May 9, 2019

Cleaning your home is necessary, but it’s not everyone’s favorite chore. To happily get into a cleaning mode in the spring, and all year, sometimes you need to become a big pretender. Here are 5 ways to trick yourself into having a cleaner and more organized home.

Put Y...

November 8, 2017

There is a lot of overlap among my clients because I work with families, small businesses and especially families that run small businesses. That sweet spot, right in the middle of both, is where I'm happiest. If I can teach organizing skills to someone that will help...

March 30, 2017

One of our sayings at Organized Joy is that “we help you organize your home, your small business and your life.” So it’s only appropriate that we venture outside of your home as well and tackle that mobile home of yours – the car.

If you are anything like me, a mom & bu...

August 25, 2016

I love doing laundry.  I like taking disgusting clothes (and I live with 3 boys so I know disgusting) and making them clean again.  There's a sense of accomplishment when I'm finished that is truly needed on tough days when nothing else seems to get done.  It's familia...

February 25, 2016

I've been living in my new home for 7 months now and I'm surprised at how much organizing I've already done here. Our house is only two years old so you would think there's not much to be done. Uh huh.

When we moved in, I had a plan drawn out on paper because I'm an org...

December 17, 2015

 

2015 and our 52 Weeks To Organized Video Challenge are about to be all wrapped up.  This week's video in the series is all about maintenance, the most important yet least remembered part of organizing.  All year long I've given you ideas about how to organize certain...

November 12, 2015

 

How many times have you asked your spouse, "When's the last time we....?"  When did you last change that air filter?  How old is the water heater and when was it last drained?  Have you ever cleaned the refrigerator coils since you moved into your home?...

October 15, 2015

 My collections include romance novels (guilty pleasure) and photography

 

 

All this month, our YouTube Organizing videos have been focusing on the fun stuff - organizing music, memorabilia, cameras, and video game accessories.  We'll finish out the month with board game...

October 8, 2015

 

You can organize anything, even if you don't know what it is or does.  Don't get me wrong - it helps tremendously to be familiar with the items you are touching so you know their purpose and can decide where they fit best.  But a lot of times fear of the unknown...

September 9, 2015

 

Do you ever think, "What's the point of cleaning, organizing, or pretending like I've got it all together?" Everything you do ends up undone and it seems like such a vicious cycle of repeat, repeat, repeat, so why bother?  But then you hear just one little thing, mayb...

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