Archive May 2013

Summer Scheduling

By whitney | May 23, 2013

After the end of a long, productive, and planned-out school year, the relative openness of summer can sometimes seem overwhelming. There are art camps, sports camps, science camps, YMCA activities; the list goes on and on. You also want to squeeze in a family vacation and read at least some of the books that have [...]

Organizing Kid’s Artwork

By catherine | May 21, 2013

It’s adorable and sentimental, but it also accumulates into messy piles up at the end of each school year. I have outlined some tips to manage the clutter and keep your children’s artwork clutter-free and organized.
At the beginning of each school year:
Start by setting up one box for each of your children. Try an 11×17 box to [...]

DIY Pantry Labels

By whitney | May 16, 2013

We recently had a client who wanted a tune up on her pantry organization. She already had adorable baskets from Container Store that stored all her crackers, chips, nuts, daughters’ snacks, etc., but she was still having a hard time finding things. The solution? LABELS!!! We’ve been known to have a little label obsession here [...]

Simplest Way to Organize Your Photos

By whitney | May 14, 2013

When most of us think of organizing the hard copies of our photos, we break into a cold sweat. The task seems absolutely daunting. Because I needed to sharpen my skills for our clients and find the simplest way to organize printed copies, I took a course from the APPO (Association of Professional [...]

Cheers to Mom!

By catherine | May 9, 2013

Mother’s Day is one of our favorite holidays here at all in a row. What could be better than spending an entire day honoring the most important woman in your life?
I think one of the best (and most appreciated) gift ideas is giving your time.
We suggest doing this in two ways. Lucky for you, the [...]

Product We Love

By catherine | May 7, 2013

I’m excited to announce a brand new series on the blog! Once a month, we will feature a product we have used in a recent organizing project that we feel you might love as much as we do!
First up, an item I could simply not live without, the lovely Brother P-Touch Labelmaker!
I use it in [...]

Keep Your Home Healthy

By catherine | May 2, 2013

This is our final week of Spring Cleaning tips and ideas! We’ve decided to end with a comprehensive annual Home Maintenance Check List.
Quick-Tip:Print the checklist above and post it in a convenient place in your home. Take a look at the start of each month and add appropriate items to [...]

May Home Organizing To-Do List

By catherine | May 1, 2013

Exciting news! We are very thrilled to announce a new blog series! From now on, we will kick off each month with a Home Organizing To-Do list. The check list will outline some ideas for organizing chores to tackle each month.
Happy May 1st!

Do something nice for mom: Mother’s Day is officially Sunday May 12th. [...]