Posts Categorized: Inspiration

Your Kids Don’t Want to Inherit Your Clutter

Here's how to make declutter your home and organize it so that your kids don't have to when you pass away.

As my father’s oldest child, and his only local family member, I was left with the overwhelming task of resolving his estate when he died unexpectedly. I remember arriving at his house to assess the situation, and exhaling when I opened his basement door and found a neat stack of bankers boxes with all of… Read more »

The Jet Set Guide: My Top 5 Packing Tips

The best packing tips for those traveling during the holidays!

I’ve been doing a lot of traveling recently, and I wanted to share my top tips for those of you who are hitting the road. Pack Snacks to Refuel Pack your favorite healthy snacks, and energy bars, so you can avoid splurging on overpriced snacks when hunger strikes in airports and in touristy locations. My… Read more »

Inspiration: My New Favorite Organizing Book

I have been a huge fan of Remodelista for years and when I heard about their new book and website dedicated to all things home organizing, I did a happy dance around my living room. The book is not only beautiful, but also filled with simple, stylish, practical ideas for every room in your home…. Read more »

Last-Minute Gift Guide

Need to buy a few last-minute gifts before the holidays? Here are some great gift ideas that can be purchased quick and efficiently.

Sometimes, I don’t follow my own advice and need to pick up last-minute gifts. Here are some of my favorite items (all under $100) that can easily be ordered online in time for the holidays: Turkish Cotton Robe: Chic, comfy and perfect for weekend lounging. Chic Sleep Set: This one is on my winter wish-list… Read more »

The 5 Best Things to Spend Your Money On

Be smart on how you spend your money with these five suggestions from Shira Gill.

What do you spend the majority of your disposable income on?  Maybe eating out, or shopping, or my own guilty pleasure… shoes? Research has shown that the thrill of a new purchase is relatively short-lived, but the payoff that comes with experiences is ultimately significantly more satisfying and impactful. Clearly spending on experiences offers the best… Read more »

Your Stress-Free Holiday Shopping Guide

Don't stress out this holiday season. Get your shopping done efficiently and without the stress with these helpful tips!

Does holiday shopping fill you with dread each time winter rolls around? You are not alone. Stress-free holiday shopping is possible! Read below for some quick tips to help ensure you tackle this shopping season with ease: Shop Well In Advance Instead of battling massive crowds in December, hit your favorite shops early. If possible,… Read more »

How to Ask Better Questions

The best way to organize your life and fix the "problems" you face, is by asking yourself positive questions. Shira Gill explains in her newest blog!

Here are some questions I hear frequently from clients: “Why is my house such a disaster?” “Why can’t my kids put things away when they’re done?” “Why is this all so overwhelming?” Sound familiar? It’s far too easy to get stuck in a thought loop of negative questions. The problem is that negative questions produce… Read more »