Organizing in Plain Sight

Organize by displaying your things instead of hiding them.

Have you heard of organizing in plain sight? It’s a concept where you use your open spaces to organize your belongings. With this method you can have as much useful storage space as the square footage of your home itself. Amazing right?!

Consider displaying your belongings instead of trying to stash everything away and out of sight. This “display” method of organizing is something I use in my own home as well as client’s homes.…

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Get Organized Series: Armoire is for Organizing

Relaxing Organized BedroomOne of the most common and frustrating organizing challenges in many homes is the lack of closet space. Sure you can edit your things to a minimum, install a new closet system, move other items around to different places to make closet space, but what if you’ve already done that? If you live in a studio apartment or an old home and just don’t have the closet space, what do you do?

One option is to simply create the space; have a contractor in to build out a portion of the wall so that you can make closet space in a room.…

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Get Organized Series: Garage Organizing

garage organizingWell, winter is over. It’s time for garage organizing. Maybe you parked your car in the garage all season, maybe not. But either way, you open the door and it looks as though some strangers came in, rifled through the contents, didn’t take anything, maybe even left a few things, but took off in a hurry! As professional organizers, we see this happen to our clients all the time! 😉

What a great time of year to organize the garage! Not too hot, not too cold, just the right time to get things in order before summer fun and vacations come along!…

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FREE Webinar to help you learn to organize

Check out our free webinar: Organize your STUFF™: Five Steps to Organize Anything.

organize your stuffIn this engaging presentation, you will learn our no fail, 5 step process to organize anything, which we call “STUFF”. When it comes to organizing, it can be hard to know where to start and easy to get overwhelmed. But with these five steps to guide you, you’ll always know what to do next.

We’ll walk you through each step of the organizing process and offer real-life examples to help you learn how to organize any space in your home or office.…

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Angie Dorsey earns Professional Organizing Degree!

We would like to congratulate Angie Dorsey on earning her Professional Organizing Degree™

Angie’s Bio:
Angie DorseyI have always been passionate about organizing.  I am a natural born planner who is obsessed with checklists and containers.  It’s a sickness I know, but what can I say.  Before becoming a professional organizer, I spent 14 years in the corporate and educational sectors, serving in both administrative and customer support capacities.  After some soul-searching, I finally realized that my purpose is to help others lead more organized and productive lives.
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7 Key Questions to End Closet Clutter Chaos

Overcrowded and unmanageable clothing closets happen to everyone at some point in their life. As professional organizers, we have found that it is one of the top reasons our clients reach out for help. And it’s not hard to imagine how most people get into this situation; after all, shopping malls outnumber our high schools in the United States!

closet clutterThere are lots of reasons why it is hard to deal with the closet overflow. For busy people, the idea of taking the time to thoroughly purge their closet can seem impossible.…

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How I went paperless, and then went back to paper again

neat scannerA few years ago I invested in a NEAT scanner with the goal of creating a completely paperless office. Being a professional organizer, I am pretty good a purging, but still managed to have two file drawers full of papers that I needed (or wanted) to keep. I had my office assistant help me and over the several months (mind you, this was done when there was time, around everything else), we scanned and scanned and scanned some more.

I reduced my paper load to ½ of a small file box which contains tax returns and legal documents where I need to keep the originals.…

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Get Organized with Facebook!

get organized on facebookWe have created a new Facebook group: Manage your STUFF™ to help you through the organizing process. In this group, we will offer exclusive tips, tricks, advice and support. You are welcome to post questions, ideas, organizing challenges and success stories.

We realize that a lot of people want to tackle their own organizing projects, but sometimes need a little direction and support. So, if you are a DIY organizer (if you are doing some organizing yourself) and would like a little help along the way, this group is for you!…

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10 Tips to Get the Most out of Facebook

10 tips to get the most out of facebookWelcome to Part 3 in our Mastering Social Media Blog Series: 10 Tips to Get the Most out of Facebook

Facebook is an informal way to connect with your audience. You don’t have to take it too seriously, so be creative and have fun with it. Here are 10 tips to get the most out of Facebook:

#1 Create a Facebook business page. If you don’t have a business page, create one now. You can do this through your personal account.…

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