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Tips to Make Your Holiday Party a Hit!

Holidays are wonderful for so many reasons: it’s a time to honor traditions, gather with family and celebrate with friends.  They’re called “holidays” because they aren’t “everyday” – it’s a special occasion that calls for…
12 organizing tips for the holidays

The 12 Days of Organizing: My Favorite Things

‘Tis the season for giving!  I absolutely love this time of year and as a professional organizer, I encourage my family, friends and clients to focus on experiential giving. These are gifts that are consumable (food, beverage, treats), indulgences…
holiday organizing tips

‘Tis the Season: Get Organized and Enjoy the Holidays

Making a list and checking it twice . . . that is my mantra for the holiday season and it’ll make a world of difference in your life, too! Just like you’d never go on a road trip without looking at a map, smartphone or GPS device to guide…

Pecan Pie Perfection

‘Tis the season for family gatherings, holiday celebrations and, most importantly, festive feasting! Hands down, my favorite course of any feast is dessert. And at Thanksgiving, the traditional pumpkin pie and pecan pie are staples in our…
organize your child's memorabilia

Organizing Your Child's Memorabilia

Back-to-School Tips, Part 4: Organizing Your Child's Memorabilia As a parent, it is your right and rite (of passage, that is) to chronicle every step of your child’s life: the certificate congratulating them on learning the freestyle in…
simple salmon dinner recipe

Simple Salmon Supper

I’m taking a break this week from my back-to-school series for a very important commercial break: what’s for dinner? Want to learn how to make the best, healthiest and easiest dinner ever? Even when you’re rushing home from work, or…
Organizing your child's artwork

How to Organize Your Child’s Artwork

  Back-to-School Tips, Part 3: How to Organize Your Child's Artwork It’s a young Jackson Pollock! A promising Picasso! A mini Miró! Oh, the heaps of praise and admiration we give our young artists while marveling at their latest masterpiece.…

Organizing School Papers

Back-to-School Tips, Part 2: Organizing School Papers Are all those school papers driving you crazy? It’s only one month into the school year and you may already be drowning in paper! A rite of passage for every parent is figuring out…
homework tip: create a homework station

Home Sweet Homework

Back-to-School Tips, Part 1: Creating a Homework Station School is back in session! And with that, comes homework and a wide range of emotions that surround that activity: the excitement for your child to reinforce what they are learning…
granola with nuts recipe

Crazy for this Granola!

It's back-to-school time, and with that comes stocking your pantry with easy breakfast items to grab when you're dashing out the door, or tasty afternoon snacks to serve your kids when they come running home, ravenous, for a treat. Here's…