Author: Lauren Mang

Moving doesn’t have to be a giant pain: if you’re prepared for your move, it can go smoothly. You may have already seen my Top Ten Packing Tips for Moving from last month. Here are my TOP TEN UN-PACKING TIPS FOR MOVING, that I’ve learned from...

The "That Makes Me h-APP-y!" blog series continues with the benefits of using Pinterest to stay organized. Use it both on the web and via your mobile device. When I first heard of Pinterest a few years ago I didn’t get it, and it turns out I wasn’t the only...

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...

For the last four months, I’ve been assisting a San Francisco-based organizer who specializes in moving and relocations. Often times, the moves are large and require a crew of from 2-10 organizers to assist with packing, and again with unpacking if the job is local....

Have you received one of these 17lb bundles of wasted ink and paper in the name of ‘green’ marketing? If so, you’re not alone. In the last two months, Restoration Hardware has been sending out their mass-catalog-mailing to residents of the Silicon Valley (and beyond,...

The "That Makes Me h-APP-y!" blog series continues with the benefits of mobile banking apps. It has recently come to my attention that there are people out there who don’t yet know the joys of mobile banking. I was one of these people just a few years ago, and...

Lately I’ve been watching documentaries via Netflix. Netflix often recommends selections based on my previous choices, and in the queue I found “TINY: A Story About Living Small.” The film is by Merete Mueller and Christopher Smith, who decide to build a tiny house from scratch,...

I was recently hired to work with a 9 year old who (in her mother’s words) displayed hoarding tendencies. The idea was to get her motivated about organizing, and work with her to show her that the process is not as daunting as it initially...

So you’ve succeeded in organizing and packing your bags – now it’s time to tackle the airport/flight. Here are FIVE ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR SURVIVING THE AIRPORT to help you optimize time spent checking-in bags, going through security, and boarding the plane. 1 - Time management. Everyone knows to...