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

As my business is growing, my focus is narrowing.  I have rebranded Keys to Living Light, offering Professional Organizing, Staging and Redesign.  I have found that clients want a new look for their space, a redesign, once it is decluttered and organized.  I love the...
Get Going!  It’s January.

Get Going! It’s January.

I have lived in Minnesota my entire life.  I’m not a fan of January.  It’s cold and dark.  It seems one by one, houses put away their beautiful Christmas lights. The days are short, and  the temperatures drop. Anyone who knows me, knows that I prefer warm...
Thoughtful Gift Giving

Thoughtful Gift Giving

  Maybe it’s just me, but I feel like the most stressful part of the holiday is getting the perfect gift for others. Unless someone tells me exactly what they would like, I flounder. Take clothes for example.  I personally need to try on a number of items...
Moving?  Don’t Take the Clutter!

Moving? Don’t Take the Clutter!

My husband and I have lived in the same home for 31 years.  We raised our family here.  While we have no immediate plans to downsize and move, I have been working to declutter our home.  I have especially been working on the basement (we may need it someday, maybe the...