Each year, Nina (one of our lead organizers) always makes me her infamous Chocolate Rum Balls. This year, I couldn’t resist asking her for the recipe and sharing it with you. So, enjoy this holiday treat. If you have a holiday cookie or dessert you’re famous for, please share it
In an ideal world, the holiday season would be a joyous time for us to spend relaxing, reminiscing and celebrating with friends and family. But in reality, you’ll have to be organized if you want your holidays to be stress-free. In this two-part post, I’ll share some tips to help
With Thanksgiving just a week away, most of you are pre-occupied with menus and travel plans, family and football. But for some of us, this holiday is not just about drifting into a turkey coma… it’s about diving into shopping chaos! Venturing out to shop on Black Friday is not for the faint
The makeover recently continued at the Dress for Success Boutique in Washington. DC. Solutions by Scott joined forces with multiple local organizers, all volunteers and members of The Washington, DC – Metro Chapter of The National Association of Professional Organizers to complete this phase of the makeover. The makeover team
Many of you know that I traveled to Haiti in January with the amazing non-profit charity Soles4Souls to help distribute shoes to children. Experiencing life in Haiti with these beautiful people was truly heartbreaking. It was also a life changing experience. Upon returning to DC, I started collecting shoes for Soles4Souls.
Last week, I wrote about a professional organizer in Washington, DC who happened to also be a hoarder – a hoarder of denim. I’ve been collecting denim for Habitat for Humanity since April. I wanted to share this update with you. As of May 17, 2010, I’ve collected 376 pairs
Many of my Facebook Fanpage followers are already aware that I’m a hoarder. That’s right! I’m a professional organizer and I’m a hoarder! Wait – don’t get the wrong idea. I’m not living among piles of stuff like you would see on A&E TV’s hit series Hoarders, I’m only hoarding
The National Association of Professional Organizers for years has celebrated January as Get Organized Month, and this year is no different! You likely know someone who’s proclaimed that in 2010, they would finally get organized. Or is this your year to banish the clutter for good? Either way, free tips
I work with elfa® frequently and find it rather easy to install. The product is affordable, very sturdy, and flexible enough to use in most any space. If you enjoy simple, do-it yourself type projects, this how-to video demonstrates how you can install your own elfa® closet system from The
I recently attend the National Association of Professional Organizers Washington, DC – Metro Chapter’s June meeting. Members featured new products and resources from the NAPO Conference in Orlando, Florida which I attended this past April. One by one, members demonstrated various products and explained the highlights of some new services.