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I recently had the opportunity to go see and hear Courtney Carver, of Be More With Less. Courtney is the creator of the minimalist fashion challenge, Project 333, launched in 2010. What started as a quest for her own goals has become a movement with tens of thousands...read more
What I am sharing today is less of a blog post, and more of a personal essay. It’s personal, passionate and, well, long. (If you choose to read it, you should just refill your coffee cup or wine glass now.) If you watch “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” on HBO,...read more
I’m in my mid-40’s. I don’t have children. I say these things to give you context on the story I’m about to share. This weekend, I said goodbye to a possession of my childhood. It was a rocking chair, the kind you can imagine a little toddler...read more
This week, I got to attend a premiere of the new documentary, “Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things.” It was film created by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, known as “The Minimalists”, who share their stories...read more
Did you participate in the 2016 Clever Girl Organizing Challenge this year? Did you start, but then wander away for a bit, and want to get back to it? Here is a round up of all the challenges! Weekly Challenges: Week 1: In the Kitchen, Part 1Week 2: In...read more
Most of what I like to write about here on the Clever Girl Organizing blog is about how to make positive differences in your spaces and systems and ultimately, your life. Sometimes, however, it’s important to discuss some of the darker side of life, and...read more
If you can believe it, we are in our final week of this 16 Week Challenge to reclaim your home and reclaim your life! Whether you followed along perfectly or just made progress here and there, I hope it’s been a valuable way for you to spend your time and...read more
We are in our last 2 weeks of this 16 week Challenge to reclaim your home and reclaim your life! And with Tax Day in the US this week, what a better time to focus on Paper Management! This week’s is one that so many of us need — whether it is because we...read more
We are in the FINAL 3 weeks of The Clever Girl Organizing Challenge for 2016! This particular week is the last one before we move into paper and digital management. We’re looking at some of the last sets of collections that you might find in your home —...read more
Many people who read my blog probably have a basic understanding of what a Professional Organizer does. We work with people, in their home or office, on the spaces and systems that are causing challenges in their life. We work together to improve the space or their...read more
It’s Week 13 of the Clever Girl Organizing Challenge, and as we begin the last 4 weeks of The Challenge, we’re focusing on some of the categories that really seem to attract clutter unless they’re reviewed regularly over time. This week, we’re...read more
Week 12! That’s right: At the end of this week, we’re 75% done with this challenge! I hope you’re sticking with it and making progress across all the spaces of your home each week, and you see how you’re truly making a difference in your home...read more