Lets face it- Valentines Day is the largest Hallmark Holiday out there. Anything with a heart or romantic sentiment on it is deemed worthy of a loved one. Itâs hard not to get wrapped up in all the bows and whistles of it (pun intended), which is making this holiday more about âstuff ârather than what itâs really about-Love and Time. I mean lets be honest, would you rather a mug that says âBaby youâre fine. Be my Valentine.â or an undisturbed evening with the one(s) you love. Eventually that mug will find itself buried in the back of the cupboard under an inch of dust, but the memories made from that evening, will stay at the forefront much longer. Trust me.
As individuals in the Professional Organizing world, we see all kinds of âstuffâ while de-cluttering for clients. When going through each item, more often than not, our clients remember the emotion the day evoked and realize the item itself has nothing to do with the memory. âLess is moreâ is certainly a statement that holds meaning in our industry.
In a world that weighs heavily on being connected, we seem to be missing out on the connections that really matter. This Valentines Day, bypass all of the trinkets and spend time instead of money on the ones you love. After all, our hearts can never be too full. Our homes on the other handâ¦