I like to keep things simple and inexpensive for my organizing clients. Starting out in the organizing process (oh, this is a process!), I don’t want anybody investing in organizing products they may not need down the line. This week, I’m featuring the many uses for shoe holders/organizers. They’re not just for shoes! Organizing Toys [...]
We all have busy lives and can easily forget simple dates for events. Whether you call it a communication centre, Message Centre, command central, a Command Centre, Master Calendar with notes, or a Scheduling Centre, we all need to have one to keep everyone on track and organized. Have you ever walked out the [...]
I asked this question last week on my Facebook page: “Which shelves, drawers and/or flat surfaces such as counters are clutter magnets in your home?” Here are the answers I received: All of them The kitchen island. All of them! The kitchen table. The minute I get it clean, the kids start piling stuff on [...]
Spring weather should be arriving soon, at least that’s what it says on my calendar. “In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours.” ~ Mark Twain How many changes in weather have you witnessed this week? I do know that the days are [...]
Lego, a small word that conjures up many feelings. Those of fond memories of playing with Lego; introducing your children Lego; and stepping on those darn pieces of the stuff. With March/Spring Break having just happened many of us would like to NOT see some Lego for a while. Children and adults play/creative different items [...]
In the first of this series, we introduced some of the challenges that being disorganized can bring to business owners, professionals and people in their everyday lives. We’re going to go through some tips that will help you reclaim your focus and the time that disorganization is stealing from you. Do you have a smartphone? [...]
It’s hard to get romantic or create a sanctuary in the bedroom when it is covered in laundry or the overflow of items that you wouldn’t want guests to see.
Today is Valentine’s Day so here are some inspirational tips for the bedroom:
Disorganization can have a huge impact on productivity, but it’s hard to know exactly what the cost is to a business. Several weeks ago, I posted this information on my Facebook page: An overwhelming 80 percent of Canadians feel disorganized, with most saying they have a hard time keeping order in their home, at their [...]
Well not truly naked, naked. I went without pen. I went without paper. I also went without post-its, notes and sharpies. I went with only my iPad (and the note-taking app, Evernote) in tow. You see, I have been trying – really trying – to go paperless for years. My recent trip to Toronto for [...]
When you declutter there are ways to donate items that you no longer need and be kind at the same time.