One of the biggest challenges to getting organized can be what to do with all of the stuff that we no longer want or need.  Here is a list of resources in the Boston area that would welcome the donation of your gently used items.   Bridesmaid Dresses & Prom Dresses:  Get rid of unwanted…

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When organizing our home or office, we often want to donate our gently used items to others but we don’t know how to get started.  Here are some ideas on where to donate, recycle and sell your items so they do some good.   Mobile phones can be recycled through Flipswap or Greenphone.com to keep…

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What’s your holiday “goal”? This year, do you want to entertain family and friends in a calm, peaceful home?  Are you looking for more time to enjoy holiday traditions?  Is having a more jolly holiday season a goal?   Being organized at the holidays can help with all of these.  Clearing the clutter that crowds your…

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What, exactly, is this? Have you ever opened a drawer, closet or bin and wondered “what the heck is in here?”.  Welcome to the club of too much stuff and lack of organization.  In our homes and offices, we accumulate stuff because as humans, we have an amazing capacity to create use scenarios for things. …

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Setting goals and getting it done Getting better organized has been a goal for a while but I was having trouble getting started.  I won a free assessment gift certificate Your Organized Life had donated to a local charity and took this as the first step to get organized!  Lisa was really helpful in defining each organizational space…

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New Space, New Options After a recent move, I needed help in organizing my new home.  Normally I would do it myself,  but moving is so hectic,  I just wanted to start enjoying the new space and to be functioning on all cylinders.  I also had some challenging spaces and was feeling kind of stuck.  Since a friend…

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Finding Efficencies and Systems As a full-time professional with three young children, finding efficencies and organizational systems that work for our busy lives is key to day-to-day survival. After moving from a city condo to a new historic home with challenging closets and spaces, I reached out to Lisa for support and she was able to…

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Why is closet organization important? Who hasn’t struggled at one time or another with a closet that just won’t cooperate?  Getting dressed and out the door is critical to a less stressful life – we do it at least once a day!  So why does the closet remain such a struggle for many of us?…

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