Author Archive for marilynbohn

Prevent Fires In Your Home With These 11 Safety Tips

Organizing clutter in our homes is important as it creates space and gives us peace and happiness. It can also help to prevent fires. As we go about organizing clutter from room to room I suggest we also take a look at what we can do to keep our homes free from fires. October 5-11 […]

3 Tips to Organizing Clutter for the Holidays

When you think of clearing clutter what do you think of? I know from my experience as a professional organizer many of us think of getting rid of things but this is just part of organizing clutter. I was given some plates for Christmas that are for everyday use that I love. I put them […]

3 Tips To Organizing Clutter In The Kitchen For Holidays and Everyday

When you think of organizing clutter what do you think of? I know from my experience as a professional organizer many of us think of getting rid of things but this is just part of organizing clutter. I was given some plates for Christmas that are for everyday use that I love.

11 Tips On How To Declutter Your Desk

Several years ago before I became a professional organizer I was talking to another organizer and she was apologizing for not calling me back, she had misplaced my phone number on her desk. I laughed and said I didn’t know organizers ever had paper clutter/cluttered desks. I was only partially joking and I have had […]

4 Organizing tips to control clutter in your life

This week Fall softly came to our city with the sound of rain drops on my window. I was happy with the thought that cooler weather was here with the hope it was here to stay. Then I watched the weather forecast and she said we would be back to summer temperatures by the end […]

How To Store Heirloom Clothing The Right Way

I am sick and sad. I cleaned out a storage place in my home and I found an old suitcase and large plastic bag with baby clothes included two christening dresses that I had saved. I am sick because of the condition they were in.

5 Tips On How To Downsize For Seniors

As I work with families as a professional organizer whose loved ones have moved out of their homes either to a retirement center, nursing home, care center or are deceased I increasingly see what a burden their loved ones possessions are to the families in charge of taking care of these possessions which have been […]

Six Simple Tips To Reduce Clutter

As I was walking this morning there was a beautiful rainbow in the sky. I started thinking how each color could represent some part of organization in our homes. (I can’t help it, as a professional organizer my mind works that way).

Back To School and the Agony of Paperwork

Do you remember that commercial Staples had on a few years ago that was aired in July? It was the one where the music was the Christmas song “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year”.

Can food Prevent Dementia?

My aunt who was a wonderful loving, kind woman who had dementia the last seven years of her life. It was sad to see how it affected her life. The first I became aware of it was when a neighbor called me (I lived an hour away) and told me my aunt had answered her […]