Category Archives: Storage

Determining The Life Cycle of Stuff Helps You Get Organized

While I was going through items in a kitchen pantry with one of my clients, she commented on how easy it was to organize in the kitchen. When I asked why, she said that if food is expired it takes … Continue reading

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Witches Brew

“Eye of newt, and toe of frog,
 wool of bat, and tongue of dog,
 adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting,
 lizard’s leg, and howlet’s wing…”  ~William Shakespeare, Macbeth Reaching into the cupboard for canned pumpkin, you come upon what appears to … Continue reading

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TO BUY OR NOT TO BUY STORAGE CONTAINERS

Whenever I do a workshop, I am invariably asked if you have to be born with an organizing gene. Although my answer to this question is no, I do think that all of us have gifts in different areas of … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Discipline

  You’re likely familiar with the classical distinction between “left brained” and “right brained” personalities: right brainers are creative types who act more on intuition, while lefties are more analytical and prone to seek all the facts before deciding on … Continue reading

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Containing Your Creativity

Do you enjoy spending an afternoon crafting (otherwise lovingly known to me and my friends as a Crafternoon)? Do your materials and supplies seem to multiply like Gremlins? Do you buy more supplies because you can’t find the ones that … Continue reading

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Organizing a Small Space: Learning from Your Summer Vacation

Take some tips from your next vacation and borrow creative storage ideas (and the idea of living with less!). There is no reason we can’t create that same type of sanctuary for ourselves year-round. Continue reading

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