10 tips to have a successful yard sale

Hosting a yard sale is a fantastic time to declutter while simultaneously making some cash! Win-win!! 1. Display everything you’re selling into meaningful groups/ categories-just like they do in stores. 2. Whenever possible, cover tables with sheets, towels, tablecloths, or runners. It adds a bit of class to your garage sale. Remember, it’s all about …

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Too Much!

How to Combat Clutter Let’s face it, we own more than enough. Too much!  We have an over-abundance of items threatening to zap our energy and destroy our peace.  Sounds like an enemy needing to be dealt with! Here’s how to stand against it and will the battle!  Resist and reject incoming clutter.  Don’t let …

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Can clutter cause stress?

Home organization (or lack of) has been ranked in the top five of stress triggers. Messy or cluttered spaces make us feel anxious and overwhelmed however, it is seldom recognized as an actual source of stress.  Clutter can have these negative effects on us mentally and emotionally: Clutter causes distractions Saps creative juices Creates feelings of confusion, …

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Store Items Where You Use Them

I call this concept "First Point of Use."  Storing items near where you use them, saves time, effort, energy and perhaps even sanity. Well, let's just say, it keeps things simple and I like simplicity! Years ago, I was visiting a family member and I simply could not find the trash bags because they were stored 6 feet …

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