A lot of people misunderstand what it means to be organized, so I thought that I would write about what it means to me.

Never straighten-up again!

Many people misconstrue what being organized means … in fact, most people think of it as part of the “straightening up” process.

From our perspective, being organized means much more than just making things appear to be organized once in a while. It means having a system in place so that you never need to “straighten up.”

A well-thought-out system means that every piece of paper and every item on your desk, in your drawers, and in all of your living and working spaces has an assigned home. If you apply your organizing system to your everyday routine, then you will find that […]

2018-10-22T15:53:05+00:00March 9th, 2018|0 Comments


Now that you know what organizing means, let me tell you why organizing ain’t cleaning.

It’s that time of the year when we think about organizing and cleaning, refreshing and reviving.

Many of my clients think that organizing and cleaning are the same and that we’re going to clean their space. Your space will look much cleaner when we’re done, but that is because it is organized and there is a home for everything. This list will show some of the differences between organizing and cleaning.


• De-clutter
• Decide what to keep, donate/recycle or toss
• Create systems, processes and order
• Create a sensible home for items either where they are going to be used or can be easily located
• Store like or similar items together
• May involve mopping, scrubbing, sweeping, dusting, etc. when […]

2018-10-22T15:53:13+00:00March 9th, 2018|0 Comments