The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Out Your Closet

You’ve decided to tackle your textiles.  Congratulations! Cleaning out your closet is a struggle for many. Time to gather a few bags or boxes and dive in.  There are a few approaches you can take when preparing for a purge.  You can remove items one at a time and assess.  I recommend creating piles-Donate, Consign, … Read more

Fridge Organization Ideas Made Easy

How often should we go through our fridges to check for expired food? Disorganized fridges lead to food waste. A few simple fridge organization ideas can change that!  I recommend using a first in, first out (FIFO) approach with food.  Rotate older items towards the front of fridge shelves so they are front of mind, … Read more

Buy Nothing Groups-Feel Good Ways to Save Money

As an Organizer I see, firsthand, VAST amounts of stuff. We are mega consumers. I physically remove and transfer boxes (and boxes) and bags (and bags) of donatable items to charities and other organizations. Much of which will end up for resale. I’m fond of the proverb-Charity begins at home. One’s first responsibility is for … Read more

Stress Free Organizing for Living Together

So, you’re shacking up. Taking the plunge. Making a commitment and merging your lives (and possessions) into one unit. Congratulations! There are many reasons why people move in together. Organizing for living together doesn’t have to be stressful. Whether you are a couple, blending a family, roommates or a caregiver, it’s important to address the … Read more

Deck the Halls?-Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas? I’m not going to lie. Holidays are a difficult time for me. Emotionally speaking. I’m a bit of a Grinch. I find the season over-commercialized, wasteful and just a little bit tacky. I know, Bah Humbug. There ARE certain things I find charming like: little boys dressing up in clip … Read more

5 Easy & Family Friendly Ideas for a Safe Halloween

If you are feeling that Halloween is a tricky situation this year, you aren’t alone. If you decide to take your kids out then great! Or, if you stay at home and pull the curtains closed, that’s great too! It’s a difficult decision for parents. Either way, Halloween can still be a treat! See what … Read more