Nancy

About Nancy Vorsanger

Nancy Vorsanger loves how her organized home makes her family’s life easier. She opened her own organizing business to help other families get—and stay—organized, with practical, no-fuss strategies tailored to their own needs and lifestyles. Nancy also loves coffee, word games, blogs, her husband, and her children—not in that order. She lives in central New Jersey.

Hard Choices When Decluttering

By |August 2nd, 2015|

In today’s post, Nancy shares an organizing roadblock she has encountered when getting organized. Can you relate or do you have different organizing obstacles? Let us know in the comments! 

I worked for many years for environmental […]

To fill or not to fill…

By |June 24th, 2015|

Consider a kitchen cabinet assigned to pots and pans. What’s the best way to use it?

It might feel efficient to get as many items in as possible. You’re getting more storage bang for the buck, right? […]

Refrigerator Organization Struggles

By |May 28th, 2015|

In today’s post, Nancy tells all about an area in her home that she struggles to keep organized. To me the big takeaway is this: sometimes it makes sense to make peace with a bit of […]

Hiding in Plain Sight: Back-of-the-door Organizing

By |April 29th, 2015|

The backs of doors are some of the best storage spaces in your home.

Think about it. We all have doors—tall doors to closets or rooms, or smaller cabinet doors in kitchens or bathrooms. That’s a lot […]

Adjusting an Organizing System to Meet New Needs

By |March 26th, 2015|

Recently, I’ve made a couple of changes in what I cook for my family. I’m feeling good about serving better food and enjoying my return to a long-dormant hobby. But these changes have had a cascade […]

3 Organizing Rules You May Not Need to Follow

By |February 24th, 2015|

I often encounter people who feel guilty about not following familiar organizing rules. “I know I should be doing X,” they tell me. Or “I just need to stop doing Y.”

But organizing is a personal process. […]

Organizing Projects: DIY or Buy?

By |January 27th, 2015|

I really like my spaces to be neat and organized. I also really dislike spending money.

Most of the time, these two personality traits don’t conflict. In fact, they often work together. When I need an organizing […]

The Pros + Cons of Decanting

By |December 23rd, 2014|

Do you decant?

Picture an organized kitchen. Does the image in your mind include a pantry full of matching, neatly labeled containers? For a lot of people, the answer is yes. In fact, shelter magazines and Pinterest […]

Five Quick Decluttering Projects to Clear Up Space in Your Kitchen

By |December 4th, 2014|

Does your kitchen have what my friend calls a “scary cabinet,” stuffed with perilously stacked items? Or a drawer crammed so full that it’s hard to open—or to find anything inside?

It’s easy to accumulate kitchen items, […]

Use Short Bursts of Time to Organize

By |October 28th, 2014|

If I had a surveillance camera in my kitchen, there would be a lot of footage of me at the microwave. I warm up the same cup of coffee several times. And since I often drink […]