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Top Organizing Tip — Make an Appointment with Yourself

If you’re starting your day by dashing to your Smartphone to check your emails, you’re missing out on the most important appointment: the one you set with yourself.   Begin your day in a calm state thinking about what’s really important and you will be guided to spend time on the right things. Set aside […]

Beautiful Networking in Carlsbad CA

Follow-up is an important aspect of organizing one’s marketing time.  As long as you’re going to do it, you’ll want to enjoy the process.  Part of my networking today —  Cafe Elysa on Coast Highway in Carlsbad, CA After meeting a new business contact at a business event, set up a follow-up session at a […]

Best Professional Organizing Tip — Go Vertical — Even in your Garden

  Going vertical is my favorite way to organize any space. What do I mean by “going vertical?”  Some ways to go vertical are to use shelving, cubbies and hooks.  Use the air space instead of the flat space in your home and office — and, in your garden! You can pretty much never have too […]

It Takes a Village — Professional Women’s Roundtable is that Village

As a member of PWR, my favorite monthly meetings are Member Showcases.  That’s when two members stand up bravely in front of the group and go into depth about what they do, how they got here, and more importantly who they are. Last meeting I had the pleasure of hearing and seeing Tracy Blanscet of […]

Habitat for Humanity – Temecula Office Make-over

    Organized Beautifully make-over at Habitat for Humanity in Temecula by Professional Organizer, Thalia Poulos. In the thriving community of Temecula, known as southern California’s wine country, is the office of Habitat for Humanity and its ReStore where items are accepted as donations and resold to help fund Habitat’s many housing programs. Referencing an […]

Summer — Relax, Reflect and Repurpose

I noticed that my weekly and monthly business networking meetings are not as well-attended in summer.  No surprise.  People are on vacation both physically and mentally.  And, that’s a good thing.  It’s a great time to step back and smell the magnolias, reflect, repurpose some precious things you’ve been planning on giving a new lease […]

Tips on Arranging and Organizing Artwork in a Beautiful City-View Condo

One great thing about living in a high-rise with massive windows is those glorious views of the city.  The challenge is where to display and hang your artwork when you have limited wall space.  Here are some tips on how to easily address that organizing challenge as shown in this client’s lovely Chicago condo.  She […]

Desperation Make-up: What I learned about the Hail Mary Pass at Notre Dame and applied to my Face

When I lived in Chicago, I used to go to college football games — from University of Wisconsin to Northwestern to Notre Dame.  It was at Notre Dame that I learned about the Hail Mary Pass (and the Touch-down Jesus!)  These terms are not meant to be politically incorrect religious remarks at all.  The idea […]

3-Day Easy Declutter Challenge – 3 Appointments – 3 Easy Categories

Would you like a little boost to help you declutter your family room?  Then, please take my Organized Beautifully 3-Day Declutter Challenge. Schedule 5 minutes with yourself for 3 days in a row.  Make an appointment with yourself. Day 1:  Toss 5 items — put in trash can outside; Day 2:  Donate 5 items — […]

Repurpose an old drawer — it’s a cool storage shelf

Here’s a really cute way to create a one-of-a-kind shelf. Use an old drawer from a castaway dresser — one with lots of character.  The older, the funkier, the better. Turn it upright, putting the drawer face at the top ( facing the ceiling), fasten it to the wall with drywall screws.   Touch up […]

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