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Ready, Set, Go: Organize to Streamline Your Daily Life (YouTube video)

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Disorganized spaces and unproductive habits can waste valuable time and keep us from getting the day off to a strong start.
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Make Space for the Life You Love: Organizing Goals for 2017 (YouTube video)

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Our stuff becomes clutter when it stands in the way of other things that we want and need, like relationships, comfort, and peace of mind.
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Happy Thanksgiving from The Clutter Fairy Family!

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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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Uncluttered Home for the Holidays: Organizing Tips for a Joyful Season (YouTube Video)

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The Clutter Fairy offers less stressful, less cluttered solutions to holiday gift-giving, decorating, and entertaining.
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From Heirlooms to Ikea: The Role of Furniture in the (de)Cluttered Life (YouTube Video)

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We explore the intersection of furniture and clutter: optimizing furniture in home design, “right-sizing” to reduce clutter, disposing of unneeded pieces.
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Stop the Fire Hose! Preventing Clutter at the Source (YouTube Video)

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By paying careful attention to our collecting habits, we can change our behavior to cut off the “fire hose” of new clutter.
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Thinking Outside the Box: Decluttering Your Last Move…or the Next One (YouTube Video)

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Decisions postponed before, during, or after a move can steal space in our homes and our minds for months, years, or even until the next move.
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NAPO Report: Fresh Organizing Ideas from the National Conference (YouTube Videos)

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Gayle reports back from the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) 2016 Conference in Atlanta.
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Clutter Hacks #9: Favorite New Organizing Product from NAPO Conference 2016 (YouTube Video)

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Here’s the Clutter Fairy’s favorite new product from the NAPO 2016 conference—zippered cable organizers from Neet Products.
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Bigger Buckets: Streamline Paper Processing by Rethinking Your Categories (YouTube Video)

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The Clutter Fairy explores ways to rethink and retool paper storage by defining “bigger buckets.”
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Getting Unstuck: Simple Ways to Overcome Overwhelm (YouTube Video)

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The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, but what if you can’t figure out how to even start moving?
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Organizing Your Craft Space for Creative Inspiration (YouTube Video)

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The Clutter Fairy explains principles for organizing a craft space and offers tips to keep your creativity flowing.
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Leap into Spring Cleaning: 10 Quick Projects with Big Impact (YouTube Video)

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Our February 2016 meetup suggested 10 small household projects where you can score big decluttering wins.
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Out with the Old: Setting an Expiration Date on Clutter (YouTube Video)

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The Clutter Fairy talks about how to “set an expiration date” on clutter to open up space for new possibilities.
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Announcing dates for 2016 Houston Clutter Coaching Meetups

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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

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For many of our clients, the process of getting organized is full of aha! moments and learning experiences.
Happy New Year! from The Clutter Fairy

Happy 2016!

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The Clutter Fairy reflects on the best reason to get organized in 2016: to gain space and clarity to enjoy the things you love.
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Save on Organizing with Clutter Fairy Subscription Plans

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Save on organizing by purchasing subscription plans from The Clutter Fairy.
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Clutter Hacks #8: Top Tip for People Who are Drowning in Mail (YouTube Video)

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Our #1 piece of advice for getting paper clutter under control: Stop the accumulation by establishing a regular routine.
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Reconsidering Paper: Six Ideas for Managing Your Paper Project (YouTube Video)

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The Clutter Fairy examines the habits and beliefs that contribute to paper clutter.