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Kelly Galfand

About Kelly Galfand

Kelly Galfand is a Greater Philadelphia professional organizer with Joy in Your Space in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.
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What does the ORGAN in ORGANizing do?

Everyone knows that our lungs are the major organ in our respiratory system, that our brain is central to our nervous system and that our stomach and intestines are partners in our digestive system. How does that connect to organizing? … Continue reading

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Avoid “Laundry Overwhelm” with Time-Saving Folding Tips

As a residential professional organizer, I visit lots of homes. One household system that is quick to fall apart and overwhelm a person is LAUNDRY. I have strong opinions on laundry: • dark and light clothing should be separated (my … Continue reading

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Becoming Organized: The Case of the Missing Slippers

If being organized is not how you were raised but you’ve started to become more orderly, you may already know: it takes time getting used to “being organized.” I learned this with a new client: Kim (not her real name) has … Continue reading

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Is AUG the new BOGO or FOMO?

Have you ever heard of BOGO? What about FOMO or YOLO? These acronyms are clever and catchy: BOGO: Buy One, Get One is an advertising phrase that encourages people to purchase because of the promise of a second item…whether they need it or not. FOMO: Fear Of Missing Out is a phenomenon … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of Things

As a professional organizer, I help people deal with their stuff. Some clients hire me because they have too much stuff. Others because they don’t know how to store their stuff. And still others because they want to learn how to eliminate useless stuff … Continue reading

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Shoot for “Less is More”

While I don’t personally know enough about college basketball teams to predict who will win this year’s March Madness Tournament, I do follow the excitement as my family creates detailed brackets and fans bet on their top picks. In my … Continue reading

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