decluttering tips

Before you bake a cake, you need the foundation of all the ingredients on hand so you can successfully put together the ingredients and then bake something delicious. Before you get organized, you also need the proper ingredients or a foundation to get started. When you don’t have what you […]

Top 3 Prerequisites to Get Organized

If you have clutter, do you think the only issue before you is the fact that you’re looking at piles of stuff? I’m here to tell you that it’s about much more than that. Clutter and piles bring with them a host of problems and getting rid of them brings […]

It’s Not Just the Clutter

Have you been procrastinating on decluttering and getting organized? What are you waiting for? What’s holding you back? I know for many people, looking at their clutter can feel overwhelming and cause them to freeze, not knowing where to begin to tackle the piles. But those piles aren’t going away […]

Spring Into Action

Recently, I’ve noticed a new trend with this generation of parents and I’d have to say, I like it! There seems to be a movement in some households to reduce toys, only keeping a few special ones and then, gasp, letting kids use their imaginations. Yes, fewer toys to step […]

Reduce toys, increase imaginations

Shut the door.  The End.  Just kidding. Well, I’m kind of kidding. Getting a teen to get organized can be quite the challenge. Are you up for it? The bedroom is a teen’s personal space and they want to be the king of the castle in their own room. Understandable. […]

5 Ways to Help Your Teen Organize Their Room

Getting organized isn’t just about rounding everything up and putting your stuff into boxes or baskets. There are a few stages that go together for the final ta da. The first stage is to declutter before containerizing. Getting organized is about letting some things go that you no longer need, […]

The Three Stages of Organizing

If you’re helping your teen or pre-teen get organized in their room, there are some essentials that you should consider adding to the space. Teens have a lot of stuff and they are trying to store most of it in one space.  Just think of all the things you have […]

10 Things to Put in Every Teen’s Room

If you’ve ever drooled over organizing pictures on Pinterest (everyone does that, right?), you may have noticed something-all the organizing containers match. The cohesive look is soothing and calming to the eye and the brain. It makes me go, ‘Ahhhhh’ (everyone does that too, right?).  No matter what’s stashed and […]

Use What You Have

Do you want to get organized but struggle with actually getting it done? There are quite a few hurdles or roadblocks that can hold people back from reaching their organizing goals. I’ve been helping people get organized for almost ten years now and I’ve noticed that many people have the […]

Top Organizing Roadblocks