It’s often said that if you want to maintain an organized home, think like a kindergartner. It may likely be the first place where children are introduced to the concept of organizing and it provides a great foundation to organize any room in your house.
Choose an area and sort like items together. Naming each category identifies the type of items that should live together. Kindergarten students know they can find popsicle sticks in the craft section and books in the reading nook.
It’s GO Month! January is officially Get Organized and Be Productive (GO) month. It’s probably no coincidence that it occurs during the month of resolutions. If you have ever made a resolution to get organized, you can understand why.
Is there an area in your home that you want to better organize? Do you experience an avalanche when you open a closet door? Are piles of paper growing on your countertops?
Getting organized often begins with clearing the clutter,
Another holiday season is coming to an end. Can you believe it? The festivities are winding down and it’s time to gear up for a New Year. However, an important holiday task still lies ahead. It’s time to put away all the decorations. Now is your chance to review what you have, get rid of what you didn’t use and most likely will not use in the future. Then you can organize it all to make decorating next holiday season a breeze.
I won’t mince words – I’ll bet the vegetable drawer in your fridge is packed tight. I don’t mean you need to clean it out – or that you need to stop buying vegetables – but could it be better organized so that you’re not rifling through produce while doing dinner prep? And everybody’s hungry? And waiting? And you still can’t find that carrot bag?
All you need is a simple system – as a professional organizer I’m big on systems – and some pain-free maintenance techniques.
Nothing scares a professional organizer – not messy closets, piles of paper, clothes piled on the floor/exercise equipment/shower rod, generic disorganization, none of it! In fact, what some call a “total mess” inspires an organizer. An organizer instantly starts thinking “solution” and “implementation.”
One of my favorite words: “organized.” I adore creating order out of chaos – it’s my job. I help people whose offices have gotten so messy that they don’t know where to begin.