Smart Home – Everything Has a Place

Smart Home – Everything Has a Place

Organizing I bet from the picture you were thinking this was going to be a post about all things technology that can help us get organized and be more efficient with our time and resources. Nope, it is not.  I have long been thinking about what makes a home smart,...
by Mar 14, 2019 No Comments
Trash to Treasure

Trash to Treasure

Staging This is actually a love story. Today I am going to share with you one of the many great love stories of my life…and how this piece of trash tells a story and became a treasure. I am blessed to be loved by many people. My parents gave me a great start and a high...
by Feb 14, 2019 No Comments
The Best Year Yet

The Best Year Yet

Organizing It would be pretty typical if (since it is January) I wrote about New Year’s Resolutions wouldn’t it? Now first of all, notice it isn’t January 1stso I am a bit behind on all that anyway!  Even though I declutter all the time, I admit to watching the Marie Kondo...
by Jan 20, 2019 No Comments
Closet Design – A Smart Start

Closet Design – A Smart Start

Organizing My latest styling work has some unique challenges. My client has recently sold her family home and has moved into a condominium.  This is often called “downsizing” (although I like to think of it more as “rightsizing”).  She uses a mobility device so the design of her...
by Oct 16, 2017 No Comments
Short on Space?  Consider Multiple Purpose Items

Short on Space? Consider Multiple Purpose Items

Organizing Another great day at Costco. Facing back to school, my mind has turned to how I will be getting great meals into my family while almost always on the run. Just back from vacation and forced into a weekend trip (my personal pet peeve), I glanced down one aisle that I...
by Sep 02, 2017 No Comments
Organizing for Back to School

Organizing for Back to School

Organizing There is nothing so pleasing to me as a freshly organized drawer or space. I love the feeling of order, a great to-do list, and a calendar that visually shows me what is coming up and what is next. So I find it kind of interesting that my children are not quite so...
by Aug 21, 2017 No Comments
School Memories

School Memories

Organizing So here we are more than a few weeks into summer. So far so good and the weather has started to cooperate.  The kids are each settling into a nicely unregimented routine and now I feel ready to attack the “end of school” pile.  You know what I mean right? The pile of...
by Jul 15, 2017 No Comments
Staging Gets Your Home Interview-Ready

Staging Gets Your Home Interview-Ready

Staging This year’s spring market has been very strong for sellers.  The past few weeks, however, have seen a significant increase in days on market with a lot more inventory available.  It is just one example of how critical timing can be! Your neighbourhood will have key...
by May 30, 2017 No Comments
Sell or stay?

Sell or stay?

Staging Are you thinking of selling?  If you are like me, you will have had the thought run through your head a few (okay, hundreds) of times about when is the right time to sell.  The “fun” of the real estate market is truly in perfecting your timing.  Every year, the timing...
by Apr 10, 2017 No Comments
Putting the Time In Tax Time

Putting the Time In Tax Time

Organizing Filing Systems. Boring right…but top of mind during tax time for sure! If you have the perfect filing system already set up, I’d love to hear from you what works for you – I know there are many people who do this well.  For anyone who could use a few pointers,...
by Mar 01, 2017 No Comments