Why Vegetables Are Better Than Clothes

Time and again, clients call me to organize their overstuffed closets and dresser drawers.   Most of the time, they swear to me before we start that they really do wear all of those clothes.  Once we get started, however, I hear the usual comments: “That hasn’t fit me in years.” “I never felt comfortable in that.” “That has a huge stain on it.” And my favorite: “Oh, I’d forgotten I had that!”

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Don’t Let Your Stuff Crowd You Out!

You’ve all heard of Parkinson’s law, which states that work expands to fill the time available for its completion. Here is the Organizing Goddess’s corollary: Stuff expands to fill the space available for its storage. So how can you limit the amount of stuff and thus reduce clutter?  By limiting the space you make available to it, of course!

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