My Family Photo Organizing Project

My Family Photo Organizing Project

Last year, my mother and I consolidated all of the family photos into one huge pile so that we could find some pictures to use for my dad’s 70th birthday.  I wanted to put together a slideshow, and was delighted with the results from local media conversion service, Everpresent!  My dad loved it, and it’s great […]

My Cleaning Playlist

My Cleaning Playlist

Have a day of cleaning ahead of you? Check out these inspiring and fun songs to get you rocking and rolling! The Middle – Jimmy Eat World The Time (Dirty Bit) – Black Eyed Peas Pump it – Black Eyed Peas Short skirt/long jacket – Cake Groove is in the heart – Deeeelite Guallando – […]

NAPO 2018 Conference Recap

NAPO 2018 Conference Recap

Every year, the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) holds a nationwide conference. It’s packed with education, networking, and a vendor expo to keep us organizers up-to-date on tools, trends, and digital software/apps. This past April, they decided to change up the format into more of a retreat-style offering, so the focus was […]

How to have a conversation with your kids about decluttering/donating their things

How to have a conversation with your kids about decluttering/donating their things

There comes a time when you have to have a conversation with your kids about decluttering/donating their things. With my kids, it came when my son was around 8, and his bedroom floor was reduced to a one-layer high display of all of his put-it-together-yourself kits. Mini-trebuchets, papier-mache volcanos, replicas of pyramids and Lego fill-in-the-blank […]

Book Review: A Year To Clear

Book Review: A Year To Clear

I was fortunate to attend a presentation a couple years ago to our local NAPO (National Association for Professional Organizers) chapter by Stephanie Bennett Vogt about clearing your home with spaciousness and intention.  Stephanie is a leading space-clearing expert, international speaker, and blogger/author. I recently read her book A Year To Clear, “a journey of […]