Decluttering Your Home – What NOT To Do

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Decluttering Your Home - What NOT To DoThere are so many rookie mistakes made when decluttering your home that can discourage the process.  That’s why I loved this article from Apartment Therapy outlining the most common ones.  https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/pro-organizer-tips-what-not-to-do-when-decluttering-your-home-168836.

  • Buying containers before you know what you need to contain
  • Planning a project to big for the time and stamina you need
  • Moving on to new tasks before the ...
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Help LEGOS Are Taking Over My House! – How to Organize LEGOS

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Since my son turned 4 LEGOS have been slowly multiplying in my house.  Finding a way to organize LEGOS has been one of my greatest challenges as a parent and Professional Organizer.

It started with a few small sets.  Then the sets began to grow each year at birthdays and holidays.  Family members saw my son’s interest in LEGOS grow and so did the LEGO hand-me-downs from older cousins and spontaneous purchases as non-holiday/birthday gifts.

When the sets would get built there ...

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Vote For Livable Solutions in the Madison Scarecrow Contest!

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We need your vote! Visit the link below to vote for our Mary Poppins Scarecrow in the Madison Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Scarecrow contest.

Much like Mary, we believe that “In every job there is an element of fun.” Everyone on our team gets excited to tackle big projects and we bring a lot of enthusiasm to the job. Our professional organizers feel so accomplished when everything is put back in order, especially when clients are so happy.  We all agree our work never feels like ...

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Organizer Mom: Organization Plan for 2016?

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January is National Get Organized Month.  Do you know what your organizing goals are for this year?  Most people don’t even know how to begin making a plan, but there is something about this month that gets everyone thinking organization.  Maybe it is all of the ads and magazine articles hailing the latest organizing gadgets and ways to recharge your home spaces and time management skills.  I will happily admit it is one of my favorite times of year because ...

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Organizer Mom: The Cost-Benefit of Delegation

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It has been quite a while since my last official blog post to Organizer Mom.  I am very excited to be back and sharing tips with all of my followers.  My son is about to turn three and we are expecting a baby girl in May 2016, so life has been busy.  Even with my best organizing skills, pregnancy fatigue, morning sickness and the holidays have added up to a real challenge in keeping up, even for a professional.

With all ...

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Happy New Year – Let’s Make an Organizing Plan!

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All of us here at Livable Solutions Professional Organizing hope you have a happy and safe holiday.  We also wanted to remind you that we are hear to help you with all of you organization resolutions in 2016.

We offer an affordable on-site assessment that lasts from 1-2 hours at which we complete the following steps:

  1. We will tour your rooms and offer suggestions to make each space more efficient, orderly and in-line with your true vision for the space
  2. We will talk ...
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Merry Christmas from Livable Solutions!

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All of us here at Livable Solutions Professional Organizing hope you have a happy and safe holiday.  As a gift to our Facebook friends and social media followers we want to give you a special coupon code to our Etsy Store Life’s Lists https://www.etsy.com/shop/LifesLists to get 20% off any of our instantly downloadable organizing templates and planner packs.  Use the promo code FBfriends20 to get 20% off your entire order until January 31, 2016.

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What is Your Block To Getting Organized?

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People often don’t make the link that their clutter can be blocking them from future opportunities.  Whether it is mental clutter or physical clutter overtaking your mind and space, you may be too tired, too fogged or too stressed to make your real priorities and dreams come true.  

My Feng Shui colleague Krista Polinsky of Soul Intent often says that too much clutter in your attic can block your future, while too much clutter in your basement can represent you ...

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How Clutter Affects Our Relationships

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How Clutter Affects Our Relationships

How to deal with a loved one who is not “following the program” or who is very messy is one of the most common questions I hear as I speak to clients and field questions about organizing at my workshops.  I often tell people that an anecdote from my own household.  My husband could care less if the surfaces of our house are dusty or our floors ...

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3 Habits to Break in the New Year

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3 Habits to Break in the New Year

There are many statistics on how long it takes to break a habit.  Whether you look at the length of time it will take or the number of repetitions, the point is that creating a habit is a commitment that takes time.  Often, good organization hinges on breaking thought patterns and physical habits that have a root tied within us.

In an effort to inspire you this New ...

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