Category Archives: Blog

You’ve Decluttered, now what?

Tips for Discarding and Donating once you have decluttered.   April showers present a terrific opportunity to spend some time inside decluttering and discarding. If you’ve been recently gathering up outgrown clothes, unwanted household goods and unnecessary items, it’s now time to get the stuff out of your house.   DISCARD WASTE vs RECYCLABLES: Uncertain…
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Spend March Break Breaking Free From Your Possessions

March is all about gathering up what you don’t need in your house, especially kids stuff that’s likely strewn everywhere from their bedroom to the basement. Next month, we’ll share tips for getting it out of your house and getting rid of it for good. Take it from a Professional Organizer with two teens, it’s…
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How a Professional Organizer Can Improve Your Sex Life

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I thought I would share some tips about organizing in the bedroom. As a Professional Organizer, I see a lot of messy bedrooms, and regardless of your relationship status, clutter can affect your life...your sex life!     It’s amazing how a few small tasks can make a…
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Professional Organizer: What do they really do?

Are you wondering what a Professional Organizer really does?     A Professional Organizer is a versatile and valuable resource but there are also some misconceptions about their services that I hope to clear up. Here's a primer on what they do and don't do. We are problem solvers. A real Professional Organizer (P.O.) looks for…
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How to hire a Professional Organizer

Hiring a Professional Organizer can be a bit scary. The whole idea of having someone come into you home and go through your things can be a bit unnerving. Perhaps I can help you navigate the process. I recently did a consultation for a couple that were looking to hire a Professional Organizer to work…
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Confessions of a Toronto professional organizer

Confessions of a Toronto professional organizer When I arrive at a client’s home for the initial consultation, most often the first words out of their mouths is an apology for the mess. Such apologies are truly unnecessary! As a Toronto-based Professional Organizer, I hold no judgment when I inspect a home. Messes are what I…
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How to: Organize your closet in real life

Organize Your Closet This Weekend! There is a lot of information out there about how to organize a closet. It's a lot to sort through and it can be overwhelming to figure out what would work for you. Some articles are just trying to sell a product and some are just gimmicks. Finding practical advice can…
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Stop! Don’t put your stuff in storage bins!

Good home organizing is SO much more than storage bins. As a professional organizer, I frequently work with clients who think that, in order to organize their kitchen, basement, bedroom, or wherever, they need to run out and buy baskets, boxes and storage bins. Not true necessarily, and here’s why:   Just taking “stuff” and putting…
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Does your home need to lose weight?

Does your home need to lose weight?       When the clock strikes midnight, and, like many people,  you make your new year’s resolution to lose weight, you will probably be thinking about your tummy blubber or thunder thighs. Well good for you and I wish you much success in reaching your goal. But…
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4 simple organizing tips using the KonMari method

The KonMari method – easy peasy Japaneasy! 4 Simple organizing tips to help you in all areas of your home The Japanese are known for their culture of simplicity and beauty. Even their food is artistically displayed on the plate. There has been much talk of Japanese organizer Marie Kondo’s new book about her method…
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