Staying Organized Blog
Thoughts and ideas from a Professional Organizer...all about staying Organized For Good!
It’s not always ‘in the cards’ to hire professional help, so how can you get started being more organized than you are now?
There are two simple rules to follow:
- For everything that comes into your home, something must go out.
- Do a little organizing, as often as possible. Continue reading →
I’m often asked why people are disorganized. What are the root causes? Can understanding the why of it, help us with the fixing of it?
The New Year is here again, and like most Canadians, you probably hope to do something better this year! Short of calling this a new year’s resolution (a recipe for failure?), let’s just say you aim to live more clutter-free in 2013.
I get asked a lot what the ‘cardinal rules’ are for staying organized. So, I’ve boiled it down to three easy-to-remember principles that anyone can work towards this year: Continue reading →
Here are the tips I shared when interviewed for the Ottawa Citizen about getting organized for Back-to-School.
Q: Back to school creates a whole lot of “clutter”. What are some creative ways to control the back to school clutter – thinking about backpacks, school supplies, lunch boxes, etc?
Make sure every kid (and adult) has a hook for their backpack/purse/workbag in the entryway, mudroom, etc. A basket in the same area to hold seasonal items is perfect for finding what you need in the morning when it’s time to get out the door. Don’t be shy to put name tags on these baskets. Continue reading →
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