Before costume closet clean-out

Real Organizing Projects: Costume Closet Clean-out

This week’s “real organizing” situation is a Youth Group Skit Closet clean-out.  This closet holds costumes and props the students use throughout the year for their plays and movies.  Teens are not always known for their neatness skills.  As the year progresses this closet becomes a …well…disaster is putting it nicely.   With 3 Middle […]

8 quick organizing projects

8 Quick Organizing Projects

Sometimes those big organizing situations can overwhelm us and we end up doing nothing.  The entire garage seems like too much. Too much time, Too much work, Too many decisions…just too much. If this is your story and you want to change it try taking a different approach. Tackling smaller organizing projects may be less strenuous, […]

before stationary and games cabinet

Before and After: Stationary and Games Cabinet

Are you kind of curious to see some of the organizing projects I have done with clients?  How about this stationary and games cabinet?  Although the desk surface can fold up to partially hide the mess, this cabinet is an eye-sore in the middle of the living room, and the space is terribly underutilized.  No […]

favorite organizing tip

My Favorite Organizing Tip

I am pulling one of my favorite organizing tips from the 3rd post which was written in 2009.  It is still relevant and still my favorite organizing tip. It is likely that your #1 clutter culprit is the same as everyone else’s.  I can’t tell you how many homes and offices I see where getting rid of this clutter […]

Before_ Home Office

Real Organizing Projects: Home Office Makeover

Here is another organizing project I have done with clients. I am hoping to provide a window into other peoples real life organizing challenges.  The photos are real. The idea is to show you some impactful improvements that are truly achievable. These are not staged magazine photos that are beautiful, but not realistic. Before: Here is […]

before exec closet

An Executive’s Closet Makeover

Real Organizing Projects  Are you kind of curious to see some of the organizing projects I have done with clients?  This week we start a new feature to the “Tips” newsletter highlighting some of these real life projects.  We will use as many photos as we can, though I admit to many occasions when we […]

Before Salon Office

Real Organizing Projects: A Salon Office Makeover

Real Organizing Projects:  A Salon Office Makeover   Are you kind of curious to see some of the organizing projects I have done with clients? I am hoping to provide a window into other peoples real life organizing challenges.  The photos are from real people’s homes. The idea is to show you some impactful improvements […]

6 steps to organize your tax info

6 Steps to Organize Your Tax Information

It’s March 7 already and that means you are starting to count down to April 15, Tax Day.  The first step to getting your taxes done is to organize your information.  Doing this yourself is going to save you a lot of money.  If you hand a shoe box mess to your tax preparer you […]