How To Assign Value When Downsizing Your Home

How To Assign Value When Downsizing Your Home

  Value  ˈvalyo͞o/  — the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something Clearing out a family home is challenging work…in many regards. Understanding and being sympathetic to the value family members...
How To Downsize Your Possessions When You Move

How To Downsize Your Possessions When You Move

  So, what are the best ways to downsize your possessions? Now it’s time to get down to the nitty-gritty!  There are MANY options on how to actually dispose/sell/donate the entire contents of a home — collectively or item by item — when you move.   If...
Six Easy Steps for Downsizing Your Home

Six Easy Steps for Downsizing Your Home

Downsizing and clearing out the family home is no small task. Circumstances are never ideal and usually involve one of “the four Ds” — downsize, debt, divorce, or death.   With 10,000 Americans turning 65 everyday, there are plenty of folks considering...
Organizing Your Garage

Organizing Your Garage

Today, at Smartly Organized we’re talking garages. The original purpose of a garage was simply to be a ‘housing for a motor vehicle.’ Essentially, a box big enough for your car. Spaces were rough, unfinished, and generally unattractive. Over time garages have become...
3 Steps to Simplify Your Life

3 Steps to Simplify Your Life

No doubt you are familiar with Pinterest and Houzz, two sites that offer endless amounts of eye candy. Personally, I can spend hours drooling over beautifully organized spaces – closets, craft rooms, kitchens and more. As a professional organizer I have the pleasure...