Organizing Your Bathroom

Often times my clients are short on bathroom space, especially cupboards and drawers to hold grooming and cosmetic supplies. A great fix for that is to purchase an over-the-door shoe organizer that has deep pockets for storage of products. The organizer can hold not only curling irons, hairdryers, brushes, etc. but also can hold shampoo […]

Getting Organized…

Getting organized is really about forming new habits that will, undoubtedly, reduce stress & frustration and save you time and money for the things in your life that are most important to you. Change is hard. I feel this myself, especially when it comes to new technology. My husband would say I’m a “techno-phobe”, although […]

Organizing Your Closets

After meeting with a few new clients today for consultations it struck me that, when it comes to closet organizing, I receive the same questions and hear the same dilemmas. Often times clients will tell me they have tried to organize their closets on many occasions only to have their attempts fail over and over […]

Downsizing for Seniors

Downsizing is a tough process in and of itself. For seniors, taking the plunge is even harder. One thing to make it easier it to remove the guilt factor. Although you may feel you’re the one who has to be the keeper of all heirlooms in the family, there are other options. Perhaps there are […]

Professional Services – Do it well, or don’t do it at all!

As part of the services I provide, and also in my day to day life, I come across and have dealings with a variety of service providers. What I don’t understand is how some of these companies actually stay in business when they offer poor customer communications, sub-standard services, and/or when they clearly lack in […]

The Final Stages Of An Organizing Project….

The last two days of this project went extremely well! Firstly, the final refresh of the landscaping made a huge difference to the curb appeal. Check it out, before and after: With the home decluttered and cleaned, my pre-staging evaluation began. 3 hours later I had reviewed every square foot of the site and made […]

Day 5 On Site Organizing & Decluttering…

By this time we had all the shredding completed, items targeted for removal were gone, the landscapers were primed and ready, praying for some dry weather, and a cleaning service booked to scour the site top to bottom. An electrician was also brought in by my client to complete some outstanding repair work. We had […]

On Site Day Four, Organizing & Decluttering……

As mentioned in my last blog post, we were facing very tight time lines for this project. Everything slated for either, recycle, donation or trash had to be clearly identified and/or outside ready for the disposal trucks. In over a dozen clear plastic recycle bags we packed clothing, linens and footwear slated for donation. Over […]

Continuing With The Ambitious Organizing, Decluttering & Staging project….

The next couple of days working at the site were strenuous, both physically and emotionally. We continued to remove items from the 1,000 square foot attic, uncovering some surprising, and not so surprising possessions. Tons of family historical memorabilia continued to be uncovered as well as a few small deceased furry creatures and plenty of […]

Ambitious Project – Organizing, Decluttering & Staging – Step One

As promised in my last blog post, here are a few of the steps taken to get this project off the ground. Upon arrival at my client’s site, we began reviewing each of the rooms and with various colour coded sticky paper in hand, we surveyed each and every space in the home to determine […]