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Spring Cleaning for Spring Allergies

As days grow longer and new blooms appear, it can only mean one thing: Spring is here and with it comes the task of spring cleaning. For people with allergies, spring cleaning does more than spruce up a home. When done correctly, it … read more

Hoarding and Collecting

What’s the Difference Between Hoarding and Collecting?

A china cabinet full of crystal goblets and a lovely set of gold-rimmed china. A room full of bookshelves, chock full of first editions and illustrated volumes. A glass case containing cloisonné snuff boxes from around the world. All clearly collections, lovingly accumulated … read more

Organizing

Is There Such a Thing as Too Organized?

With downsizing, “finding joy” in your belongings, and the tiny-house phenomenon, organizing is on the front page of current trends. But how much is enough? And can there be too much? When beginning any organizing project, whether it be a whole house, top-to-bottom … read more

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kitchen cleaning

Five Simple Steps to Keeping Your House Clean Without Harming Your Family

We all know that healthy living means things like eating healthy food, getting enough sleep and exercise, shedding stress and living in a clean, healthy home. However, even in seemingly clean, well-kept homes, “indoor air can be deadlier than outside air.” The culprit? … read more

Organizing

Your Month-by-Month Guide to an Organized, Minimized and Stress-Free 2019

The New Year is a time of reflection, planning and resolutions. A grand idea — and usually an abysmal failure. Many people have organization on their New Year’s resolutions list, especially with the new trends toward minimalism. But most plans are doomed without … read more

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Uncluttered Livingroom

Decluttering May Have Health Benefits — Here Are Some Tips

Getting your house in order can be a struggle, especially as we age. Sorting through decades of belongings is often emotional and stressful, as questions and decisions pile up: Is this jewelry valuable? What should I do with all these tools I no … read more

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Kitchen drawer

How to Bring Order to Your Home Office and Creative Spaces

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from “Simple Organizing: 50 Ways To Clear the Clutter” published by Harvest House Publishers, Eugene, Oregon. Used by permission. When you’re organizing, here’s a simple formula to follow: Less stuff equals more time. This is especially true … read more

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decluttering

10 Tips for Handling Clutter in Your Home

A recent survey found that the average Americans are stockpiling 23 unnecessary items in their home and 57 percent keep things for sentimental reasons. A third of Americans also procrastinate throwing out items they no longer need. The study of 2,000 people, commissioned … read more

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Christmas Recycling

Make Your Holidays Merry… and Green

(Less Wasteful, That Is)

The holiday season is a wonderful time for family gatherings filled with cheer, delicious treats, gift exchanges and… trash. Do your part this holiday season to get more out of the former by producing less of the latter. Here are a few tips … read more

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