It’s that time of year when I am helping my youngest son move back to Birmingham Southern College for his senior year. This will be his final move to a dorm. The smartest thing I ever did was to have about 3 to 4 – 66 quart containers for his stuff. Every year when he […]
Ruthann appears in Vestavia Voice’s January 2018 issue in the article, “Getting Your House in Order,” which appears on page 16. The following is an excerpt: While getting healthy takes the top prize for the most common New Year’s resolution, getting organized frequently follows as a close second. According search data from Google, …
Many people make "getting organized" one of their New Year's resolutions, but what really happens when you ask them halfway through the year how their resolution is working out? Most say that they gave up on the resolution before the end of January. What could help them stick with their resolutions?
This is one of my favorite times of the year – the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. I usually have some downtime from work, and the upcoming New Year presents the opportunity and motivation to make things happen. So, I wanted to share a few of the organizing tasks that I tackle at […]
I have just updated my website. In doing so I realized that there are so many things to think about. I spent some time looking around the web and I found that there are some great sites, some good sites and some, well, not so professional sites. Here are some common mistakes that I have […]
Here is a list of some of my favorite books for Adults with ADD. So many times women don’t get diagnosed with ADD until their own children are diagnosed. My absolute favorite book is the one by Judith Kolberg. She is the founder of the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. For organizers like myself who specialize […]
It is almost here, the day I take my youngest son to Birmingham Southern College to start his college career. It’s not that I want to get rid of my son, it is because I can’t wait to organize his dorm room. I’m convinced that my son would be completely lost without me, as it […]
Ruthann joined Association of Personal Photo Organizers (APPO) in May 2013. APPO (www.appo.org) is a network of professionals that help clients with photos and memorabilia. Whatever your photo needs are, Just Organized, LLC can help! Call today at 205-222-0099 or contact Ruthann at Ruthann@justorganized.com.
Does your family have a hard time keeping up with all the books you borrow from your local library? This was a problem that I had when my kids were little, and they wanted to take out lots of books. To solve this problem, I went to LLBean.com and ordered a medium sized tote in […]
I always remind my clients that the hardest thing to do after getting organized is to maintain the systems that we put in place. It is human nature to appreciate the beauty of the organized space but it is also part of our nature to take the easy way out when putting things away. For […]