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What Their Father Learned

Posted by on Apr 27, 2018 in Blog, Terry's Blog |

What Their Father Learned

My Granddaughter came for a visit last week. She played with her toys and talked to her Grandpop, but her favorite activity was sitting quietly and stringing beads to make a bracelet. Sitting at the craft table, she reminded me of twin four year-old girls I had met and their playroom. I was hired a few years ago by a nice couple with a problem. They both worked long hours and the playroom in their home was a mess they didn’t quite have time to fix. Just knowing the mess existed was extremely...

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Find Your Starting Point: Before and After Garage

Posted by on Mar 6, 2018 in Blog, Terry's Blog |

Find Your Starting Point: Before and After Garage

Early in my career I had a client “Jane” that really provided insight into how a lack of organizational systems in the home can affect a family financially, physically, emotionally and mentally. Neither Jane nor her husband “John” had grown up with in organized homes and as adults, they both had different organizational issues. Four young children and irregular work schedules further exacerbated  the  problem.    Jane and John wanted to get organized...

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Organize for Healthier Relationships

Posted by on Feb 8, 2018 in Terry's Blog, Uncategorized |

Organize for Healthier Relationships

Has anyone damaged a relationship because they were always late, or they were too busy or overwhelmed to put care into a relationship? Putting effort into time management and home organization can reduce stress and make spending time with friends and family a more frequent and less stressful event. Whether it is with your Friends, Children, Partner, or Yourself, organizing your home can positively impact your relationships. Be a Friend. Other than Facebook, are you able to make...

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Update Your Preferences to Get Organized!

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in Blog, Terry's Blog, Uncategorized |

What progress have you made with your resolution? As January comes to a close, many struggle with their resolve to get organized. In truth, most people have already abandoned any attempt to forge a path ahead. If this is the case,  a little self examination is in order. Try Updating Your Preferences! When you join a site or sign up for a new organization, you fill out your preferences for what you want. Do you want to learn information about events? Get alerts for sales and deals? Receive...

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Sanctuary: The Connection between Health and Organization

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Terry's Blog |

Sanctuary: The Connection between Health and Organization

January is the month of resolution for most people. The most common resolution is to Get Healthy! and the second is to Get Organized. Most people however, fail to tie to the two together. Looking through my files I found a perfect example of how these two important decisions are connected and how a professional organizer can help.   The homeowner of this bedroom, we’ll call her Mary, was the winner of a NAPO contest. Her prize: one room in her home organized! It included a budget for...

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Welcome to March

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in Terry's Blog |

Welcome to March. Otherwise known as Terry’s least favorite month of the year. Not to be a downer, but… the weather, the wait for spring, the allergies…all vex me. If I could go south for 31 days, I would.    The reality is, I’m here for the duration, so how do I deal? I organize!  This month I’ll double-down on productivity to keep my thoughts positive and to prepare for the busiest season just ahead. Here are some ideas for how to do...

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