Spring Time - Clean Out That Garage

04/20/2015 07:00:00 AM

Spring is here and it's time to clean out your GARAGE !It's that time again - where you empty your garage and clean your winter gear and move it to the back of the garage ( or another storage area ).Be sure to empty your snow blower of any fuel ...

Your Car - A Cluttered Death Trap ?

04/15/2015 07:38:00 AM

Most people don't think about their car as a "room" in their home that needs to be cleared of clutter. But it's one more area where people tend to just throw things in randomly and rarely clean.Having just completed some continuing ed classes ...

In Five Minutes I Can .....

03/02/2015 07:50:00 AM

Do a lot of small organizing task!

Minimalist or Cozy - Which is Correct ?

02/24/2015 07:54:00 AM

For some people being clutter free means that nothing is out on the counter or any surface. But being organized and clutter free does not mean that you have to live in a stark and sterile environment.Your home or office can still be a reflection ...

When You're Ready - Organize

02/16/2015 12:35:00 PM

Being organized is a great thing. It allows you to immediately locate anything that you are looking for and lets you see what you have - without having to search for it.A lot of people say that they "want" to be organized - but they don't seem ...

New Years Resolutions - Reality Setting In

01/26/2015 07:53:00 AM

January is winding down. Most people have already put away all of their Christmas decorations. Everything is getting back to "normal".And with "normal" comes a reality check. This promises that you made to yourself - and probably told a few ...

Clearing Your Clutter in the New Year

01/07/2015 07:26:00 AM

Some people are starting to put all of their holiday decorations away. So take it one step further and start the New Year off right by clearing all of the clutter throughout your home.The easiest things to clutter - are flat surfaces!

January is GO Month ! (GET ORGANIZED)

01/02/2015 16:49:00 PM

Direct from NAPO:January is GO Month! This month long national public awareness campaign by the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) promotes the benefits of getting organized, and offers strategies, suggestions and solutions ...

Happy NEW YEAR - 2015 !

01/01/2015 07:35:00 AM

Wishing all of you a very

Happy Holiday.... Merry Christmas.....!

12/24/2014 07:30:00 AM

Wishing you and your family a very HAPPY HOLIDAY

Gifts That Don't Clutter

12/22/2014 08:02:00 AM

Giving the perfect Christmas gift is a challenge.

Clear Your Clutter For The Holidays

12/15/2014 13:24:00 PM

I wanted to share a great poem written by another Professional Organizer. This should inspire all of you to clear your clutter before the Holidays!************************************************************'Twas just weeks before Christmas, ...

Clear the Clutter - End of the Year Donations

12/01/2014 07:59:00 AM

It's now December and the shoppers are out in full force. Everyone is getting ready for more stuff to take over their homes.I admit - I am not a shopper. There is only so much stuff that anyone needs (wants is a different story).Yes - most people ...

Holidays and Shopping - Should You or Shouldn't You ?

11/24/2014 07:57:00 AM

The holidays are just around the corner. The malls are busy with shoppers and even Santa has already made an appearance. Guess everyone forgot that Thanksgiving comes first!I'll skip telling you that the holidays are about more than shopping ...

The Holidays Are Almost Upon Us - Get Ready For Thanksgiving

11/03/2014 07:49:00 AM

It's that time of year again!

Cold Weather - Is Your Closet Ready ?

10/20/2014 07:57:00 AM

In some parts of the country it's starting to get cold and a lot of people pull out their "winter clothes" and put their "summer clothes" into storage.If your lack of closet space makes this a necessity then there are a few important things ...

Emergency Preparedness - Your Paper Trail

09/16/2014 07:52:00 AM

Getting Ready for an Emergency - September is National Preparedness Month

09/03/2014 07:16:00 AM

It's almost the anniversary of

Getting Your Kids Organized For School...and Life

08/19/2014 07:32:00 AM

School is about to start. Have you thought about your school year routine yet?

Clutter and Noise

07/21/2014 11:12:00 AM

You might wonder what clutter and noise have to do with each other. It's simple - clutter is a noise that disturbs you so that you can't function as well as you should.Some people can work in a messy room. I can't.Clutter doesn't bother some ...

Favorite Organizing Tools

07/01/2014 17:11:00 PM

There are a lot of really great gadgets out there to get yourself organized. Some of them are really expensive. But spending more money on things doesn't mean that it will work better or keep you more organized.Simplicity is the key.

Do You Really Miss Your Stuff ???

06/11/2014 14:02:00 PM

People have more things than they really need. "Stuff" just turns into "clutter"."But you need it" - you say ?

Moving - Purge and De-Clutter First

05/27/2014 14:22:00 PM

It's almost summer.

Schools Out For The Summer - Almost

05/21/2014 07:21:00 AM

School is about to end for most schools. Kids will be cleaning out their lockers and bringing home - well, lots of stuff! Maybe even stuff that you didn't know that you were missing - like Tupperware!They will also be bringing home lots of ...

Organizing Your Life - for Others

05/14/2014 14:03:00 PM

Dealing with our eventual death is not something that anyone really wants to think about. But it is really important and something that everyone needs to do.Being organized and leaving your family in a position where they know what you want ...

Organizing Your Garage for Summer Fun

04/30/2014 07:47:00 AM

It's almost May. The weather is beautiful and some of us have already started to get their gardens ready for planting.So it's time to re-organize your garage and bring your gardening and summer sports equipment to the front of the garage and ...

Organizing - Start Small and See Where It Leads You

04/21/2014 07:49:00 AM

For those people that are "organizationally challenged" the thought of starting a project seems daunting.

Working From Home - Organization Needed

03/31/2014 07:53:00 AM

A number of people work from home - either permanently or to get extra work done. Whatever the case may be - being organized and having a dedicated work space can make all the difference in how much work you actually get done.In order to be ...

Getting Organized - with Help - Don't be Embarrassed

03/17/2014 14:34:00 PM

Getting organized is a good thing !

You Can Lead a Horse to Water....

03/11/2014 07:58:00 AM

I'm sure you've all heard the saying "You can lead a horse to water - but you can't make him drink".

Paper and a Shredder

03/03/2014 08:02:00 AM

The number one issue for most people when it comes to organizing is paper.

Cleaning and Organizing Your Fridge

02/24/2014 04:00:00 AM

Is your refrigerator clean and organized?

Feeding Your Family - Make Ahead Meals

02/22/2014 04:00:00 AM

Some people don't like to cook and spend a lot of money eating out. Or they think that they don't have time to cook so they order takeout. It all adds up to a lot of expense.I've never known how to cook for one or two people.

Making Tax Time Easier

02/19/2014 14:13:00 PM

Taxes - something everyone hates dealing with. And I'm no exception.To make your life easier make a simple list of all of your bank accounts (with account numbers), 401K statements, mortgages, business information, donations, medical information ...

Stuck Inside? - Organize!

02/03/2014 07:57:00 AM

It's winter, snowing and cold (or so they say!).

Resolutions - How Are You Doing ?

01/28/2014 07:50:00 AM

January is coming to a very fast close. So - be honest - how many of you made New Years Resolutions? And how many have actually kept them this far?Everyone knows that by the time January nears a close most people that actually made resolutions ...

Filing Your Taxes - Are You Prepared ?

01/20/2014 03:00:00 AM

It happens every year. Taxes are due. People everywhere are eagerly awaiting their W2's so they can file their tax returns. Right?Maybe not - there are a lot of people that put off getting all of the needed paperwork together until the very ...

January - Get Organized Month - (GO Month )

01/13/2014 14:04:00 PM

January is " GO Month ".

New Years Resolutions - A More Organized New Year

12/31/2013 03:00:00 AM

It's New Years Eve....and tomorrow is the start of the New Year!

Another Year ....How Did You Do ?

12/30/2013 03:00:00 AM

The year is almost over. I hope that your Holidays were good, not too stressful and filled with family and lots of great desserts!Now is the time to reflect on the year gone by and what you've accomplished. Did you get everything done that you ...

Winter in the West - Is Your Car Stocked With the Essentials ?

12/09/2013 07:52:00 AM

It's cold out there ! Below zero !Living out in the west - and driving long distances without a town or gas station in sight - brings about it's own problems.Unlike being in a big city where there is a gas station and help within a block - living ...

Holiday Cards - Start Now

11/25/2013 04:00:00 AM

It's not even Thanksgiving but already the stores are primed for Christmas.

Organizing Your Events - When To Let Go

11/20/2013 07:44:00 AM

Special events - such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays - are - special. And you want them to be perfect. And they should be. Even if they are bigger than your normal events and even if you are planning them yourselves and doing all of the ...