Want an easy 15-minute organizing project that will get you ready for the summer? Then head over to your liquor cabinet (or other space where you stash your liquor) and take a look at your current stash. You might find a collection of bottles left over from your last mixology party or a collection of […]
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 […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, Sara Valverde walks us through the method she uses to fold clothes. With her process, adapted from the Marie Kondo folding method, she shows us how we can maximize space while having easy access to our pants and shirts while keeping our drawers organized.
“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 […]
I was beyond ready. I was so ready to be rid of all my belongings that were imprinted with my past – my past jobs, my past relationships, my past me. Every time I looked at my loveseat, for instance, it reminded me of my beloved cat Fluffy who had been by my side through my […]
Have you ever had a disagreement with your partner over organizing? Chances are the answer is yes, and you´re not alone. Here´s an illuminating story about a disagreement my partner and I had recently about tidying up that highlights the need for communication when it comes to your household organizing systems. Our beloved home is comparable to a tiny-home…except […]
In addition to my work as a professional organizer, I also work part-time as a massage therapist. When I was training to be an organizer, one of my first practice assignments was to come up with ideas on how to organize our “space limited storage” closet. With all the sheets, bolsters, pillows, hot stones, a roaster, […]