I love to see storage pieces used in ways they may not be marketed for. In this case, a vertical shoe organizer available at Ikea. This plastic organizer is designed to be attached to a wall and store shoes. A client of mine decided to purchase it to use for another purpose; art storage. The […]
Hillary Case, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers some suggestions for making shopping lists for the grocery store and other errands.
A client of mine loves to give gifts and send greeting cards to friends and family. She had been keeping her cards in several baskets but they were not in any order. After sorting the cards into similar categories: birthday, holiday, sympathy and so on, and purging some cards that she no longer cared for […]
My husband and I have some friends who like games just as much as we do. I’m talking about board games. While this is a great hobby, it does create the need for a way to store a large volume of boxes and game containers. My friends created this awesome shelving system to store and […]
In his book, It’s All Too Much, Peter Walsh offers a simple test to determine what kitchen utensils you are using and what can go: Not sure what you use and what you don’t? Here is a tried and true way to find out. Empty the contents of your kitchen utensil drawers into a cardboard […]
Hillary Adams Case, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers some insight into the concept of creating organizational systems that fit your current needs.
I received a leaflet from my veterinary clinic with instructions on how to best dispose of unused prescription medications. While the source of where I received the leaflet was slightly odd, the information is relevent for human and animal medications. I always remember hearing “throw unused medications down the toilet.” This is no longer reccommended […]
I read a piece in Peter Walsh’s book It’s All Too Much about gift giving and would like to share it with you as the timing is appropriate: 1. If you have a large family, at Christmas draw names out of a hat. Next year, you’re responsible for giving to the person you pick. 2. […]
Hillary Case, Living Peace Professional Organizer, discusses ideas to keep motivated during the organizing process and rewarding yourself for even the smallest accomplishments.
I have used a few different versions of self-contained storage racks with a client recently. We have been constructing them to store seasonal clothing stored in the attic. The enclosed nature of the rack provides protection from dust and critters. My client has a few different brands of the product, but by and large they […]