Entries by Janine Cavanaugh, CPO®

Helpful Organizer Newsletter January 2019

Celebrating 11 years in business in 2019!     Thank you for supporting me and my business. I’m pleased to be celebrating my 11th year in business. A special thank you to all my clients both past and present. I value and appreciate your trust, collaboration and fortitude.   Recent Blog Articles:   No One […]

Getting married?

When getting married and combining households it’s important to eliminate duplicates. Getting rid of unnecessary duplicate items helps improve organization, function, and efficiency. A few recommendations to help eliminate duplicate items are: Keep 2 sets of potholders Keep 10 kitchen dish towels Keep 3 sets of sheets per bed Keep 4 coffee mugs per coffee […]

Declutter First, Organize Second

To declutter is to remove mess, piles, and clutter. To organize is to mindfully place things in a specific spot in order to find them when they are needed.  If we attempt to organize before we declutter we waste time organizing things we no longer use or want. It is always more efficient to declutter […]

Keep up with Change

Change is sure to happen. Keeping up with change requires making decisions and taking action. If we neglect this, clutter builds. As clutter builds, accumulated amounts become overwhelming and more decisions need to be made. As time passes action becomes more difficult to take. So keep up with change to stay clutter-free and organized.

Schedule Down Time

Are you feeling like there is no time for organizing? Are the days flying by and the clutter piling up? One way the take control is to schedule down time. An easy way to do this is to make sure you and your family have only a maximum of four nights out per week. Schedule […]