Author Archives: Amber

Steps Leading to Change

You’ve often heard it said, “Change doesn’t happen overnight.” I completely agree with that statement. It’s absolutely true. You can’t snap your fingers and expect immediate change, whether you’re changing your diet to lose twenty pounds, changing your attitude and … Continue reading

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Staying Focused

  “Amber, why is this ten times easier to do when you’re here with me? That’s such a good question. A successful small business owner asked me that question as we organized his home office. We had quickly caught him … Continue reading

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Draw a Line… Between Personal and Business

  Running a small business from home or an outside office often poses problems when there is cross over. Cross over happens when email, mail, and paperwork is routed to different addresses, brought to work, and/or mixed together in systems … Continue reading

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Decluttering People?

I’m going to go out on a limb with this blog and talk about what it would look like to cut clutter in the form of people from our lives. Yes, it’s risky. I understand. We are brought up by … Continue reading

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Ten Simple Habits to Keep the House Looking Organized on a DAILY Basis

The key to this list is doing these things on a DAILY basis. Now I know some of you will think I’m crazy for thinking you can do all of this every day. So don’t. Start small and start with … Continue reading

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What Organizing Is and Is Not

  Warning: this blog is a little brutal and a little too honest. So read it with a grain of salt. Have a good laugh. Everyone makes these common mistakes. I’m hoping one of these will resonate with you and … Continue reading

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The Organizing Cycle

Quite often I’m asked, “What’s the key to maintaining organization?” It’s actually not as complicated as you might think. Just like other things in our lives, order and being organized comes from a cycle. If you step back and think … Continue reading

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Organized, but No Space

  Believe it or not, I’ve walked into several homes and condos that are pretty well organized, but there’s just no space left. After opening every closet and every cabinet, it becomes very clear that every inch is taken up. … Continue reading

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Inheriting Clutter

Whether a loved one passes, two families merge, or a family member downsizes to a smaller home, stuff is passed down to you disguised as a good thing. We get our grandmother’s dishes, our uncle’s coin collection, pieces of furniture … Continue reading

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Tips for Saving Time Around the House

The key to great time management and for saving time is to Plan Ahead. Stay two steps ahead of yourself. Yesterday, I was thinking about today: how my day would go, when I plan to work out, and where I … Continue reading

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