Piles on the Stairs: Proceed with Caution

The other day, I put a couple of papers on the stairs to take up with me next time I go up.  I told my husband that’s why I put them there.  Then he asked a very sensible question: “Should we get a basket to collect things on the stairs?” NO! Right now, those papers […]

Creating a Home Mail Center

We may not be sending handwritten letters to our friends anymore, but there’s always something still in the mailbox.  I wanted to give you three tips on how to create a home mail processing center. 1. Assign a home for incoming mail.  Whether it’s the corner of the table in the hallway or a paper […]

Brain Drain: Mental TO DO Lists

Brain Drain: Mental TO DO Lists

A friend recently told me she is trying to prevent Alzheimer’s by trying to remember everything she has to do (without writing it down) as a form of mental excercise. I’m all about mental exercise and keeping sharp, but I suggested that my friend do the crossword puzzle or a Sudoku instead of keeping her […]

Top 10 Reasons to Work with a Professional Organizer

Top 10 Reasons to Work with a Professional Organizer

10. Not everyone has been taught how to be organized.  We can teach you organizing skills. 9. Being organized looks different for each person.  We can help you create YOUR version of organized. 8. It’s more fun to organize when someone is doing it with you.  (It goes faster too!) 7. Professional Organizers take confidentiality […]