Why I’ve Been Hired as a Photo Organizer!

This past weekend, I decided to dive into my own personal photos to do some organizing. I was recently given a number of boxes of photos from my parents. I actually thought I had all their photos but realized what I had were just the heritage photos and not the ones of our family growing up. So I decided to…

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Don’t Loose Steam!

It’s hard to believe that January is past the halfway point and we are closer to the end of the month than the beginning. I don’t know about you but discouragement had begun to encapsulate me and I started to believe that this year (which I believe has great promises for me) was now not going to go well. You…

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Organizing Your Kitchen … in Preparation for the Holidays!

It’s hard to imagine that summer is over and fall is falling upon us. Kids are back to school … as well as myself and the Holidays really will be here before you know it. It’s really not too early to plan on getting your home ready for the Holidays and your out-of-state guests. Today I’d like to focus on…

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Clutter and Emotions, Are They Connected?

There is a lot of talk about the Kon Mari Method of Organizing. Marie’s statement of, “surround yourself only by the things that spark joy” is valid but only to a limited extent.   As much as I love that statement and think that it can apply to many, many people, there is a segment of the population that it can…

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Organizing Magazines – Helpful Or Not?

Organizing seems to be the “buzz” word these days with TV Shows, Books, Magazines and Professional Organizers filling a profession. Because we are a Nation of “stuff, many families are overwhelmed with what they have accumulated. They feel compelled to keep their “stuff” because of the cost of purchasing it; but they are running out of space. Hence, that is…

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Organizing Books in Your Home!

One of my most favorite past times is reading. I love books! Did I say that? I love books! Books are a wonderful way to learn, past the time, and go on an adventure. Being a homeschool mom for 14 years, we did have our collection of books. After completing my years of homeschooling, I had books sale several times…

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Simplest Way to Keep Organized!

Organizing Tip #20 is so simple and quick for our Get Organized Month! Would you like the easiest, simplest, quickest way to stay organized? Well here it is …. PUT IT AWAY NOW! Once you are done using an item, put it immediately away. Don’t put the item down anywhere other than the place it belongs. Sometimes we think we…

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“Gift Giving Ideas That Don’t Create Clutter!”

As a Professional Organizer and one who helps individuals and families de-clutter and organize, I wanted to be creative in writing about some gift giving ideas that do not encourage adding more clutter to one’s home.  We are such a society that has so much “stuff” and we have a generation of children that have been “indulged.”  But I have…

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Don’t Let Clutter Be Your Friend!

Choosing our friends is an important part of life and choosing the friends that are compatible can be a tricky at times.  We all have had a time in our life when we have chosen people to be our friends that ended up being more of a disaster than a friend.  So we learn from our mistakes and hopefully move…

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Let’s Create and Build a Family Command Center!

Having a Command Center or “place of order and organization” for family activities is critical for the CEO of your family … mom or dad. Keeping up with the hectic lives of family members can be a challenge, but by creating a family Command Center you can help calm the chaos. Select a central location where everyone will know where…

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