May 26 2020
bird on a branch

Until We Meet Again

Across the country, and in our home state of Massachusetts, the veil is beginning to lift from the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sort It Out Boston joins the many businesses, locally and nationally, eager to flip the sign from ‘Closed for Business, to ‘Yes, we’re Open!’. Before that happens, we want you to know that we are thinking of you, miss working with you, and hope that you and your loved ones are safe.

While our work is generally hands-on with decluttering,

April 20 2020
bags of donations

Donating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this unprecedented and historic time, rules, regulations and policies are changing by the minute. Life is anything but business as usual. Still, there remains a pressing need to help society’s most vulnerable. That’s where donation outlets and charities have routinely stepped in, thanks to the generosity of those who can donate. However, some of these organizations have had to temporarily shutter their doors to keep everyone involved safe.That means that while decluttering might be a good use of your time at home,

March 25 2020
opened front door

Declutter and Organize Your Shelter

In the blink of an eye, the world has changed. That can be true for us individually when incidents, accidents and circumstances happen in our lives and those of family members that are simply out of our control. What we are experiencing now, Coronavirus, has gripped us all tightly and bound us together like nothing we have ever seen.

Breaking news about some aspect of the virus doesn’t seem to be breaking news at all.

March 03 2020
red puzzle piece

Works for Me

You’re probably familiar with the phrase ‘one size does not fit all’. That is certainly true of organizing. An organizing strategy may work wonders for one person, while the same strategy may have no impact on another. We all have our unique personalities, styles and traits that make each of us the individuals that we are. We also have our own characteristic habits and behaviors that are natural to our daily activities. It makes sense then,

February 13 2020
His and Hers blog

His and Hers

He’s a saver, you donate a box of goods every week. Your socks are folded and filed standing at attention when you open the drawer. His socks are a jumble of cloth, partners long ago separated, never to be reunited again. Alas, you love him.

The universe is a funny thing balancing itself out when needed, as in opposites attract. What once may have qualified as a quirky and sweet habit is now driving you around the bend.