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I “Konmari-ed” my drawers and I HATE it! Part 2.

I “Konmari-ed” my drawers and I HATE it! Part 2.

Yes, I said it. I hate it. Well, maybe hate is too strong of a word. Ok, it’s definitely too strong of a word. But lets go back in time 4 months ago when I wrote my first “Konmari-ed” drawers blog. Here’s what my drawer looked like the first go around. I had just finished… Continue Reading

Don’t miss this San Francisco Gem !!!

Don’t miss this San Francisco Gem !!!

Are you looking for a way to use less wrapping paper this holiday season? I love reusing bits of fabric, yarn, twine, newspaper, origami paper, scarves and even paper bags to wrap gifts. Satin Moon Fabrics on Clement street in San Francisco is a wonderful place to find gorgeous one of a kind fabrics and… Continue Reading

Socks and Snot Rags

Socks and Snot Rags

What taking care of yourself really looks like. No school for my son today. His forehead is hot and he is cold, tired, stuffed up and unwilling to do anything I offer to help remedy his situation. He is sick. It’s Monday, of course, and it hurts my throat to swallow, I have aches and… Continue Reading

El Nino Organizing! Seriously?

El Nino Organizing! Seriously?

What does organizing have to do with El Nino? Nothing, except … Leaky roofs, broken windows, backed up sewers line and flooded basements can really dampen your day, night or month. There is nothing worse than being forced to clear out a space due to water damage and have to throw everything out. (Believe me,… Continue Reading

FIVE MINUTE FIX

FIVE MINUTE FIX

Got five minutes? Here’s something you can handle. Take a few pieces of your sterling silver jewelry and polish them. Sometimes we don’t see how dull our jewelry is. So grab your polish and get to it! My favorite product is Wright’s Silver Cream. It works much better than the dips, and you can really… Continue Reading

Ask the Organizer! Free event!

Ask the Organizer! Free event!

I am speaking at the Ortega Branch Library in San Francisco, Saturday April 4th. Come and hear how organizing can zen you out and change your life. Get answers to your organizing questions. Free Event, RSVP Required. http://www.sfbos.org/index.aspx?page=16825 Save Continue Reading

How to De-cultter your Costume Closet

How to De-cultter your Costume Closet

Yes, it’s true! I can not hide it any longer. I have a costume closet and no, I am not a “burner”. Although, I could probably clothe an entire camp for next years burn. Where did all the costumes come from? Being a parent should give you the first clue. I have also been acting… Continue Reading

Come Hear Me Speak!!!!

How come I can get organized, but I can’t stay organized? Why is it so hard to get started? What are common mistakes we make when trying to get organized? Come and find out! I’ll be speaking and answering questions June 20th at 7pm. 275 Olympia Way, San Francisco, Ca Click on the link below… Continue Reading

Is Your Money Funny ?

When I was a pawnbroker, there was street slang to tell people where you were at in your life without the rest of the world knowing what you were talking about. If you were “going on vacation”… You were heading to jail. If you came “back from vacation”…  You just got out of jail. And… Continue Reading