Home Organization

Who doesn't love The Container Store?! It is my Mecca. Much like the grocery store, I usually have to write a list before I go so I stick to it. I love shopping for my clients, and bringing order and beauty into their newly organized...

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...

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...

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...

It's important to understand that organizing is a process. Once you do it, it's not done forever. You still have to revisit/review organized items and see if there's anything left to purge. I do this seasonally for my wardrobe, and yearly for other items (like...

I love giving gifts! In my younger years, I would buy little trinkets for friends whenever I would travel, so they’d know I was thinking about them. I spent way too much money on gifts that my friends and family might not have even kept...

It seems that the world is full of collectors these days, especially now that we can easily access the value of items and know how they could increase over time. I’ve been collecting for as long as I can remember, and I’m sure many of you...

One of the best things you can do to stay organized is set up a good command center. This is a temporary ‘dumping ground’ (albeit an organized one) where you place items you need to immediately tend to. I typically file items throughout the week...