The holidays are a time for enjoying friends and family in the home and also finding somewhere to hide all the clutter before everyone arrives. One study* found disorganization can consume 15-20 percent of the average home’s annual budget through rebuying misplaced items, rush charges and late fees.
Not only can cleaning and organizing the home be easy, but according to organizing expert, Donna Smallin Kuper, many unwanted and unused items around the home are worth something and can easily be sold.
Check out Donna’s recent interview for Michigan Mom Living readers on how to declutter: https://vimeo.com/195505835
About Donna: Donna Smallin Kuper, aka The One-Minute Organizer, is an award-winning organizing and cleaning expert and best-selling author. She’s written more than a dozen books on how to declutter, organize, simplify, and clean up your life, including her latest, Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness. Her practical tips and strategies for a simpler life appear regularly in Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, and other popular magazines. Her favorite topic is on how to turn clutter into cash. After selling her home and pretty much everything in it, she and her husband have been traveling the country in their motor home – and haven’t missed a thing. Donna blogs at www.unclutter.com.
Additional tips and ideas available at www.decluttr.com.