organizing tips

The season to find unique and practical gifts for loved ones is upon us. Why not give organization themed holiday gifts this year?  As a Professional Organizer I always cringe a little at this time of year because I know there may be a flood of impractical items entering my home.  The fun side of […]

Getting organized doesn’t just mean your belongings are in the right place all the time, it can also be beneficial to your wellbeing. Living in an organized home makes everyday tasks that much easier, even if it’s something simple like locating the house keys or finding your phone charger.  Almost everyone wishes they were more

It is day fifteen of the 40 Bags in 40 Days decluttering challenge.  I am so amazed at all of the great progress so many of you are making in small and large areas. One of you wrote me to let me know that you felt like you were moving too slowly through the process. 

It is day thirteen of the 40 Bags in 40 Days decluttering challenge. Thank you to everyone who keeps checking in with me about their progress.  It is so fun to see all of your photos.  Some of you have taken on some large spaces!  Keep up the correspondence and we will keep positing the

Today is day three of the 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge.  What is your goal for the day?  If this is your first time reading about our challenge it is not too late to sign-up.  Click here to sign-up One of our 70+ participants wrote me last night frustrated that they feel like

I have always been a big fan of recipes from Real Simple magazine.  They require few ingredients, take little time, and are usually full of flavor.  Today I stumbled upon this great service they provide to help plan dinners each week.  For $10/yr or $6/6 months you get a weekly meal plan and grocery list emailed to you.

One of my favorite products that keeps me organized are Envirosax bags. There are many others like it on the market, but I used to sell them years ago in my store and still find a use for one almost everyday.  These foldable, stylish, reusable bags fit easily in purse, a bag, or in your car.

Envirosax Bags

I really enjoyed this article from Apartmenttherapy.com about 6 Things All Impossibly Organized People Do.  I especially liked number two, “Write Stuff Down”.  Many of my clients try to keep their calendars and to do lists in their heads.  Getting it down on a piece of paper or an electronic device can alleviate the need

6 Things All Organized People Do

On January 6. 2013 I became a mom to Andrew.  Everyone said my world would change, but of course I could never have predicted the exciting moments and challenges that would come until I experienced them myself.  Now I understand first hand how so many families felt when they called me for help organizing their

Summer means drinking long, tall strawberry daiquiris by the pool, hanging out with close friends into long hours of the day, and barbecuing with herbs and sauces. I find myself going over my recipes again and again, wondering what I should cook next. Will it be barbecue pork ribs, beans, fresh fruit salads, burgers, chicken