The KonMari Method, again

A couple of years ago I wrote about the then current fad, the KonMari Method. Since then the fad has grown. With success comes questions and critics. We aren’t critics. If […] read more ?

Making Better Resolutions

Happy New Year! Are you considering making a resolution? More than one? If so, you are one of millions of Americans that use the new year to try to make […] read more ?

Making room for the holidays

With the arrival of our loved ones and the holiday cheer they will bring to our home; we start to prepare for their arrival and the avalanche of new stuff […] read more ?

Make Room for Memories

The things you do today are tomorrow’s memories. And with the holiday season, the things you do in the next few weeks may well become the memories of a lifetime. […] read more ?

DIY vs hiring a Professional Organizer

Budgets are tight. People have a firm belief in their own abilities. There are books and TV shows on how to do it yourself. If you need to downsize or […] read more ?

Home Fires Burning

From 2013 through 2015 the greater Washington, DC area saw about a dozen fatal fires linked to excessive clutter. Over the past 12 months we’ve seen at least 4 fires […] read more ?

Keeping up with Scammers

Fraud doesn’t have a season like hunting and fishing, but it is seasonal in that the type of scams change with the calendar. During Spring Break and over summers the […] read more ?

Difficult Conversations

We made it past the family holidays. We’ve stuffed ourselves with delicious traditional foods, repeatedly. We’ve visited with old friends and distant relatives. We’ve reminisced, we’ve caught up on current […] read more ?

Driving Safely this Holiday Season

Airlines for America estimates that there will be a 2.5% increase in Thanksgiving air traffic this year.  AAA predicts only a 1.6% increase in air traffic this season, but a […] read more ?

Don’t Let The Bedbugs Bite

It has been a long hot summer, but the weather is finally turning. Now is the time for all the creepy crawlies that have been happy outside to look for […] read more ?