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Organizing Tips

Since 2000 Clutter Free has been providing physical and emotional support to overwhelmed clients who want to create a home that welcomes them. Please take a look at some of the organizing tips we've compiled over the years. 

Functionality is the key!

By Randy Dickinson
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September 05, 2011
To the creative, fun-loving personalities “Organizing” is a dirty word! They immediately think “type A”, boring, alphabetized and too much work! That is why I like to use the word “functional” so perfection is not an expectation. Even professional organizers don’t have magazine ready, perfectly organized homes because they live in them with families tha... Read this article

"Mommy, are we done with the Barbies?"

By Cary Farrell
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April 29, 2012
I helped an almost nine year old clean her room this week and she was doing a great job of making the decisions about what she was attached to and what she was ready to let go of until we came to the Barbie Dolls. She knew that she was done with them but she also knew that she and mom played with these together and she didn’t want to mess up play time with mommy. She looked at h... Read this article

What Era do you live in?

By Cary Farrell
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June 05, 2012
What Era are you living in?
 
This is a question I ask many of my clients who struggle with clutter. Whether you, your parents or grandparents lived 
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Become a Curator!

By Cary Farrell
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June 21, 2012
Whether you are a collector of things on purpose or if you have just hung on to everything you have ever been given or purchased, this article will be an encouragement to you and inspire you to see your collection in a whole new light.  Many of my older clients tell me they are hanging on to their things for their children but when I asked them to call the kids to see if they want the save... Read this article

Toys, Toys, Toys!

By Cary Farrell
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December 03, 2012
Toys, Toys, Toys!- Three Easy Steps to Manage Toys
In my Letter to Santa post we talked about the fact that the foundation of the toy chaos in our homes falls on the parents as the responsible party for creating a balance that everyone can manage.

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