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6 steps to an organised linen cupboard

Often when I visit a client for the first time, the linen cupboard is one of those areas that they REALLY don’t want me to see. “Don’t open the door…..everything will fall out!” Does this sound familiar to you……? Has your linen cupboard seen better days?  If this is the case, these 6 simple steps will help you to tame your linen cupboard once and for all.

Pop over to Stuff to read the full article and let me know what worked for you!

This is the third article of a series I am writing for Stuff Magazine 🙂

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Want to get organised? Here’s how……

Do you find yourself scrambling to get out the door every morning? Perhaps you are missing bill payments or there just aren’t enough hours in the day? Are you having trouble finding important documents or even every day items when you need them?

There are many reasons that cause disorganisation and recognising their cause, can be the first step in helping us to get on top of them. Here are four key causes of disorganisation and how you can get on top of them. Pop over to Stuff to read the full article 🙂

This is the second article of a series that I am writing for Stuff Magazine.

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Letting go of our possessions…..

Living with the things that we love brings liberation. But the thought of letting go of our possessions can be overwhelming for many. So much so, that many don’t face them at all – it’s all too much. Does that sound like you? If so, this will be a good read for you. It is important that our belongings make us feel happy rather than making us feel sad, guilty or resentful. This month I shared my four key reasons with Stuff that can help you to understand why it can be so difficult to let go.

This is the first article of a series that I am writing for Stuff Magazine 🙂

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10 ways to declutter without throwing items away

This month our friends from Junk2GO are featuring on the blog, yay! It ties in nicely with my previous blog on where to take your unwanted items and they have some really fantastic creative ideas on how to upcycle and reuse those items that are no longer being used. Thanks guys!

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Where do I take my preloved items?

“Where can I take my items that I no longer want?!” I am often asked as I go through the process of helping people to declutter their belongings. I offer my clients the service of taking away their charity items – I like to donate them to the SPCA as that is a charity that I want to support. Even so, charity stores are getting more picky these days on what items they either want or are allowed to receive. Keep reading to find out where you can take a variety of items, including E waste, spectacles and even your bras!

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What does a Professional Organiser really do?

“Good question!” you say. I get asked this question on a daily basis and people often say “Oh……. you organise events do you?” Pretty much every time. After some time of being asked this question and seeing the look of confusion on peoples faces, I felt compelled to set the record straight!

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Save time and money with your wardrobe this Autumn!

How did Autumn get here so quickly?!

When the seasons change, it’s a great opportunity to review your wardrobe. And after my recent workshop on “How To Work Your Wardrobe”  as part of National Organising Week, I discussed the many ways in which you can save time and money with your wardrobe. Here are my 12 top picks on how you can do just that!

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How to organise kids school papers……

It’s that “Back to School” time of year again already! It’s time to drag out those summer uniforms, purchase the school stationary and get your head back into routine mode……..which sparks me to ask: How organised are you with your kids school paperwork and art? What do you do with their reports, certificates, photos and yearbooks? How about their creative writing work? Does it get shoved into a box or cupboard, in the hope that you might deal with it one day? If this sounds like you, this blog post is for you! If you don’t have a place and more importantly a SYSTEM for these items, they will build up and potentially be forgotten or even lost.

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How to survive the holiday season!

Christmas always comes at the same time of year but why does it always seem to sneak up on us? Work often gets crazy with deadlines and events in the evenings, the traffic is a nightmare (for all of us city dwellers) and there’s a feeling of slight “Craziness” in the air, that can lead to stress and feeling overwhelmed with it all, before it has even begun. Arming yourself with these simple strategies will help towards a stress free holiday season, so that you can have fun and enjoy yourself even more……

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