10 Ways To Simplify Your Life

Aside from being a professional organizer and a blogger, I am a speaker. Each year I give anywhere from 12 to 15 speeches on organization. My most popular speech is includes my top tips to get and stay organized. These tips also help you simplify your life. Who doesn’t want to lead a more simple... Read more »

Start Out 2020- Organized

Ah The New Year- my favorite time. Yes, part of it is due to the fact that we can purge last year and start again. There are so many little things we can do to start out this year in an organized and efficient manner. Here are some of my favorites! 1. If you haven’t... Read more »

Snowy Day Projects

You think I would know the snowy day drill after living in Chicago for 20 plus years. Sometimes I am in denial that I live in a state that has such crazy and unexpected weather. And yes, I didn’t get my groceries yesterday, and will be making the trek to the store today. So when... Read more »

Keeping An Inventory - Keeping You Cluttered

We all like to save time and money. So it makes sense to keep an inventory, right? Well- it can be a good thing but it also can cause you to have clutter. Lets talk about what and where you should keep things. Keeping an inventory is good: 1. Able to find and access your... Read more »

Guidelines to Donating Your Stuff

In a world gone green, everyone wants to leave less of a carbon footprint. Even so, it can be a challenge to get rid of things. This is especially true when it isn’t able to be reused or upcycled. Here are some guides when it comes to donating your stuff. 1. Electronics- Best Buy and... Read more »

Little Things We All Can Do To Be Better Organized

Who doesn’t want to be better organized in their home or office. Its not rocket science, its all about adopting new habits. I have put together some tips to help you save time and be more efficient in your life. * Don’t waste the trip- Before you leave a room in your home, look around... Read more »

What Are Your Decluttering Habits

Decluttering is a necessary evil. We all have to do it. Most of us learn these habits as a child. Did your parents make you clean up your room before bedtime? Did you clean out and purge your toy room before your birthday or Christmas? I love clothes. I am sure this may come as... Read more »

Saving Stuff For Friends- What is it doing to your space and time

We all like to be helpful and share things. Its human nature to try and help other people. Many of us have friends or co workers that can use things we have. Saving stuff for them creates projects and can end up being a big time suck. Here are somethings to think about. 1. Do... Read more »

The Great Debate- Packing with Newspaper or Packing Paper

I am a firm believer of living a green life. I am the one at the grocery store recycling all of my clients plastic and returning hangers to the dry cleaners. When it comes to packing, I change my tune. Its important to use the right packing materials. Packing up a condo or house can... Read more »

The Estate Sale- Does Your Home Have The Goods

Recently I have received quite a few calls about conducting estate sales. Not every home is a good prospect to have one of these specialized sales. Here are some must haves in order to have a successful sale. * A lot of stuff. A mixture of antique, vintage, and items in general. You need to... Read more »