Archive for March 2018

Spring Cleaning- Those Important But Forgotten Areas

Today we have a guest post by Breathing¬† Clean. While Spring cleaning tends to focus on the basics of the home, there are some areas that we tend to neglect. This is good information!! Spring Maintenance Projects for Your Home Tips for making the most of spring cleaning, inside and out     After the... Read more »

Why You Have An Overflow of Paper

Paper- the root of all evil. It never ends.¬† We can do something about it. We can get it under control. But first we need to understand why we have this problem. Here are some things to think about. We aren’t purging things we no longer/need or have. Examples include: old mortgages, old car info,... Read more »

Home Staging- The Importance Of Making Your Home Shine

They say you should pack, purge, and paint when you are getting ready to sell your home. The three P’s as they call them. This is just the tip of the iceberg. In order to put your home on the market, you should complete repairs, declutter, and stage. Staging- is the art of making a... Read more »

March 13th National Organize Your Home Office Day

With the increasingly number of people working for home, the home office has become as common as the dining room. Even families that don’t work at home are creating a home office to process their paperwork and keep on top of their projects. Due to lack of time, organizational skills, or systems, this room can... Read more »

Paper That Should Be Evicted From Your File Cabinet

Ah Paper, the root of all evil as I like to say. It breeds like bunnies. Before you know it, you have quite a few piles or drawers full. It is human nature to create projects which also creates more paper in our lives. Most of us end up keeping paper that we don’t need.... Read more »

Must Have Items for Packing Up A House

As we wait impatiently for Spring, we are approaching another very important season- Moving. Yes, this is when I turn from professional organizer into an unpacker. Setting up homes is a fun project. You start with boxes and end up with a beautiful space. But before you unpack, you have to pack it all up.... Read more »

Top Five Areas Of Your Home That Need Spring Cleaning

I thought Spring was almost here – then we got some snow last night. Even after living here for 20 years the Chicago weather never seems to amaze me. While most people around the country are basking in sunshine, we are still at the end of the winter season. Even so, its time to think... Read more »

The Top Reason People Are Afraid To Get Organized

Through out my 13 years of organizing, I have heard and seen it all. One common thread keeps reappearing time after time- Fear. Yes, there are a lot of fears that keep people from making changes in their life. One of the most common ones is making a mistake and getting rid of something that... Read more »