everything’s coming up roses

My 21st birthday was a couple of days ago and I was kindly sent a bunch of lovely yellow roses from my thoughtful & considerate office manager.  This is the 2nd time I’ve received flowers purchased online. The 1st time the flowers were DOA.  The UPS delivery was late on a Friday night and they remained locked in super’s office until Monday when ... read more

organization easy as 1-2-3

Once a week I attend an aqua fitness bootcamp at the Y across the street from my apartment.  It's an eclectic group of aquatic exercise enthusiasts and the last place I expected to be hooking & booking clients.  Given that we're a small & gabby group, talk of the transformative effect my work lends itself to discussing other elements of my ... read more


it’s official fingerless glove season

The candy has been consumed, clocks have been turned, the marathon has run its course and now according to my autumnal calendar it is the official start to the fingerless glove season.  As a professional organizer, nothing irks me more than storing gloves in a coat pocket.   Just as I must empty the contents of my bag upon arriving home (it's a ... read more


do the charleston

This month I did something completely uncharacteristic - I vacationed in the same location 2x.  The fact that I repeated a travel destination more than 2x ever is unheard of much less in the same calendar year.  I'm completely enamored by Charleston's mix of colorful history, inventive cuisine & tattooed mixologists.   New & old blend ... read more

without a trace

Holy guacamole - it has been a minute since I wrote a blog post.  Not that I don't have a gazillion ideas and every intention of posting them, I just have been a very busy business owner.  Which I suppose has fared well because I have been receiving a ton of awesome emails from other businesses that are watching what I am doing, reading the blog, ... read more

trash or treasure street find

my trash, her treasure

It has been an obscenely long time since I posted.  To say I've been busy with client work is an understatement, but I wasn't too busy to have the rare opportunity to observe this woman deliberate over the merits of my recently discarded tv stand.  (It had been striped it of all its crafty charm prior to leaving it in the building's trash ... read more