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 […]

Product Review: Extra Storage Closet

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 […]

The Tech Box Conundrum

About a month ago, David Galloway wrote a short article on apartment therapy asking “Should You Toss Your Tech Boxes?” I was very excited to hear his answer because my husband and techy friends all save the original packaging their electronics came in. We have boxes stored in our closet, attic, and basement. Whenever I […]

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 […]

Create Quick Kits for Everything

One of my favorite ideas was recently captured in this Pinterest pin about creating quick kits for all your activities and needs. Source: bhg.com via Erin on Pinterest     I have little personal care kits in my briefcase & purse. I’ve helped clients create kits to entertain their kids in the car, to take […]

Shoe Organizer Series- Part 1

In working with my clients, shoe organizing inevitably comes up.  Some clients have systems in place that work for them; others are looking for some new ideas.   I thought it would be fun to compose a series of blog posts featuring the pros and cons of different shoe organizing systems.  Not every system will […]