Empowering Yourself

| March 14, 2011

Over the weekend, I gave a talk to a fun group on Organizing from Home. During the presentation, a woman asked the question: “How do you get yourself going when depression is holding you back? I can’t blame it all on the depression.” Ah, yes, depression. I know it well. I know firsthand how depression […]

Only the Shadow(box) Knows

| March 11, 2011

My friend Carol and I were sorting out her craft room a couple of months back, and we came across some treasured items belonging to her grandparents and father. She showed me the cool, vintage eyeglasses belonging to her grandmother and said how she wanted to display them. I suggested displaying them in a shadowbox […]

Creating Your Own Notice Board

| March 9, 2011

Since March is National Craft Month, I decided to highlight craft projects that will help you become more organized. Notice boards are functional, and, thanks to clever crafting, they can be pretty too.

Organizing Your Home Office

| March 7, 2011

I love my home office. It’s so pretty, fun and hot pink. You too can have the home office of your dreams, or at least you can make it less of a nightmare. And why not do it now. After all, March 9 is Organizing Your Home Office Day.

Organizing for Singles

| March 4, 2011

I’m a single chick myself, and I know firsthand how hard it is to keep up with everything you need to take care of. So let’s talk about Organizing for the Single Person. The first major issue with singles is that we don’t have anyone to delegate to unless we pay them. If friends help you, you still have to pay them in food, beer or both.

Quality over Quantity

| February 28, 2011

One of the tenets of my organizing belief system is “quality over quantity.” He or she who has the most toys is not the winner. I’ve seen it time and time again in my organizing work and even long before I became an organizer.