Tips

Kitchen Cleaning Hacks – Cleaning Your Stovetop

The stove has been called the “heart of the kitchen”, mainly because it’s where most of the family meals are prepared. Keeping your stove’s cooktop clean should be a priority.  Built-up grease and food debris can cause smoke which can damage the surrounding walls or even worse, start a fire. Let’s look at a few tips that will keep you

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

Why is Consistent House Cleaning Good for Your Health?

Let’s face it, constantly cleaning, organizing and putting stuff away is not anyone’s idea of a good time.  But keeping your home clean on a consistent basis is important for a number of reasons. You might not realize that cleaning can give you a sense of satisfaction which releases endorphins and makes you feel better. Even if the reasons below

Naturally Remove Mold from Window Sills

Sometimes, windows don’t get the attention they need, especially in the winter. Windows can “sweat’ in the wintertime and the combination of condensation and warm temperatures in a room are the perfect conditions for growing mold and mildew.  Let’s look at some techniques you can use to clean your windows, sills and remove mold and mildew.   Control the humidity

Tips for Cleaning Your Dining Room Table

Have you heard of the flat surface rule? It says that a flat surface like a floor, a table or countertop should always be cleared of anything that is not a permanent fixture. This sounds like a great rule but my dining room table constantly challenges that flat surface rule. My table attracts mail, paperwork, bills and even clothing. I’ve

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

10 DIY Home Staging Tips

It may be cold outside, but the spring housing market is just around the corner. If you are planning to put your home on the market this spring, then staging it is a must! It’s a proven fact that a staged home sells faster than a non-staged home. So, if you want to sell your home faster and for potentially

Cleaning your house after the Holiday Season

What’s your official day to do your holiday cleanup? I’m sure your answer really depends on when you put your decorations up.  A good rule of thumb is January 6, which is known as “little Christmas.” Personally, I’m feeling pretty good if I get my decorations down by Valentine’s Day! It really doesn’t matter what day you choose as long