It’s Smoothie Time! Keeping it all Organized

I am a huge fan of green smoothies for breakfast!  I have been making them for over a year now, and although I tend to stick with a few of my favorite recipes, there are hundreds of recipes available online. Check out Nutriliving, Simple Green Smoothies or even Pinterest. You can do a Google Search […]

Organizing Pitfalls #12: Buying containers too early in the process

We’ve all had that experience of seeing the pretty pictures on Pinterest, in a magazine, or on TV. It’s this beautifully organized space that looks SO appealing and you think, “I wish my closet, pantry, or living room looked like that.”   Those pictures are amazing inspirations, and yes… as organizers we love to look at them […]

How to Organize Infant Clothing

What’s the proper way to organize infant clothing?  Yeah, there is no “right” or “proper” way.  Bummer.  It is up to you to determine what system works best for you.   A couple of questions you can ask yourself before you start:   Do I want to fold clothes or simply toss into drawers? Do […]

Planning a Move – Getting Ready for the Big Day

Are you planning to move or thinking about moving soon?  If so, you may want to consider preparing for the big event by decluttering early and often. Going through 5, 10, or 15+ years of “stuff” can be a daunting task, overwhelming and filled with stress but ask yourself, “Do you really want to pay […]

Command Central: The “Don’t Forget” Zone

  You’re busy trying to run out the door to get to work, school or make that appointment on time.  In the frenzy to get yourself ready, you have to remember all those little items to take with you; handbag, cell phone, car keys, water bottle, the list goes on.  Then there are those days where […]

“Keep, Toss, Donate” vs. SWABS

There are many different ways that people go about an organizing project. We all start with a vision of how we wish our space would work. Then we need to get down and dirty by going through our “stuff” and getting rid of anything we can part with. Although most of the time we all […]

Organizing Yourself for Spring Cleaning!

It’s been a long winter here in New England, and even though it’s only hitting the high 40’s, people are already driving around with their windows down and no jacket!  I know the cabin fever and nicer weather combine to make us itchy for some spring cleaning, so here are some tips for you:   […]

Organizing Projects for a Snowy Day

If you live in the Northeast or any part of the country where it snows often during the winter, you eventually get a little cabin fever.  Why not channel that extra energy into something productive?  Here are some ideas for organizing your home on a snowy day (for those who live in non-snowy areas, perhaps […]