Car Organizing on NBC’s KC Live with Helen Austen

Did you know that the average American spends around 293 hours in their car annually*? That’s nearly seven 40 hour work weeks! This may lead you to feel like your car is your second home and you want your “second home” to be as stress-free as possible. One way to accomplish that is to maintain the inside space by keeping it well organized and clean.

In this week’s NBC KC Live appearance, I talk about the many ways you can improve the inside of your car.  Watch here: http://www.kshb.com/entertainment/kcl/lifestyle-kcl/how-to-keep-your-car-organized

*Based on study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Unrealistic Expectations- The REAL Life of an Organizer

I recently stumbled upon an article about a NYC organizer who seems to live the life of perfection. Throughout the article, all I could do is laugh to myself because I am a great professional organizer but my personal life … Continue reading

A Few of My Favorite Things- Organizing Your Kid’s Stuff

Home Organizing

Who ever said, “having kids is like having your heart walk outside your body” was profoundly correct. Having children is an incredible journey like no other. However, no one readily warns expecting parents of the amount of STUFF that children … Continue reading

9 Kitchen Organizing Tricks for a Tight Budget

Looking for ideas on how to improve your kitchen on a budget? Here are 9 tricks that can increase efficiency and space but won’t cost you an arm and a leg. 1) Use a tension rod to suspend cleaning items. … Continue reading

Lunch Box Organizing- Inside a Professional Organizer’s Home

Are your mornings a form of organized chaos or just sheer chaos? I like to think my mornings are organized chaos, but if I am honest with myself, there are days it’s sheer chaos.  Sometimes I prep the night before, … Continue reading

How to Organize Your Closet- Inside a Professional Organizer’s Home

organized closet

I’ve had the privileged of coming in and out of many closets 😉 I do get oddly excited when I am asked to organize a client’s closet.  (Yes, I am strange. I acknowledge that.) Modern day closets tend to provide … Continue reading

How to organize your kid’s stuff- Inside a professional organizer’s home

Organized school papers

Kid’s stuff- there is often a lot of it and it tends to be everywhere it shouldn’t be!  Between dealing with all their toy’s and the clothing that they are either destroying or growing out of, organizing a child’s possessions … Continue reading

How to Organize Your Kitchen: Inside a Professional Organizer’s Home

How to organize a kitchen

Welcome back to my series “Inside a Professional Organizer’s Home”! Today’s post leads us into my kitchen.  I shared in my last post how I store many kitchen items/tools in my laundry closet that is inside my kitchen. Below is … Continue reading