10 Tips for Unpacking

Moving in quickly requires organization, efficiency, and a well-thought-out plan. Planning ahead and keeping your plan in mind makes all the difference in the world. Keep coming back to your plan to help you stay on track as the many moving parts of a move can quickly cause you to get sidetracked. Here are ten […]

How to Move With Pets

Moving with pets requires careful planning and consideration to ensure their safety and well-being during the transition. Whether you’re moving locally or to a new city or country, here are some tips on how to move with pets. These tips will make the process as smooth as possible for your furry friends: Planning Ahead Research […]

50 Items to Declutter Before You Move

Moving can be a great opportunity to declutter and get rid of things you no longer need or want. Scheduling time to declutter is very important to make sure that it happens in your move timeline. If you are able to let three or four items go from each category below, you will most assuredly […]

Tips for Moving With Kids

This time of year generally is the most busy moving season. While moving is exciting, it can be a very challenging task with kids. But with some careful planning and organization, you can make the process smoother for everyone involved. Here are some tips for moving with kids: Communicate with your kids: Explain to your […]

Downsizing Dilemmas in the Crozet Gazette

Are you preparing to downsize or declutter, in the midst of this, or helping loved ones with this process? Our Mindy Godding spoke at the Lodge at Old Trail’s annual downsizing workshop with tips and advice on downsizing, moving, and selling your home. This downsizing workshop was featured in the following brief, Business Briefs: March […]

Downsizing with an Abundance Mindset

Mindy Godding of Abundance Organizing joined Karen Coyne on her podcast, Money Without Math. In this episode, Downsizing with an Abundance Mindset, Mindy and Karen discuss many topics related to decluttering and downsizing with an abundance mindset including the generational differences in how we relate to our possessions, the reason why we all have so […]

Generational Clutter – What it is and How to Stop it

Are you weighed down with clutter that has been passed on to you and are hoping to make changes to prevent this situation for future generations? The holidays are often spent with family and can provide opportunities for you to clarify these boundaries and encourage others to do the same. It is during these family […]

College Prep at The Container Store with Abundance Organizing

Are you excited for college, but overwhelmed by the thought of cramming your belongings into a dorm room? Are you struggling to come up with a vision for your new living space at school? Well, if that’s you, we’ve got you covered with our personal shopping and planning experience with a Certified Professional Organizer from […]

How to Prepare for the BIG Move: Plan for an Organized Move

Stacked packed boxes in front of window

Originally posted on Commonwealth Senior Living’s blog, here is how we recommend you prepare and plan for an organized move: Moving to a new home will always feel a little stressful, especially when leaving a family home filled with decades worth of memories and possessions. Luckily, the moving process itself doesn’t have to be chaotic or […]

How to Prepare for the Big Move: Downsizing in Phases to Reduce Stress

Antique cups and saucers

Mindy Godding, Certified Professional Organizer and co-founder of Abundance Organizing, shares practical advice on downsizing in phases to reduce stress for those helping their loved ones prepare for the big move. Originally posted on Commonwealth Senior Living’s blog, Mindy is an expert in her field, and has valuable guidance to offer from her extensive knowledge […]

Getting Everyone to the Table: Discussions About Senior Living

Originally posted on Commonwealth Senior Living’s blog,  Mindy gives some pointers on why we often avoid initiating the conversations about a move to community living with our loved ones. She gives some helpful tips for approaching your loved one about your concerns and suggesting the idea of a move. Here’s Mindy’s blog post with insightful […]

Stop Moving and Losing: An Organizer’s Guide to Saving Money When You Move

Learn how a professional organizer plans a move and the steps they take when packing, and unpacking. It’s time to stop moving and losing and it’s time to start saving money when you move! Declutter unneeded items before the move. Look, we get it. There’s SO MUCH happening before a move. The last thing you […]