A Kitchen Stuffed to the Brim

The Friday before last I spent the entire day with a close family member helping him declutter his kitchen.  It was long overdue. We gave the kitchen a “refresh” a few years ago with new countertops, sink, faucet, backsplash and paint color. It made such a huge difference. At the time I distinctly remember asking … Read more

Is Your Family Jewellery Valuable?

A couple of weeks ago, my Aunt contacted me about some family jewellery that she came across when she was decluttering.  She asked if I wanted a few of the pieces and could I find out how much they were worth.  So, I decided it was time to consult an expert on the subject.  Dana … Read more

Don’t Miss Season 2 of “The Big Downsize”

As we enter our third month of dealing with COVID-19 and we try to process  the horrific events of the April 19th weekend in Nova Scotia, I am sure, like me, you are all struggling with staying positive and feeling hopeful for a better future. Now, more than ever, perhaps you need to escape from … Read more

Creative Storage Solutions for Small Spaces

All the talk about the necessity for creative storage solutions in tiny houses is totally true. I have had to use some creative thinking for a challenging storage project I’m working on with a friend.  She has a small house of about 700 square feet.  Her house has tiny rooms and the only storage is a four-foot-wide closet … Read more

The Tangled Mess Beneath Your Desk

I can organize pretty much anything. The exception are cords and cables for electronic and computer devices. It’s as though I have some sort of mental block when it comes to turning that tangled mess into neat and tidy.  Usually, when I see a mess, I can’t wait to dig in and sort, purge and set up … Read more

Book Resolutions

I was chatting with a client last week about resolutions for the New Year… or lack thereof.  She also doesn’t make resolutions, but she does identify a couple of things she would like to do more or less of in the current year. One of the things she wants to do more of is read books. … Read more