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

10 Simple Organizing Hacks with Everyday Items

It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to organize your space. I’ve helped clients organize pantries, closets and most other areas of their home or office without needing to purchase additional products. How? It’s no big secret. Use what you have. With a little creativity, you can turn everyday items into simple organizing solutions. Just … Read more

Simple Life Lessons from a Spider

Will you walk into my parlour? Some people don’t like spiders. That might be an understatement. I have a highly educated, logical friend who becomes paralyzed by fear if a spider shares her space. I don’t mind them in the least. I think they are hardworking and purposeful creatures. Industrious. Unless, one happens to be … Read more

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

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

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

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

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!