I like lists and use them for a variety of reasons. Lists help me remember things. We all need a memory jogger now and then, and the older I get the more helpful lists are to me. It’s much easier to refer to a list than it is to stress about remembering all the things […]
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.
As we start the new year, (Happy 2021!) I’d like to invite you to participate in my monthly de-cluttering challenge. For the month of January, remove 10 things that you have in your home as a result of an impulsive purchase. Some examples of impulse buys are gifts that we never gave, cute items that […]
When buying gifts there are 3 simple questions you can ask to help determine how the gift will be received. Will this gift we a treasure or burden for the recipient? How practical and useful is this gift? Is this gift going to be difficult to use, assemble, or store? Find some organizer friendly gift […]
You may already know that I’m an avid scrapbooker. I love creating decorative pages with photos and paper embellishments to highlight my family stories and milestones. I also love sharing my creations with family. They joke around and say I’m a scrapbook pusher, but I know they like looking at them. Thanksgiving or any family […]
Allow yourself to be thankful for the smallest bit of order or organization you have. Small victories can provide so much satisfaction. For example last week when I remembered where I put something for which I’d been searching. Please share your small victories with me.