Thursday, November 21, 2013

Getting Ready For The Holidays In Five Steps (Without Pulling Out Your Hair)

In 2011 USA Today asked people “Which best fits your holiday emotional state?” Not surprisingly, 27% of the respondents reported they feel stressed during the holiday. There are many sources of stress during the holidays. Undoubtedly some of the stress comes from the sheer volume of things to do during a relatively short period of time.  The house has to be gotten ready; the menus have to be written, shopped for and prepared; the social calendar managed; and the gifts gotten and wrapped – just to name a few of the extra concerns that come with the season.  Managing the holiday load will help you manage the stress, and you can do it in five steps.

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Five Steps To End Crowded Closets – Steps Four and Five

Your wardrobe and accessories have been purged so that what remains projects your personal style and brand beautifully. You’ve compared your closet space to the volume of your wardrobe and picked up some tools to maximize the use of available space. Now it’s time to place items in your closet and discuss maintaining the order in your closet.

Friday, November 01, 2013

Five Steps To End Crowded Closets – Steps Two and Three

In step one the clothes that fit you, flatter you and convey your personal message were identified as the ones to keep. Charities, online selling and consignment shops are happy to take the clothes that do not compliment you. Now that you have distilled your wardrobe to a fashion concentrate, it’s time to analyze your space and storage needs and get the appropriate tools to increase the efficiency of space usage.