This month we're focusing on dump zones! I am talking about the areas in your home where you park things to avoid dealing with them at that very moment. Those I’ll-get-to-that-later zones. Here’s the cold. hard. truth. The only way to get rid of them is with two tools: time and discipline. Another option is to throw it all away, but I have a feeling that would not put your mind at ease. Time and discipline? Sounds like something a school principal from a classic 80s movie wou
My baby is going to be born any day now, so I’m going to keep this brief and fun. Organizing a space in preparation for a life transition happens in phases. You can plan and prepare all you want, but keep an open mind in order to adjust things once you figure out your routine during and after the transition. (Tip: A great time to hire a Professional Organizer can be before, after, or before AND after the transition occurs!) I find this quote to be appropriate and helpful to g
One of the things that both my clients and I wrestle with as we declutter personal belongings is getting rid of things that still function. And one of the biggest culprits: BAGS! They could be plastic, paper, canvas, duffle, garment, tote, backpack, purse, toiletry, lunch, SWAG, and even luggage! Lots of breeds and boy, do they multiply! The good news is that whittling down your bag collection is a project you can do on your own (or with a willing friend!) in 2 hours or less.