Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: Workout Clothing

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Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.  If […]

Containers Can Be Another Type Of Clutter

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I blog bi-weekly at Clutter Interrupted. Here is what I’m talking about this week. Do you drool over the container section at Target? Do you imagine all the possibilities those containers hold and how they are the answer to your organizing prayers? I hate to break it to you, but containers can just become another type of […]

5 Ways To Save Space In Your Garage For The Car

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I blog bi-weekly at Clutter Interrupted. Here is what I’m talking about this week. Is your garage full of stuff you rarely use while your vehicles are forced to park in the driveway? Besides our vehicle and a fishing boat, our garage is home to a lot of items. Most of this stuff belongs to my husband, […]

Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: File Coupons

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Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.  If […]

4 Organizing Systems You Must Implement To Maintain Organized Spaces

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I blog bi-weekly at Clutter Interrupted. Here is what I’m talking about this week. Establishing organizing systems is the most important part of the organizing process. Without systems in place, your space will quickly become disorganized again. Read about the 4 Organizing Systems at Clutter Interrupted.

Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: Pens and Pencils

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Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.  If […]

2 Questions You Must Ask When Finding Storage Solutions

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I blog bi-weekly at Clutter Interrupted.  Here is what I’m talking about this week.   This step focuses on finding homes for the items you decided to keep during the sorting step. You also will determine whether you actually need to purchase storage containers. Don’t run to the store just yet. Read about the 2 Questions […]

We all have regrets…get over it!

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We have all done it.  We bought something and then have regrets because we don’t like or use it.  We make mistakes, pure and simple. Don’t beat yourself up. Keeping the item and letting it become unused clutter will only make you feel worse and take up unnecessary space. You aren’t going to re-coupe your […]

5 Tips to Help You Sort it All Out

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I blog bi-weekly at Clutter Interrupted.  Here is what I’m talking about today. The next phase of the organizing process is to sort your belongings. This is when you decide what belongings to keep and what to let go. Yikes! Did I just tell you to let go of some of your things?  Read about the […]

Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: Clear off the sofa

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Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.  If […]

Clothe someone in need

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Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM’s) is my favorite place to drop off a client’s or my own clothing and linen donations.  There are many worthy donation centers in the Madison/Middleton, WI area, but MOM’s is a bit unique. It’s unique because, all the items at MOM’s are FREE for the clients they serve. That’s right, FREE.  MOM’s mission […]

3 Strategies To Help Get You Started Organizing

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I have recently been invited to be a regular contributor for Clutter Interrupted.   Their goal is to entertain, inform and support you as you put a STOP to the stuff that weighs you down! Check out their fun website for more tips, their excellent podcasts and more. Thank you Clutter Interrupted! ******** I’ve been a professional organizer since […]

Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: 11 Things in 11 Minutes

Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.  If […]

Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: Swimwear and Towels

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Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.  If […]

My daughter has returned…..

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I am very pleased our daughter is back home for the summer.  If you have kids in college, you can relate to all the S.T.U.F.F. that needs to be moved in and out of their temporary college dwelling each year.  We are lucky it all fit into our SUV!  The photo represents about two-thirds of […]

Do you have a closet full of clothing, yet nothing to wear?

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“Women usually love what they buy, yet hate two-thirds of what’s in their closets.” the neurotic’s notebook, 1960. Can you relate to this statement?  I’ve made too many BAD clothing choices in my lifetime and have decided enough is enough!   Before I buy clothing, I now ask myself if I really love it OR […]

Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: Bedroom Chair or a Corner

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Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.   […]

Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: A Small Area of The Garage

Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.  If […]

Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: Car

Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.  If […]

Three Compelling Reasons to Call an Organizer Before/After Moving

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It seems people are on the move now that spring has finally shown up.  I’m working with 2 new clients this month to prepare their homes for listings and helping another new client unpack and settle into her home. Is there a move in your future? If the answer is yes, here are 3 compelling […]

Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: The Drawer Beneath Your Oven

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Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.  If […]

Spring Fling Organizing Challenge

Say goodbye to winter and Hello spring!  Join my Spring Fling organizing challenge beginning March 29th, 2014.  Get rid of clutter and feel better. Find out more information here.

Favorite Organizing Products–Tour of Target

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>>Jill’s Favorite Organizing Products >>Tools to help you become more organized >>Products to maximize your space Join Jill for a tour of a Madison Target store on March 25th.  You will leave with a better understanding of organizing products and how to utilize them in your own home. More information here.    

3 Fantastic Alternatives to Buying More Stuff

I don’t need to save money….. said practically no one!  There is a way to have stuff and save money.  Consider temporary ownership.  You may even have less clutter as a result. Here are 3 alternatives to buying more stuff. 1.  Rent.  Do you use your public library?  This is an absolutely free option to […]

Weekend Mini-Organizing Challenge: Under the Bed

Need some organizing motivation and inspiration, or a gentle kick in the rear:) Subscribe to receive mini-organizing challenges several weekends a month. They will be automatically emailed to you so you won’t have to remember to visit the blog. Mini-organizing challenges are doable and will focus on de-cluttering a tiny area of your home.  If […]