Find tips, tools, and advice on ORGANIZING your home and office.

Move Yourself Forward With Self-Grace

Have you ever found yourself feeling stuck? Maybe there’s something in your life that you want to fix or improve, but you don’t know how or where to even begin. This is something we encounter often with our organizing clients, and as professional organizers, we’re here to help people get “unstuck.”

It often turns out that […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Organizing|0 Comments

Sunk Costs

How many times have you walked past that juicer in your pantry, letting out a heavy sigh and thinking to yourself, “I’ll get around to using that one of these days!” Or how about those boxes of scrapbooking supplies that you’ve moved to a new home—twice—but still haven’t touched any of the contents?

These items are […]

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Organizing, Saving Money|0 Comments

Rethinking Garage Organization

The following guest post is brought to you courtesy of Kenady Ghent of Monkey Bars Storage.

Garage organization can be overwhelming. When it comes to storage and organization solutions there are lots of obstacles and intimidations involved. Most homeowners have a set idea of what the garage should be, perfect and orderly. Pictures of garage organization […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Categories: Organizing|0 Comments

Mise en Place: Productivity Redefined

“Mise en place” is a French term that describes a practice employed in the culinary world. Simply meaning “put in place”, it is a rule that chefs live by and follow with militant discipline. Mise en place encompasses  the steps that a chef takes before preparing a meal; for example, measuring, chopping, peeling, draining. All […]

By |August 10th, 2016|Categories: Lifestyle, Organizing|0 Comments

Tips for Photo Organizing – Q&A with Julie Berry

In this technologically advanced day in age, your photos from the past several years are likely housed on your phone or computer. But, odds are good that you still have plenty of remnants left from before the digital age. Do you have a stash of printed photographs somewhere in your house? Are you always searching […]

By |July 28th, 2016|Categories: Organizing|0 Comments

Six Steps to Organize Your Make-Up!

Organize your makeup to save you time (and money).

Want a quick organizing project with an immediate payoff? Try organizing your cosmetics!

Organizing cosmetics often ends up on the back burner. Makeup usually doesn’t take up a ton of space so it’s not a high priority to contain it, or it brings up some guilt when you […]

By |June 15th, 2016|Categories: Organizing|1 Comment

Mindful Tips for a Stress-Free and Organized Holiday

When the holidays come around, our society has undergone many mood swings when it comes to exactly how to celebrate. Spending time with family competes with shopping sprees and gift giving. Commercialism and keeping up with others can overtake any actual relaxation or enjoyment of what could be a truly special time of the year.

I […]

By |December 21st, 2015|Categories: Lifestyle, Organizing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Tips for an Organized Space – Guest Post

The following guest post is brought to you courtesy of Miriam Bornstein of Zillow.

If you find yourself misplacing items, losing your keys or having a hard time staying organized, now is the time to establish order. When life gets chaotic, organization is your best defense.

Defeat clutter by incorporating these five tips.

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By |October 28th, 2015|Categories: Guest Posts, Organizing|Tags: , |1 Comment

Monkey Bar Storage – Bike Rack Review

So easy even a monkey could do it
I recently found myself in possession of a 4-bike storage rack from Monkey Bar Storage. Which was a fortuitous turn of events, because am also in possession of several bikes parked on the floor in my garage. And they are a frequent source of frustration.

Hyperbole Alert: This photo represents […]

By |September 29th, 2015|Categories: Organizing|Tags: , |0 Comments

Organizing Myth: Bins and Labels Make You Organized

But the products always come after the hard work, which are:

Sorting the items in the space
Making decisions on what to keep
Letting go of unwanted items
Creating zones or groups of items
Determining how and where items will be used or stored
Determine what storage or organizing products are needed

Once this is done, only then can we determine the […]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Organizing|Tags: , |0 Comments