Giving Thanks

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With the abundance of Thanksgiving organizing tips on the Internet, I’ve decided to forego mine. Instead, given the stressful year that we have been through, I will give thanks for all that is good in my life. I give thanks … Continued

Crafts and Clutter

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When I was younger I dabbled in crafts. Then, once I had children and was managing a household, I was bitten by the crafting bug. Craft stores were opening everywhere. A new cable channel, HGTV, featured how-to craft shows. I … Continued

More on Love and Organizing

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Remember the “Odd Couple?” Well, here’s a great article about how to organize if there is a Felix and an Oscar in the house! Real Simple brings together a professional organizer, a relationship counselor and a professor of psychology to help this … Continued

Goal Setting Strategies

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In my January 2015 blog I wrote about how to turn New Year’s resolutions into goals. I recently came across an interview from Smead featuring Lisa Montanaro, Certified Professional Organizer and Coach. In this interview Lisa gives an excellent breakdown … Continued

Identity Crisis

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Despite all the media coverage on getting organized, many people still don’t understand what a professional organizer really does. Recently, at a networking event, after I introduced myself and described what I do, someone came up to me and said, … Continued

What to do with an old flag

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June 14 was Flag Day. If you have an American flag you no longer want, you can dispose of it two ways. If the flag is in good condition, you can donate it to a local VA cemetery where it … Continued

Organizing for Your Health

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June 2015 Did you know that June is “Professional Wellness Month”? You might be wondering, “What does wellness have to do with organizing?” Plenty! I can’t tell you how often I hear my clients tell me how much better they … Continued

When love won’t do

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February is the month of love — cards, flowers, and candy abound. However, you may not always feel the love if your significant other is disorganized. Here are some suggestions to help make life at home less stressful. • Set … Continued

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