21 Oct 2013
October 21, 2013

I Had a Hall Pass…

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(*Immediate Disclaimer: I am NOT referring to the Urban Slang version of a “Hall Pass” in which I took a break from my marriage! Read on to learn what type of Hall Pass I took…) Did you miss me? Did you notice that I’ve been MIA since the end of summer? Yup – a good.. read more →

10 Apr 2013
April 10, 2013

An Organizing Intervention

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  Recently, I was part of an Organizing Intervention. It was somewhat impromptu but nonetheless the many friends who participated were clear and committed to their message that change was needed. The thing is … I was the one who the intervention was being performed on! I kid you not … the Design+Conquer friends took.. read more →

05 Feb 2013
February 5, 2013

Clutter- The elephant in the room

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It’s funny how clutter sneaks up on you. You bring something into your house – be it something you bought, mail, schoolwork, dry cleaning, a coat you were wearing – and you set it down. Maybe on the kitchen counter or table … just that one thing. Then later that day, you walk back past.. read more →

03 Dec 2012
December 3, 2012

The Anti-Anxiety Christmas Checklist

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The Anti-Anxiety Christmas Checklist Truth be told, I really and truly can’t stand all of the Holiday Checklists/To-do’s/Spreadsheets that come out at this time of year. I know I am a Professional Organizer and am supposed to love all things organized but these lists actually make me have a physical reaction when I read them. .. read more →

16 Nov 2012
November 16, 2012

30 Days Hath November

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So we started. As a family. Then stopped a week later. Not because we ran out of reasons, but because we are quite busy. Lame excuse, but I’m sticking to it. Of our dismal number of declarations, my favorite was Edy’s when she was thankful for “my toys and clothes because I never paid a.. read more →

I recently spent 4 days in Nashville, TN working with a client who not only has two businesses (she is a builder as well as an interior designer – a true double threat!) but is blessed to be busy.  Really busy. Okay, actually slammed with work.  So much so that even though she loves every.. read more →

We are excited to “introduce” to you our regular guest blogger, Gretchen MacKenzie. Gretchen is in the business of journaling. Journaling the special, funny and crazy-cool moments in life. Her “Know Me Journals” were created to help people share their life’s events ( big, small and in between) with others. This month…How to cope with.. read more →

02 Oct 2012
October 2, 2012

Procrastination…

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Wow … this is a hard blog to start.  Here’s what’s going through my head as I sit here (supposedly) ready to write: “I think if I wrapped up some of the other tasks on my to-do list I would be able to create a nice mental clearing to sit down and write…” “Maybe I.. read more →