How to Create a Home Office Filing System from the Professional Organizer in NYC

How to Create a Home Office Filing System from the Professional Organizer in NYC

Paper, paper, everywhere! It can sometimes feel like you are drowning in paperwork and you aren’t sure how to stop it. Developing a home office filing system might be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Having a clear system in place saves time, creates less stress, and reduces the feeling of being overwhelmed. Here are some tips from the Professional Organizer in NYC to develop your own home paper management system: Develop home office filing categories. The key to any file system is simplicity and ease. The system needs to be clear and easy to maintain. Label your CONTINUE READING >

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Time Saving Laundry Tips

Time Saving Laundry Tips

  Have you ever had that nightmare where you are being swallowed by a bottomless pit of dirty laundry? Nightmare or not, it often seems to be the reality! Laundry is one of those must-do household chores that seems never ending. From gathering the dirty laundry, to washing and drying, to ironing, folding, and putting away – no wonder it seems like you can never get ahead! Instead of being scared of that bottomless pile of laundry, the Professional Organizer in NYC has some home organizing ideas that will save you time and help you tackle the laundry before it CONTINUE READING >

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Top 5 Time Management Tips

Top 5 Time Management Tips

  You are a busy person….you have a job, a home, a family, meetings, appointments, a lot happening. There often seems like there just isn’t enough time in the day to get everything done! The Professional Organizer in NYC hears you loud and clear and is offering her Top 5 Tips to manage your day and save you time. Create a daily plan. Whether you use a paper planner, a notebook, or an app on your phone, the best way to manage all that needs to be done is to capture all of the information in one place. Include all CONTINUE READING >

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Cold Weather: A Great Time to Clear That Clutter!

Cold Weather: A Great Time to Clear That Clutter!

Baby it’s cold outside. We’re now solidly in the middle of winter with the holidays behind us and a few more months of cold in our future. We know that a certain amount of snow is bound to fall and we can expect sleet and freezing rain as well. It’s enough to make you want to stay indoors and wear cozy fleece while drinking hot chocolate. But wait a minute. While fleece and slippers sound awfully appealing the inclement weather also affords you a terrific opportunity to do some of that decluttering that perhaps you’re been putting off for quite CONTINUE READING >

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Time Management on the Job

Time Management on the Job

  We spend at least 8 hours a day at work, and often have a long list of to-do’s waiting for us before we even make it through the door. We often feel like we need to work harder in order to complete everything or that we need to have more hours in a day. Being able to manage our tasks at work is a must. Here are some office organizing ideas from the professional organizer in NYC to help you take control of your day and to-do list in the office: Complete the most important tasks first. Take a CONTINUE READING >

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Time Management Tips for Your Kitchen

Time Management Tips for Your Kitchen

  Americans spend about 365 hours in the kitchen every year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That is over 15 days! In the average life of a person, that equates to over 3 years spent in the kitchen. Can you imagine what you could do with your life if you could shave some time off that number? The key to time management in your kitchen is preparation and planning. The professional organizer in New York City has some tips to help you take action and start saving time: Organize your kitchen. Sounds simple, right? But this time saver CONTINUE READING >

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5 Ways to Win Back Time in the Morning

5 Ways to Win Back Time in the Morning

  Good Morning. The very phrase conjures up a wide variety of images that range from sipping a lovely cup of tea while reading the paper to walking the dog or feeding the cat and of course, to getting the kids ready for school, juggling lunch boxes and morning cereal selection all to the endless litany of “I don’t want to wear thaaaaat.” And yes even if you don’t have kids, the morning routine can be fraught with tension and stress…or not! Starting the morning in a harried manner, rushing around in a disorganized state, well, that’s no way to CONTINUE READING >

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Stress Free Packing for Your Spring Break Trip

Stress Free Packing for Your Spring Break Trip

  So you’re planning a family vacation during spring break! The very thought of vacation conjures up images of relaxing, exploring new locations, and just getting away from the daily grind and responsibilities that comprise our busy lives. And anticipating the upcoming vacation feels pretty great, too. Two more weeks, one more week, and before you know it, the departure day has arrived. Some people don’t prepare in advance, then rush and pack just hours before leaving; others take their time and start to prepare a week or more before the big day. But regardless of how you do it, CONTINUE READING >

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5 Things to do Before Bed That Will Start Your Next Day Off Right

5 Things to do Before Bed That Will Start Your Next Day Off Right

  Ah bedtime. It feels so good to jump into bed, crawl under the covers, shut the light and let that blessed sleep wash over you. But not so fast. Before you head off to bed there are some things you should do that will help you to start off your next day just right. Here are 5 tips from your professional organizer in New York City and don’t worry, they will take you just 5 or 10 minutes and the rewards far outweigh the extra time. Tidy up. Take just a minute or two and go around your home CONTINUE READING >

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Customize Your Family’s Communication Center & Start the Year Off Right

Customize Your Family’s Communication Center & Start the Year Off Right

  They key to a calm and organized home is communication. Each member of your family has their own schedule – work, school, sports, clubs, meetings, visits. With everyone busy, communication is necessary to keep the family organized and not overwhelmed. One great way to handle this is to create a family communication center in your home. There are so many creative ways to develop a communication center for your family; you are only limited by your imagination! One great resource for ideas is Pinterest. To get you started, your professional organizer in NYC shares how to create an ideal CONTINUE READING >

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