Tag Archives: National Association of Professional Organizers

Medicine cabinets need spring-cleaning too

As you tackle all of your spring cleaning, it’s good time to clean out the the medicine cabinet and stock up items you’ll need for summer. 1. Sort through all your medicines. 2. Dispose of any medicine that has expired or is no longer needed.  The question comes up quite a bit about the proper way […]

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Simplify For More Time

Sometimes in all the hustle and bustle of family life, we forget to make time for what is really important.  Here are a few ideas on how to simplify and get back some time for your family. Have the family help with the chores. If you have all hands on deck the work will get […]

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Ask the Pros: How do you organize your laundry room & system?

Each month we like to choose one room that we can offer followers advice on how to organize. This month it’s the laundry room. One of our professional organizers, Kimberly Mercure, had a ton of great advice and practical tips.  Q:   What’s the first step you should take when you decide to tackle your laundry room […]

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Make a Summer Bucket List

Simplify for Balance is the theme for spring and the Freshly Organized team has been working hard to help you and your family simplify and plan better. And, we are here to tell you that the month of May is the perfect time to make a summer bucket list. Chances are you’ve been doing a lot […]

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Graduation Planning Checklist

If you have a graduate in your family this spring, your head might be spinning with party-planning details. Here’s a basic checklist to help keep you on track. Determine when and where to have the graduation party. Keep in mind any school-scheduled graduation activities. Set a budget. Choose a theme (if you want one). Send […]

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The Weekly Family Meeting

Simplify for Balance that’s the theme for spring. At Freshly Organized, this spring we are focused on how to help you and your family simplify and plan better. As you most likely know, family organization is complicated.  It requires getting everyone on being on same page. In order to have everyone on the same page every single family […]

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Ask the Pros: What are your favorite kitchen organizing tricks?

Last week we shared how Amy Lamar, a professional organizer from our team, likes to organize her kitchen. If you are ready to get your kitchen organized, Amy recommends these easy-to-implement kitchen organizing tricks. Portable wire shelves are great space-savers because they give you double the storage space. Organize spices by type: I put the spices that […]

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Ask the Pros: How do you organize your kitchen?

Each month we like to choose one room that we can offer followers advice on how to organize. This month it’s the kitchen. One of our professional organizers, Amy Lamar, had a ton of great advice and practical tips. We especially love her advice on letting the junk drawer be the junk drawer! Q:   Kitchen organization […]

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Simplify for balance.

Are you ready for spring? We are here to help! If you are anything like the Freshly Organized team, you are ready for the sunshine and warmer temperatures, but maybe not all the busy activity spring brings – weddings, graduations, end-of-school-year activities – and don’t forget soccer, baseball, and the list goes on and on […]

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Make the most of your time in the car

“A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.” ―Peter De Vries Now that school and fall sports are in full swing, the amount of time parents spend in the car with kids increases tremendously. If it seems you are off to somewhere every evening, try to look at […]

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