So, you’ve evaluated your finances, thought about your lifestyle, and made the big decision to sell your home. Maybe you’re downsizing because the kids have finally left the nest, or you’ve gotten a job in a new city and need to relocate, or maybe you’ve just retired and want to head south to warmer climates. […]
What is conscious consumption? Conscious consumption can mean different things to different people. For some, it could mean that they only buy items with little to no packaging. For others, it could mean that they only purchase items that are produced by ethical businesses and of course that judgment is up to individual interpretation. […]
Is The Marie Kondo Method For You?
Have you caught any of the shows on Netflix of the new series called Tidying Up with Marie Kondo? It has been hard to avoid hearing about it and everyone is either thrilled to have learned how to finally “tidy up” or hate her because she can make the daunting task of purging seem overly simple. […]
January is GO Month!
January is Get Organized & Be Productive (GO) Month and the National Association for Productivity and Organizing Professionals( NAPO) has created GO month for January because it is when most people get inspired to start fresh and one of the activities many people choose to do is to get organized for the new year. I […]
Organizing Your Holiday Decorations
Sometimes I work with clients organizing their basements and inevitably we find the stash of holiday decorations. Some people go all in and have enough decorations to deck out a Macy’s store but due to the volume, we find decorations scattered all over the space. Unfortunately, some are found in a state of disrepair or […]
My Favorite Spice Organizer of All Time
As a professional organizer, I have helped many folks with their kitchen organizing and it seems universal that kitchens have gobs of spices. I see absolutely no correlation in the number of spice bottles to the passion, or lack thereof, for cooking either. It seems people like to have spices and many are ancient and […]