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Hello from the Hurricane Harvey Flood Zone (YouTube Video)

The Clutter Fairy reports in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on September 3, 2017. Many thanks to our fans for your concern and good wishes!
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The Clutter Fairy on Houston Life

The Clutter Fairy’s Gayle Goddard was a guest on the June 19, 2017, Houston Life show. Gayle shared common mistakes people make when they try to get organized.
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Donate Your Foreign Currency to Benefit UNICEF!

Have you accumulated a bunch of leftover foreign money? Donate it UNICEF's Change for Good to clear your currency clutter and benefit kids around the world.
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Houston Furniture Bank is back and better than ever!

Houston Furniture Bank has reopened after the 2015 fire, and the new warehouse is three times as large—time to start donating your furniture again!
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Standing Desks: The Best of the Best from

Check out this roundup of what’s available in standing desks. rates the desks on cost, ease of use, noise, adaptability, looks, and sturdiness.
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Happy Thanksgiving from The Clutter Fairy Family!

The Clutter Fairy family wishes you and yours a bountiful and harmonious Thanksgiving! Join us as we kick off a year of organizing projects to help you live the life you dream of.
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Announcing dates for 2016 Houston Clutter Coaching Meetups

The Clutter Fairy announces dates for 2016 meetings of the Houston Clutter Coaching Meetup group.
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Life Lessons in a Laundry Room

For many of our clients, the process of getting organized is full of aha! moments and learning experiences.
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Save on Organizing with Clutter Fairy Subscription Plans

Save on organizing by purchasing subscription plans from The Clutter Fairy.
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KHOU News: Home Clutter Experts Now in High Demand

KHOU’s Sherry Williams interviews Gayle Goddard and her client about hiring and working with a professional organizer.
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Psychology of Clutter and Hoarding and the IOCDF Clutter Image Rating Scale

Gayle Goddard reports on the National Association of Professional Organizers 2014 Annual Conference and Organizing Expo.
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NAPO Houston Volunteer of the Year 2014

Gayle Goddard was recognized as NAPO Houston’s Volunteer of the Year for 2014!
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Preparing to Move Out: Decluttering Strategies for Moving…or Staying Put

There’s nothing like the pressure of moving to help you throw away things you don’t need! Whether you purge by choice or because you’re too exhausted to keep packing, the demands of a move are guaranteed to reduce your pile of possessions.
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Organizing Tips from Around the World

The Clutter Fairy was delighted to be asked to contribute to Organize DIY’s list of “Organizing Tips from Around the World.”
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Are You Ready to Pick Up the Pieces?

How ready would you be to take on responsibility for the affairs of a loved one in an emergency? Take our quiz to find out!
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Five-Step Daily Practice to Support a Clutter-free Life

Take an upbeat approach to decluttering, generate positive emotional shifts in your life, and build organizing success on a foundation of happiness.
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Product Review: The 5th Dimension Password Keeper

We review "The 5th Dimension Password Keeper," an easy-to-read booklet that explains a hack-proof and theft-proof way to store your passwords.
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Presentation: The Five Most Common Organizing Mistakes

The Clutter Fairy presents a webinar about common mistakes people make when they attempt an organizing project.
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Stop the Catalog Madness Before the Holidays!

/ is a better way to spend your time than handling catalogs from the mail to the recycle bin.
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Presentation: Organize Your Art Space for a Creative Explosion!

The Clutter Fairy presents a webinar for artists and craftspeople who need help organizing their creative spaces.