Fall Organizing Tips From Tonia Tomlin

2017-10-19T13:59:42+00:00 Home Organization, Latest Publications, Organizing for Kids and Family|

Now that summer is over we can focus more on our work schedules and family, but we can also throw in some clutter therapy as well. De-cluttering your closets, bathroom drawers, and desk areas will give you the answer you’ve needed to start fresh this fall. In my fourteen years of organizing for clients, friends, and family, I discovered that profiling unorganized spaces has been my expertise. The catalyst questions just came easily to me. For example, [...]

Get Organized This Year!

2017-10-20T16:47:23+00:00 Home Office Organizing, Latest Publications, Organizing for Kids and Family|

Have you ever said, “This is the year, I am going to get organized.“  OR, “I’m ready this year to cut the paper clutter.” OR, “This is the year I am going to park the car in the garage!” If you have said these few things to yourself, well you are in luck….We are here to help you get organized RIGHT NOW! Make 2016 the year you have been wanting to check off the list of organizing [...]

4 Easy Ways to Control Christmas Clutter and Organize your Holiday Season

2017-10-18T22:21:13+00:00 Organizing for Kids and Family, Time Saving Tips|

With the stress of the holiday season in full swing, it's easy to allow clutter to get out of hand and wreak havoc on all your holiday plans. However, with just a few easy steps, you can do a few things that will help you organize all your holiday activities so that you can spend more time enjoying the season rather than dreading it.1. Create a gift wrap stationTake inventory of your supplies. See what you already have–and [...]

Halloween Safety Tips

2017-10-18T22:21:53+00:00 Organizing for Kids and Family|

October is here and so the time for costumes, decorations, candy, and spooky fun begins! This month’s post will cover helpful Halloween safety tips approved by the National Safety Council. To ensure Halloween is safe for our kids, please share this post and tell your friends - by all of us doing our part we can ensure a fun and safe night for everyone. For those of us driving, please be especially alert and cautious because of [...]

Back to School Organizing Tips

2017-10-18T19:19:43+00:00 Back To School Tips, Organizing for Kids and Family|

Back to School Time: Make it as Organized as Possible!It's nearing that time; soon the kids will be back at school, and the routine you learned for the past 3 months will be overturned for drop-off times, homework, projects, and more. Take advantage of these helpful tips to eliminate the clutter and mental chaos that this time of the year can create.Tip 1: Develop Evening RoutinesDo as much as you can for the next day, the night before.  [...]

7 Tips When Merging Your Households

2017-10-18T22:14:21+00:00 Organizing for Kids and Family, Professional Organizing|

1. Take INVENTORY excel spreadsheet to map out what you have and where it’s going to go.2. Agree on a date and time the two of you will get together to “sort out” your belongings. A purge before you merge your households is a MUST. This will save a lot of time and aggravation when getting into the home together.3. MAP IT OUT….Plan out where the sorted items will go before you make the move. Example, what side [...]