It’s been a weird year and many are wondering if they should even celebrate Halloween. If you decide to go trick-or-treating during CoVid, here are a few fun suggestions:
As a child, I enjoyed organizing my closets by colors and use. As an adult, I’ve put my organization methods to use at my various jobs (organizing and inventorying a 3500 book library; organizing and labeling a large outdoor special event storage shed for a city’s recreation division; creating and organizing a walk-in supply closet for a summer camp). I also earned a B.S. from Texas A&M (WH08P!). In 2017, I quit my local government job to travel. I loved it so much, I decided to find a way to earn income that allowed me to continue traveling. During my time on the road, I stayed with various friends and family and somehow it worked out that many of them were in the process of moving or rearranging certain rooms. Conveniently, I was there to help. Thus began Status: Organized. I hope to bring my love of organization (and skills!) to people across the country.
How to Organize Cleaning Supplies Does the area under your sink frustrate you? Do you need to take a deep breath before you have the courage to open that cabinet … Continue reading How to Organize Cleaning Supplies in 3 Easy Steps!
As an ode to the past 8 months, (aka, just in case the “end of the world trajectory that we know as 2020” continues), you should create or update a hurricane preparedness kit so you’re ready if one of these two storms (or the possible 20 more that may happen in 2020) hit the Houston area.
In mid-March, lives changed drastically with the onset of Covid-19. Businesses shut their doors, offices required employees to work from home, and thousands were laid off or furloughed. This led to a previously coveted practice: working remotely from a home office. But without a designated work space, productivity remains low. Learn how to organize a home office for productivity.
I went from a productive, let’s get stuff done, individual to an individual who chose to squander 24 hours every day.
Often, when I first discuss a plan with a new client, their main goal is to be able to park their vehicle inside (as well as discard all the clutter). Great, let’s do that. The number one issue is, of course, all the stuff that’s on the ground. So, what’s to be done? Put hands on every item as you decide to donate, trash/recycle, return/gift, or keep. Then utilize the vertical space.
Let’s be blunt: when you pass, you will no longer worry about what happens to your belongings, or your body, or anything in your life, but those you leave behind will be affected by your passing. It’s your responsibility to make it a smooth transition for them.
Hey Dallas, Texas, I’ll be in town September 25th to September 29th and am booking home organizing sessions.
I was fortunate (again) to listen to Janice Simon speak. She was our guest presenter for the September NAPO Houston meeting (aka National Association of Productivity and Professional Organizers). She … Continue reading Organize Your Brain: Fun Tidbits to Improve Your Daily Life
Oh no! The 4th of July is tomorrow and you (somehow?) volunteered to host the (fun, yet organized) celebration at your home. Before giving in to the panic and reaching … Continue reading How to Organize a Last Minute 4th of July Party!
What’s Your To-Do List? Give gratitude, meditate, 30 minute yoga routine, shower, dry hair, apply lotion and make-up, dress to impress, fix cup of coffee, create to-do list for the … Continue reading 11 Tips to Create “Grit” Within
No matter who you are or where you live, no matter how much money you make or how you spend your days, at some point in your life, you will experience grief. Grief is the distress caused by being deprived of someone (or something). How do you deal with the paperwork left by a loved one who’s passed?