Organizing Keepsakes

When organizing items in your attic, one of the categories you are bound to see a lot of, are keepsakes. Odds are good that you will have more than you need, but how do you go about safely getting rid of items that are irreplaceable?

January 2018, The Fill

Matt and 4 other professional organizers share 5 Easy Tips for Creating a Decluttering Plan.

A Harvesting Lesson for Getting Organized

Ever wonder what a threshing floor is? It’s an old convention, but it is very helpful in understanding a concept in getting organized, that is valuable today.

Where To Begin Organizing

To begin organizing, you must clarify your priorities and edit out the excess clutter in your home or office. To do this effectively, it is helpful to first establish some very general categories and quickly sort items into them.

Organizing Collectibles

Collectibles can take up a lot of space in your home, so here’s five useful tips to keep in mind when organizing them.

Organizing for Self Storage

Increasingly, people are finding self-storage to be a helpful way to manage their belongings either during a short-term transition, or as part of a more comprehensive process to create more living space at home. Either way, it helps to keep your storage unit organized.

Organizing Books

Are the books in your home taking over? Reading is a wonderful thing, but if your books are interfering with other priorities, perhaps it’s time to rein them in.

Organizing to Live Tiny

With the tiny house phenomenon in its prime, living tiny and sustainability is more popular than ever. A minimalist lifestyle can be freeing and exhilarating. Imagine living in a simple, organized, and zen space.

Organizing Your Receipts

My plan for organizing receipts is actually a perfect example of my ultimate organizing approach.

October 2016, Better Connecticut, Organizing to Move

Matt is joined by Susan O’Connell of Just So Organized, a Certified Move Manager, with hosts Scot Haney and Kara Sundlun, to talk about organizing for a move. Matt and Susan share some great tips to make your move less stressful.

Organizing to Move: Settling In

Moving is stressful, but doing it in an organized way, can relieve that stress. This starts by breaking the moving process down into the major stages. In this series, I already talked about first assembling the right team, how to declutter the excess, and staging your home to sell, and, last time, we left off with moving day. Now it’s time to settle in to your new home.

September 2016, Better Connecticut, Home Staging

Don’t think of your house as a home. Treat it as a product for the marketplace. You don’t want your house stay on the market too long. The longer it stays, the less it pays!

Organizing To Move: Staging

In this series, I already talked about first assembling the right team and then how to declutter the excess. Once that’s done, it’s time for the next stage: staging.