Fighting the urge of excess – updated for 2021!

Affiliate links to products I love may be included. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  2020 is over and 2021 has had it’s share of ups and downs. What we’ve gone through is nothing short of traumatic. Hoarding and overbuying are classic responses to stress, and we’ve all been under high levels of stress. CollectingContinue reading “Fighting the urge of excess – updated for 2021!”

10 Organizing Items You Need from Walmart

Secrets from a seasoned Professional Organizer Affiliate links to products I love may be included. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Guys, want to know my secret? I am obsessed with Walmart hacks! I know that some people have stigmas about shopping there, but I’m all for a good deal. I love saving money andContinue reading “10 Organizing Items You Need from Walmart”

Organizing Children’s Keepsakes

Keeping the best and tossing the rest. Affiliate links to products I love may be included. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Many of my clients are parents and, more specifically, parents of young children. Parenting comes with a lot of joy, but it also comes with a lot of stuff. It can be hardContinue reading “Organizing Children’s Keepsakes”

What’s Inside a Professional Organizer’s Tool Bag?

Affiliate links to products I love may be included. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  At each organizing job, you will see me carrying a large bag. It’s often called my Mary Poppins bag, and I embrace that description! I carry so many tools with me to every appointment, and you never know just whatContinue reading “What’s Inside a Professional Organizer’s Tool Bag?”

Efficiency Above All Else

Affiliate links to products I love may be included. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  I was reflecting on my goals and priorities as an organizer, and I have to be 100% honest with you. My top priority, every day with every client, is ALWAYS efficiency. People will often laugh when they peek inside myContinue reading “Efficiency Above All Else”

Organizing Secrets from a Pro

Affiliate links to products I love may be included. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  This week I am sharing some of my tricks of the trade. I have been a Professional Organizer for several years, and certain things that come naturally may not be common knowledge. I hope that these tips will help youContinue reading “Organizing Secrets from a Pro”

Organizing doesn’t have to be expensive!

Affiliate links to products I love may be included. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Most people tell me that they want to get organized, but they can’t afford storage products. I am also frequently told that although they LOVE The Container Store, everything is too expensive or overpriced.  This week, I want to takeContinue reading “Organizing doesn’t have to be expensive!”

5 Tips for Consignment from a Professional Organizer

Affiliate links to products I love may be included. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Consigning can be a great way to unload items you no longer need. I used to offer consignment through Simplify, but unfortunately, I no longer have time to take on the task. However, I have compiled a list of tipsContinue reading “5 Tips for Consignment from a Professional Organizer”

What to Do When You Have Sentimental Attachments to Clutter

Affiliate links to products I love may be included. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Everyone has items in their home that are kept for sentimental reasons. When a client tells me that things once belonged to another person, I step into a different role and help that client process their space. My first stepContinue reading “What to Do When You Have Sentimental Attachments to Clutter”