Author: Uli Philps

2017 – Here I come!

I have to admit it. January is my least favourite month of the year. It’s long, it’s cold and I’ve already had three dental appointments … but, it is also the beginning of a new year and that means I

Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is here – at least the calendar says it is. This so-called March equinox (night and day are nearly exactly the same length – 12 hours – all over the world) has long been celebrated as a time of

How long does it take to get rid of 50 things?

Every day is as good as the next if you are planning to let go of stuff, however, the holidays are fast approaching and, if you are like most people, you want your place to look great when company comes

The Large Purse Dilemma

Spring is lurking just around the corner and with it comes spring fashion and, of course, spring purses – and current trends are still pushing us all towards LARGE purses. Now there is nothing wrong with having a large purse

Getting Control of Paper Clutter

Paper organizing, or reducing paper clutter, is one of those things that everyone likes to postpone as it is no fun and can also be a big job, depending when you did it last. If you haven’t done so already,

Start the year off right – get a calendar you love

When I go to visit potential clients, and get a tour of their home, they always ask me what it is they need to buy to become organized. When I say that there is really nothing they need to shop

Paper Clutter no more!

I can’t believe it’s September already. Where did the summer go? For a lot of people September is a stressful month. The kids have to go back to school and with that a lot of paperwork will enter the home.

What we can learn from Europeans

I have just come back from Europe and I already miss the food! So good! People there know how to enjoy food and the sweet life – La Dolce Vita. It’s not a quick in and out “buy something to

The Fun of Travelling and What to Pack

At the end of this month I’m travelling to Europe with my family. We will fly to London, England and then go via rail to France and Germany where my parents live. I’m really looking forward to it, however, one

Mindless Buying = Mindless Eating?

For a long time I fantasized about a KitchenAid mixer. I really wanted one. I loved the cool design, the colours it came in (the other week I saw one in orange – amazing!) and I thought about all the