Archive for February 2018

The Trouble With Toiletries

Whether we buy them, get them as gifts, or bring them home from the hotel, we all end up with extra stuff. This is one area of the home where I find the most waste. I find that most people toss those samples into a misc container intending to use them one day. Sometimes they... Read more »

The High Price Of Hoarding

Its estimated that 2 to 3 percent of people have hoarding issues. The Institute of Challenging Disorganization has put together a hoarding scale in which seven different levels of hoarding are identified. One thing that hasn’t been covered is the cost of hoarding. There comes a time when the house needs to be cleaned out.... Read more »

Home Improvement Projects You Should Never DIY

Today we have a guest host, Erin Reynolds the DIY Mama. Enjoy. One of the most exciting aspects of owning your own home is personalizing it. As tedious as home improvement projects can be, they are often necessary. When done properly, they can increase your home’s value, make it a safer and healthier place to... Read more »

National Time Management Month 2018

Well here we are in February ! Last month was National Get Organized Month, a holiday started by the National Association of Professional Organizers to assist and educate people about the benefits of living an organized life. And the month of February is deemed National Time Management Month. What a way to start out the... Read more »

Things I Don't Stock Up On Anymore

Space is a premium. Sometimes we have to make tough decisions on how we want to use our space. What is important and what do we want around us. We learn a lot of our organizing skills through our parents, friends, and coworkers. We all have things that we stock up on and things we... Read more »

Tips For Living In A Small Space

Space- the one thing we all want. I am always looking for creative and aesthetic ways to help clients find more space in their homes. When you live in a big city, you tend to have a smaller space. This can be a challenge for some people. Here are some tips to help create space.... Read more »

Organizing Space- How Long Does It Take

Every once in awhile, I get a call that someone wants their space organized in a really quick manner. Several years ago it was 4 rooms in 3 hours. Another time it was a large walk in closet in 2 hours. Even with two cups of coffee and a good night sleep, this won’t happen.... Read more »