Beth@IHaveTooMuchStuff.com

Author's details

Name: Beth Savage
Date registered: August 21, 2014
URL: http://www.IHaveTooMuchStuff.com

Biography

I am a professional organizer in Buffalo, NY. I focus on helping people who are overwhelmed with all the Stuff they have in their lives. My specialties are: Decluttering, Downsizing, Clearing out a Home after a Death, Moving, and Hoarding. Visit my site at http://www.IHaveTooMuchStuff.com or contact me at beth@IHaveTooMuchStuff.com or (716)791-7293.

Latest posts

  1. Places to bring donations and recycling
  2. Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event: June 3, 2017
  3. Top 10 Practical Organizing Tips
  4. Secret to Decluttering Your Home
  5. Families of Hoarders- an Open Letter to You

Most commented posts

  1. Clearing out a parent’s or other loved one’s home after their death (Part 3) — 2 comments
  2. Welcome to a blog about Stuff and our love/hate relationship with it. — 1 comment
  3. Practical Organization: Reality vs. Fantasy — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Places to bring donations and recycling

Dress For Success 20 Court Street Buffalo, NY 14202 Phone: (716) 842-0602 buffalo.dressforsuccess.org Dress for Success is a global not-for-profit organization, that promotes the economic development tools, to help women thrive in the workplace, and in life. We provide suits to disadvantaged women returning to or entering the workforce. Wanted: suits and dress clothes for …

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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event: June 3, 2017

The next Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event will take place: Saturday, June 3, 2017 9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE South Campus—Orchard Park, NY Enter from Big Tree Rd. (Rt. 20A via Abbott Rd.) NO LATEX PAINT or LIGHT BULBS ACCEPTED For more details, visit http://www2.erie.gov/recycling/sites/www2.erie.gov.recycling/files/uploads/June%202017%20Flyer2%20pdf.pdf

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Top 10 Practical Organizing Tips

Here are my top 10 practical organizing tips that will have the most impact in the least amount of time (IMHO!). Start with one or two until they become habit, then add more one at a time. This isn’t going to solve all your problems with clutter, but it’s a great start! 1. Make sure …

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Secret to Decluttering Your Home

The Secret to Decluttering Your Home There are plenty of reasons to divest yourself of some of your belongings. You may be downsizing, moving, or simply have too many items to live comfortably. Regardless, you are now faced with a huge project: you have stacks- maybe even rooms- full of items. They are all over …

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Families of Hoarders- an Open Letter to You

An Open Letter to the Families of Hoarders Do you know someone who has so much Stuff that they are living in a unhealthy or even dangerous environment? Would they have difficulty getting to an exit in the case of a fire? Are they in danger of being hurt by tripping over piles of Stuff …

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Practical Moving Tips- How To Do it Yourself

Practical Moving Tips- How to Do it Yourself It would be wonderful if we could magically move all our belongings from one home to the next. Unfortunately, most of us are stuck doing at least the packing/unpacking. I read somewhere that moving is the third most stressful event in our lives; I believe it. It’s …

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Practical Organization: Reality vs. Fantasy

Practical Organization: Reality vs. Fantasy I love looking at beautifully organized rooms with everything color-coordinated and arranged in artful perfection. I even occasionally think about how nice it would be to have a collection displayed like the one to the right. The cars are all organized by color (according to the electromagnetic spectrum!) with every …

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Clearing out a parent’s or other loved one’s home after their death (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of Clearing Out a Loved One’s Home. It includes a step-by-step system for sorting, things to do at the beginning and end of every sorting session, ideas about where to start, and some more tips. Going through items 1. Start in an easy place. I suggest the kitchen or the entryway …

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Clearing out a parent’s or other loved one’s home after their death (Part 2)

Continuing from Part 1, here are some ideas about how to get through the difficult task of clearing out a loved one’s home. Things to bring with you boxes garbage bags gloves markers flashlight a snack and a drink music

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Clearing out a parent’s or other loved one’s home after their death (Part 1)

I recently read a question from a woman whose mother had died and needed to go through a houseful of belongings. I started to respond, but the post got too big, so I’m posting it here. Part 1 talks about the process as a whole. Part 2 breaks down the job into concrete steps. Part …

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