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Organizing helps Couples in Chaos

Use these practical tips to use organizing to get closer as a couple. I am often called a marriage therapist by the couples I work with. I am in their home home seeing the clutter & chaos and hearing the frustration.

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WHY does getting organized matter?

Do you even care about being organized? Why or Why not? Earlier we explored where to start getting organized. Now let's go further and talk about why organizing matters. Does getting organized really matter to you? if so, have you asked yourself why? If not, why? Your...

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WHY do you want to clear your clutter?

Knowing your personal WHY for clearing your clutter will keep you going when things get tough. Clutter is everywhere. It comes in constantly, it builds up in your car, on your kitchen counter, and on your desk. It can bury your bedroom, your basement or your whole...

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Where to Start Getting Organized!

Marla's Monthly Message At the beginning of a new year, the inner urge to finally get FREE of clutter and disorganization can hit hard. Yet it feels impossible and overwhelming. We don’t even know where to even start. Let me make this simpler for you. I want to share...

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Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Party

By Guest Blogger:  Haley Keiser of O2E Brands The season of warm company and home cooked meals is here! No matter how much comfort the holidays bring, they are often accompanied with a moderate load of stress, especially if you’re hosting a gathering for all your...

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Organizing Tips for a Smooth Move!

Moving can be one of the most stressful things we go through. Whether you are a single person, a family or a business, it can be overwhelming and chaotic. As a professional organizer for 19 years, Marla has seen the pain her clients go through.  She also sees how...

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Simple Travel Planning

Yes, you can have less stress with all your travels! Some of you have heard about our very humbling and eye-opening experience of traveling to London in 2014 with too much stuff and the sad comments we received regarding all of that stuff. We were so embarrassed to be...

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A Podcast… Be More Organized & Present

Create Organizing Habits to Reduce Stress In this episode of Wellness Wisdom Camille Kennard interviews Marla Dee, Professional Organizer at Clear & Simple Organizing. In today’s world we are bombarded with information & stuff! So there is clutter everywhere –...

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Organizing Tips to Transform Your Clothes Closets

When spring energy hits we feel compelled to clean out & organize! One of the most needed and popular areas to organize is the clothes closet. Today I will share my top tips for making this area fun & functional. TIP 1– Hanger Hell or Hanger Heaven The easiest...

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Picking the Perfect Planner

DAYTIMER DILEMMA? TIPS FOR PICKING THE PERFECT PLANNER Do you have daytimer dilemma! We need paper planners more than ever! We love our technology for tracking all the details of our contact and appointments.  But nothing replaces paper for planning out our month,...

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Honor What Matters Most

Only YOU can stand up for what matters most in your life. We talk about this every December because your life is what matters most to us.  We are passionate about helping you get free of clutter and get organized so you can love your life. We are constantly hit with...

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Get Organized for the Holidays

The Holidays are a favorite time of year! We love them and can also get stressed by them. I am sharing my top organizing tips for the holiday season. These tips may seem simple but they help.  Have fun watching my segment on Fresh Living! Also, get our Top Ten Tips...

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Home & Holiday Tip #3: Containers for Beauty & Order

During the Holidays we want our homes to be organized and also beautiful.  This is our favorite tip for bringing both of those together! The secret to success is CONTAINERS! Containers provide a home for all the loose stuff so it is easier to find, use and return. 1 -...

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The ART of Letting Go ~ Inspiration

Inspiration - the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions! As defined by the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, getting inspired means to get the intellect or emotion moving! We often hear people say, "I"m lazy so I don't... clean out my purse, clean out...

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The ART of Letting Go ~ Trust

Trust is the most important part of letting go. After Acceptance and Release comes the last step on your journey of freedom from clutter…Trust! We know clearing clutter can be overwhelming.  We hope these three steps have made it simpler.  We want to help free you to...

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