June 17, 2019
Garages are definitely a household hot spot. They commonly become a dumping ground for anything that you can’t find a proper home for elsewhere. If you deposit enough stuff in there, you end up with no room to park one (or both) of your cars, and you end up avoiding the area altogether because it only brings you feelings of guilt. Watch this video for practical tips for organizing your garage, including how to utilize wall space to get items off the floor and what to do with all of those partially used paint cans.
May 1, 2019
If you work in a public setting, have you ever considered that the way your office desk looks is a reflection on you? Your messy desk could not only turn clients away but affect the way your coworkers perceive you. In this segment, I give some practical tips for organizing your desk and making use of not only the space in your desk, but utilizing the walls of your office or cubicle as well. I also announce my partnership with Workspace Interiors, Inc. for the Messiest Desk in the Chamber Contest.
April 3, 2019
A common problem in organizing is that people often don’t use all of their available space. For example, a kitchen pantry shelf is usually designed to hold the tallest items that might be stored there (like a cereal box), but most of the items we store are much shorter (like a can of food). We need strategies and products that will prevent us from wasting space. This video provides practical tips for using all of your available space.
March 6, 2019
Are your counters crowded with “homeless clutter”? In this segment, I talk about common household items that become clutter because they haven’t been given a home. Watch to see if any of these categories apply in your home.
February 6, 2019
Lots of people are watching the new Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. In this segment, I demonstrate some of Marie Kondo’s organizing techniques from the show.
January 2, 2019
At this time of the year, many people make a goal to get organized. For the vast majority of us, the most immediate need is to declutter by getting rid of anything that we don’t love and use. In this demo, I explain how two very simple activities can pay huge dividends in our goal to shed the clutter.
December 5, 2018
The holidays may be the “most wonderful time of the year”, but it can also be the most stressful time of the year. Anything we can do to simplify and organize during the holidays is most welcome! In this demo, I explain how I’ve chosen to simplify my own gift wrapping for every occasion, and I share tips for organizing all of your gift wrapping supplies. Some of these tips make use of items you probably already have around the house.
November 7, 2018
An organized pantry can make a huge difference in the day to day functioning of your household. On this episode of Daytime Tri-Cities, I give a step by step plan for organizing your pantry. I also give suggestions for a few inexpensive organizing supplies (from the dollar store or Walmart) that can help with bringing order to this space.
What is the Container Concept, and how can it help you organize just about anything? As a guest on Smead’s Keeping You Organized podcast, I explain how this one simple concept could help you organize everything from coffee mugs to your schedule. I use this principle regularly for myself and my clients, and I know it could be helpful for you as well!
October 3, 2018
Are you overwhelmed with a hot mess of photos and no plan to get them organized? Do you keep adding to the mess because you just know that someday you’ll have time to get to them, but someday never seems to come? It’s time to get started and get a plan! This demo on Daytime Tri Cities will help you with the motivation to get started with a step by step plan.
August 8, 2018
How organized is your bathroom? The bathroom is such a small space, but since we spend time there every morning and every evening, it’s critical that we keep it in order. We all want to begin and end the day in a calm and peaceful environment. So if you want to get all of those toiletries under control once and for all, watch this video for helpful hints.
July 3, 2018
We all have places we go frequently that require taking a tote bag with supplies. These destinations can be as varied as a trip to the pool, a sports practice, the library, the gym, or a theatre rehearsal. This video will help you get to your destination on time with everything you need.
June 13, 2018
Organizing is particularly important when you’re preparing to travel. This video highlights practical suggestions to make sure you’re organized for your trips.
May 2, 20018
In this video, I show 3 quick hanger tips for organizing your master bedroom closet.
April 25, 2018
Plastic storage containers can be helpful for storing leftovers, but how many do you really need? How organized are yours? I have a radical suggestion for solving this problem.
March 7, 2018
Kitchen utensils can be a source of frustration when we have too many, making the drawer and the countertop container with utensils jam packed. To really organize them well, watch this video and follow these simple steps.
February 7, 2018
If you want to make a difference in your daily life, organizing your purse yields big dividends. It could mean the end of digging endlessly to find things and aching shoulders from carrying a purse that’s much too heavy. Follow this simple plan to get your purse organized and keep it that way.
January 4, 2018
Do you have piles of paper on your kitchen countertop? Do you have trouble keeping up with the endless flow of mail, school papers, forms to fill out, bills, and other active papers? This simple, practical solution could yield big results!
December 6, 2017
During the holidays is the ideal time to organize your Christmas supplies. There are expensive specialty organizing products for this, but there are also easy and inexpensive alternatives.
November 1, 2017
Most of us have a junk drawer in our home. Here’s a quick demo of how to organize that drawer and keep it organized!
September 6, 2017
When t-shirts are stacked in a drawer, the bottom shirts are rarely seen and often wrinkled. Here’s my demonstration of Marie Kondo’s shirt folding technique so that you can see all of your shirts at once and keep them tidy.
August 7, 2017
Staying organized during the school year can be a challenge. Watch this for tips on how to start your year off on the right foot and stay that way!