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7 Steps to Refresh Your Coat Closet for Fall

Happy fall! When the temperature starts to drop and it’s time to move your hats, gloves, and scarves back into “prime real estate”, take the opportunity to give your coat closet a makeover. Here are 7 steps to help you refresh your closet for fall. Edit your belongings – Sort like ite
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4 DIY Storage Solutions to Streamline Your Living Space

You’re probably familiar with the phrase ‘your home is your castle’. And it’s true – your living space should act as a serene sanctuary where you can completely escape from the weight of the world. Of course, it’s difficult to relax and unwind when your palace is cluttered with boxes,
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5 Storage Hacks for Your New York City Apartment

Let’s face it: New York City apartments are tiny compared to their counterparts in other parts of the county. But, living in a small apartment doesn’t mean you need to go minimalist. Here are five storage hacks for your NYC apartment that will allow you to effectively organize and sto
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How to Prepare for Houseguests in a NYC Apartment

How do you prepare for houseguests in a NYC apartment? If you are hosting out of town guests this holiday season, a little advanced planning will go a long way. Start early so when your guests arrive you are organized and can enjoy quality time together. Here are some tips on how to p
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Spice Storage Solutions Every New Yorker Needs to Know

Whether you are a gourmet cook or an “eat out, take out, delivery” kind of New Yorker, chances are you have at least some spices in your kitchen. When my team and I are setting up a new kitchen for a client, we take the opportunity to provide them with fresh spice storage solutions. T
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Beautiful Baskets – 5 Great Places to Find Them

As a professional organizer, one thing I am always on the lookout for is high quality, and attractive baskets. They are a great way to corral everything from extra blankets and pillows, toys, books, magazines – whatever you need storage for. We also like baskets because they work well
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Spring Clean Your NYC Kitchen – 5 things to get rid of now

Do you have a leaning tower of Chinese takeout containers in your kitchen? Perhaps you have an ice cream or bread maker you bought with good intentions but only used once or a collection of yellowing plastic containers that have long since lost their lids? When it comes to organizing
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When messy is okay – Knowing your clutter threshold

When I am working on a big project my desk can get really messy. Even though I am a professional organizer that is totally okay with me. It is my style. I have a threshold though and once it gets to a certain point, I need to stop and straighten things out or else I can’t work. Whethe
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4 Must Do Things Before Putting Your NYC Apartment on the Market

  Are you getting ready to put your New York City apartment on the market? Organized and clutter – free homes sell faster and at a higher price. Decluttering will make the space look bigger (always important with NYC apartments) and it will depersonalize the space which is anothe
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Organized Fast with Systems that Last™ – Step 5: Celebrate!

Below is an excerpt from my upcoming ebook Organized Fast with Systems that Last™.  In the book I share my 7 step formula for organizing success. Step 5 is Celebrate! If you are working on an organizing project or plan to tackle one soon, leave a comment below and let us know how you
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