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Challenged by Small Spaces?

Are your spaces so small that no amount of organizing seems to work? Is your home bursting because there is nowhere to put anything away? This year’s Philadelphia Home Show has a theme of “Small Spaces”. The recent trend of Tiny Homes makes this theme a perfect fit! Many, without even opting into the Tiny Home movement, are faced with the challenges …

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Organizing Expert: Spotlight on Martha Spittal

Q: When did you decide to become a Professional Organizer? For years I watched TV shows featuring Professional Organizers, totally intrigued, and thinking “I could do that!” Friends and coworkers told me the same thing. I finally decided to take the leap myself about two years ago. Q: Why did you choose organizing as your field of expertise? It fits …

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Be Kind – To Yourself!

Cut yourself some Slack during an End-of-Year Move It’s the “most wonderful time of the year,” so why have you been so stressed lately? Here it is, the last few days of December and all there’s been to think about is what we are giving and getting for holiday gifts! Oh, and we had to choose our healthcare plans. Right. Don’t …

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Organizing Expert: Spotlight on Jodie Siegel

Q: When did you decide to become a Professional Organizer? After some time off with my (then) young kids, I did a lot of soul searching to find just the right fit for my skills, temperament and schedule. I have always loved making order out of MY household chaos, so I did some research, and launched my business. Q: What …

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Holidays & Your New Home: What You Need to Know

If you are someone who really enjoys celebrating the holidays and you have just moved, then you are in for some changes. Here are a few suggestions of how to manage your new Holiday Home: Situation A – Hosting Guests following a local move. You have moved within your city or state and are still planning to host the holiday. …

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Organizing Expert: Spotlight on Dina Newman

Q: Why did you decide to become an Organizing Expert? I started my organizing business because it was something that I liked and was good at since childhood. I wanted to utilize my corporate skills as well as my natural skills to serve the community. Q: Do you have any areas of Specialty? Organizing Concepts and Designs specializes in residential …

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Cloud Storage

We move. Our stuff moves. Our information moves. And all of it moves fast. A lot faster than we have time to keep up with. So, how do we handle it? Sometimes we take time to prioritize, like if I just get these two or three things done, the rest won’t matter so much. Other times, we don’t; doing whatever …

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Organizing Expert: Spotlight on Angi Case

Q: When did you decide to become a Professional Organizer? Becoming a Professional Organizer has been a lifelong work in progress. I started early, trying to keep the room I shared with my little sister tidy. She never put anything away! 😊 During and after College, I would give my friends “coupons” to organize a particular room or closet in …

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Are You Prepared?

Loss of life and home are the greatest devastations that can in no way be offset. For those affected, we can offer care and aid. For ourselves, we can prepare for whatever next emergency may be on the horizon. As defined by the New Oxford American Dictionary: Crisis |ˈkrīsis| noun (pl. crises |-ˌsēz| ) a time of intense difficulty, trouble, …

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5 College Essentials You Didn’t Think Of

Think you’re ready? It is August and we are seeing cars on the highway packed to the gills with the “bare essentials” that their cargos of budding scholars will need to survive the upcoming term. Some are returning veterans, others, newly fledged and tingling with anticipation and trepidation of their uncharted future. 5 Essentials for College Easy Living Here is …