You know that feeling after a good summer rain and the fresh, crisp smells that go with it? The rain knocks the dust from the air, cools the blacktop, and drops the temperature. Streams that were low are flowing again. The world feels refreshed. The focus is not on the rain or the dust or the […]
Tag Archives: Clutter
Really, I just want to know HOW to organize my stuff!
Really, I just want to know HOW to organize my stuff! Organizing is not about how much stuff you can get rid of. Truly, there were always be more to part with. There will be one more piece of paper, one more article of clothing, one more book. If you always focus on parting with […]
Barriers to Simplifying? It’s Okay.
Last night I met with the Simple Living Discussion Group. They are a group of folks that gather every month to talk about living a more simplified life. In this case, simple living does not mean minimalist but it does mean letting go of the extraneous stuff. We work through how to let go and […]
What Do Organizers Do?
Professional Organizing What is it and how can you benefit from it? As the owner of Sappari Solutions, I have been in this business for over 10 years. As our business has grown, it has been so rewarding to see first hand how organizing services can free people from clutter and truly help […]
295 Carloads of Clutter Unloaded at Annual Clear Your Clutter Day
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nettie Owens 443-904-5412 firstname.lastname@example.org 295 Carloads of Clutter Unloaded at Annual Clear Your Clutter Day Hosted by Sappari Solutions and Harford Community College [Bel Air, Maryland] May 28, 2015 – On April 25, 2015, hundreds of Harford County-area residents unloaded tons of clutter at the fifth annual Clear Your Clutter […]
Yes, Pamela Druckerman, Letting Go of Clutter CAN Bring You Joy
This is your clutter wake up call. In 2004–when I started working with people to create systems, letting go of clutter and excess, and taking control of their lives–you would see the occasional article on clutter. It would likely show up in a spring cleaning issue of your favorite magazine, or maybe Martha Stewart would offer a few […]
Creating A Sanctuary
In this world of constant stressors: work, family, finances, health, school time, etc., where do you go to find refuge? Have you considered creating a place that is all yours? For rest and rejuvenation, your bedroom might be the place to start. You already spend around eight hours in a day or a third of […]
Your Clutter is Costing You Much More Than You Think!
Your clutter costs you time and money. Let’s get it under control. First, let’s define clutter. Clutter is anything that you do not love, use or need, that is keeping you from living the life you desire. It can be physical (clothes, books, paper, etc), time-related (commute, meetings, time spent looking for things, etc) […]
Where To Start
“I don’t know where to start, can you help with that?” asks Annie as we talk on the phone about her upcoming organizing appointment. “Absolutely. It’s what we do.” I respond. Getting organized is not just about buying cute bins at Target® to hold all the little shoes that are cluttering the foyer. So […]
10 Acts of Organization Month 6: Anna’s House
Anna’s House, a part of Catholic Charities, provides housing for homeless women and children in Harford County and helps them on the road to self-sufficiency. They face the same types of challenges to getting and staying organized as many non-profit organizations do; a very busy staff, limited storage, tight budget making them hesitant to get rid […]