When you move into a new home, trying to figure out how to organize a completely new space can feel overwhelming. One area that will immediately be utilized is the kitchen. Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan out the new space: How does it compare in size and similarity to […]
One space in our homes that can be challenging to organize and make the most of is underneath the kitchen and bathroom sinks. These areas tend to be dirtier and wetter than most cabinets since it is usually exposed to the plumbing and the wall or floor behind it. We usually suggest not storing things […]
Screen-Free Week is May 1-7, 2017 What is it? “Screen-Free Week is an annual, international celebration when families, schools, and communities swap digital entertainment for the joys of life beyond the screen. Instead of watching TV, surfing the web, or playing with apps and video games, they read, play, think, create, get active, and spend more […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, Melissa Belliard and her partner James, an avid racing cyclist, share tips on organizing and maximizing space when storing your bicycles.
“Could you live in an apartment with 90 square feet of floor space, the area approximately the same as a Honda Accord? Could you do it for five years? And could you be happy? Felice Cohen could. And she was. Her YouTube video of her astonishing use of space went viral with millions of hits.” As […]
In today’s Tuesday Tip, Professional Organizer Melissa Belliard (and guest) give us a 4 point system to take us into the swing of spring and motivated to get our spring cleaning done.
It’s that time of year again! Time to pull together our financial information so we can file our taxes. With a little preparation and organization, the process can go smoothly although it probably won’t change the outcome if you end up owing! Whether you do your taxes yourself or as in my case, give to […]
In this week’s Tuesday tip, Melissa Belliard, Living Peace Professional Organizer gives us a way to make paper filing a little bit easier using accordian files.
Many of our clients seek us out as a result of a major life change. Most are experiencing several big changes in a short period of time such as divorce, the death of a loved one, downsizing and relocating, unemployment or starting a new job, etc. Often these changes throw a person’s organizing systems into chaos adding to […]
At the beginning of 2016, I attended a yoga class where the instructor invited us to set an intention or goal for the new year. One thing she suggested was to choose a word or two to represent that intention. From that class, I came out with two words: Simplify and Beautify. My children are […]