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Why Organization is the Ultimate Form of Self Care

The toll that clutter and disorganization can have on your life is universal—and deeply impactful. I’ve seen it again and again in my years helping clients all over the world edit and organize their homes. Clutter makes it more difficult to relax, both physically and mentally. A disorganized space signals to our brain that our […]

Refrigerator Refresh: 5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Fridge

I recently decided I needed to pull my weight when it comes to cooking weeknight dinners (more on that in a future post). My first step was to spend a few hours refreshing our fridge so the prospect of meal prep and cooking would feel a bit more appealing. Grocery shopping aside, this mini makeover […]

Closet Makeover Reveal with Designer Caitlin Flemming

I was thrilled when designer and author Caitlin Flemming asked me to help organize her closet. Caitlin’s San Francisco home is exquisitely furnished, but tight on storage space. Instead of attempting to share the tiny closet in the bedroom with her husband, Caitlin repurposed the entry coat closet for her own storage needs. She enlisted […]

Expanding My Business: New Ways to Work with Me

Ch-ch-ch-changes. Change can feel hard and vulnerable and complicated (but also exciting and inspiring!). After well over a decade of organizing homes all over the country, I’ve decided to pivot and expand my business so I can help more people in more ways, and also stretch myself creatively. I’ve never wanted to grow a large […]

5 Simple Ways to Spring Clean Your Entire Life

My favorite season has arrived! Ready to lighten your load and reset this season? Spring is the perfect time to cut the clutter, start fresh, and ditch all of the things that are weighing you down. My top five ways to spring clean your life straight ahead! Audit your Relationships If the past year has […]

Let’s Talk About Your Underwear Drawer

I’ll get right to it: I’ve had the privilege of seeing a lot of people’s underwear drawers, and can confidently tell you that if you feel like your underwear drawer could use a little love, you are in good company. Here’s the great news: this is an easy one to fix. For a quick and […]

30-Day Organizing Challenge with Ink + Volt

Raise your hand if you’re struggling to stay focused on your goals right now. If your hand is up, keep reading. If it’s down, please tell me all of your secrets immediately. I’m guessing we could all use a little boost of positivity and productivity, so I was thrilled when Ink + Volt asked me […]

My Thoughts on Hand-Me-Downs

Over the past ten years, I have edited and organized hundreds of homes, and I have formulated quite a few theories about hand-me-downs and how to handle them. Here are my thoughts in no particular order: It’s Ok to Say No Remember, you are the gatekeeper of your home which means it is your responsibility […]

A Pre-Holiday Edit: Kids’ Edition

Every year, before the winter holidays, our family does a major clean out to make room for the inevitable gift haul that will be entering our home. This is the perfect time for an edit, because the kids are incentivized to let go of some of their old stuff to clear space for the new […]

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