About Sarah Buckwalter

Sarah Buckwalter, Certified Professional Organizer®, has over 17 years of experience running an award-winning organizing business, Organizing Boston. Highly regarded and nationally recognized as an organizing industry expert, Sarah frequently lectures on organizing and business development. She has shared her organizing expertise in print and on dozens of news and television programs. Sarah has appeared several times on the hit television series, “Hoarding: Buried Alive” on TLC. With a desire to help organize the world, Sarah developed Organizing U. Organizing U offers a professional organizer directory, online courses and virtual organizing services to help people live more organized lives. Organizing U also offers business training programs for Professional Organizers.

Creating an Organized Office Space for Working from Home

An organized home office is a key to your success! Whether it’s an entire room or a corner of your kitchen, a home office is more than just an office – it’s the command center of your home and life, and maybe even business. It might be home base for everything from bill paying to party planning to conference calls

Organizing the Seasonal Switch to Fall and Winter

Here in Boston, we're getting our first taste of fall weather. There’s a chill in the air and winter is coming soon. Whether or not you welcome this change, it always seems to happen quickly and can easily catch you off guard. The cooler temps mean it is time to switch out your summer clothing and gear for your fall

Organize Your Basement For Good

Often our basement becomes a dumping ground for all the items that don’t have a place in our main living areas. Tools, sports equipment, old toys, memorabilia and seasonal items have a way of piling up, especially when you have a big, open space to toss them in! You know what they say: “Out of sight, out of mind”. Whether

Summer Packing Tips

Summer is here and that means vacation – yay! Whether you’re off for a long weekend, or the whole summer, you can’t go anywhere until you pack. I know it’s daunting – no one really wants to have to pack. But, you’ll enjoy your vacation more if you pack smart. There’s a lot to consider when determining what to bring:

Organizing Children’s Sports Equipment

If your kids play sports, then you know how much gear goes along with it. There is a variety of items needed for each sport; clothing, pads, helmets, gloves, balls and more! If you have more than one child and they play more than one sport, you may feel inundated with equipment. Most of us have experienced getting to the

Downsizing for Your New Home

Downsizing is a major life transition and can be an emotional process for you and your family members. Whether you’re an empty nester moving out of your longtime family home, or just looking to minimize and simplify your life, a little preparation can help you with the downsizing process. Planning and organizing will help you fit everything you need into

The Impact of Marie Kondo’s “Tidying Up” in Homes

I have been a Professional Organizer for almost 20 years. When I started, the concept of hiring someone to organize your home was fairly new. Many people had no idea what an organizer was, or what we could do. Over the years professional organizing has grown in popularity. There have been numerous TV shows and books on the subject. But,

10 Tips for an Organized Playroom

As any parent can tell you, having kids comes along with a whole new host of organizing challenges. Kids come with a lot of stuff; toys, stuffed animals, craft supplies, papers and more! Kids are great at making messes and not so great about cleaning them up. It’s no wonder so many parents find themselves in need of organizational help.

Make Your Move Easier

Moving is rated as one of the most stressful events in life, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. With careful planning and organizing, the move process can be smooth and easy. I want to offer you a few simple tips to make moving easier. A little planning and preparation will help ensure you have a successful and stress-free move! Plan

Get Your Papers Organized for 2019

If getting your papers organized is one of your New Year’s Resolutions, the time to start is now! Most of us start off the New Year full of inspiration, but we often lose motivation and by February our resolutions are a past memory. This year, don’t let time slip by. The sooner you get started the sooner you’ll be able