Stress Less: Home Organizing Tips for the Holidays Part 2

Stress Less: Home Organizing Tips for the Holidays Part 2

In our last blog post, we shared home organizing tips and tricks from our NYC Professional Organizer for making the busiest of holiday seasons less overwhelming and hectic. With all those festive gatherings of family and friends comes extra food preparations, gift buying, preparing overnight accommodations, and so much more – the list can be a mile long! Today, we dive into holiday home organizing tips in greater detail so that you can stress less and spend more time basking in the moments with your friends and family. Behold the power of printable checklists. Having all the tasks that need CONTINUE READING >

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Home Office Organizing Ideas for the Holiday Season

Home Office Organizing Ideas for the Holiday Season

So, it’s the holidays, and you’ve got at least a modicum more time than usual. Now is the perfect opportunity to make a little headway on tuning up that home office of yours. Home office organizing ideas for the holiday season are exactly what today’s blog is about. As an NYC professional organizer, I see clients and friends both bite off more than they can chew on a regular basis. We all want to do so much, for so many people, and that tendency can be especially strong this time of year! So, as you consider home office organizing ideas CONTINUE READING >

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Stress Less: Your Guide to the Holidays Part 1

Stress Less: Your Guide to the Holidays Part 1

The Holidays are upon us and as the head of your household it can be a juggling act to find   the balance between being the hostess and enjoying the holiday themselves especially if you have children.  As parents, you want to capture all of the moments you can during the holidays while also making sure that each part of the festivities goes off without a hitch. Holidays can be absolutely crazy– from the traveling, to the noise level, to the food preparations and gift wrapping— all wonderful and memory making, but stressful none the less. The key to keeping CONTINUE READING >

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Office Organizing Ideas for the Holidays: Coordinating Schedules and Vacations

Office Organizing Ideas for the Holidays: Coordinating Schedules and   Vacations

With people taking time off from work, and needing their duties covered, the holiday season can be one of the more stressful times of the year.  But, take it from our NYC Professional Organizer, it doesn’t have to be that way. What’s required – no surprise here – is planning! And informing your planning there needs to be vision and the principle of working smarter, not harder. Most of us feel that we have wasted a little bit of time in office meetings on occasion. But scheduling a planning meeting early in the season is one of our essential office CONTINUE READING >

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Give the Gift of Organization: Closet Stuffer Favorites from Your NYC Professional Organizer!

Give the Gift of Organization:  Closet Stuffer Favorites from Your NYC Professional Organizer!

Closets are clutter magnets. It’s so easy to throw stuff in there, and then shut the door. See   — no more clutter! Well, Your NYC Professional Organizer knows, and you know too, that the clutter doesn’t just vanish when the closet door is closed. Spring cleaning will be here before you know it, so now is a great time to give or ask for gifts that will help you organize your secret closet clutter and keep it organized. This is one of our top home organizing tips for the holiday season. Shelves are important. If your closet doesn’t have CONTINUE READING >

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Setting up Your New Home Requires its Own Plan

Setting up Your New Home Requires its Own Plan

Getting your new home set up is a wonderful culmination of all the hard work you’ve already done to make this move happen. And it also requires an exceptionally strong (and yet flexible) plan. Task One To start, ask yourself: What rooms do you use every day? As we mentioned in our last post, these are: bathrooms, bedroom(s), kitchen. Getting these essential rooms set up will go a long way in making you feel settled in! If you’ve done your homework, then you’ve labeled the boxes for the kitchen not only with that all important word – kitchen – but CONTINUE READING >

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Ready, Set, MOVE!!! #4 : More Moving Tips from Your NYC Professional Organizer

Ready, Set, MOVE!!! #4 : More Moving Tips from Your NYC Professional Organizer

Most people dread moving, with the work and the stress, and the sense of disorientation and mess. But there is a silver lining to that cloud. If done right, moving gives you the opportunity to clean out a lot of old clutter, refocus on what is important to you, and set up your new life in a way that will keep it organized and flowing. If you’ve followed your NYC Professional Organizer’s moving blogs for this month, then you should already be experiencing less stress and a greater sense of control and organization if you are in the midst of CONTINUE READING >

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Office Move Strategies from Your NYC Professional Organizer

Office Move Strategies from Your NYC Professional Organizer

When it comes to your office move, technology pretty much has to come first.  Unlike when you move your residence, when you can probably survive without cable for a few days or even weeks, and you might be fine living without a phone land line for a spell as well, when it comes to the place that you do business any interruption in Internet, Wi-Fi, or phone service means lost dollars. Potentially a lot of them. And that’s why today’s office moving tips from your NYC professional organizer are focused on the tech end of an office move. First, take CONTINUE READING >

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NYC Professional Organizer Strategies for Surviving the Actual Move

NYC Professional Organizer Strategies for Surviving the Actual Move

It‘s the final week before the movers arrive. You’ve organized, purged, and prepared for  the inevitable upheaval that moving brings. Your NYC Professional Organizer says that now is the time to prepare your “Survival Kit.” These are the items that you will take with you, rather than putting on the moving truck, to ease your entry into your new place with as little stress as possible. Paperwork: Keep all your important paperwork with you, including relevant receipts, mover’s contract, your new lease or deed, important family documents (passports, birth certificates, wills, etc.), and insurance papers. This is a crucial paper CONTINUE READING >

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Tips for a Successful Office Move

Tips for a Successful Office Move

So, you’ve gotten serious enough about your upcoming office move to be looking at a blog about it. As an NYC professional organizer, I like to reward effort like that among my clients and readers, and so let’s get started. I’ll be providing a series of office move tips that constitute what people call “tips,” let me know how they work for you! Probably the single most stressing aspect of moving is actually money. People have a vague sense how much moving a household costs, but unless you’ve personally overseen an office move of late, you probably are less clear CONTINUE READING >

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