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,
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.
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
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
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
September is baby safety month. Whether they’re a newborn or an active toddler, it’s a great reminder that you always need to be very cognizant when keeping your home safe for your children. There’s a lot of preparation before the baby arrives to make your home a safe place for them to come home. Below, we outline some important points to
Sadly, summer is coming to an end. The air is getting cooler and signaling that it’s now time to put away all of the bikes, beach towels, pool toys, and other summer gear until next year. So, where does it all go? Likely, into your garage, basement, attic or shed, or a spare closet if you’ve got one. The first
It’s that time of year. If you have kids; you know what I am talking about. The days are shorter, the nights cooler and the first day of school is just around the corner. With the kids at home all summer, staying organized probably feels utterly impossible. Now throw getting prepared for back to school into the mix and you’ve
We’re looking forward to those final summer vacations this year! Packing and prepping for a vacation can be stressful. The last thing you want to think about before going on the vacation of your dreams is cleaning your home. But if you don’t think about a few strategic spots that need your attention, you will come home to a nightmare.
Once the college dorms clear out for summer break, all of the laundry, sports equipment, bedding, school supplies and other items are headed right back home to your house! Your child may have left home in the fall organized, fresh and new, but they are often returning jumbled and soiled after the haphazard dash to move out and stuff the