Posts in category "space sharing"

Clutter and The Couple; Can This Relationship Be Saved

Sometimes I take off the professional organizer hat and put on the marriage counselor hat. Yes, part of my job is to try and help couples coexist in their space in a happy/healthy manner. So what happens when Minimalist Mary marries Hector the Collector? Or when Clara the Clutterbug marries Henry the Hoarder? And lets... Read more »

The Formal Dining Room; Do You Really Need It

I am seeing a new trend. The formal dining room is going bye bye. Yes, that is right. Those long tables, the big hutch, and the china collection are no longer being used on a regular basis. Entertaining has gone casual. We aren’t bringing out grandma’s china anymore. In a home where space is challenged,... Read more »

Family Clutter: Whose is it, Who brings it in

“I was organized before I had kids” That is the statement that I hear most from families. I work with a lot of families that are struggling with keeping their space organized. Its hard enough to manage ones stuff but add two or three little ones in the mix. So where is the clutter coming... Read more »
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Moving in: Taking the Stress out of cohabitating

Oh the joys of sharing space with the one you love. It can be heaven and it can be hell. Life is what you make of it. Read below as I describe the different scenerios of space sharing and how to make it work. SCENERIO NUMBER ONE: One of you moves in with the other... Read more »

Shared Space; How to Live in Harmony in a Condo

Sunday morning I was in my happy place. Sitting at the kitchen table, eating homeade blueberry pancakes and reading the Sunday paper. I happened to glance over at the wall and saw some lovely water marks. Great. It appeared that my new neighbor’s radiator had leaked through my unit. That is life in a condo... Read more »