Home Organization

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...

Whenever I do an organizing consultation or I'm in an organizing session, I use a very strange example to highlight a very important rule of organizing: place it where you use it. The reason it's so peculiar is because it's meant to stand out and make...

In October 2018, I flew down to southern California to work with the parents of a client (that I work with regularly in San Francisco). I had met the parents before, and knew they were eager to downsize and have less to clean/find/worry about, giving...

One of the biggest tips I share with clients revolves around the concept of Family Tidy Time ©. It even works for couples without kids, or if you’re single and live alone (drop the family; or do it with a friend/family member virtually). You really shouldn't need...

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...