When ‘use it up and wear it out’ seems impossible

Professional home organizer Jan Baltrush advised others on tidying at the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon on Sunday, Sept. 15. Photo by Leila Hawken

SHARON — A capacity crowd seeking tips on how to organize acquired stuff gathered at the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon on Sunday, Sept. 15, to hear professional home organizer Jan Baltrush assure them that it can be done and to provide tips on getting from clutter to order in the house.

This was the first of three sessions with Baltrush as part of the library’s fall event calendar. The second of the series is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 6, when the topic will be downsizing. 

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