Important Files

Important Files

Often we don’t think of all our paperwork or on line documents until something happens and we need them. I have listed some important files that I think are important to have for someone else if they had to step in and help you. Whatever way you like to organize your important papers as paper […]

Crafting Books, Magazines and Projects

Crafting Books, Magazines and Projects

When I meet other crafters and quilter one thing we all have in common is books and magazines dedicated to our passion. Make sure you are leaving room for books and magazine storage in your crafting area. Magazine holders (plastic or cardboard) you can find at office supply stores are perfect for keeping magazines standing […]

Fabric Organizing

Fabric Organizing

If you are an avid quilter you will have a large stash of fabrics to choose from. Most quilters have their own method of organizing. For my larger pieces of fabric I will store them in a large clear plastic storage box. For my smaller pre-cut pieces I have them stored in wire baskets on […]

At Home Due to COVID-19 Social Distancing?

At Home Due to COVID-19 Social Distancing?

Top 3 things I have been doing around my house: Organizing the pantry, refrigerator and freezer – now is a great time to see what I have and what might have expired. Once I have a list I can do better at planning my meals. When I do get to the grocery store I will […]

Organizing Your Craft Stash

Organizing Your Craft Stash

I love to quilt. I make small quilts (crib to twin size) for the Linus Project and other children’s charities. One thing I have to keep under control and well organized are the supplies I use to quilt. Like other crafters, quilters need to have things in place so when the creative spirit hits a […]

New York Times Article on Professional Organizers

New York Times Article on Professional Organizers

One of my clients sent me a link to this article published in the New York Times: What Professional Organizers Really Do, and How They Can Help You. I thought it was very interesting and I wanted to point out some of the important parts of this article. Professional Organizers (PO) can help you organize […]

The One Thing I Want to Do In 2019

The One Thing I Want to Do In 2019

I really don’t like to do New Year Resolutions. Resolutions seem unattainable and most of the time I have forgotten about them by the end of February. It is so much pressure to change my habits. This year I want to think of things differently. So I am going to work on one thing and […]

Ruthann Quoted in Real Simple Article

Ruthann Quoted in Real Simple Article

Ruthann lends her expertise to the article The Things in Your Bathroom You Should Get Rid of Immediately by Kelsey Ogletree. For many people, the bathroom becomes a place where you store (or stuff) all of your personal care items into any available space. Yet that’s not always the best solution, as clutter in there—like […]

What Does the CPO® Mean?

What Does the CPO® Mean?

We Are Clutter Detectives You can think of Certified Professional Organizer (CPO®) as clutter detectives. It can be very easy to identify clutter in the home or workplace, but when it comes to narrowing down the cause of the problem you might need some help. A CPO® is the detective that asks lots of questions […]