June

June

We have recently been working on an estate sale for a little lady that I have yet to meet. She comes by the times when we are gone, and we work while she is away. There are items in that house that are eighty – five years plus inside. Everything from love letters to...

May

May

I watch a limb from a bush beaten with the rain, bowing with the weather. Dipping in the wind, yet it comes back to its right position. There is bird crap on one leaf and there looks like a leaf has some rust, or decrease on another. Yet I listen, to just the rain… as...

One Quarter Gone

One Quarter Gone

A quarter of the year gone, we have three-quarters to look forward to. We will stumble on the things we don’t know and plan for what we do know. I have clients who are planning a new house to raise their young family in and some planning a new house to grow old...

February 2016

February 2016

I walked by a car the other day that shocked me, yes even me! I have seen some messes in my day, from hoarders to simply laziness that over time creates the biggest disaster called “CHAOS” you have ever seen! There are people that really do live in mayhem! I talk...

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

The organizer in me will tell you to make your list and check them twice. Check off what you have accomplished and know that even small steps are steps of progress. I like that the trees were decorated early and parties planned well in advance. In almost any...

Never take for granted the time.

Never take for granted the time.

We recently took a little weekend getaway and it was just long enough to get some perspective. It seems that work keeps us tied to something in our city and it was a challenge to even get a bag packed to go. We worked our jobs in the morning and tried to finish what...

When a client says…

When a client says…

“thank you, for what you have done in our house its been life-altering”, I am a little humbled, to know that what we do can be so inspiring to others, but I seriously know that these “alterations” do not just happen in the wink of your eye or twitch of your nose. We...

Summer

Summer

Summer is when many of us take vacations and get away from the ordinary life of what we think is mundane. We plan and save, pack our things, and just go. No schedules to keep, no itinerary to hold us accountable. If you travel with children the trek to the destination...

Compassion

Compassion

com*pas*sion kəmˈpaSHən/ noun sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. The ability to suffer with another’s feelings. Compassion is the “Stuff” of relationships. It’s the glue that holds us together while everything around us is...

Never take for granted

Never take for granted

The tiny things that make you happy. It is a smile that the lady at the market gives you, In spite of whatever it is that you tell yourself. It may be that you woke up today. It might be a phone call you had with some very giggly girls. One of my employees has a...

My Girls Brought the Goods!

My Girls Brought the Goods!

Writing is now one of my favorite things to do. It seems like I catch myself jotting down thoughts at random, more often than ever before. This year I have tried to be mindful of appreciation and to not take the little things for granted. To see people who do...

April

This is the time of year we typically want to clean out the things, the clothes, and the broken toys, all the things we no longer use wear or want. I’m offering you seven tips for you to have a successful month to clean out and set up a yard sale. This first weekend,...

May – Seasonal Clothes, Seven Tips

It’s warming up outside again so therefore it’s time to box up our sweaters and scarves and make room for our summer clothing. This May we are giving you 6 wardrobe organizing tips to help you with this transformation. If you have kids or multiple closets that need...

June – Moving! Eleven Tips

So you found your new place. You are so excited about all the possibilities that the new household and all the memories you plan to make there, until the reality sets in. You have a LOT of stuff and it will take a LOT of energy to move it all! Here are a few tips that...

August – Back in the Swing of Things

With August already here, we may find ourselves trying to take one more last minute vacation and then take on our mission get all the family a to begin again a more structured schedule. Here are a few things I suggest to make schedules easier. Take an hour for each...

September

Since school is back in session, being organized is more important than ever. Getting the kids ready for school and out the door on time can be a challenge if the closet is in chaos! An organized closet makes it easy to get ready ( for kids, or adults ), from the...