Category Archives: Home Organizing

6 Reasons Why You Haven’t De-cluttered Yet

The procrastinator in you always gives you a reason to put things off. De-cluttering is no different and perhaps is even more difficult to start. Do any of these reasons for not starting the de-cluttering process ring true with you? You feel guilty if you get rid of it You pay good money for something…Continue Reading



What Are Your Obstacles To Reducing Clutter?

Most clients that contact us do so because they don’t feel that they can reduce the clutter in their lives themselves. They call us for assistance. After speaking to many of them we’ve learned that there are several major obstacles that prevent people from downsizing. You don’t know where to start This is the biggest…Continue Reading



5 Signs That Your Parents Should Consider Downsizing

We all want to stay in our home as long as possible. We have created many memories there and have probably lived there for many years with a lot of familiar places around us. But there comes a time when your parents need to downsize in order to remain independent. Do your parents need some…Continue Reading



What Is a Professional Organizer?

  When I meet people and they ask, “so what do you do?” I tell them that I’m a professional organizer and that’s when I wait for their reaction. Almost always I get a confused look. You know what I mean, the crinkled face, the raised eyebrow and the sense they’re about to ask if…Continue Reading



Organizing and Decluttering Your Garage for Spring!

The snow is gone, the air is milder, the buds are starting to appear. All the signs of spring are here! So why aren’t you excited? Are you having a tough time getting into your garage to find your gardening tools and patio furniture? Well, you’re not alone. Your garage is a space that’s largely…Continue Reading



When Do You Know It’s Time To Downsize Your Home?

For many people just the thought of downsizing is stressful, never mind the actual job of downsizing. Where did I get all this stuff? Why did I buy this? Why haven’t I used this for so long? How do I go about getting rid of these things? If you’re asking yourself some of these questions,…Continue Reading



The Link Between Clutter & Depression – Home Organizing in Toronto

Dr. David Tolin is an American psychologist and researcher. He’s the Founder and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute for Living and a professor at the Yale University School of Medicine. He has recently concluded a study that confirms the link between hoarding and depression. “Hoarding participants reported higher levels of depression…Continue Reading



How To Know It’s Time To Organize Your Tax Files

The date for receiving all your T4 slips and contributing to your RRSP’s has past. Perhaps you owe the government money or are waiting for a refund. It may seem a bit early to focus on this year’s receipts and paperwork but the earlier the better. Avoid a mountain of paper next tax year and…Continue Reading



Organize Your Home Office Day

  Did you know that one in four North American households have a home office? A home office isn’t just for the self-employed or for those that work from home anymore. They are used for a place to sort and pay bills, do work at night not completed during the day and for doing homework.…Continue Reading



10 Best Organizing Items to Buy at the Dollar Store

Dollar stores are one of the best places to buy organizing supplies. You can organize your kitchen, your bathroom, your closets, your garage – even your vehicle can get organized with supplies available at most dollar stores. Most of the organizing products found in dollar stores are actually of decent quality, which makes these stores the…Continue Reading