Unconscious Shopping

Did you know that 90% of our spending habits are based on unconscious decisions?  This means that when we go shopping, whether in a retail store or online, our purchases are most likely not utilitarian (based on our needs) but based on our feelings – will this... Read more


Marie Kondo is the rage right now…if you haven’t heard of her, let’s just say she has become the new ‘face of getting organized’ with her gentle, yet consistent message of only keeping items that spark joy in your life and thanking the possessions that you part with.... Read more

Give it a Try – No Buy January

With all that we own and all that we received for the holidays, right now we are feeling like our spaces are pretty full. So, it’s time to think about taking on a challenge – not buying anything except essentials for the month of January.   That’s right,... Read more

Organizing for Tomorrow

I am always telling clients that organizing is a process and doing a little bit every day helps us to stay on top of it. Another strategy that often helps us feel more in control of our time and possessions is what I like to call ‘organizing for tomorrow.’ Here’s how... Read more

Closet Re-Fresh

Before the holidays you probably don’t have time for a full-blown closet declutter and reorganization, so why not take an interim step on the path to organization?  I call it a closet re-fresh or tune up!   Re-fold and re-hang clothing that is out of place.  Sort your... Read more