Home Organization Blog

It’s not you, it’s your Keter closet!

Do you know how many calls I get from people whose homes aren’t working and they aren’t managing… and then I come and see Keter closets all over their house! This Keter closet is more of a problem then a solution. You know which one I’m talking about. That 65 […]

When should you start on Pesach?

When should you start making Pesach? Well that depends what “making Pesach” means to you. If making Pesach means a deadline for your renovation, then book your designer and kablan Channukah time, and if they’re good, everything will be finished in time for Pesach. If making Pesach means purchasing new […]

A Matter of Time

As seen in Mishpacha Magazine, Family First Feature issue 762 Is your family hopelessly disorganized, or is it just a management mismatch? Current situation: Mom rambles and Dad forgets “Sweetheart, on your way home from work, can you pick up the medicine from the pharmacy? And can you call the […]

Keep your cleaning supplies organized

Of all the organizing issues we have – this one is easy. You use less than 50% of the cleaning supplies in your cabinet. (Statistic made up by me, based on years of organizing experience) There are the brands which someone bought my mistake, but you don’t like them so […]

Purim paraphernalia

Our Purim collection grows bigger and bigger each year. This year as the Purim paraphernalia appears, sort through it and discard the garbage. Throw out old shaloch manos packaging from previous years. If you haven’t used it until now chances are you won’t use it again. This year purchase clear cellophane bags to package […]

Strategize your way to organization

We have many items lying around our home because we tried a new product or a new ingredient or a new method and it didn’t work for us. A typical example I see a lot of is with paper goods. You try this type of packaging for the cakes you […]

The dirt you don’t notice

We get so used to walking around our homes that we don’t notice a lot of the dirt build up in them – even though we are staring at it all day long. Here are areas you should pay attention to weekly or at least monthly. Take a look at […]

Is your machsan an oversized garbage can?

Is your machsan an oversized garbage can? Do you cringe every time you have to go down there ?– or even worse- never go down there? How many useful belongings do you have down there that are unaccessible? Do you even know? How much garbage do you have down there […]

Organize your fridge

I don’t believe in many of the tips or refrigerator organizers you’ll find on-line. No goy writing an article on fridge organization can possibly fathom the amount of cooking and turnover that goes on in our homes, especially this time of year. And no refrigerator organizer or bin that you […]

I’m drowning in laundry, are you?

As we dig ourselves out of the Succos laundry build up (and as I wait for the load to finish so I can put in the next one) I’d like to offer you a few laundry insights For some reason, the kitchen always gets the spot light in our homes. […]