Tag: #HomeOrganization

How to Prepare your Home and Car for Winter

Thanksgiving is over as we now turn our attention to the winter holidays. Have you already prepared your home and car for winter? As we all know at any point a storm may hit our area. Look what just happened in Buffalo, NY! If you live around the Great Lakes, you have already experienced that very same powerful winter storm. Let’s make sure that we are all prepared this year for winter and, heaven forbid, just such a storm.

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A Virtual Organizing Project – Converting a Bedroom Into a Home Office

I just finished working with Susan (name changed to protect her identity), who left her job as a lawyer at a large firm to start her own home-based practice in Connecticut. Her project was to convert a guest bedroom into her home office. Our goals were to tackle the arrangement of the furniture, to set up her files (both computer and paper), and to create systems so that she was able to work efficiently in her home.

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Virtual Organizing vs. Hands On Organizing

What is the difference between Virtual Organizing and hands on organizing?

Well, I offer both kinds of professional organizing. Some people may ask what the heck virtual organizing even is. Indeed, virtual organizing has been around for at least six or seven years, and – as you can imagine – It exploded with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 when clients were uncomfortable having people in their homes. Virtual organizing is the same as in person organizing, except technology is used to enable working together. The appointments tend to be shorter, and I can work with anyone regardless of the geographical location. Some people are also more comfortable not having a stranger enter their homes.

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How to Start a Book Group

Would you like to share your love of reading with others? If you say yes, why not start a book group? Not sure how to do so? Well just follow these steps to begin.

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Insanely Creative Bookshelves

Tired of looking at the same old options for bookshelves? Check out these amazing bookshelves. If you are handy with tools, you can even make some of these yourself!

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5 Tips for Organizing Your Bookshelves

October is National Book Month, so our blogs this month will be about (you guessed it!) books.

Below are five tips for organizing your bookshelves so that you can quickly get your hands on any title you own.

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The Three Most Important Guidelines for Backing Up Your Computer

If you are like me, your computer holds so much diverse information: client records, home repair notes, favorite recipes, eyeglass prescription, photos, email, and the list of movies I want to see. This pretty much accounts for much of the “stuff “from every aspect of life. What would happen if that data were lost, deleted by accident, corrupted by disk error, attacked by a virus or other malicious software, including held hostage by ransomware? Yes, life would be complicated, that is for sure!

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Will You Be Humiliated If You Wear White After Labor Day?

How many of you were raised being told you were not allowed to wear white after Labor Day? Is it still a thing or a question one thinks about? I was brought up to believe in this ‘rule’ that no one ever questioned.

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Travel Tip – Pack These Items Just in Case

I recently traveled out of state to Oregon to attend my niece’s wedding. I stayed in a hotel with my sister, and we both realized items that the other included in her luggage that really came in handy. Pack these items just in case you, yourself, should need them in your travels.

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Tips and Tools for Keeping Your Children Safe and Healthy in School

In some areas of the United States children have already begun their new school year. Other areas will be returning soon. Regardless of timing, here are some tips and tools for keeping your children safe and healthy for the coming academic year.

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