Anything (or anyone) who helps you live a calmer, lighter life is priceless. Maria Kondo , organizing guru du jour, is receiving a lot of press and praise for her “does this spark joy?” approach. People are swearing by her, but with a slightly glossy eyed Jonestown jubilation. I remain a[…]
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Some call it organizing porn, I just call it another day at the office. See what CNN has to say
A sobering piece on Curbed. Did you know storage spaces now outnumber McDonalds in America? Me neither.
An incredibly touching short documentary, as one woman sorts the through her mother’s belongings.
This cute little video from Slate about getting grease out of clothes doesn’t really have anything to do with organizing, but I love clever tricks like this. Another one: did you know that a terrific way to get get wax off candlesticks is to freeze them? Magic.
This short video from Slate is probably more funny than practically useful, but I am all for repurposing things you already have, being creative and having a sense of humor. Mother is the mother of organization!
Found this useful piece from Huffington post about making the most of the kitchen space you’ve got. Most of us are not going to have kitchen cupboards like Oprah, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be great anyway.
Woke up this morning with the temperatures far below zero, fantasizing about that first magical jacket-free day we’ll have here in New York City. When otherwise stoned-faced and smartly dressed New Yorkers emerge from their apartments, giddy and un-self consciously, in last years spring fashions, practically skipping down the street.[…]
Who would’ve known the conversation about clutter would make it’s way to the Op-Ed pages of the New York Times.
A very touching article about hoarding and relationships