Great conversation about, Enuff with the Stuff and Downsizing, Maria White & Anne Nouri. Questions discussed during this episode.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of working with family or a professional organizer to help with Downsizing?Where should they begin the Organizational part of Downsizing?
New home location & sizeTimeline ( New construction, 55+, 2nd Home)Emotional Aspect of each room and evaluationEvaluation of Items to keep, auction or donate?
Resources for Auctioneer & Appraiser (Anne)“I paid a lot for this item”Resources for Donations/RecyclingItems with outletsThrift stores, Medication, Recycling centers, RestorePickup organizations: Purple Heart/VetSet a date on your calendar for a pickup to help you move forwardCheck with fire dept/pharmacyMoving – Day of
Packing boxes/labeling/Digital ImagesTake out trash, strip bedUnpackingFirst box outSuitcaseJewelry, medication, documentsWhere can they find a professional?
Maria White is a member of the National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals (NAPO). She began her organizing business, Enuff With The Stuff, in 2007 in Northern Virginia and won Organizer of the Year in 2012 in her local WDC NAPO Chapter. Maria has a podcast called Organize Your Stuff and can be found on social media under the name Enuff With The Stuff.
Visit Anne Nouri at, www.TheDownsizingCoach.com for additional information and resources.