matter how small or big, how general or unique the situation, there is one thing for certain that you will need…boxes! It is not a bad idea to invest some money in sturdy…

Why It’s Better to Work with 2 Professional Organizers at Once

Much like the English phrase “too many cooks in the kitchen”, there is a phrase in Farsi (Persian Language) that says, 2 cooks in the kitchen results in food that is too salty or has no salt at all. That might be true for cooking, but it sure isn’t true for organizing.   I see…

Apps 2 Sell Your Stuff

We think de-cluttering is one of the best practices for letting go of the old and making room for the new. Our clients purge for many reasons. Sometimes it is downsizing, moving across the state, or making room for a new addition to the family. No matter the reason for purging, you are going to…

Phases of Move Management – Part 3

Part III of a 3-Part Series:   To recap: My dear friend called me recently. As we chatted about life, she informed me she was moving back to California again. As we chatted and joked about all of the drama that comes with moving, I was inspired to write this 3-part move management blog series….

Phases of Move Management – Part 2

Part II of a 3-Part Series:   To recap: My dear friend called me recently. As we chatted about life, she informed me she was moving back to California again. As we chatted and joked about all of the drama that comes with moving, I was inspired to write this 3-part move management blog series….

Phases of Move Management – Part 1

Part 1 of a 3-Part Series: Yesterday I called up a long time, dear friend of mine. As we chatted about life, she informed me she was moving again. In the past year she has moved from the state of California to the state of Texas while travelling in a RV to everywhere in between….

How 2 Decide What to Donate

  Many people call a professional organizer because they simply don’t know where to start. De-cluttering is not a straight forward task as you might know. It can be overwhelming and confusing, especially if you have a lot of stuff.  Learning the techniques that will help you decide what should stay and what should go…

10 Easy Ways to De-clutter Before You Move

  It’s as simple as this. You’re paying the moving company by the pound or by the hour, so it is to your financial benefit to get rid of excess possessions before you move. If you’re not paying by the pound, good for you. But you’ll still pay for neglecting to de-clutter…only in a different…

Quit Paying For Storage!

  Do you currently pay or have you ever paid to have an off-site storage space? If so, it’s time to think about cutting the baggage and saving yourself the headache.   There are several benefits to clearing out that expensive storage unit. Keep reading to learn the top 3 reasons you should dump your…

‘Pull It Out’ Looking Like It Did When You ‘Put It In’

  Protecting the items in your storage space is of utmost importance. When it’s time to pull out your things, you want them to be in the same condition you left them. Using the techniques we will describe, you will save time by not having to clean things that have gotten dusty in storage. You…

A Thoughtful Transition

  Staging a home requires homeowners to focus on the essentials versus an abundant amount of décor. A staged home is polished and streamlined. It showcases the desirable features and amenities of a living space.   Once you begin to stage your home, take inventory of household items and prepare to pack. Packing is a…

DIY candle holders from recycled glass jars

All these unique candle holders are made of recycled glass containers, scraps of ribbons, left over fabric, cut out pieces of paper and old outdated pieces of jewelry. A very green and easy way to create fun and unique candle holders that you can customize in any way you want so it will match any…

Get Your Move On!

  It is time to relocate to a new environment, to embark on a clean slate in a new spacious place.  Searching for a living space is just part of the moving effort.  The remaining task is to leave the past behind and transfer into fresh endeavors.  Moving is a process of elimination and the…

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