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September 8, 2017

Shoes.  We all have them.  We may not be shoe crazy and have dozens of pairs, or even hundreds of pairs, but we all have them.  Heels or flats?  Sneakers or loafers?  Flip flops or sandals?  Let’s face it, regardless of what your preference is, we all need shoes.


One of the most common sources of frustration for our clients is the growing, unorganized pile of shoes in their hall closet, the bedroom closet, the spare room closet, and…..you get the point.  Shoes have a tendency to pile up all over the place.  The worst thing about shoes is that you can pile them on top of each other so you end up cramming them in every nook and cranny.  How many times have you opened a closet door only to find a pile of  shoes on the floor?  Have you ever had to shove your shoes back into the closet so you could shut the door?!

Not only is it damaging to your shoes to continue shoving them here and there in a disorganized fashion, it is beyond frustrating whe...

May 4, 2017

Who would have thought the humble skateboard could be used in so many innovative (ingenious?!) ways to organize?  Not us!  We were looking for new and ‘out there’ ideas to share with you and came across these unbelievable ways to use skateboards.

Male, female, teenager or adult, we are about to blow you away with the most incredible organizing ‘tools’ we’ve seen in a long time.  And trust us, we’ve seen literally thousands of ways to organize, but this is the most exciting thing we’ve seen in a long time.

Those of you who have tripped (repeatedly!!) over a skateboard will truly appreciate why we are so eager to share these ideas with you.  I mean, where do you store them?  They fall out of the closet, trip you up at the doorway and slide down the wall when you try to prop them up.  So how is the best way to store a skateboard?

Ta-da!!  Now we realize the skateboard isn’t being used as an organizational tool, but what a cool way to store your skateboard AND organize at the...

April 28, 2017

Have you completed all of your spring-cleaning tasks?  Dusted? Swept?  Purged?  Scrubbed? Enough already!  We get exhausted simply thinking about trying to cram so much into a short period of time.  Won't you be glad when summer finally arrives and you can say so long to this cleaning craze?!

By now you know that we prefer the term 'non' spring-cleaning.  Easy does it when it comes to cleaning and organizing.  The mere thought of having to do so much at once can be completely overwhelming.   We prefer the slow and steady approach.  Setting reasonable goals, and allowing a reasonable amount of time to complete them. 

No matter which space you decide to work on, there are basic guidelines to follow in order to make the process less stressful.
 

  1. Determine what the actual space is to be used for

  2. PURGE all unnecessary, unwanted, and unused items*

  3. Create three separate categories of items:  Keep, Donate, Trash

  4. Be brutal when pu...

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