The Cost of Stuff

Over the past two weeks I have been involved with two downsizing projects. In both instances we hit a wall. We were faced with the ‘too much stuff’ problem. We ran out of room yet there were boxes that still needed to be unpacked. As much as I’d love to be a magician and create

Letting it Go

When it comes to downsizing, it’s not always an easy thing to do. Whether you are downsizing because you are moving to a home that is smaller, or whether you realize that there is just too much stuff in your home – it doesn’t matter. The goal in downsizing is to reduce in number and

Declutter & Downsize: An Exercise in Freedom

This month our focus is on Downsizing. The definition I use:  To Reduce in Number In a way, the word ‘downsizing’ can be interchanged with ‘decluttering’. So how do we get into the situation where we actually have to think about downsizing? Karen Kingston, author of “Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui” shares her view on

Save Time and Money by Creating a Floor Plan

This month our focus is on downsizing. The definition I use: to reduce in number. Whether I am called in for a consultation to get a home ready to sell, to help a family that may have a mom or dad that is ready to downsize, or whether it’s to help our clients fall in

Downsizing – It’s Not Just A Senior Thing

This month, our focus is on ‘Downsizing’. Image credit reading if you are thinking this only pertains to moving to a smaller home.  Downsizing can be defined simply as To reduce in number. My hubby and I have no intention on selling our home for quite some time but I am constantly downsizing. Remember, my definition is: to

Decision Time – Hanging On To Your Posessions

Letting go of physical objects can be tricky.  For some,  objects have been passed down from generation to generation.  For others, it may be old love letters that are secretly stashed away under the stairs.  For others, is might just be the pair of jeans you’ll one day fit into.  No matter what the objects