August 8, 2019

...my philosophy on getting organized: it can start by making one decision. And then you can make another decision, and another, and another, and keep building upon them. After all, clutter is just deferred decisions.

November 5, 2017

Donation procrastination is a thing! Here are some questions to help you figure out your goal and take the next step.

October 18, 2017

We have officially embarked on the busiest time of the year. What can I Do, Delegate, Defer, and Ditch? And of my "do's," what can be simplified?

September 3, 2017

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 the...

August 6, 2017

A big lure in today’s digital world is to go paperless. Sounds crazy to some, blissful to others.

One of the traps of going paperless is there are several steps to the project - it's not just scan-and-done. The other steps are merely labeling each document and fil...

July 23, 2017

There has been a big change in my life this year: I had my first child! I am happy to announce I am seeing clients again and my team of organizers is growing!

January 25, 2017

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 r...

September 18, 2016

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, lun...

March 25, 2015

Last week on the blog I talked about scheduling time in your calendar to tackle paper piles. I would like to add one more layer to this system which optimizes my time:

Categorize papers by the length of time each task will take.

My folders (pictured at right) are label...

March 18, 2015

I’m gonna go out on a limb here and tell you that piles are OK. Yes! Even Rebecca of Rebecca Reorganize has piles at home. Even people with ample time and personal assistants have piles! It is unrealistic to act on every piece of paper the minute it comes your way. I h...

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