Category Archives: Donations

How Sentimental Are You?

  Clients often say, “You have nothing sentimental.  I bet you throw everything out.”  That’s not true.  I just choose what to be sentimental about.  I choose what will add value, joy, and positive memories instead of allowing “everything” to … Continue reading

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Coming in and Going out

  Most of us could name several life events, holidays and circumstances that flood our homes with more and more stuff. All of these bring more items in: holiday seasons with all the gifts, birthday gifts our family members receive, … Continue reading

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When Hobbies Overtake Our Space

  I was reminded this week of a home I walked into many years ago in the beginning of my business. When I stepped into the front door, I was greeted with a quilting loom. At least I believe it … Continue reading

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A Handy Resource

It often occurs that donations and getting things to Goodwill and Salvation Army takes more energy and effort then it should. Some clients really like to put effort into good donation places for very specific items. Although, I don’t mind that, it usually even more time and effort. Recently, I was notified about this new website. After organi… Continue reading

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Selling Clutter

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Chucking Clutter

How to Dispose of Unwanted Items So you’re getting organized. That’s great! You might be wondering- what do I do with all this stuff? That’s a good question. Lots of people ask my the same exact question. The way I see it is that you can approach it in two different ways. There is no wrong way, unless you toss everything in the ga… Continue reading

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Donating Items to Chairity Part 2

Three great local charities are worth mentioning as we talk about doning items. The first is Dress For Success. This organization assists low income women looking for jobs. It has more than 70 affliates all over the coutry as well as Canada, Great Britian and New Zealand. They accept business clothing, coats, shoes, handbags, briefcases, and o… Continue reading

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Donating Items to Chairity

Last spring a few friends from church and my husband and I volunteered at a Resale Shop called New To You. I’m forever dropping off donations for clients at local resale shops, Good Wills, and Salvation Army locations so I thought it would be neat and helpful to understand what happens once we drop off all of our unwanted thing… Continue reading

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Getting the most out of Charity Donations

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