Organizing Your Recipes

One passion I share with many of my clients is the joy of cooking. There is nothing more delightful than bringing a random assortment of ingredients together and creating something magical. We love exchanging recipes, talking about how this…
3 Things You Must Do to Prepare for an Emergency

3 Things You Must Do to Prepare for an Emergency

With the recent spate of natural disasters – Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, two earthquakes in Mexico and multiple fires in California – we’ve been given a wake-up call to get prepared. You never think it can happen to you, and then…
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Protecting Your Memories

Along with the devastation that Hurricane Harvey wreaked on my family, friends and countless others in Houston*, there was another sad consequence that haunted me: what about all those precious memories that were lost? Houses were chest-deep…
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Organizing Your Garage

Best Organizing Tips for Dad: Part 3 If there’s one area of the home that is almost universally claimed by dads, it’s the garage. It’s also the one area where organizing can be its most challenging: it’s a big space and a lot goes on…
Organizing Gifts for Dad

Organizing Gifts for Dad

Best Organizing Tips for Dad: Part 2 It’s almost Father’s Day, so how about some ideas for the best gifts to help the men in your life get organized? I’ve compiled a few of my favorite products that they will love! New Dad If you’re…
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Organizing Warranties & Manuals

Best Organizing Tips for Dad: Part 1 Warranties, manuals and instructions, oh my! With the purchase of any new gadget, tool or toy, you also find yourself saddled with a lot of paper. Father's Day is around the corner and new devices --  and…
3 Ways to Make Life EAsier

3 Ways to Make Life Easier

Best Organizing Tips for Mom: Part 3 Wouldn’t it be nice if you could simply snap your fingers and get things done? It may not always be a snap, but a click will work just as well.  As a working parent, I have mastered the art of snapping…
guacamole recipe for cinco de mayo

Holy Guacamole!

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! For Americans, it’s the perfect Mexican holiday that no Mexican would celebrate (outside of the ones in Puebla who kicked out the occupying French army on this day in 1862). Those of us north of the border have adopted…
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Scheduling Your Busy Life

Best Organizing Tips for Mom: Part 2 Man plans, and God laughs. – Yiddish proverb From the earliest days of being a parent, keeping to a schedule is a lofty and sometimes laughable goal. New parents aim to put their babies on feeding schedules,…
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Your Home Command Center: The Best Way to Organize Your Family

Best Organizing Tips for Mom: Part 1 Do you ever feel like your world is spinning out of control? Are you unable to keep everything straight between work commitments, PTA meetings, doctors’ appointments, your various volunteer roles and the…