Organized Zone by Brenda Borenstein

Clutter-hounds seem to have plenty of traits in common

Does clutter cultivate creativity or crush it? You decide.Clutter is getting a bad rap lately. In general, folks with out-of-control clutter are stigmatized, not unlike people who smoke or are overweight. But I?can understand the comforts of a cluttered corner — I?once lived on the other side of...

Thursday, May 22, 2008, 5:21 PM

Mementoes can eat up time, space

What would the perfect gift be for Mother’s Day this year? Another lovely card, some flowers, perfume, or maybe a personally homemade craft?Of course, we want to find a way to thank mom for all the many things she does for us. And once Mother’s Day is over, she’s usually left with gifts, photos and...

Thursday, May 8, 2008, 7:52 PM

The basics of home staging

Those of you who are selling or thinking of selling your home in this crazy spring real estate market, listen up — people buy on emotion, so you must make potential buyers fall in love with your space. Funny enough, there’s a new TV show called Date My House, which aims to get a “buyer or dater”...

Thursday, April 24, 2008, 4:41 PM