Category Archives: General Organizing

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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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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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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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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