Got Goals? (1/3/2018) - It’s that time of year, when many of us have the earnest intention of setting goals. What’s on your list? Anything that may have also been on last year’s list? If so, you’re not alone; present company included. This past year I read a book that changed the way I think about and set goals. […]
Sandra Lane on KDKA See Sandra on KDKA Live (1/2/2018) - Start your new year off by watching Sandra’s appearance, January 2nd, on KDKA’s morning show. This short (6:38) video gives great tips about home and paperwork organization and information and the upcoming NAPO conference in Pittsburgh on January 11th, 2018
be prepared for overnight guests They’re coming… Preparing for Overnight Guests (11/13/2017) - This is the time of year when many of us will be hosting family and friends from out of town. With a little advance preparation, you can make your overnight guests feel welcome while maintaining a stress-free holiday for yourself. Whether your guests are spending one night or having an extended stay, here are a […]
College Bound College Bound! (6/12/2017) - It’s that time of year- when many of us (present company included) are sending our kids off to college. Small spaces can be difficult to organize and a dorm room is an even greater challenge. Here’s my Top 10 List that will help keep the clutter under control and help your student make the most […]
Spring Cleaning… is more than just extra dusting. (4/27/2017) - When it comes to spring cleaning or any kind of cleaning, …the more stuff we own, the more there is to clean. A spring clean out or edit of our possessions can be so paralyzing to some that nothing gets done. Years will pass and we can be faced with an overwhelming accumulation of stuff […]
20 Clutter-Free Gift ideas Ahead! (12/7/2016) - Gift giving is a tradition enjoyed by nearly everyone this time of year. I like to encourage folks to consider gifts that are thoughtful yet sensible and more importantly, do not not clutter a home. Here are a few ideas to help you be a clutter-free gift giver: A year-long subscription to the zoo, museum, […]
In Case of Emergency (9/1/2016) - . After news of the flooding in Louisiana, it makes you think…How prepared would you be for a disaster? Help may not arrive right away… Being organized and knowing what to do during an emergency  (man-made or natural) is an important part of being prepared for your family.  Here are some tips to get you […]
Summer Has Arrived (7/15/2016) - Closing Out the School Before you break out the sunscreen, take a few moments to clean up and organize your child’s school paperwork and get ready for next year.Any school papers you decide to keep should be limited to special pieces. These decisions can be difficult so here are some examples of discernment: Keep your […]
Experience More In Life, With Less! (4/2/2016) - When you hear the term minimalism do you think of living in an uncomfortable one room house, with stark white walls, a bed cushion, one pot and a hot plate? Well, you’ve got it all wrong!! Living a life with a minimalistic mindset simply means keeping only what youuse, love and want.  Therefore, minimalism will look […]
How Do You Spend Your 24? (2/18/2016) - February is National Time Management Month! How do you spend your 24? We all have 24 hours every day. How we utilize those 24 hours is what makes one person more productive than another. There are many culprits that can inhibit our productivity at work and at home.  Procrastination is at the top of the list. Procrastination The intentional and […]