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Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Folding Sheets

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Folding Sheets

Tuesday Tip from Good Life Organizing: Easy way to store sheet - fold sheets and put inside one pillow case.  Makes grab and go easier.

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Want more quick tips to get organized in a snap? Check out Good Life’s “Two Minutes to Organized” Ebook at http://www.goodlifeorganizing.net/TwoMinutestoOrganized.html .

What Does a Professional Organizer Do?

What Does a Professional Organizer Do?

People often ask me what a Professional Organizer does. Does a PO come in and straighten all my pencils and color code my spices? Does a PO clean my house while putting all my DVDs in alphabetical order? In general, the answer to both questions is no.

Here is what a Professional Organizer generally does NOT do:

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Photographs

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Photographs

Tuesday Tip: Want to organize your printed photos? The first step is to gather them all in one place so you know what you have.
 

And please, please, please don't store them in your attic, garage or storage unit. They need to be in a safe, relatively stable temperature environment.

 

Good Life Organizing: Visual Clutter and Shopping

Good Life Organizing: Visual Clutter and Shopping

Recently I took my daughter to one of our favorite department stores for a little summer clothes shopping. While she browsed in the juniors department, I made my way to the ladies section. What I saw stopped me in my tracks - shelf after shelf of clothes strewn about and in a big jumbled mess. Not a pretty sight. It was worse than I have seen after a Black Friday sale.

Spring Fling Wrapup #4

Spring Fling Wrapup #4

Spring has sprung and it’s a wonderful time to get rid of clutter and start fresh. Join me for the entire month of April for a Spring Fling. Every day we will be sorting, discarding and flinging items and ideas from a wide variety of areas of our home and lives.  You can pick and choose which flings you would like do. You can do them every day or do them at your own pace. It’s all up to you! 

And remember good and done is better than perfect and postponed!  So let’s start flinging!

Spring Fling Wrapup #3

Spring Fling Wrapup #3

Spring has sprung and it’s a wonderful time to get rid of clutter and start fresh. Join me for the entire month of April for a Spring Fling. Every day we will be sorting, discarding and flinging items and ideas from a wide variety of areas of our home and lives.  You can pick and choose which flings you would like do.

RECIPE | Snap Pea Salad with Radish and Lime

RECIPE | Snap Pea Salad with Radish and Lime


Ingredients:

 

8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed and halved (about 2 cups)

7 ounces yellow wax beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 3 cups)

3 tablespoons lime juice

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground pepper, to taste

1 bunch radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced (about 10) 

 

Directions:

1. Steam peas over 2 inches of boiling water, stirring once, until crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes.  Transfer to a baking sheet lined with paper towel.  Steam wax beans until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.  Transfer to the baking sheet.  Refrigerate until chilled, about 20 minutes.