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Organizing Small Spaces

I often get asked my best organizing advice for those of you who have small homes and are at capacity for storage.  When it comes to storage space, the back of the door is one of the most under-utilized areas of the home.

Almost every room or closet has a door, and with the right storage products, the back of the door can be used to organize a wide variety of items.

 

One of our very own team members, Heather, was already utilizing the back of her pantry door to organize her cleaning supplies (yes, organizers are notorious for finding sneaky storage solutions).  And while her shoe organizer was doing the trick, it wasn’t sturdy enough to hold all of her products. They would sag and fall, so she needed something stronger.

 

 

Enter the Elfa Door and Wall Rack! She was thrilled to discover it and it was super simple to install. Not only is it incredibly sturdy, but it gave her tons more storage space than she had before.  And, it looks so much...

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Don’t Get Fresh with Me

What’s the toughest thing to keep organized on a daily basis for you?  If you said “OMG, my fridge,” you are not alone, friend. Fridges are challenging: items are being placed in and then taken out again by everyone in your household pretty much all the time.  

With all of this activity, its inevitable that some items get hidden, ignored, and wasted.  You know that sad half of an onion in your produce bin? And that bunch of cilantro that you had every intention of making cilantro-lime rice with but is now wilty and gooey hidden in some corner?  Yeah, me, too!

 

I see it often in my client’s fridges, but also in my own.  I always go through my fridge the night before garbage day to throw out food that went bad.  The wasted food and money is SUCH a bummer.

How can we keep from wasting so much?  I’ve got three ideas to share that helped to dramatically reduce our food waste and keep us organized:

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The Truth About Hiring a Professional Organizer

I know so many women who want to hire a professional organizer, but either don’t know where to start or think it is out of reach for them. So today, I’m debunking some of the myths around hiring a professional organizer and giving you some pro-tips to help you in the process.

Hiring a Professional Organizer:
Myths Debunked

 

MYTH: Only the rich and famous can hire a professional organizer. 

TRUTH: Hiring a professional organizer can seem out of reach, luxurious, or even frivolous.  Thankfully, you don’t have to be a Kardashian to benefit from professional organizing services! Most modern professional organizers work with all different budgets, and in homes (or apartments) of all sizes. 

 

MYTH: My house is too messy to let you in! I need to clean and organize it first!

TRUTH: It’s extremely common to feel embarrassed about the current state of your house, no matter how messy it really is. Without seeing anyone else’s mess, most...

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