Tag Archives: Organizing Tips & Skills

Where To Start

Neat Kitchen

“I don’t know where to start, can you help with that?”  asks Annie as we talk on the phone about her upcoming organizing appointment.   “Absolutely.  It’s what we do.”  I respond.   Getting organized is not just about buying cute bins at Target® to hold all the little shoes that are cluttering the foyer. So […]

What’s the latest in the organizing industry?

NAPO Conference Panel

What’s the latest in the organizing industry?   Clearing a closet?  Moving? Important documents to get in order? Read on to learn what happened when over five hundred professional organizers descended upon Scottsdale, AZ in May 2014.    Annually, the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) convenes to network, share ideas, learn new strategies and […]

Better Than Chicken Noodle Soup

originally based on Double Chicken Dumpling Soup by Rachel Ray 4 ribs celery from the heart, chopped 2 onions, chopped 4 carrots, cubed/chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 fresh bay leaf Salt and freshly ground pepper 6 cups vegetable broth (6 c. of water, 2 T of Better Than Boulion) 2 c. chickpeas rinsed and drained. Dash freshly grated nutmeg 1 1 pound package  gnocchi […]

And the Rains Came


Spring weather is alternatively inspiring, invigorating and depressing.  We wake up to sunshine and warm temperatures one day, and have to drag out the winter coats and gloves the next. This creates some distinct challenges in our efforts to keep things picked up, at hand, and in order. What to do with coats that are […]