clutter

February 8, 2017

9 Tips to a Clean Closet

Disorganized and jam packed closets are super frustrating! You can’t find anything, clothes have fallen off the hangers, they are getting crushed, ruined and who knows […]
December 16, 2016

Last minutes shopper? We’ve got the gift guide for you!

When I think about the holidays…the purchasing, giving, and receiving of gifts, all the time and effort put into buying the right thing, I think, “What […]
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 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 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 […]
March 3, 2016

Case Study: Does Your Stuff Make You Overweight?

Client: Patricia Project: Clean up and clear out the household clutter Background: “Patricia” called me in the fall of 2014. She had recently moved from her family home […]
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 […]
January 6, 2016

New Year…New Approaches!

I love the start of a New Year, it feels so great to have a fresh new beginning. Some of my “go-to” tasks for a new year are: Buying […]
December 26, 2015

Get 2016 Off to a Great Start!

Now that we are in between holidays and most of us aren’t working, it is a great time to get a little organizational housekeeping out of […]