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December 20, 2018

The Ups and Downs of Downsizing

More. More. More! Much of our lives — from childhood through adulthood and then the childhood of our own kids — is spent acquiring things. Once we cover the basics (food, water, shelter) we tend to collect and hold onto things that make us happy, and move into bigger and […]
November 8, 2018

What To Do With Your Wedding Dress, Rings and Other Things After a Divorce

What To Do With Your Wedding Dress, Rings and Other Things After a Divorce There’s a moment after the dust settles on your divorce, when the arguments are over, the papers are signed, and the moving truck has sped off with all of your ex’s stuff – it’s a moment […]
May 29, 2018

May 2018 Update

May 2018 Update: NAPO This month I’ve taken on the role of President at the Seattle-Area National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals.  When I first joined NAPO in the Fall of 2015, I knew I had found my people!  Through attending the monthly Seattle-Area NAPO meetings, I have learned so […]
March 17, 2018

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

Many of my clients come to me because they’ve read (or have been gifted) a few “how-to” organizing books, but they still want the added accountability of working with a Professional Organizer.  One very popular book right now is The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning  by Margareta Magnusson.  Sure, […]
February 19, 2018

Do You Feel Loved In Your Home?

February Seattle Sparkle Update: Do You Feel Loved In Your Home? February is one of my favorite months, because of special birthdays (like mine!) and Valentine’s Day.  Fun fact: my mom and two of her brothers were all born on February 26th!  Recently, I keep meeting more people who have […]
December 12, 2017

How Do You Bring Light In?

November Seattle Sparkle Update: Our NAPO Seattle Chapter just celebrated our holiday party at the Seattle Goodwill, where we had a tour of the facility, got a sneak peak of the “Glitter Sale”, and got to dine in their beautiful LEAD certified building.  Brent Frerichs, Seattle Goodwill’s Business Development Director […]