Benefits of Decluttering For a Move (Even if You’re Not Moving!)
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Benefits of Decluttering For a Move (Even if You’re Not Moving!)

Clutter weighs us down in our normal daily lives.  It can contribute to feelings of stress, anxiety, and steal time from us as well (oh so many minutes looking for something that should be easy to find…scotch tape! scissors! stamps!)  Daily life aside, the impact of a cluttered home gets even more serious when you…

Habits of the Highly Organized
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Habits of the Highly Organized

We’ve found that the key to actually achieving a goal or resolution is to create habits that support the change.  With that in mind, we thought it would be helpful to poll our team of highly trained organizers and learn a habit they practice that helps keep them organized. Allison – Start small. Break a…

Welcome Fall! Closet Organizing Tips for Cooler Temps
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Welcome Fall! Closet Organizing Tips for Cooler Temps

Here in North Carolina we are finally (finally!) getting a little taste of fall weather, and although we know there are still hot days ahead, we can’t help but get excited to pull out our fall clothes and say hello to flannel and see ya next year to sundresses. Here are a few tips to…

Back to School
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Back to School

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Sorry Santa – but it’s back to school time! Organizers tend to embrace this time because it’s inherently friendly towards order and structure – two things we love! Here are a few tips to get your crew ready for class to be back in session. It’s the…

Gretchen Rubin
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Gretchen Rubin

I had the pleasure of hearing Gretchen Rubin speak at the Annual NAPO (National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals) Conference last week in Ft. Worth, Texas.  As an avid listener of her podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin, I was really excited for her keynote. Here are some of my biggest takeaways. –   Resist the urge…

Beyond Tidying Up
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Beyond Tidying Up

Chances are you’ve heard all the buzz around the Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. Since I am obsessed with all things organizing, I couldn’t wait to dive into the show. I got even more excited when I found out that a friend and former co-worker was featured on one of the episodes. She…

Organizing Holiday Decorations
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Organizing Holiday Decorations

Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. Decorating for the holidays shouldn’t be a burden. With a little organization, the upcoming holidays will bring you joy instead of stress. Our Top Three Tips for Organizing Holiday Decorations         Store items in clear bins. While it may be tempting to purchase bins coordinating…

Clear Your Closet for Fall
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Clear Your Closet for Fall

If you are feeling overwhelmed with your wardrobe, you’re not alone. It has been said that people wear 20% of their wardrobe 80% of the time. That is a lot of unnecessary stuff taking up valuable closet space. Fall is here and there’s no better time to declutter and organize your wardrobe. It’s time to…

Life & Legacy Organizing
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Life & Legacy Organizing

At Reclaim we love organizing stuff! From closets and pantries to attics and garages, we’ve got you covered! One thing we don’t do is life and legacy organizing, but lucky for you we know someone who does! Have you ever asked yourself any of these questions? • What important documents should I have hard copies…

Tackle Toy Clutter
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Tackle Toy Clutter

As the kids prepare their wish lists for Santa, now is the perfect time to declutter toys. This is not only to make room for new ones, but it’s also a great opportunity to show your children how they can help those less fortunate by donating toys they no longer use. Here is our four-step process for tackling…