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What Does a Professional Organizer Do?

What Does a Professional Organizer Do?

People often ask me what a Professional Organizer does. Does a PO come in and straighten all my pencils and color code my spices? Does a PO clean my house while putting all my DVDs in alphabetical order? In general, the answer to both questions is no.

Here is what a Professional Organizer generally does NOT do:

Good Life Organizing: Visual Clutter and Shopping

Good Life Organizing: Visual Clutter and Shopping

Recently I took my daughter to one of our favorite department stores for a little summer clothes shopping. While she browsed in the juniors department, I made my way to the ladies section. What I saw stopped me in my tracks - shelf after shelf of clothes strewn about and in a big jumbled mess. Not a pretty sight. It was worse than I have seen after a Black Friday sale.

The Spring Fling Has Flung!

The Spring Fling Has Flung!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Spring Fling 2013. For the entire month of April we tackled small tasks every day to declutter our home, our calendar and our minds.

Did you miss it? No worries! You can follow along at your own pace with these links to the four weeks of weekly roundups.

Spring Fling Week 1 Roundup

Spring Fling Week 2 Roundup

Photo of the Day: Gone Fishing

Photo of the Day: Gone Fishing

Skylar gets a gold star for Catch of the Day!

She caught this fish at a pond in Houston County.

To send in your photo for possible feature, email photos@13wmaz.com

Spring Fling Wrapup #4

Spring Fling Wrapup #4

Spring has sprung and it’s a wonderful time to get rid of clutter and start fresh. Join me for the entire month of April for a Spring Fling. Every day we will be sorting, discarding and flinging items and ideas from a wide variety of areas of our home and lives.  You can pick and choose which flings you would like do. You can do them every day or do them at your own pace. It’s all up to you! 

And remember good and done is better than perfect and postponed!  So let’s start flinging!

Spring Fling Wrapup #3

Spring Fling Wrapup #3

Spring has sprung and it’s a wonderful time to get rid of clutter and start fresh. Join me for the entire month of April for a Spring Fling. Every day we will be sorting, discarding and flinging items and ideas from a wide variety of areas of our home and lives.  You can pick and choose which flings you would like do.

Pollen Count 'High' in the Macon Area

Pollen Count 'High' in the Macon Area

Some mixed news for allergy sufferers:

While the tree pollen count is still high at 1420, that's down from last Wednesday's 3,600 count, according to Dr. Plaxico's Allergy and Asthma Clinic in Macon.

Weeds and grass pollen count is now in the moderate range. That count is up from last week when the weed pollen was absent and the grass count was observed as low.