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Narrow Your Focus

I have narrowed the focus of Keys to Living Light to Professional Organizing, Staging and Redesign. Often when overwhelmed by projects, we need to narrow our focus by creating a list and prioritizing. Prepare yourself ahead of time and do the most dreaded task first.

Getting Kids Organized For School

Getting Kids Organized For School

Help your child develop task management skills. Establish a homework routine, set up a designated study space, be aware of what comes home from school, encourage the use of lists and planners and use color coding for various classes to help with easy retrieval.

So far behind, I will never die…

So far behind, I will never die…

God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so behind I will never die. These were the words on a sweatshirt I gifted my mother years ago. She loved it and wore it often. My dear mother always felt she was behind in her work....

My Keys to Living Light

My Keys to Living Light

When weight gain came with turning 60, I developed a plan. Everyone is unique, so each plan will be different. I focused on eating less sugar, eating more vegetables, and snacks containing protein and fiber.

Importance of Labels

Importance of Labels

It happens to all of us. We know we have an item somewhere, but where?? When our son was baptized April of 1990, I bravely broke family tradition. Up until that time, all babies born on my side of the family, whether male or female, were baptized in the same gown....

“I Can Do It Myself!”

“I Can Do It Myself!”

We all need help sometimes. A professional organizer can help you by scheduling a time to work on your project, use methods that have worked for others, and offer the correct products and tools. Organizers can also
help with donations, resale, or recycling. They have been trained and have access to the ideas of other organizers. They have a neutral view, they are not emotionally tied to the items.

Weight and Clutter-What’s the Connection?

Weight and Clutter-What’s the Connection?

Keys to Living Light was founded on the premise that losing weight and losing clutter can and often do go hand in hand. What is the connection here and is this really the case? If you look carefully, most articles on decluttering and organizing have at least 1...

Our Virtual Lives

Our Virtual Lives

With the Covid 19 global pandemic, our lives have gone virtual. As a professional organizer and stager, I offer virtual servicers. Benefits include: no transfer of virus, reduced anxiety, less cost because often hours are reduced. We are able to achieve the same goals, just a different method.