How to eat your pantry

How to eat your pantry & reduce food waste

Let’s eat your pantry….not literally, although you’ll learn how

  • Save time
  • Money
  • And reduce food waste.

Have you ever bought something only to discover you already had 1,2, 3 or more cluttering your cupboard?

It was during my first declutter job, my client was shocked when we found 36 jars of red jam in the pantry. She said “Tanya, I didn’t know I had it, so I bought more”  

If this sounds familiar, you are suffering from “the clutter spiral” and the pantry is a common place for this to occur, so it’s the perfect time  time to sort, store and eat your pantry Continue reading


Eat your freezer

How to eat your freezer & reduce food waste

Freezing is a great way to reduce food waste

  • Freeze left overs or cook a little extra for those times when you just don’t feel like cooking
  • Buy that little extra when your favourites are on special

Spoiler Alert: Freezing does not mean set and forget, if left for too long food starts to lose it’s nutritional value. It’s good practice to eat your freezer within 2-3 months, but if you have teenagers, this should not cause any concerns.

When it comes to managing your freezer there are few things simple to consider. Continue reading


eat your fridge reduce food waste

How to eat your fridge & reduce food waste

Let’s eat your fridge, not literally, although you’ll learn how to eat everything in your fridge to save time, money and reduce food waste.

Did you know, the best place to store the Tim Tams is not the fridge but the dish washer- kids never go there.

Let’s start by checking your fridge is working for you Continue reading


Ten top tips to eco organise your home & feel secure through Covid-19

Covid-19 is impacting us all, staying at home is the best way to avoid the virus, save lives and feel secure. Worried about how your will function in clutter? Self-isolation is your opportunity  eco organise your home and rethink stuff that stops you from living well.

Rethink

  • Shelves filled with recipes you never cook
  • Filing cabinets filled with paper
  • Excuses “I don’t have time to declutter and organise”
  • Magazines cluttering the coffee table and never read
  • Rethink important things such as health, happiness, home and friendship

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Joy of Missing Out on Stuff- JOMOS

Joy of Missing Out on Stuff

JOMOS a feeling of ease, peace, balance, joy and living comfortably with less stuff. No need or desire to constantly fill life’s voids with physical and mental stuff, rather finding joy in the simple way of doing things.

In our previous blog Fear of Missing out on STUFF we addressed the concept of FOMOS, Fear of missing out on stuff, it is described as a social anxiety, a fear of regret, which may lead to a compulsive concern that one might miss an opportunity for social interaction, a novel experience, or other satisfying events. Source: Wikipedia- Fear of missing out Continue reading


Am I a hoarder?

People are often quick to declare themselves as a hoarder when in may be a case of collections may get out of hand or life throws us a curve ball and things get a little disorganised.

To answer your question “Am I a hoarder?” Eco Organiser® decided to ask Australia’s leading expert in this field, co-owners of Hoarding Home Solutions Wendy Hanes and Angela Esnouf. Continue reading


How to declutter your photo collection. Part 2 Responsible Disposal

Meet Chantal Imbach professional photo organiser and declutter expert, guest blogger and special guest presenter at our 2day women’s retreat in beautiful Hepburn Springs January 2020 Re treat Re store get organised for the rest of your life.

Like Eco Organiser® Chantal is passionate about looking after our planet, in her second guest blog Chantal shares her knowledge on how to responsibly dispose of unwanted photos.

How to Responsibly Dispose of Unwanted Photos

  • Printed photos

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How to get organised and live the life you want

Getting organised does not have to start at New Year’s, you can start now.

Why wait to set your resolutions; did you know, the top three new year’s resolutions are:

Get fit, lose weight and get organised.

With just over 2 weeks to Christmas, now is the time to rethink clutter and send it a new message

“2020 I am in control, not this STUFF!”

Invest time and rethink how you would like to see your home, office or career in 2020, will it be clutter free or just organised so you can find what you want when you want it?

There are 4 simple steps to get organised and live the life you want Continue reading


How to declutter your photo collection. Part 1

Meet Chantal Imbach Professional Photo Organiser, declutter expert, guest blogger and special guest presenter at our upcoming women’s retreat Re treat Re store in January 2020. We asked Chantal if she would be kind enough share her expertise of photo organising with us.

How to organise photo’s is the No 1. Question we are asked at our workshops, seminars and retreats. Here’s what she had to say.

Photos are one of the hardest things to declutter and let go of because they are so precious to most of us. As a professional photo organiser, I regularly come across very substantial digital photo collections, we’re talking 60,000 plus photos. And that doesn’t include the printed photos that most people still have.” says Chantal

Photos are just the same as any other item in our home. When there are too many and when it has become unmanageable, decluttering and organising is in order.”

 How do we do this? Continue reading