Blog: A Diva's Point of View
- One of the best moments of any downsizing project is the moment when the floor plan falls into place: a well-loved table finds a spot, a favourite chair, a useful chest of drawers. A good floor plan will allow one's life to continue on smoothly, in its different dimensions.
Throughout the year, there are lots of reasons to celebrate with family and friends and, it seems, most of these celebrations include gifts!
No matter where you live, it seems you’re always bringing stuff into your home. The upcoming holiday season always seems to bring new things into your house!
We learn life lessons from everything we do!
As we prepared to sell our family cottage, there were a lot of lessons to be learned. Here are SEVEN of them:
Karen Shinn and Gail Shields first talked about how they could work together at a conference for Professional Organizers in Canada (what a surprise!).
When you have lived in the same house for 20, 30, 40, 50 or more years, planning your move is a HUGE project.
In 1949, Mum received a cedar chest as a Christmas gift so it had been part of her life almost forever. Now, it might have looked like just another piece of furniture, but, as my brothers and I soon discovered, it was really much more like a “treasure” chest.
An important Canadian tradition involves the wearing of Remembrance Day poppies each November. Today, I want to share a story about one of our clients who shared a family keepsake that became an important historical find.
When you're planning your move, every decision you make has a dollar cost and an environmental cost. When you reduce, reuse and recycle everyone wins.
Here are SEVEN tips to make your move more eco-friendly:
10 reasons to attend…
Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10 am to 5 pm
Centennial College Athletic & Wellness Centre
941 Progress Avenue (west of Markham Road)
- Last year, I was hired by a gentleman who was five years behind on processing all the paper that comes to his residence: everything from receipts and statements to correspondence to printed-out e-mails to Christmas cards.
Downsizing can be emotional so here are some Downsizing Diva tips to help you "right-size" your belongings to fit into your home and your lifestyle.
With each passing birthday, I look at the number of candles on my cake and wonder where did the time go? Along the way, I am also finding new meanings to some expressions that have been around for a long time.
HAPPY CANADA DAY, eh!
Finally summer has arrived and, for many of us that means driving to cottage country and enjoying long, relaxing weekends and leaving the stress of city living behind.