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Hoarding & Organizing Go Mainstream

  Did you happen to read Speed Bump by Dave Coverly yesterday?  The above cartoon, reprinted with Dave Coverly’s permission (www.speedbump.com) wouldn’t have made much sense to anyone five or possibly even two or three years ago. Until more recently no one outside the world of professional organizers, mental health professionals and family members of […]

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My Favorite Things: My All Time Favorite Organizing Tool …Chisel Tip Sharpie

As a professional organizer, people will often ask me about my favorite organizing product, assuming it’s some kind of label maker on steroids or some other type of organizing gadget. Imagine their surprise when I tell them it is a chisel tip Sharpie Marker. Yes, the humble Sharpie Marker, albeit on steroids given its chisel […]

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Before & After – Closet

This master closet was serving too many functions and was therefore cluttered, resulting in the homeowners having trouble finding things.                                 Reducing the number of clothes and grouping them by type on new hangars, as well as moving medicines to […]

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Before & After – Mudroom

In the photo on the left, this back hallway was serving as a mudroom, but it was overflowing with coats, shoes and school supplies. In the photo on the right, a system had been designed that provided adequate storage for the coats, shoes & boots.  Off season storage for snow pants and other winter clothing […]

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