Category archive: “O Your Home”

To Keep or Not to Keep, That is the Question

  When you ask someone who has never hired a Professional Organizer what they think it’s like, almost everyone says, “They are going to make me get rid of a bunch of stuff I want to keep.” We cannot speak for other organizers, but we do not make anyone get rid of anything! Take it…

What is a “Memory” Anyway?

  Us: “Do you have a memory box?” You: “What the heck is a memory box?” A memory box is one place where you can store all of your keepsakes. Keepsake = Memory! A memory, in this instance, is an item you are keeping for the purpose of remembering something from your past. How do…

A Thoughtful Transition

  Staging a home requires homeowners to focus on the essentials versus an abundant amount of décor. A staged home is polished and streamlined. It showcases the desirable features and amenities of a living space.   Once you begin to stage your home, take inventory of household items and prepare to pack. Packing is a…

Organizing Survival Guide

  Sometimes a home may look orderly from the outside. But once the closets, drawers and other spaces that are covered by a door or cabinet are revealed, the disorganization is apparent. Here are a few tips to make those hidden places more manageable and organized.   Everything has a home. Just because a space…

Park and Store

  Since the early 20th century, garages were built to store and maintain vehicles. Over time, garages became a significant part of the house; a place for homeowners to store household items. All this extra stuff can accumulate into an unorganized mess. How can a garage become a functional space that holds multiple belongings? With…

Organize Your Entryway!

  We all know that first impressions are very important. The entryway to our home is exactly the first impression that people have of our house. Everyone, including guests or the neighbor borrowing sugar, that buzz your door will see the entryway. With a few effortless touches you can always have an organized and de-cluttered…

How to Turn A Messy Bachelor Pad Into an Organized Sanctuary!

Check out our very own, Schae Lewis, who is featured in a Huffington Post article .     Still living out of boxes and eating in the recliner next to last week’s socks? It’s time to take a time out from those messy bachelor habits and get in the organized zone! In order to get…

It’s a New Year. Resolve to be More Organized in 2013!

      Here is our latest Newsletter. Loaded with fun DIY organizing products and lots of inspiration for you to start 2013 heading toward your goal of getting organized.    

20 DIY Organizing Products Using Recycled & Repurposed Cans!

Here are 20 fun DIY projects that can help you to organize your home, office, garage and even your parties. The best part is that most of them won’t cost you a thing as they all are recycled and repurposed cans. As we always said getting organized doesn’t have to cost you a fortune and…

Have your candle and light it too!

I have this ritual of lighting candles. I call it my “candle therapy”! Going around the house lighting candles gives me a chance to think of my loved ones, universe and all within it. It’s a chance to count my blessings and remember all who left us, giving me such a sense of gratitude, peace…

Affordable Organizing!

  Here is a project that you can DO YOURSELF. Go to the Dollar Store and buy yourself some sturdy, long baskets. Use them in the cabinets of your kitchen or bathroom to contain similar items. Top this project off by labeling each basket with what’s inside. Now all you have to do is pull…

Stop clutter before it starts

Organizing tip: “It was on sale” is not a good enough reason to buy something that you don’t need!!! Stop the clutter before it starts.

Christmas Candy Bar!

 Here is a simple, fun dessert for your next party.  A lovely candy bar! Use a mix and match of glass jars or vases to display your colorful candy selection. Add some little scoops, treat bags and twist ties so guests can serve themselves or take some sweets home with them. You can customize this…

Holiday Wreath Cookies

This recipe is an oldie, but goodie. Making these wreaths is easier than it looks. Just work fast, butter your fingers, and delight in this holiday sweet treat! Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 30 large marshmallows 1 1/2 teaspoons green food coloring 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract 4 cups cornflakes cereal 2 tablespoons cinnamon red…

Happy Tails

Fido is grunting and foamy bubbles are spewing from his mouth. Your afternoon Frappuccino drink is lodged between slobber and gums. Yes, the dog ate your coffee beverage and neglected to ask if you wanted seconds. He lurks for goodies with bulging eyes and a slick tongue. He struts to the bathroom for fresh toilet water and makes…

Organize one step at a time: Penny jar

  Surely coins can be one of the top five reasons for clutter in most homes. They find their way into bedrooms, sofas, side tables, junk drawers, and onto the laundry room floor. Really, any space you can imagine, a coin will find its way there.   One of the easy ways to keep your…

Trifle Brownie Recipe!

  This dessert recipe looks striking, tastes decedent, and is easy to make. Take it to your next dinner party and YOU will be the main attraction!   Ingredients   1 pan of brownies 1 cup Kahlua, Frangelico, or other liqueur (optional) 1-2 pints of strawberries 1 Tbsp sugar 2 1/2 cups cold milk 3…

How 2 Organize Swimwear

Do you have a champion swimmer in the house? Use a basket to gather swimwear, folded side by side with other swimming gadgets like goggles. Keep the basket on the lower shelf of the closet in the summertime. As the swimming season comes to an end, simply move the basket to an upper shelf to open…

Organize five drawers into one!

  We chose this kitchen mesh organizer for our client’s bathroom. He travels a lot and needed all this stuff handy, but it was taking over all of the bathroom cabinets. By collecting, organizing and containing all of it in one place, we were able to organize 5 drawers into one half shelf. The best…

Color the World

Organize crayons or markers in a small 3-tier container. Perfect to transport and store away.  Also they are so easy to label and stack!

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