How Much Does It Cost To Get Organized?

We regularly get calls from prospective clients asking us how much it costs to get organized. The answer varies person by person and house by house.  There are a lot of variables… How big is your space? How much extra stuff do you have? How “ready”...
Eat the Frog

Eat the Frog

It’s Tuesday morning after a long weekend and I know you’d prefer to slowly ease into the week, but I’m going to challenge you to do otherwise… Yes…I challenge you to EAT THE FROG! What does it mean to “eat the frog”? This odd...
Do You Know Your Personality Type?

Do You Know Your Personality Type?

I am a big fan of personality testing and other types of personal development exercises.  Our staff has done a variety of them over the years and they help us to better understand each other and ourselves! We especially love when clients are into these things and they...
Are You Going Photo Crazy?

Are You Going Photo Crazy?

Here’s some 411 on #PhotoOrganizing! Do you have photos spilling out of shoeboxes, cluttering up closets, or crumbling in the attic? Now is the perfect time to get your collection under control with the following simple process. Recognize that it will take some...

Gifts from a Wedding – 44 Years Before

Lately I’ve been sharing about the (sometimes painful) topic of downsizing, whether planned downsizing with aging parents or the forced downsizing that follows a person’s passing. It’s a topic that’s close to home for me… I was 24 when my brothers, sisters, and...

Ditch Productivity-Busting Activities

The latest Simply Organized blog is out…here’s your sneak peak: 5 Time-Wasters That Hurt Your Productivity Organization and productivity go hand-in-hand. I see organization as the infrastructure on which things are built and productivity as the ability to...

“Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff”

My sister sent me a Next Avenue article recently entitled, “Sorry Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff.” It was an excellent, on-point read, and I encourage you to take a few minutes to read the whole thing. But if you’re more of a CliffsNotes...

The Minimalists: A Rich Life With Less Stuff

Over the last couple weeks, we’ve been exploring the merits of minimalism, thanks to two interesting guys known as “The Minimalists”. Here’s another inspiring Tedx video featuring Minimalist Ryan Nicodemus who shares the richness that he found...

The Minimalists: The Art of Letting Go

In a recent post we shared about the documentary film, Minimalism, which features the two guys now known as “The Minimalists”. As a follow-up, today I’d like to share a Tedx talk where Minimalist Joshua Fields Millburn shares his experience of going...