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January 23, 2020 Unfinished Projects: It’s a Time Management Thing

We all have a tendency to underestimate how much time a project is going to take. Because of that, we tend to end up having a lot of unfinished projects. On this Smead Podcast, Cris talks about the mistakes we make when estimating time and

December 5, 2019 20 Organizing Tips for a Better Year

We've gathered our favorite organizing tips to help you get off to a great start in the new year. Have more ideas? Let us know in the comments or on Facebook! Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals Whatever your project, the most important thing you can do for

May 12, 2016 Organizing is all about Mindset

  Organizing is all about mindset. It is a challenge of the mind, first. No, I am not kidding!  We have worked with hundreds of clients, and our clients that are most successful at getting and staying organized are those that changed their mindset about their

May 5, 2016 Organize Now, Not When Your Home Is for Sale

We work with many real estate agents and their clients to prepare a home to put on the market. Do you know what we hear most from the homeowner? “Why did I wait this long to get organized?” That’s a great question!  Why wait when you can

December 14, 2015 What Is A Certified Professional Organizer?

What is the difference between a CPO® and a CPO-CD®?   Certified Professional Organizer® (CPO®) is governed by the Board of Certified Professional Organizers From the NAPO website: This credential was designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and identify industry professionals who demonstrate the knowledge essential to professional organizing and

December 9, 2015 Millennials don’t have the space for legacy memorabilia

Cris was quoted in the December 7, 2015 Washington Post article, Boomers are ready to retire from holiday hubbub, but their kids won’t let them. Boomers are wanting to downsize their holiday decorations, but the boomers' adult children are not interested in taking the decorations and

November 23, 2015 Legacy Memorabilia

Legacy Memorabilia I was recently interviewed by the Washington Post and the reporter asked me what are some of the things that overwhelm baby boomers. Legacy Memorabilia was the first answer out of my mouth. That was an easy answer because Legacy Memorabilia is everywhere in our

August 31, 2015 Quick and Easy Home Organizing Projects

If your summer has been anything like the Maniacs, you're probably wondering how it's almost Fall already!  Between summer trips, kids activities, visiting family, and every day responsibilities, many of us are looking around our house and seeing projects that we had every intention of