Do the Hard Thing

Years ago I created the image below. Little did I know that I would be continually learning this. I'm not a huge fan of doing things that are hard for me. (Helping you declutter and organize is easy for me so never you fear!) I keep choosing to do the hard things first and I … Continue reading Do the Hard Thing

What About the Sentimental Stuff?

Every February and August I run a fun game over on Facebook. Toward the beginning of the game I ask everyone what they think their biggest obstacle will be. Every round we've done at least one person mentions "sentimental stuff." #LRSOMG is not the time to deal with sentimental stuff but I would like to … Continue reading What About the Sentimental Stuff?

Parents and Their Grown Children

Two of the most common phrases I hear when I tell people what I do for a living are, 1. "You should see my house," and, 2. "My parents need you." We have put ourselves into storage units with all the stuff we collect and keep in our homes. And sometimes it's not even our … Continue reading Parents and Their Grown Children

How Many Should I Have?

There are direct questions and there are underlying issues. I get this question as both multiple times a month. Someone will directly ask, "how many bath towels does my family need?" I will also open a linen closet and see bath towels shoved here, there, and everywhere just begging the question, "how many bath towels … Continue reading How Many Should I Have?