Organizing Summer Camp: Closets

| June 24, 2011

Okay, Organizing Campers, this week we are going to tackle closets! Let’s get to it. Think of closets as mini-rooms, and each one needs to have a purpose and function. As you go through each closet, sort out what you’re keeping, what’s being donated, and what’s being trashed.

If You Feel Stuck, What Can You Change?

| June 20, 2011

There are times in our lives when we become stuck. It’s up to us – not anyone else – to unstick ourselves. Granted, we may need some guidance from a good friend, a therapist or a life coach to do it, but the end result is up to us. We are the ones who have to take action.

Organizing Summer Camp: Drawers

| June 17, 2011

It’s summer! So I am declaring it’s time for Organizing Summer Camp! I’ve done this in the past for organizing clients at work. We would meet more often in the summer months to get a jump on the clutter that had built up for the past year. I’m devoting my Friday blog space to Organizing Summer Camp. Let’s jump in.

My TedxHouston Recap

| June 13, 2011

On Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend the TedxHouston event. For those who aren’t familiar, TED features short talks on technology, entertainment and design, and their slogan is Ideas Worth Spreading.

5 Ways to Keep Cool from Clutter

| June 10, 2011

Dang, it has been bloody hot. Lots of people are probably more interested in keeping cool in the A/C than trying to clear out the clutter. Here’s some ways to keep cool from clutter without breaking a sweat.

Have Chair and Ottoman, Will Fold Laundry

| June 6, 2011

During a visit to see my nephews in Louisville, my sister-in-law Katharine was folding laundry. Like most moms, laundry is a perpetual chore. Now folding laundry isn’t usually earth-shattering, but Katharine mentioned how she likes to fold laundry while sitting in a chair and can place the folded clothes on the ottoman in front of her. To make sure she can fold clothes anywhere in the house, she has a chair and ottoman in the living room and downstairs in the basement.