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Going Local for Donations March 7, 2019
YWCA – Wilmette, IL

While we are helping our clients edit and organize their homes, we are sourcing donation locations to drop off their no longer wanted items. When specific collections are involved, we will find specialty organizations; but when it’s clothing or other accessories, we like to find local organizations to support.

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What Does “Editing” Mean? November 8, 2018
CMFTO - Editing Living Room

We say it all the time: It’s “editing” not “decluttering.” But why?

Decluttering is about making space by removing items. Editing is about making the best use of your space by selectively addressing your needs.

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A Living Room With A View September 27, 2018
Before & After
A Recent ‘Before & After’ Story

When property owners live out of town, CMFTO can be a real estate agent’s best asset for quick staging and turnaround. On this recent project, our friend and colleague, Janet Owen with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, called us to assist with staging her client’s home.

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What To Do With All Those Amazon Boxes… September 13, 2018
Give Back Box

Amazon has made life infinitely more convenient for many people around the world. And if you have a Prime membership, even more so. This also means, however, that we now have a lot more packing waste to deal with on a regular basis.

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End of Summer To-Do: Tackling the “Someday Syndrome” September 6, 2018
Someday Syndrome

“Someday Syndrome” is what happens when we put something away because we think we’ll use it… someday.

Those boxes from Amazon? Just store them in the basement so you can use them again… someday. Read more
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