Home organizing can be done and can be easy when you have a routine and all the tools in place!
Here are some simple Feng Shui guidelines to help you create a healing and rejuvenating garden, whether you have a small patio or a large piece of land.
Remove the stagnant and dying chi by getting rid of: dead leaves, grass clippings, undergrowth and overgrowth, trash, pet waste, weeds, fallen branches, overgrown grass, dead blossoms, dead plants, stagnant water (in hot tubs, water fountains). Trim tree boughs so they don’t touch the house or obstruct windows.
Increase movement in your garden by using prayer flags, banners, whirligigs, pinwheels, running… Continue reading
Spring cleaning isn’t exclusive to houses. Vehicles are often left neglected in the seasonal cleaning frenzy. But don’t overlook your car — it has just taken a frosty beating during winter, from enduring constant freezing and thawing to trekking through corrosive road salt and whatever other winter-related afflictions abound. This spring season, give your car a little TLC.
If you have to wade through trash to reach the backseat, it’s time for a thorough interior car cleaning. Even if you don’t treat your car like… Continue reading
I just came back from a week off and it was a ma zing to be away from the city, in the woods, enjoying great friends, our kids and my hubby!
We had a beautiful time and I made use of the silence and the energy of nature around me to review all that is going on and to reconnect with my goals and purpose.
In my walks I kept meditating on this question: why do I do what I am doing?
I believe when you have the answer to this question everything else falls into place.
Becoming a Professional Organizer has given me the privilege not only of serving clients but also the opportunity to meet wonderful colleagues, experienced professionals who have been dedicated to the development of the organizing industry with the higher standards of professionalism.
Many of you have asked me through this blog and Facebook page “how to become a professional organizer”, so I asked Geralin Thomas, CPO-CD if she would kindly agree to answer questions that many of us have when starting a professional organizing business.
I am sure you’ll love meeting Geralin! Now, please enjoy this interview.
Whether you work from home, are a small business owner or an online entrepreneur, spring is the perfect time of year to refresh the chi in your office, as spring is the season of growth, expansion and new projects.
Looking forward to a fabulous summer? Online organizing is a simple and affordable way of working with a professional organizer to get your home and office organized.
Is your cluttered home and office on the way of your dream? We still have plenty of time to tackle all the piles, dust-bunnies and forgotten projects. It’s the perfect time to get you started to have it all organized and ready to go!
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To fold fitted sheets can be tricky, but it’s actually easy when you follow these 6 simple steps and I’ll tell you, if I learned it you can learn it too!
You see, 12 years ago when I met my husband I was the most undomesticated person you could have ever met. I was single, always working and taking care of the home was the last thing on my mind. Did I say I was a workaholic?
However, after moving to the… Continue reading
I am confident in my organizing skills, but being a “cord organizer” has never been my favorite part of organizing an office and well, it showed! Check here how I cleaned up my act and drawers and got the cords under control.
Part of getting our offices organized is dealing with the multitude of dangling cords our beloved computers and electronics come with, right? Do you have a nest of them sitting right under your desk? Or in one of your drawers (just like I did?) Well, let me tell how I tackled mine and share some simple solutions to organizing them.
It’s tax time again and it’s my goal with this post to give you a tax documents checklist of documents to keep, a list of labels to place in your files so all is ready to go. Shall we?
With a busy 2012 that ended with a month long trip abroad I let myself become a victim of procrastination! So, after two long days of paper organizing to make sure all was in place I was so mad at myself for not being organized (How dare you!?) that I decided to put a system in place that will “feed itself” and when tax season comes again I’ll have all sorted out.