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November 7, 2016

How to Get Organized When a Family Member Becomes Sick

No one is ever prepared when a family member gets sick. In the spring, we received a call from Tom whose wife (Suzy) was hospitalized for […]
July 7, 2016

An Organizing Story: Meet Mary (not her real name)

I had a client who lived in a place she hated, had a job she hated and no boyfriend (which she wanted). She hired me to […]
May 2, 2016

How a Kitchen Renovation Can “Go South…” Fast!

As we identified last week, there are the things you need to know when planning a renovation. We’ve seen projects unfold with little to no “surprises”; however, we’ve also seen projects unfold […]
April 20, 2016

Planning a Renovation? Things you need to know…

Sometimes, people ask me what exactly does a professional organizer do. Well, besides the standard office or kitchen project, my team works on projects that require managing a lot […]
April 11, 2016

A Baby Boomer’s Perspective: Helping Our Parents Downsize

Being a “baby boomer” with aging parents (we don’t use the “O” word) is a challenge. Someone has to manage their finances, medical care etc., in […]
March 23, 2016

Snow One Day…70° the Next…Start Flipping Now!

Now that we’re heading into a new wardrobe season, everyone is thinking about flipping their closets (aren’t they?). Depending on space limitations, people often will choose […]
March 7, 2016
Marie Kondo Craze

Marie Kondo Craze or Crazy?

Last fall, when putting my blogging calendar together, I thought about Marie Kondo and her book “The Life-Changing Art of Tidying Up”. It seemed like a good topic […]
January 28, 2016

Organizing Case Study: Downsizing

Client: Donna Project: Downsize prior to staging and selling a family home and preparing to move into a new, smaller home. Background: Donna called me early […]
January 10, 2016

Rockin’ It In 2016…

Ok STOP, with all of the emails about yet another magical diet, joining another gym challenge, all this change my life stuff…that I am getting every […]
August 18, 2014

Oops! Did I do that?

Every little blunder has a silver lining! I admit it – I’m only human. While helping a client sort through her garage items mistakenly, a family […]