Tag: professional organizer

Creating Ease When Your Schedule Runneth Over by @MelindaMassie

by Melinda Massie  | Featured Contributor All too often, our schedules run us instead of the other way around. The other week I saw Elf the Musical. In it, there’s a song where the business man/father’s assistant is telling him his schedule. It was ridiculous. Only 15 minutes for meetings. 5 minutes to draw up things that […]

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What Feels Right to You? by @MelindaMassie

by Melinda Massie | Featured Contributor As a professional organizer, I see a LOT of great organizing information. Between friends, family and clients who share their experiences through social media, people who send articles to me, and my own research, there’s a MASSIVE amount of organizing that passes through my brain. There also seems to be […]

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All or Nothing Will Bite You in the Tush by @MelindaMassie

by Melinda Massie | Featured Contributor A common obstacle preventing people from creating an organized and clutter free home is having an “all or nothing” mentality. Many people tell me that they’ve never gotten their homes organized because if they can’t get the whole house done at once then they just don’t bother to do […]

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Because Less Than Fabulous is Just Unacceptable by @MelindaMassie

by Melinda Massie | Featured Contributor Once upon a time, I was an event planner. Through the years of planning galas, benefits, weddings, and everything in between, I spent a LOT of time chilling out my clients. The phrase that worked with even the most anxiety-riddled client was “Don’t worry, darling. Less than fabulous is […]

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Banishing “Make Do” or Why That Ugly Chair Has Got To Go. by @MelindaMassie

by Melinda Massie | Featured Contributor I currently hear a phrase swirling around too often. This phrase does nothing but keep people stuck in their clutter. Make do. You know: This will make do until the right thing comes along. This will just have to make do until I find the time to do it […]

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A Tale of Two Homes or How Design Affects Organizing by @MelindaMassie

by Melinda Massie | Featured Contributor Gather around Sunshines as I tell you a tale of two homes. Home A is spacious. On the outset everything seems like it will work in good order. Then you try to function in it. There’s barely any storage. The roof angle cuts off the tops of upstairs closets. […]

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Get a Spotless, Organized “Insert Room Here.” by @melindamassie

by Melinda Massie | Featured Contributor Prepare thyselves for a redheaded rant, Sunshines. I recently saw an article titled, “Get a Spotless, Organized Laundry Room.” This, my darlings, is bullsh… A FULL-BLOWN LIE. Unless you move out of your house, or never actually live in it ever again, you will NEVER have a spotless, organized […]

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