Valentine’s Edition – Love When You Live with A Messy

Love is in the air. Hearts, flowers, candy, cards. Valentine’s Day – A day (or at least two months according to the stores) to celebrate your love for those closest to you. Sadly, we often spend more time focused on the shortfalls of those we live with instead of appreciating their awesome personal qualities. This … Keep Reading »


Mastering the Art of Road Trip Packing

Next month I’m heading over to the UK for a two-week tour of England where I’ll be staying in a different accommodation almost every night. While super exciting, packing for such a trip can be a nightmare. I don’t need to lug my large suitcase containing everything for my 10 day trip into a hotel … Keep Reading »

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Ten Spring Clean-Out Tips for Busy People

You know what they say, “Give a task to a busy person because you know it will get done.” So maybe you don’t need to read my blog on time management but you’re still facing a very real spring cleaning issue; very little time and an overwhelming sense of dread. “Where do I start?” 1. … Keep Reading »


Eight Small Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Life in 2017

As a professional organizer, I find tremendous satisfaction in enhancing lives. My clients will attest to seeing tears well up in my eyes as they enthusiastically relate how some small tip I gave them has somehow improved their daily routine. As creatures of habit, we get accustomed to doing things a certain way. It often … Keep Reading »


How Evernote Changed My Life (And How It Can Change Yours)

My Evernote conversion occurred about four years ago.  Stuffed in the back of my junk drawer (yes, I also have one) for several years, lay a handwritten recipe for the best maple balsamic salad dressing I obtained from a restaurant in Vermont.  Frustrated with my lack of organization for something so valuable, I downloaded Evernote … Keep Reading »