Moving Mom…

Many of you might remember that two years ago I wrote about Organizing Mom. That was the summer my mother lost her partner Don whom she had been with for over 25 years, the last 12 years in Florida. The article reflected the organizing tasks taken when one falls into a widow’s situation. This summer I […]

Helping the Elderly Downsize

Check out this great article titled “Helping the Elderly Downsize” from The Times July 22, 2016 edition. As a Professional Organizer, “Senior Move Manager” is one of my roles as a PO. Take a look at how we work here.

Hop, Skip and a Junk?

I accidentally said this recently, “It’s a hop, skip and a junk…” Of course what I meant to say was, “It’s a hop, skip and a jump away” — but junk was what came out of my mouth. Then I thought to myself that when it comes to rapidly organizing a house often hiring a […]

Storage or Moving Tip

Are you dealing with a lot of boxes and don’t know what’s in them? Then create and keep a “Box Inventory”.

Do You Know What It’s Worth? I Don’t!

I have a confession to make. When I organize my clients, I truly do not know the value of their possessions. Nor is this my area of expertise. Just last month as I was helping a client downsize, I uncovered a rifle that looked to be 100 years old. My client didn’t even know her […]

Downsizing or “Rightsizing”

I’d like to redefine the term “Downsizing” to “Rightsizing” because this isn’t a term just about empty nesters and retirees anymore. There are also single parents and dual income partners with no children, as well as traditional families who don’t need the large home anymore for several reasons. Whether they can’t afford it, it’s too […]