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Three Tips for Clearing Mental Clutter

What is mental clutter? Anything that takes up space in your head but doesn't really serve a practical purpose! Fear ...
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The New Self Care: Small Daily Practice

Last week, a client asked what I do for myself when I have a "self-care day." I literally had to ...
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A Professional Organizer’s guide to hosting Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving gives us the opportunity to gather with those we love and appreciate the bounty around us. In 2006, my ...
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My Top 3 Packing Tips

With the holidays coming, many of my clients are excited to visit family and get out and about a bit ...
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Kitchen Organization Tips from Redfin

STORE by Steph Featured in Redfin: 20 Clever Small Kitchen Organization Ideas From the Pros

We're so excited to announce that STORE by Steph was featured this week by Redfin! It's an honor to have ...
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The Habit That Helps Everyone

Boxes and bags represent clutter in virtually every home. And this type of clutter doesn’t just affect my clients who ...
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Creating Your Happy Place

This photo makes me happy. It shows my friend’s living room, which she created and designed specifically to spend time ...
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5 Easy Ways to Declutter While Staying Safer at Home

We are all at home now, in the place that should be our happy place, our soft spot to land. ...
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Five Things You Can Do NOW To Establish a “New Normal”

This is happening – it’s crazy! Last week, I was getting ready to post an article about Life Transitions. I’m ...
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Organizing Tips for a Simpler Life

It’s late February…already! Is life speeding by and are your resolutions a thing of the past? I’ve said it before, ...
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The calendar tells me it’s true – it’s officially summer, although it feels like summer has been here for weeks ...
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“Sweet Home Alabama”, “Mama I’m Coming Home”, “Take me Home Tonight”, these are all popular songs about ‘home’. Oh, don’t ...
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SPRING FORWARD THROUGH INTENTIONAL LIVING Did you make New Year’s Resolutions? I didn’t. I don’t believe in them. Yes, I ...
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Wow! I honestly cannot believe I am writing this. Here, Now. The old saying is true, “Never say never." I ...
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