Get Ready for the Holidays with One In, One Out

One in, one out is one of my favorite organizing principles. What does one in, one out mean?  For every one thing you bring into your house, you should move one out. It’s a great way of maintaining your space once you’ve decluttered. It’s also a great strategy for getting your home to the stage Read More

Get Your Guest Room Organized

The holidays make it more likely that guests will come to visit. Your guest room may only be used two weeks a year, but winter break probably makes up at least one of the weeks, with summer holding court for the other. Get your guest room guest ready for your upcoming visitors with these handy lists. Read More

Fall Decluttering Tips from a Professional Organizer

Nature gives us a great cue in the fall: let go of what no longer serves you. The trees know to drop their leaves. The days get shorter, nights get longer, and we stay home more. This is the perfect time to turn our attention to our house—and do some fall decluttering. We clear out the Read More

Back to School Organizing

Back to school time can feel chaotic, but it doesn’t have to be chaotic. How do you make the shift? 6 Tips for Back to School Organizing Set an intention. What do you want the start of the school year to look like? To feel like? For your kids and for you? Identify the obstacles to that Read More

Organized Entryway Checklist

What makes for an organized entryway? One that welcomes you home or sends you easily out into the world. Because some people have a formal foyer and others enter through their garage, where and how we come into the house and what our entryways can or should include varies. Whether you have an entry closet Read More

Get Organized for the New Year with SMART Goals

So, it’s January 2nd, the day after many of us write our resolutions for how to make this year better than the last one. One of the most common resolutions on many people’s lists is to get organized. At the end of the year, getting organized is often still on the list, possibly with some new bins Read More

Canvas Pocket Organizers for Any Area

Canvas pocket organizers are one of my favorite organizing tools. You can use them in any closet for things you might never have imagined! You’re probably thinking shoes or sweaters. Those are definitely the most typical uses and canvas organizers are great for those, but they work to help organize entryways, kids’ rooms, craft supplies, Read More