before guest room closet

Before and After: Declutter a Guest Room Closet

This week’s “real organizing” situation is a guest room closet which became a catch-all and was sorely neglected.  Items were dumped in here for months.  No one really knew what was in here any longer. We emptied everything out of the closet, edited out the items which were no longer needed and set them aside […]

declutter cords, chargers, and cables

Declutter Cords, Chargers and Cables

Happy 10 year anniversary of the iPhone.  It is amazing how this little device has impacted our lives and changed the way we do so many things.  Whether you are an Apple or Android user, we are all effected by our smart phones. Have you noticed what comes with all our wonderful electronic devices?  Cords, cords, cords! […]

packing tips for your vacation

Packing Tips for your Vacation

Summer is the time for vacations.  Whether you are flying somewhere or driving, a bit of planning will take the stress out of packing and leaving.  This week will cover packing tips for your vacation. Packing Tips for Your Vacation Planning what to pack (and what to leave home) is the best organizing tool for […]

before mom's office

Real Organizing Projects: Mom’s Office

This week’s “real organizing” situation is a mom’s home office. This gal is super busy with her two children. She is also very creative and loves working on projects for the kids school and just for fun, BUT it is hard to be creative in this chaos. After What a transformation!  This space is neat, […]

before family room cleanup

Real Organizing Projects: A Family Room Cleanup

This week’s “real organizing” situation is family room in a lovely home. This room became the “catch all” space for this family.   Before: As items were dropped there they began to pile up and pile up and thus began a vicious cycle.  The white space on the wall is a very practical Murphy-bed…and company […]

10 Things You Can Do to Stay Organized

10 Things You Can Do to Stay Organized

Have you recently gotten a jump on spring cleaning and cleared out and organzied an area in your home? Did you work on your office and set up systems for your receipts and paperwork after the taxes were filed? Maybe you tackled that storage area that has been bugging you for a while. What about the bathroom pantry where you just cleaned up all […]

Before: Cluttered Kitchen

Before and After: Cluttered Kitchen

This week’s “real organizing” situation is another kitchen makeover.   This gentleman is raising his two children and doing his best to make good decisions regarding their eating habits.  That is really hard in this cluttered kitchen.   Can you believe this is the same kitchen?  We moved baking items with baking items, plates with […]

Is Your Clutter Preventing you From Losing Weight

Is Your Clutter Preventing You From Losing Weight?

As we enter the spring season and think about shedding a few pounds that crept up on us this winter, let’s consider how your clutter may be holding you back from losing that weight. What does clutter and weight have to do with each other? Maybe more than you think. Studies published in Chicago Wellness Magazine and […]