Archive for September 2013

Purging The Parent; When Should You Start

I went home last week to take care of my mom after she had surgery. I hadn’t been home in several years since we usually meet at my sisters for holidays. As I started on my two days of cooking/ freezing food, I was having trouble finding things in an over full kitchen. Every cabinet... Read more »

Moving Made Simple; It's All About The Game Plan

I don’t know anyone that likes to move. Its just not a fun process. Depending on your type of move, you can spend months getting ready for the big day. First of all, start out with a game plan. If you are moving to a place that is around the same size, you won’t have... Read more »

Purse Organization; What Every Purse Lover Needs to Know

Do you do the mad purse switch a few times a week? Rarely does everything you need make it into the new bag. Months later when you do a clean out, you find that missing lipstick, receipts, ect. Is this a constant source of frustration for you? I was at a party a few years... Read more »

Five Reasons Your Kid's Room Looks Like A Disaster Area

So your kid’s room is a mess. You are at your wits end and don’t know where to begin or what to do. Don’t worry you are not alone. I hear this all the time. Before you throw the baby out with the bath water, lets talk reality. Part of the problem could be the... Read more »

Do You Buy Stuff For The Life You Have Or Want

I was working in a home the other week that had a lot of cool kitchen stuff. Platters, salt and pepper shakers, you name it, I put it away. I was in awe. Being a big cook myself, I didn’t have half of those items. I asked the client if she threw a lot parties.... Read more »

Tackling The Toy Room: Ways to Make it More Functional

The terror of the toy room. In the last week, I have worked on five of these rooms of terror. Yup. I sat my happy heiny on the floor and sorted and sorted. Unless you have a kid that is a freak like me (takes out one toy at a time and puts it back),... Read more »

Desk Organization: What You Need To Know

Between homework, facebook, and home management we all spend quite a bit of time at our desks. And the ironic part of this is that, desk designs are being made smaller and more simple with less storage. If you need a larger desk with more storage, some office stores like office depot sell the Sauder... Read more »

How To Organize Your Home: Getting The Process Started

I get calls all the time from people that are on a budget and don’t have the funds to have yours truly come in and make their place shine. With kids, car payments, and a mortgage sometimes there isn’t enough for extras. Organizing isn’t rocket science and you can do it yourself. Yes, with the... Read more »

Ten Items You Don't Need Accessible In Your Home

Most of us have limited storage or space in our homes. Often I find people have put things in prime space that they don’t use on a regular basis. Here is my top ten list of things that can be stored and don’t have to be right in front of you. 1. Photo Albums- Unless... Read more »

Wasting Peoples Time - Guilty or Not

I was pissed off last week. Twice at the request of people, I scheduled an actual time for a conference call. And you guessed it, twice the phone didn’t ring. As you can imagine, I am a busy gal(like the rest of you). Both times, I sat waiting at home when I had a bunch... Read more »