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Right Sizing Is for All Ages

  Baby BoomersAs you have most likely heard, there is an entire generation who are approaching retirement or are already there. These people, born between the years 1946 and 1964, are Baby Boomers and they are making their imprint on everything from health care to...

Done Beats Perfect.  Every Time!

Done Beats Perfect. Every Time!

  We are bombarded with pictures of perfect homes.  Pinterest, Instagram and HGTV to name a few.  But we don’t live like this.  Our homes are lived in!  We need to strive for done over perfect. I have many clients who have been paralyzed in the decluttering and...

Wait, We Can Recycle That!

I can’t count the number of times I have rescued clothing, textiles, shoes, or leather products from trash cans.  “Wait, we can recycle that!’ We are all aware of donation sites for wearable/usable clothing, shoes, leather accessories and household textiles. ...

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....