5 Tips for Organizing Your Toiletries

If you want to tackle one not-too-hard task this weekend, make it organizing your toiletries.   Summer is a great time to sort and toss! Here are 5 tips for organizing your toiletries from the book, “The Fast and Furious 5 Step Organizing Solution.” 1. Throw away anything that has expired as well as all […]

Creative Organization Solutions Clears up Mess and Stress

All right.  So maybe you aren’t exactly a “Type A” personality. But don’t you wish you could be once in a while? Then maybe you wouldn’t find yourself curled up in fetal position in front of boxes of photographs meant to be a scrapbook for your parents’ 50th anniversary, the pattern for the troll costume […]

Kitchen Tools: Local Chefs Tell You What To Stash And Trash

So you’re ready to trade in that ancient hand mixer or rusted potato peeler for some cool, new-age gear. But when you get to the cooking store, the never-ending options make you feel totally scrambled. Between woks, silicone egg poachers, wine decanters and ergonomic mixing bowls, there’s a hyper-specialized gadget for doing just about everything […]

Get Organized Before Summer Starts

School is almost out, so this is your last chance to give your home the thorough spring cleaning it deserves before there are a bevy of extra bodies in the way. Follow these tips from Tory Day, a proprietor of the local company Creative Organization Solutions, and you’ll be ready for summer. Make a plan: […]

Organize and Simplify Your Life With Small Steps

Sometimes little changes in our daily routine have the greatest impact. If your goal is to get more organized and focused in your life, Highland Park’s Linda Goldman, a certified professional organizer with Altogether Organized, offers these tips: Determine your priorities. Decide what’s most important to you in your life now, then consider all of […]