Narrow Your Focus

As my business is growing, my focus is narrowing.  I have rebranded Keys to Living Light, offering Professional Organizing, Staging and Redesign.  I have found that clients want a new look for their space, a redesign, once it is decluttered and organized.  I love the...
Get Going!  It’s January.

Get Going! It’s January.

I have lived in Minnesota my entire life.  I’m not a fan of January.  It’s cold and dark.  It seems one by one, houses put away their beautiful Christmas lights. The days are short, and  the temperatures drop. Anyone who knows me, knows that I prefer warm...

Thoughtful Gift Giving

Maybe it’s just me, but I feel like the most stressful part of the holiday is getting the perfect gift for others. Unless someone tells me exactly what they would like, I flounder. Take clothes for example.  I personally need to try on a number of items of...

Moving? Don’t Take the Clutter!

My husband and I have lived in the same home for 31 years.  We raised our family here.  While we have no immediate plans to downsize and move, I have been working to declutter our home.  I have especially been working on the basement (we may need it someday, maybe the...

Create a Successful Study Space

If you want to raise successfully organized students, you must give them the tools to succeed. A proper study space — that is both comfortable and fully stocked with school supplies — is essential to get kids motivated for after-school studying. Start by deciding...

Getting Kids Organized For School

“Getting organized” is more than eliminating clutter and creating neat storage systems.  One of the most important areas of organizing is task management.  It’s never too early (or too late) to teach kids how to get and stay organized with schoolwork.  The skills they...