Author Archives: Amber

Organizing Shoes

    So what is the best way to organize shoes? There’s no one pat answer for this. The solutions come from how your closet is laid out, what type of home you live in (condo or house) and where … Continue reading

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Organizing His Closet: Steps in Approaching a Man’s Closet

                This blog is for you men out there that find value in an organized closet and would like tips and tricks for your side of the closet. Bonus points for reading this, … Continue reading

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Decision Making: How to Become More Decisive

  Have you ever stopped and thought about how many decisions take place during an organizing session? I would say hundreds even thousands of decisions are made in a matter of a session in one day. Either my customer is … Continue reading

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Breaking Up with Stuff

              Break ups, splits, getting dumped, divorce, moving out, moving on brings some of the worst emotional pain imaginable. I’ve been there and have done it three times in the last three years. I’d … Continue reading

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The Heart of Organizing

    One thing I love about being an organizer is my clients that come across my path. All of their stories are different and all of their challenges resemble their stories. If I can bring hope, order, and a … Continue reading

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Are you organized?

Ten Statements to Gauge Your Organization Factor Ever wonder, am I really organized? Would someone say I’m organized? On occasion I show up to an organizing appointment and I walk in and after showing me their home, I’m wondering, “ … Continue reading

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Stuff or Systems: Which do you struggle with?

      The other day I was organizing a busy mom. Her kitchen, pantry and mudroom needed my help. As we were going through things she stopped and asked “ Amber, so is the problem too much stuff usually?” What … Continue reading

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Get Organized Before Hiring Your Handyman

Hiring a Handyman? Get organized first! One of the most requested service people I get asked about from my clients is a good handyman. Getting organized unearths several undone projects around a condo or house. Little things here and there … Continue reading

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7 Questions to Ask Before Black Friday

  Black Friday is for some, a tradition, religion, habit and a no brain brainer… why wouldn’t someone want amazing deals and sales? As a professional organizer, I cringe. If I could shut down all the stores for Thanksgiving and … Continue reading

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Greeting Cards: Why are we keeping them?  

  With all communication going digital in this day and age, getting a piece of actual mail becomes a treasure and something rare. Whether the greeting card is tacked onto a present or sent in the mail, we get attached … Continue reading

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