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9 Tips for Maintaining Home Organization

Books on the table, papers on the couch, clothes on the chair, toys on the floor…sound familiar? The only real way to feel sane is to get—and stay—organized. Feels impossible, you say? Not true! Did you know the goal of organizing isn’t to make your house pristine and spotless, but to help make your life more functional?  And who couldn’t …

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January is GO Month So Let’s Get Going

  Did you know that January is Get Organized Month (or what the general organizing community refers to as GO month)? Makes sense when you think about it. January is a time of resolutions, reflection, and goal setting. It’s also the time of year when home and office organizing supplies typically go on sale, and when folks start acting on …

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Sorry, Spring Cleaning! It’s All About Fall!

As the leaves begin to change, and spring cleaning is but a distant memory, fall cleaning and organization are knocking at our door! And according to the latest polls from Sparefoot.com, we’re welcoming them with wide, open arms. So long, do-nothing summer; hello, let’s-get-organized fall!  Fall’s the Favorite Sorry, spring cleaning, but it looks like fall’s a favorite. 22% of …

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10 Helpful Apps For Getting (and Staying) Organized

How would you like to discover topnotch apps that do a great job of helping you plan, list, sort, and remember every part of your life? They’re out there, and I’m recommending some to help you get (or reclaim) some organizational mojo.  Click on the links below to get more info and find one (or more) that’s just right for …

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Organizing Collectables to Gather Compliments—Not Dust

I love things that tell a story, don’t you? Collectables can do that. They can tell us places people have been, activities they’ve engaged in, jobs they’ve held, memories they cherish, and more. Looking at someone’s collectables can be like reading a good book. Professional organizers certainly don’t begrudge collectors their vast array of treasures. In fact, throughout my organizing …

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My Favorite Links for Organizing Products and Storage Ideas

There are a million websites to peruse looking for great organizational products and storage ideas. But fear not! I have scoured the web and found a few gems worthy of your time. Organize It This site has a nice selection of products that current and trendy.  Their selection covers all areas of the home- closet, kitchen, garage, laundry, bath, office, …

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Reduce Junk Mail and Organize Paper

Paper and junk mail can take over our lives and our counter tops. Here are a few of my favorite resources to help minimize the noise and clutter from junk mail and unwanted paper. Checklists Provides a place where people can obtain and share useful information in a concise, easy-to-use format. 41 Pounds Eliminate the approximately 41 pounds of junk …

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Clear Stacking Bins Are My Best Friend

Take a look around your living space –– is that pile of shoes growing or are those papers on your desk multiplying overnight? Before it gets out of control, take a deep breath. Order in the House has a few DIY storage tips that should get you back on the right home organization track: Shoe storage is a friend, not …

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January is ‘Get Organized’ Month And It’s On!

Did you know the month of January is designated as ‘Get Organized’ month? Well, now you do. And when you made your New Year’s resolutions for 2015, did you add getting organized and uncluttered to your list? Well if you did (and even if you didn’t), it’s still only January and not too late to get started. And the best …