I am trying to change a “bad” habit. On the surface it doesn’t look like a bad habit but that is the way it is playing out in my day. The habit I am trying to break is getting up in the morning, immediately looking at my phone and checking e-mail, Facebook, Words with Friends […]
Several years back there was a popular book entitled, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” by Robert Fulghum. It had things in it like – share everything, play fair, don’t hit people, and clean up your own mess. Today I am here to share another thing you learned in kindergarten that
The dreaded “To Do” list never gets “To Done”! There is always something on that list and there sometimes seems to be the same things on it over and over. As I have dealt with clients and myself, over the years, I have found that one of the problems with the “To Do” list is it
One week into this Ultimate Blog Challenge and I am feeling pretty good. I have some blog posts already prepared for the days ahead and I am feeling pretty good about myself until…… I count how many more days I have to prepare and how many days are left. Then I start to panic.
This post deals with a time in my life from a couple of years ago. Enjoy the confessions of this organizer. Well, here it is……the truth. Not all organizers are always organized. Many people tell me they would be embarrassed to let me in their homes. They think that my house is constantly organized and
Since I am laying it all out there, I might as well confess all. Filing……..I hate filing. Yep, the organizer said it……she hates filing. It is just a tedious task that I like putting off! It is also important to note that I work most days, all day, except for Sundays and I do a
I am a Certified Professional Organizer. When most people think of that term they immediately think of Martha Stewart……well Martha Stewart I am not. Don’t get me wrong, I really am organized it’s just that I don’t live in a magazine. I don’t have everything color coded and perfectly labeled. I don’t have all my
(photo courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net/danilo rizzuti) I live in Eastern, NC. We have hurricanes in this area of the world. So what does one do when one hears that a hurricane is coming? Get prepared……..the best he/she can. I have lived in this area for 17 years. When we first moved here, we met up with two
I have to confess, I have a client I think is brilliant! She has such a creative mind about organization and can cut, saw, sew, tweak and measure and make something work that I would have never even thought possible. For example, she totally transformed her pantry, using the Elfa System from the Container Store.