Closed September 2017

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Is Your House Ready for Guests?

Does the sound of the doorbell fill you with dread? Holidays are coming up! You may be hosting family holiday meals, dinner parties, gift openings, or even (gasp)… overnight guests! Click here for your checklist for making sure you're ready on the Good Housekeeping Home Style Blog. Flickr image courtesy roblisameehan    Follow me on… Read more »

Organize Your Bathroom for Cold and Flu Season

Achoo! Uh-oh, it's time again to get organized for cold and flu season! Click here for some tips on what medications to keep, where to keep them, and how to find and manage them efficiently on the Good Housekeeping Home Style Blog.  Follow me on Twitter for my Daily #ClutterTweetTip, "Like" us on Facebook, and… Read more »

What’s Happening In Your Bedroom?

You want your bedroom to be a retreat space that makes you feel relaxed and rested, so let's consider for a moment everything that is possibly going on (well, not everything!), in this week's Good Housekeeping Home Style blog. Follow me on Twitter for my Daily #ClutterTweetTip, "Like" us on Facebook, and see our weekly… Read more »

How to Fix Clutter Trouble Spots for Good!

Do you have a clutter trouble spot in your home? Of course you do. Even the best-kept home will always have one or two trouble spots… Even being a professional organizer like me does not mean that you won't have something that always bothers you to some degree! The good news is that the majority… Read more »

Find Hidden Storage!

When you think you’ve run out of storage space, think again! A treasure trove of storage is found on the backs of doors.   This post I wrote for Good Housekeeping's Home Style blog gives you some ideas of how to organize like a pro! Follow me on Twitter for my Daily #ClutterTweetTip, "Like" us… Read more »

Never Do Laundry Again

Yes, you heard me… never do laundry again! I just figured out how to make that happen. Recently I was doing some journaling on the question my friend Wendy Lipton-Dibner poses in her book, Shatter Your Speed Limits: "If I woke up tomorrow morning and magically found I had everything I truly wanted, how would… Read more »

How to Make Something Better by Ripping It Up!

Quick weekend tip for you…When organizing or when unloading groceries and other purchases and putting them away, I am always annoyed at how packages are designed well for shipping and selling and store display, but not for dispensing and everyday use and storage. Sometimes things are hard to open, too. Are you listening, package designers?… Read more »

Clutter Video Tip: Guest Room Tips

Each week we are posting a one-minute-ish quick video tip on something useful and practical that you can apply right away! Our eighth video, focuses on making your guests feel “at home”. (Click here to watch on YouTube if you can’t see the embedded player.) Transcript: Hi. I’m Lorie Marrero, and today’s Clutter Video Tip… Read more »

But I Don’t Wanna! 5 Reasons Why You Should Make Your Bed

We had our monthly member "freestyle" Q&A webinar last Tuesday night, when our members can send in photos and questions and get live consultations (no additional cost, included in our membership program). Always such a blast! One member asked me this week, "Why should I make my bed every morning?"  Here are 4 good reasons… Read more »

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