clutter clearing—not that fun

I met my friend and Windermere real estate agent Phillipa for coffee not long ago. I was yammering about the ups and down of biz and said something like, "Everyone has stuff, most of us have too much stuff and feel stuck. I hear people in distress about this ALL THE...

An easy tip on what to do with Gift Cards

How many of you out there have found a Gift Card you thought you lost, you find it (yay!) and then you realize, IT'S EXPIRED. Or, equally frustrating, you're at the Apple Store and no—you don't have the $100 gift card on you from when you recycled your last iPhone....

SELLING OLD HOMES—they can be tricky. Here’s one of the reasons why.

Recently, I cleared three older homes, all in the same neighborhood of Seattle, Capital Hill. (One of my FAVORITE neighborhoods in Seattle, btw!) A Windermere broker intelligently hired me and we scheduled the three clearings all within a three week time frame. I...

Why Wearing a Seahawks Jersey Might Help You Tackle Your Messy Garage

"You can't read the label when you're inside the jar."  Do you know how often I say this? ALL. THE.  TIME. That's how often. (Usually accompanied by a ☝️). Why? Because it's sooooo dang true! Think about it. How many times have you tried to fix a problem that was...

When Homes Sell Too Fast

PING! Text message comes in. "Can you look at a listing I have in Wallingford, before this weekend? It's needs an energy clearing."    PING! Next text: "This is Dave Marks, by the way."  Me: "Sure! how about (blahdey blahdey) day and time?"  Three texts...

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Going through your stuff matters. Here’s why. (Stuffology 101)

I just finished a big project working with a client who is getting ready to sell her home. She needed help going through her stuff so the home could be staged. My client, Joanna, really likes stuff. She just does. Some people do. A lot of people do. It’s comforting...

When your client shows up…with her crystal ball.

A few weeks ago, I had a new client who came to see me at the wee cottage and it was amazeballs. And I mean that literally. A client came to me...with her crystal ball! She refers to herself as a 'third generation intuitive' and had inherited the ball. It was deemed...

The Most Chill Energy Clearing Ever & Why It Was So Good

A couple just hired me to clear their newly purchased home. The wife, Rebecca, thought an energy clearing session would be a groovy way to set the tone in their new forever home. SO SMART! I love her already. Rebecca and I set up the session via text. I was trying to...

Why Rufus the dog was the key to the house selling

I was hired to clear a For Sale home in Magnolia — a beautiful, mostly residential neighborhood in Seattle that overlooks the Puget Sound. The home was not selling and it was SO dire that the owners took it off the market, waited for it to refresh and then re-listed...

When Things Blow Up

Not long ago I was cruising by the seafood section at Whole Foods and I heard my name called, "Nicole!". I whipped around and there was Dave. I've known Dave a long time. My amazing friend Shelly used to rent a room in his home and introduced us. Dave and I chit...

What the Heck is Energy Work? An Ode to Woo

“I love your new website! Way to go, Nic!”: a happy text from one of my best buddies on the day I launched the forever-in-my imagination website. I smile. I give myself a little pat on the back and a mental high five. “Badass”, I tell myself. So happy I finally...