Today I created this tutorial on how to create an instant home filing system with my Instant Filing System available through my etsy shop Continue Reading →
Last night I was reading this excellent article by Amber Leventry called “If ‘COVID Clutter’ Is Getting You Too, There’s An Actual Reason.“ I felt like she was describing the experiences that my family and many of my friends are feeling too. “COVID Clutter” is a perfect way to describe it.
I have always partially worked from home with my kids around. Dealing with distractions interrupting me while working is not necessarily new. But these past three ...Continue Reading →
With more time at home and warmer weather approaching this a great time to tackle some of the bigger organizing projects you have been putting off.
My family and I struggle with our unfinished side of the basement. It is the room where we toss bags of kids clothes that are too small or too big. We sore infrequently used furniture down there and store broken items that need time to repair. It is also the area that we ...Continue Reading →
I was just having a discussion with a new client today about what the best way to track your to do list is. I have to be honest, after 15 plus years of organizing clients, I still don’t have one tried and true system that I recommend. But, the reason for that is more complicated.
All of our brains work differently. Some of us can function completely on electronics all day to manage our lives. Others struggle with using them…or just ...Continue Reading →
Have you ever felt frustrated by piles of paper mounting up on your desk, your counters, or shoved in a work bag? Most of us can’t keep up with what is coming in each day. That’s why one of my first recommendations when I meet with client’s struggling with paper is to set up a Tickler File System. As a Professional Organizer I have been using a common set of tabs for years because it covers most household needs. And ...Continue Reading →
Often when I first meet with clients who are struggling with their handling of paper, their biggest challenge is getting their hands on information when they need it quickly. Imagine if you had one place to go to find your insurance policy number or find your bank account and routing number fast. How about what size shoes your children are currently wearing or the color you painted the living room. What if you are caring for a loved one? How ...Continue Reading →
DAY 1: Social Distance & Self-Care Challenge
As more and more of us face an uncertain time at home, we here at Livable Solutions Professional Organizing wanted to help inspire you each day make the most of your extra time to make positive improvements in your life. All of our organizers are practicing social distancing and working virtually where we can in this time of COVID-19. Staying organized in our homes while we are all in close proximity with our family ...Continue Reading →