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One is One Too Many

One is One Too Many

“One is one too many, one more is never enough.”” — kenny chesney – you & tequila For an obsessive compulsive person, the title of Kenny Chesney’s “You & Tequila”  country song comes to mind. For a compulsive person, be it drinking – one drink will always lead to another; eating – open a bag of cookies and soon the bag…

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Battling the Burden of Self-Storage: A Personal Story

Battling the Burden of Self-Storage: A Personal Story

GUEST BLOGGER: Karen Mason, Approachable Business Services About a year ago, I signed on to support The Organizing Mentors as a social media consultant. It has been a great experience, because to work with Lisa is to see both passion and compassion at work in her business. It’s gratifying to know that the information we share is helping people who…

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“Lisa, I Am a Hoarder.”

“Lisa, I Am a Hoarder.”

I called on a client the other day. She had been sick on and off and that had delayed us starting her project. She really wanted to get us there because her daughter-in-law would be having the first grandchild in the family within a few months and she needed a lot of decluttering accomplished or there might not be as…

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Important Things to Remember Before Selling Your House

Important Things to Remember Before Selling Your House

So you want to sell your house? In this guest blog from our friends at RedFin, there are 11 things you should remember in getting your home ready for market: Declutter and Organize Your Closets and Cabinets Clean Stains and Eliminate Odors Replace Light Bulbs Think About the Small Details: Plants, Mirrors, Rugs Enhance Your Outdoor Space Get Professional (Aerial)…

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The Greatest Gift: Cleanse Your Estate

The Greatest Gift: Cleanse Your Estate

The Greatest Gift You Can Give to Loved Ones is to Purge Your Clutter recent post by Victoria Willett We wouldn’t dream of not having our legal documents in order as we age. They make clear our wishes regarding our health and estate. Finalizing this paperwork prior to a life changing event, such as illness or death, allows families in…

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Tips for Taxes: Plan & Organize to Save Stress, Time, & Money

Tips for Taxes: Plan & Organize to Save Stress, Time, & Money

GUEST BLOGGER: Karen Mason, The Approachable Accountant Last week, I wrote about taking tax deductions for the charitable contributions you made when you took Lisa’s advice to Let it go. Ideally, you have your receipts and you’re just waiting for those W2s and 1099s to come rolling in. Keeping good records is the best way to ensure that you are…

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