Organizing Tips

Don’t Talk To Me Like That!

By |July 16th, 2015|

Would you like the inside scoop on how to navigate through big and intimidating organizing projects? Would you like to spend the weekend organizing alongside a group of online friends and me? Then snag your spot […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]