This Mother’s Day, Give Mom Help and Get Her Out

As Mother's Day approaches, kids, partners and mom appreciators everywhere will be scrambling for a gift. It's often a trinket, a scarf, perfume. However, if you really want to make mom happy, give her an experience that gets her out of the house and her routine, and the freedom to enjoy it. This Mother's Day, [...]

Get a Jump on Mother’s Day – Rethink the Gift

As a mother and a person who sees the inside of people’s homes on a regular basis, I can tell you what makes a great Mother’s day gift—and it isn’t what most marketing materials suggest. It is not stuff. It’s recognition, appreciation, support and sharing the load. A great gift gives some time back to [...]

Five Top Consumable Gifts for Kids

Kids love the holiday season! And most people I know love buying holiday gifts for children– it’s a fun way to show their love. It’s also how some homes become overwhelmed with clutter. Toys take up valuable space and often more than they should. That’s what makes a consumable gift appealing to parents. Unlike more [...]

By | December 5th, 2018|Decluttering Your Home, Experiential gifts|

Five Great Experiential Gifts for the Holiday Season

Scientific research shows we find material objects exciting at first, but over time we adapt to their presence and the happiness they generate fades. In contrast, the level of happiness an experience generates goes up over time. Unlike material objects, experiences become an ingrained part of our identity and, when shared, allow us to connect with [...]

By | December 3rd, 2018|Decluttering Your Home, Experiential gifts|