Basement Reno Completed!

FINALLY! The day has come when I can say that our basement renovation is done!!! To say that I’m relieved is an understatement. In my last blog post about this project I mentioned that the painters had to come back to repaint the entire basement. Well, believe it or not, after I wrote that post […]

Children’s Books To Help Teach De-cluttering

With spring in the air it’s a good time to start working with your younger children to teach them how to let go of their unused and unwanted items.  In an earlier post I mentioned a book that is helpful when working with children in this regard.  There are a few other books that parents […]

Helping Children Let Go

I work with many families with young children which is a very interesting and rewarding experience for me.  Interesting because the interaction between a parent and child when reviewing the items that the child owns is actually very revealing.  I will pick up an item and ask the child when he/she last played with this […]

Clutterbgone Television Debut on Rogers

Yesterday was an interesting day for me. I appeared on Rogers daytime TV with hosts Elaine Yim-Spencer and Jeff Moore to talk about professional organizing and to demonstrate a few pretty cool products to get your life and home organized.  Here’s the video:   http://www.rogerstv.com/page.aspx?lid=237&rid=17&gid=89952 Neat Freak was great enough to supply me with components of […]

Donating to Schools

With all the cutbacks in funding, I think we can all agree that schools are always in need of supplies no matter how small. I’m currently working with a client who has an old, unused sewing room jam packed with everything from fabrics to old Vogue patterns, costumes and all sorts of sewing accessories. Although […]

3 Ways To Teach Children To be Organized

With the holiday season in full swing, what better time than now to teach your children how to let go of items and be organized. You’re never too young to start. The first way is in regards to their toys. Go through toys with your child every 6 months and point out which toys they […]

Pantry Organizing

We recently finished re-organizing our client’s kitchen and pantry. Many of my clients find it difficult to know where to start when re-organizing and decluttering this area of their home. For the pantry we removed every single item and placed them in categories, such as pastas, canned goods, cereals, snacks, spices, etc. We discarded those […]

Organizing For Back to School – Inspirational

Here’s something inspiring for your day to day living, especially now that the kids are back to school. Place a storage bench or ottoman (Martha Stewart brand has a neat one) close to your front door for your kids accessories, such as knapsack, gloves, hats, etc. This also gives you and them a place to […]

Welcome to my organizing blog!

Wow! Finally the day has come. I’ve been intending on starting this blog for months now, but like many, I’ve felt intimidated by technology and the whole concept around “blogging”. But here I am, now amongst a million other “bloggers”. The whole foundation of my business is based on honesty, integrity and client satisfaction. Therefore, […]