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What You’re Probably Doing Wrong in Your Spice Drawer

This topic is close to my heart because just about every single day I see people with way too many jars of spices, and usually most of them are expired. If your spices are expired you know you have had them for waaay too long as most of them have a use by date of at least 2-3 years after …

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How Much Are Subscription Based Services Really Costing You Per Year?

I know that having a regular service on subscription can be a big time saver, however, I think that putting these expenses on autopilot actually ends up wasting a lot of money for you. Sure, having your necessary and fixed bills on an auto-pay system is a great idea and I highly encourage everyone to set that up if you …

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6 Ways to Make Purging Beauty Products Easy

I know it’s hard; beauty products are expensive, pretty, fun to play with and all that, but 99% of the people I meet have way too many of them. Do yourself a favor and clean house in the beauty department. Similar to when you clean out your closet, getting rid of the stuff you aren’t actually using makes it so …

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4 Not-So-Obvious Ways That Decluttering Your Kitchen Can Reduce Food Waste

Chances are, you’re well-versed in the virtues of decluttering: Things are generally easier to find around the house, fewer duplicates get accidentally purchased, cleaning up is faster, and you may even be happier overall.   But did you know that decluttering your kitchen can provide you with all these benefits plus the power of reducing your food waste? Which is …

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Is Your Office Working For You?

-Take space into consideration- if you work out of a tiny room in your home, you don’t need a five pound box of paperclips and a ton of back-up office supplies.  On the flip side, if you have a 15 person office, you are going to need more than a few shelves in a kitchen/copy/supply room.   -Containers can be …

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Photo Storage Tips

-Weed out before you store- give away or toss doubles (not even very relevant anymore), toss bad or blurry pics, and don’t save excessive pics of scenery. -Get the right containers- make sure you are storing your photos properly so they will last. Shoe boxes are not a great long term option as they don’t preserve photos well. Here are …

The Real Secrets to Getting Organized Once and For All

-It takes time. Don’t think you will conquer whole house in an afternoon, especially if you are working on your own. Depending on how bad things have gotten, you want to be honest and know going into it that it doesn’t happen overnight. You can’t lose 20 pounds in a day so don’t kid yourself that you can organize and …

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8 Tips for keeping toys organized

1)Keep toys in open bins or baskets for easy clean up.  Don’t try to get too detailed here, if the kids have to sort too much, it will make cleaning up a challenge. 2) Use vertical height to your advantage.  Store toys and games that you don’t want little ones to access on higher shelves so they have to go …

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Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Attempting to get Organized:

Most of the time when I first start working with a new client it is because they have attempted to get organized on their own but made one or more of these easy-to-avoid mistakes: -Buying products first.  Please don’t do this, you really don’t need anything to start the process and if you are doing this without the assistance of …

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Why you NEED to Cancel all Magazine Subscriptions NOW

I have always had a very big problem with magazine subscriptions and here is why: they make you feel bad.  I mean, seriously, who has time to sit and read a few magazines every month? If you have lots of magazines lying around that you have the intention to read, but you never get around to reading them, that is …