Presenting Organizer friendly gift ideas Give experiences and consumables instead of stuff (*** = list of my favorites) Share the gift of live entertainment A cultural experience to a play or theater*** Tickets to a sporting event Movie passes or movie night Tickets to a concert or musical performance Share a gift for the whole […]
About Janine Cavanaugh, CPO®
As a Certified Professional Organizer®, Janine Cavanaugh helps individuals improve their organizing skills, reduce the clutter in their homes, downsize their belongings, and create functional environments. Organizing in MA and RI since 2008.
Entries by Janine Cavanaugh, CPO®
When de-clutering there are two important questions that will help you create order quickly and effectively. What decisions need to be made about this clutter? What actions need to be taken in regards to this clutter?
Buy what you need and use what you buy. This is a simple straight forward directive, but can be challenging to do. I use shopping guidelines and gatekeeper questions to help me buy wisely.
We’ve all said it. Even me, but not anymore, and after reading this blog you won’t say it either. I’m referring to the phrase, “but I might need that someday“. It’s a phrase that gets spoken when we think something needs to be kept, despite the fact that it hasn’t been used in a very […]
Before the holiday season is upon us take time to clean out the pantry and fridge. Product dates come in 3 types according to the FDA. Use these dates as your guideline to keep, donate or toss food. Sell by – tells how long the store can sell foods like meat, poultry, eggs, or milk […]