What Memories Are Hindering Your Organizing Progress?

“Listen – what you are talking about are memories — just memories.  You have to put them in a shoebox and retire them.  One thing I’ve learned is that everyday is a new thing; a chance to start again.  Give life a chance.  Grab a hold of it now.” From the Walton’s Show I am such a lover of the…

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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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Let’s Get That Paperwork in Order!

One of the most asked questions in organizing offices and more specifically paperwork is how long to keep it? Answering that question is truly judgmental on your part because no one wants to tell you to toss something to only find out down the road it is needed and important. But there are some guidelines you could follow that might…

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Should I Hire a Professional Organizer or Work With a Family Member or Friend?

This is the infamous question that many will ask as they have come to terms with their clutter and have made the decision to not allow it to rule their life any longer. But many of those individuals have also come to terms with the fact that they cannot tackle this on their own. They may talk to family or…

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Handle That Mail Immediately!

Here comes Organizational Tip #4 for our Get Organized Month!  This may be something you have heard before or it may seem like a “simple” task. But being simple is the key to these organizing tips. Don’t think that because something is simple, it won’t work. That is “simply” not true. One of the areas many clients have issue with…

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Levels of Importance!

Are you ready for Organizational Tip #3 for our Get Organized Month? Something to caution against as you are beginning the task of de-cluttering is feeling that everything is important. If everything is important, then nothing is important. Does that make sense? Everything cannot be important. If they were, then the clutter will never go away. Really look over items…

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January is Get Organized Month!

With January being GET ORGANIZED MONTH, I have a treat for you for the next 30 days. Each day you will receive an organizing tip that will be simple and easy to implement. So come back to my website each day for organizing tips to give you a fresh start for 2015! Here is your first tip: Once a quarter…

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