Author: Lauren Mang

When people hear I'm a professional organizer, they automatically assume I make people get rid of things. On the contrary, if you love it, use it, need it and can justify keeping it, I won't argue with you. I don't push people to get rid of...

Moving and relocating is stressful no matter what time of year it is - or even during a pandemic crisis! I've been unable to assist clients in their homes during the shelter in place orders, but I have been able to assist two families that...

Though I don’t have any kids of my own (yet), I know kids come with a lot of stuff! Heck, I remember as a kid having a ton of knick-knacks and stuffed animals. Basically, I had a lot of junk! One way my parents helped to...

I suppose we are finally living in “virtual reality” although it’s not quite what we had expected, is it?! And if you had never heard of Zoom before the “shelter in place” mandate, you are certainly an expert on it now. Thankfully, I have been a Zoom...

Part of my services as a professional organizer includes taking one carload of donations on behalf of each client to the appropriate places where they will be used or have a chance of being resold. Additionally I have helped clients to post items on Nextdoor that...

Setting Your Kid(s) up for Success: Set up a Family Donation Box This is an easy tip to implement, but that can make a world of difference for your family. A basic organizing principle used by most professional organizers is that everything should have a home --...

It's becoming more and more difficult to avoid email phishing scams these days, even for the most tech savvy people. While I don't consider myself super tech savvy, I know enough to generally keep me safe from malware or dangerous email links, but I have to...

There's nothing I love more than children's books! I loved them when I was little and I still love them today as an adult. It might also be why I'm working on my own kids book series on organizing (7 manuscripts of 20 titles written -...

One day, the idea of traveling to Bali crept into my conscious and took hold. It may have been in my subconscious for even longer, as I almost felt called to Bali on a spiritual quest. I knew it would likely be a solo trip, but...

Hello LMOI readership! I want to start off by saying thank you for being readers of my blog. I hope you have found my posts helpful - albeit a bit long. I can't help it, I'm a talker! And I'm always open to feedback, suggestions, and...