Today’s blog post written by: Anderson Organizing owner and operator Certified Professional Organizer Connie Anderson, CPO®. Connie has been changing lives for the better since 1996 through creating homes that inspire organized living tailored to each client’s learning styles and abilities. Mom, Have You Seen My ____________?   “Mom! Have you seen my (fill in the blank)?” If I had a quarter for every time my boys asked me that over the years I could afford to pay off my auto loan. This also includes my husband rummaging around the kitchen cupboards or linen closet searching for something he was sure was there the lastRead More →

organizing desk

In our house, I am the keeper of the budget….and all papers for that matter. Over time, I realized I could not find anything. Nothing had a place. Nothing was organized. Nothing made sense. It was time for a change. I sat and thought about my office for a while and came up with several ideas to make it all make sense. For some, an office ends up being a “catch-all.” I had papers on the kitchen counter in a pile, and I had more piles of paper in the office. NONE OF IT WAS ORGANIZED!!! De-Clutter To de-clutter, start by gathering three boxes. LabelRead More →

There is always that one place…that one drawer, that one closet, that one area that we continually overlook, ignore, push to the side. Many would call them problem areas. Why do we have Problem Areas? For most, it is one of the following.  It is too overwhelming It takes too much time You dont even know where to start First of all, ladies, breathe. Dont worry, I have a room like this. It is supposed to be my office. However, right now it is a catch all for Christmas Decor, office supplies, owners manuals, and other papers, some of my husbands football trophies and sportsRead More →

Organizing

Spring Cleaning for the Soul I mentioned this series would be a Spring Cleaning for our souls, and a Spring Cleaning of our homes. Today, we will start with our souls. Organization I don’t know why, but logical and sensible organization has never come to me naturally. Many who know me would categorize me as “very book smart, but at times, an airhead.” Organization is something I had to constantly work at, and each organizational challenge in my life has caused me to try and fail several times before I succeed. However, once I come up with a system that works for me, things fallRead More →