Category Archives: General Organizing

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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Organizing Conference Take Aways

  Last week I was in Los Angeles for the National Association of Professional Organizer’s 2015 Conference. Each year about four hundred and fifty organizers gather to soak up education classes and industry trends. Thankfully the conference rotates around the country … Continue reading

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Coming in and Going out

  Most of us could name several life events, holidays and circumstances that flood our homes with more and more stuff. All of these bring more items in: holiday seasons with all the gifts, birthday gifts our family members receive, … 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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Addressing Contents of a Purse

  Recently I was going through a lot of purses while organizing. We decided to go through all the bags and purses during this organizing project and the client and I were dumping the contents of all the purses we … 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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