31 Things You Can Toss in The Next 31 Days!

When I do speaking engagements as a Professional Organizer,  I always do them “hands on.” I want my audience to walk away with something they can physically do when they get home. So I’ll usually hand them a list of items that I want them to check off to see if they have them in their home. If they do,…

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Simplest Tip for Organizing!

Yesterday I spent a part of my day doing laundry. Don’t like to be doing work (unless totally necessary) on a Sunday. Saturday is my laundry and clean house day. But I was gone most of Saturday having a little fun with some neighbors and then tending to my mom’s needs. So Sunday was my laundry day. After I had…

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Children’s Artwork and Paperwork – How to Organize!

As a continuation from my last Blog Post on Children’s Toys – How to Organize!  I want to continue with children and organizing their Artwork. This is an area many parents struggle with … especially if they have a large family. It truly is impossible to store every art piece from every child for the 18 years of their educational/school…

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Children’s Toys – How to Organize!

Toys are one of the hardest areas to deal with in the home as a parent. The littler your children are, the bigger the toys. As they get older, the toys get smaller. At least you have that to look forward to. But what can you do now to manage all these toys and create a home that doesn’t feel…

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Rethink How You Are Taking Pictures!

I am currently in the midst of scanning two very large photo orders for two different clients. It’s so much fun for me because I love pictures and I love seeing the memories families have captured. Some times in my photo projects, I don’t have access to the individuals I may be doing Memory Books for. They may have Alzheimer’s…

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On The Road Again – Doing Summer Traveling!

Spring is here and full blown in CT. Yesterday it was in the 80’s. Don’t want to be one to complain of beautiful weather. But to me it’s ridiculous. Just the day before I woke up and it was in the 30’s in the morning. I had to turn the heat on … just for a few minutes to get…

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Kitchen – Paperwork – No Match!

A very common request for organizing is the kitchen and more specifically the kitchen with paperwork. The two aren’t necessarily a good marriage.   Yes, some kitchens are equipped with the means to properly store paperwork by having a desk area (built in or not) for the storage of your key papers. But many kitchens are not and the counters become…

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Getting Ready For Spring With A Spring Cleaning Checklist!

It’s hard to believe that spring is a week away as we here in New England having a blizzard. Eugene is blowing through the Northeast. Regardless, that we are still dealing with the affects of winter, it is never too late to prepare for spring! It’s this time of the year that Professional Organizers hear from individuals wanting to begin…

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Benefits of a Standing Desk

Today I want to talk about your office but more specifically your desk.   In this Blog, I am adding “a little bit of health.” “Do you know that for every hour you sit down, your life expectancy decreases by two hours? For comparison, every cigarette smoked reduces life expectancy by 11 minutes,” Dr. James Levine. Dr. Levine is the co-director…

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Cloud Storage for Your Photos!

The digital world is ever increasing in paper storage, photo storage and our means of communication. Thinking that being “digital” will save time, money and space is now more of a fallacy. Today individuals are on “digital overload” and what makes it even harder to deal with is you can’t actually hold it in your hands and sort into piles…

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