Author Archives: Amber

Emotions that Accompany Organizing

  Often professional organizers are quick to show before and after pictures of the spaces we organize. Photos flood professional organizing company websites as well as Instagram and Facebook pages. We want to show the beautiful results and the neat, … Continue reading

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How Sentimental Are You?

  Clients often say, “You have nothing sentimental.  I bet you throw everything out.”  That’s not true.  I just choose what to be sentimental about.  I choose what will add value, joy, and positive memories instead of allowing “everything” to … Continue reading

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10 “Not So Obvious” Organizing Tips for the Kitchen

  If your utensil drawers are too crowded, start counting what you have. The other day we found three ice cream scoopers. Chances are you don’t scoop two different ice-creams at the same exact time. We gained drawer space by … Continue reading

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Marriage and Mail

  One of the first things I do while assessing a homeowners’ paper situation and mail processing is to ask the roles each partner plays in the marriage. It’s important for me to know who opens the mail, who processes … Continue reading

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Arriving on Time

Whether you struggle with arriving on time for work, a doctor’s appointment, a church service or even a date, I thought you might like to know how an organizer thinks. The other day as I was figuring out a busy … Continue reading

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Counting Steps While Organizing

  Part of my job as a professional organizer is paying attention to detail. That detail includes what current organizing systems and steps clients use before I change things or suggest new and different organizing systems. So to start it’s … Continue reading

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My Theory on Condo Living

I always eagerly await the answer when I ask “Which apartment number?” or “Which condo number? “ For some reason, most of my condo and apartment clients always live high up in their condo or apartment buildings. Nine times out … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Create Extra Time to Exercise

  Prep lunch food on Sundays for the week, so assembling lunches during the week takes less than a minute. Create an organized lunch shelf in your pantry and your refrigerator so it’s grab and go during the week. Lay … Continue reading

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Classic Landing Spots for Clutter

  Car If you work out of your car, commute long distances or your kids are in a lot of activities and sports, your car or minivan is bound to reflect it. Some of us feel like we spend more … Continue reading

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Delegating Wisely

  As a business owner, a large part of organizing is learning how to delegate tasks and recognizing when to delegate tasks. I strongly believe those two elements are crucial to running a successful small business. I have helped several … Continue reading

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