Organizing @ Work: Dealing with Co-Workers and Clutter

| March 23, 2014

Note: Happy Monday! Welcome to a new weekly blog series called Organizing @ Work where I will feature tips and strategies to help you with the wild world of work. In my work as a professional organizer, I’ve had many clients “turned in” by their bosses or co-workers over the years. It’s an awkward way […]

Guest Post: Becoming a Productive Writer

| January 19, 2014

Today’s guest post is from Maria Rachel Hooley, who has written over 30 novels. As part of Get Organized Month, she shares how to make time for writing. While there are many quotes I could use to describe all the frustrations about writing and not writing and not writing when you want to, “A year […]

Making Time to Clear Clutter

| January 23, 2012

It always sounds so easy. Grab a stack of magazines or a box still packed from your last move and just go through it. Uh-huh. Getting right on that. But ooh, look. Something shiny and way more fun. Stack of what? This happens to all of us. We have great intentions of accomplishing all sorts of things, but life gets in the way. Other stuff is always more fun than clearing clutter, unpacking boxes and folding laundry, but we know there are some things we have to do. Here are some ways to make time to clear clutter…

What Can You Do in 15 Minutes?

| September 19, 2011

We’re all busy. Just ask us. It’s very easy to look around your house, see everything you need to do and just camp out on the couch. But you can accomplish quite a bit in 15-minute increments.

Organizing Summer Camp: Living Room

| July 15, 2011

Okay, Organizing Summer Campers, it’s time to tackle the clutter in the living room. Living rooms are for living, and it’s no wonder they become magnets for all sorts of things. First of all, take a look around your living room and make sure every item still works for you. Do you have any unfinished projects in the living room? Do you like the way the room is laid out? Here are some tips for the following:

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.