Advice from LMOI

Nearly everyone this day and age knows how important it is to backup your digital files to an external hard drive (so long cds, zip, and floppy discs). But did you know you should also be backing up to the cloud? Don't be scared! The...

As a professional organizer, I not only spend time organizing spaces, I also assist clients with properly disposing of the things they no longer want. I try to be as green as possible by donating, recycling, free-cycling or selling items before simply throwing them in...

Have you ever misplaced your keys? What about your wallet? Not to worry, you're in good company. We all have at some point or another, even us organizers. But if you tend to do it regularly, you might want to look into Tile. While I don't...

I realize that it can be difficult to remember what you can and cannot recycle. In this blog post, I’ll focus on light bulbs - not all of which can be recycled. First, I always recommend checking with your county to see if certain lights can...

Is your wallet bursting at the seams with loyalty cards? Mine certainly was. I even had a separate wallet for these cards, until I learned about the KeyRing app! KeyRing makes it easy to add in all your loyalty and membership cards (think drug store, department...

Happy Ash Wednesday! The 40 Bags in 40 Days challenge was brought to my attention back in 2012. I found it a great way to declutter my entire house. Instead of giving up one thing for the 40 days of Lent, try giving up a bag of clutter each...

A YouTube subscriber asked me to highlight some of my favorite features in luggage, and I thought it was a great idea! What I look for in a bag: Durable luggage (whether hard case or fabric) Luggage that is preferably waterproof Locks included on the luggage;...

I realize that it can be difficult to remember what you can and cannot recycle. In this blog post, I’ll focus on more odd items you don’t dispose of daily, but need to be properly recycled. Wine corks: Most Whole Foods Markets will take corks to recycle (and you...

If there were only one bit of wisdom I could impart on my clients, it would be to organize a little every day. Organizing every day will keep the clutter at bay! If you simply take 15 minutes each day to organize, it will save...