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Navigating Stormy Seas-Last Wishes of a Dying Parent

Navigating Stormy Seas-Last Wishes of a Dying Parent

“I have to get my yardarm clear”, as my Dad would say. Meaning, to clear oneself of blame and settle any outstanding grievances. Fulfilling the last wishes of a dying loved one is not always possible. This is a difficult thing to admit. It’s even more difficult breaking the news to your terminally ill father. … Read more

5 Important Things to do Before You Die-It’s Not Too Late!

5 Important Things to do Before You Die-It’s Not Too Late!

If you clicked on this expecting a typical bucket list of wild and crazy things to do before you die then you might be disappointed. Instead of skydiving and swimming with dolphins, you’ll find a practical list of what you should actually do to leave an organized legacy before you die. Boring, you say? Well, … Read more

Top 10 Most Common Things to Toss Right Now

Top 10 Most Common Things to Toss Right Now

A friend sent me an article on the 26 items in your house that a Professional Organizer would throw out. I thought, hey, I’m a Professional Organizer. People ask me for help to throw things out. So, I was inspired to draft my own list. While I can easily come up with 26 common things … Read more

Organizing Kid’s Rooms-Decluttering Ideas

Organizing Kid’s Rooms-Decluttering Ideas

Recently, I received a plea for help from a frustrated Mom. “Kelly, how can I organize my kid’s bedroom and keep it that way?!” Girl, I feel you. I have two boys, their bedrooms are visible from the main hallway of our house. You walk by them on the way to the kitchen or bathroom. … Read more

Top 5 Myths About Advance Planning

Top 5 Myths About Advance Planning

There are a lot of misconceptions and good old fashioned fear about advance planning for end of life. Let’s dig in and dispel those myths!

Top 5 Myths About Professional Organizers

Top 5 Myths About Professional Organizers

As a Profesional Organizer there are some common misconceptions that I’d like to clarify. Join me as I spill the tea on the 5 biggest myths about hiring Professional Organizers.

Organizing Guide-Preparing Your Home for Sale

Organizing Guide-Preparing Your Home for Sale

Whether you are: empty nesters downsizing, are relocating due to a military move or separation, are building a new house for your growing family or have decided that a yurt on an island is more your style you still need to organize your home for sale.

Getting Started- How to Begin Organizing

Getting Started- How to Begin Organizing

Having Trouble Getting Started? You Aren’t Alone! This blog post sorta made me feel like a fraud as I sat, struggling to get started on this topic. Where do I begin? How do I get started organizing a project and maintain motivation? It’s so easy to distract myself with a little social media. Or, find … Read more

Mini Makeover-Pantry Organization Edition

Mini Makeover-Pantry Organization Edition

I’m willing to bet that we all have a space that we struggle to keep organized. One area that frustrates me is my pantry. It always seems that I am shuffling things around and searching for ingredients when I need them. Sound familiar? Here is my 5-Step Method for organizing ANY space!

Managing Memories-How to Organize Photographs

Managing Memories-How to Organize Photographs

Photo albums and boxes of pictures take up valuable space on shelves and closets. Sometimes, they take up premium headspace too. Where should you begin when it’s time to organize photographs?