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7 Common Organizing Mistakes You Might Be Making

By |May 20th, 2015|

After over a decade of professional organizing, I’ve encountered common organizing mistakes time and time again. These mistakes can be paralyzing, making it difficult (if not impossible) to get started or keep moving forward on your […]

Organizational Slippery Slopes

By |May 15th, 2015|

Imagine yourself climbing a hill. A steep hill. At the top of the hill is everything you’ve ever wanted—happy and loving relationships, a sense of peace and well being, time to enjoy the things you truly […]

The Comparison Trap

By |May 6th, 2015|

This past weekend I participated in my fourth half marathon. After battling a foot injury since January, I went into this race filled with doubt. I wasn’t really sure if I would be able to finish, […]

May Get Organized Checklist

By |April 30th, 2015|

April showers bring May flowers...and May brings another Get Organized Checklist. Have a great month!

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 […]

Being Organized is a Combination of Getting Organized and Staying Organized.

By |April 27th, 2015|

During last weekend’s Organize-athon, a participant commented that she was surprised to see that Jay and I had some organizing projects to do (both in preparation for the event, and while the event was going.) Her […]

Freebie Friday: Lisa Leonard Gift Certificate

By |April 24th, 2015|

Hello friends! I think I’m finally coming down from the high of last week’s Organize-athon! It was so much fun catching up with old friends, meeting new friends, and organizing like you wouldn’t believe. So inspiring. […]

Organize-athon Sneak Peek

By |April 15th, 2015|

In yesterday’s blog post, I answered a bunch of the questions I’ve gotten about this weekend’s Organize-athon event. (If you haven’t had a chance to read that post, go here for the Organize-athon Q&A post.) Today […]

Organize-athon Spring 2015: Your Questions Answered

By |April 14th, 2015|

Around here we’ve been busy putting the finishing touches on the Spring 2015 Organize-athon. I’m getting sooo excited! People are already choosing their projects and saying hello in the private event forum. It’s so fun to […]

Get Started Organizing a Space You’ll Love!

By |April 10th, 2015|

Many people email or call me because they know they want to get more organized, but they don’t know where to start. They’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t have a clear plan for where and how to […]