Organizing Your Desk for Success, starting with these Desk drawer organizers

Organize Your Desk for Success

What is your workspace like? Is it a sanctuary you escape to in order to focus, create and produce brilliant work? Or is it a place you run away from (or would like to run away from) because you can’t focus, aren’t able to access the items…
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Organize Your Paper for Success

What does your desk look like? Is it a blank slate, waiting for inspiration to strike, or is it strewn with a mess of papers that looks like a tornado just touched down? I’ve seen both and lived through it all! I’m a “Nothing Out”…
organizing with labels

Labeling: May the Font Be With You

In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, ordinary people get together to do extraordinary things . . . sounds like your typical organizing session! It’s been a year since my first blog post “Give it a Home” and so much has been sorted, purged,…
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…
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…
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…
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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…
Organizing an Artist's Studio

Organizing an Artist’s Studio

Furniture arrangement can make a world of difference in the way you feel about a room. Does the room welcome you in and feel inviting? Is this a place where you’d like to stay for a while? If it’s a room that is a passing-through point…
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6 Easy Steps to Organize a Drawer

Do you love digging through a drawer to excavate the item you want? Who knows what treasures may await! If you’re an archaeologist, you may take special delight in this adventure . . . but I would venture to say that for most people, this…
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Organizing Your Summer Fun:
Packing It In

Happy first days of summer! Our summer break started a few days ago, and we’ve already kicked it into high gear with our annual 2-week jaunt to my home state of Texas. It’s an opportunity for my son to grasp his 8th generation Texan roots…