Category Archives: Family

HOLIDAY GIFT-GIVING

I used to think I was very clever whenever I advised people about gift giving for special occasions and holidays. I would always suggest that when selecting gifts for people who actually have material plenty to give beautiful “disposables.” I … Continue reading

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Back-to-School, Organizing, and Life

When my kids were young… I saw every day as both an opportunity and an obligation to teach them about the world and life. From their first day home, I started talking to them about the beauty of nature, moral … Continue reading

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From Summer to School: Back To School Organizing Do’s & Don’ts

OK, folks…it’s August. Any day now, the mail will arrive with teacher assignments and the excitement (and anxiety) of the new school year will start to bubble up! While the kids won’t go back to school for a few more … Continue reading

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Getting Organized…NOT Your Mother’s Wedding Registry

As a professional organizer, I have seen more than my fair share of wedding gifts… But not exactly as you’d expect… I see them years after the big day… …in their original boxes, …collecting dust, …tucked away in a closet … Continue reading

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Air Your Dirty Laundry Here

When it comes to washing clothes, it can be a daunting task. I’m a wife, mother, daughter, sister. You name, it, I’m it. Let me just air my dirty laundry. It takes a lot of work to manage a home. … Continue reading

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13 Surefire Tips to Avoid Back-to-School Drama

Is the morning of the first day of school a frenetic, crazy time at your house? How about the next few days? Whether your child is elementary- or high-school bound, it’s hard to get her up and moving in the … Continue reading

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