Much of what I have to write about having an organized kitchen will be common sense and no surprise. But I also bet that many people have an unorganized kitchen, by default, because when we move into a new home, many people shove things in the nearest cabinet or drawer, just to get things out […]
In the world of organizing, the decision to re-gift items can make either a small dent or a big difference in securing more space for the things you really want to keep. When you have more space, you have more options for organizing the things you need to keep.
One of the most basic […]
When a parent or any family member dies, there can be mixed emotions, especially if an inheritance is attached to it. While we may not have any issues with accepting cash, stocks, or real estate, what to do with all the inherited personal possessions can be a challenge for someone who already struggles with organization […]
As a feng shui consultant, I have been to thousands of homes. I see some homes with hardly a book in sight. And I see others overflowing with books, although not nearly as often. I feel like most people reside in one of three distinct camps […]
With so much optimism, the home computer-age ushered in this naïve notion that we would not have to keep so much paper clutter in our lives. But all it takes is one computer crash, where you lose all your documents, to know that everything has to be backed up and printed out. Even now […]
I have a friend from decades past who is a creative genius, very talented and artistic in her field of expertise. She also looks impeccable when she leaves her home, always stylish. But her home often looked like a bomb when off and in order to keep it somewhat under control, a house keeper […]
It’s one thing to plan and execute an organized pantry and another thing to organize for a true emergency. In any given part of the country, or world, your local area or region may have predictable weather disasters like hurricanes or tornadoes or just severe winters or summers. People who live in these zones are […]
This piece on the clothes closet can be applicable to men as well as women, but I do think it is women who fret about their closet disorganization more than men and I would be willing to bet that in general women have more clothes than men.
There are a number of ways to effectively organize […]
Without being a trained, certified Professional Organizer, and not intending to outshine anyone who has been doing Professional Organizing with years of experience, I can say that I have learned a little about organizing almost through osmosis. By being in so many homes and businesses, as a Feng Shui consultant, I have witnessed over […]