10 Tips for When Letting Go is Hard

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Picture this. It’s 25,000 years ago. You pick up the sharpened stone you use for skinning animals and add it to the pouch you sling over your shoulder. It also has some animal sinew in it that you use for fire starter sticks. You roll up the hides you slept under last night and strap them to your back. You have a basket handy so you can collect berries on the way. It’s time to move to winter quarters. Your extended family moves with you.   Life was simple. Hard, but simple. There were no greeting cards, pictures, extra...

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Garage Organizing- Step 2- Categorize & Purge

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Once you have decided what you want to use your garage for, you may find there are items that need to be removed from the garage. If you are keeping them, find a new home for them that makes sense. If you are not keeping them, remember to reuse and recycle. If you are not going to reuse the items, allow other people to reuse by selling items or giving them away. Options for selling items include: Yard Sale Craigslist eBay – advice from a local eBay seller, Amy Weintraub of Shop It LA , suggests only selling something on eBay if...

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Garage Organizing- Step 1: Identify Uses

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The first thing to do when organizing your garage, or any space for that matter, is to decide what you want to use the space for. This might depend on how large the space is. If you have room for 3 cars, but only have 2 cars, of course you will want to use that extra space for something.  The garage used to be the place to park your car, but more and more frequently, the car is being parked in the driveway and the garage has just essentially become another room of the house.  They are turned into playrooms, entertainment...

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Get outdoors- and get the most out of your garage!

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Summer time is a great time to spend outdoors. There’s the beach, sports, walks in the mountains, or gardening in your back yard. And probably most of the gear you need for your summer outdoor activities is stored in the garage. Why not make it easy to access so you spend as little time there as possible and more time out doing the activities you want to do?     Here are 6 tips to help organize your belongings in the garage.   Keep all the things you use for one activity together It’s much faster to get out...

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