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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 […]

Organizing Project Update

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Whew! What a whirlwind the past few weeks have been. My evening and weekend project (while not organizing with clients) has been a major reorganization of our lower level. The goal when we started the project […]

Get Organized Tip: Change Your Self Talk

By |July 16th, 2015|

Have you ever noticed that that the organizing process is filled with emotional highs and lows? If you enjoy the process of organizing, you’ll find more highs along the way than if you’re someone who enjoys […]

How to Get What You Really Want

By |July 2nd, 2015|

As I write this, I’m taking a break from the major reorganization project that’s going on in the lower level of my home. As I mentioned in my last post, we’re changing the functions of the […]

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? […]

Stop filing paper if…

By |June 19th, 2015|

My evening project this week has been doing some (serious) decluttering in the lower level of my home. My kids are teenagers now and we decided it’s time to switch up how we use the lower […]

5 Summer Organization Tips

By |June 11th, 2015|

In some ways, summer and staying organized seem to be on opposite ends of the spectrum. Summer means unscheduled days, spontaneity, and a generally more relaxed approach to life. On the other hand, being organized is […]

Organize End-of-School Paperwork

By |June 4th, 2015|

If you’re like me, one of the best parts of summer is the break from all the paper my kids bring home from school! Before you settle into a well-deserved vacation from paper, take time now […]

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 […]

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 […]