Reflections on Thanksgiving

Yesterday, I enjoyed a lovely family gathering.  I hope you were able to spend your day with loved ones. Before dinner, one of the kids went around and asked each person to list a few things they are grateful for and put the slips of paper in a basket.  After […] Read more »

Sometimes work is a privilege

This week my team coordinated a move for a wonderful couple. We were so impressed with their attitude to all the chaos and change around them. I don’t approve of the way words like “bravery” are often thrown around but that is what I witnessed this week. They were leaving […] Read more »

Wear What You’ve Never Worn Day

Ellen DeGeneres did a very good job of describing how hard it is to go through a closet and not make excuses to keep things “just in case.” Her idea of having a special day where you wear all the lonely items – bridesmaid dresses, “bargains” you never found the […] Read more »

Christmas 2011 — Birth of a New Tradition

Professional Organizers often offer clients suggestions for simplifying their holiday shopping and gifting. The article below is currently being forwarded around through email. I think a lot of the ideas for supporting local businesses are sound. Enjoy ! As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high […] Read more »

Tax Prep Prep (yes, you are seeing it twice)

If you take a long time to assemble all necessary documents to prepare your tax return think about being better organized for next time. Here’s a few useful tips from Omnibus Organizing in the San Francisco Bay Area: As with all filing, the important questions isn’t “where should I put […] Read more »

A Varied & Full Life

After 5 years in business, I was recently talking to a friend and realized how lucky I am.   I get to work with so many interesting people and every day is different – one day  I’ll be sitting in a nice air-conditioned office, doing nothing more strenuous than making file […] Read more »