Organizing Collectibles

Collectibles can take up a lot of space in your home, so here’s five useful tips to keep in mind when organizing them.

Organizing for Self Storage

Increasingly, people are finding self-storage to be a helpful way to manage their belongings either during a short-term transition, or as part of a more comprehensive process to create more living space at home. Either way, it helps to keep your storage unit organized.

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Organizing Books

Are the books in your home taking over? Reading is a wonderful thing, but if your books are interfering with other priorities, perhaps it’s time to rein them in.

Organizing to Live Tiny

With the tiny house phenomenon in its prime, living tiny and sustainability is more popular than ever. A minimalist lifestyle can be freeing and exhilarating. Imagine living in a simple, organized, and zen space.

Organizing Your Receipts

My plan for organizing receipts is actually a perfect example of my ultimate organizing approach.

October 2016, Better Connecticut, Organizing to Move

Matt is joined by Susan O’Connell of Just So Organized, a Certified Move Manager, with hosts Scot Haney and Kara Sundlun, to talk about organizing for a move. Matt and Susan share some great tips to make your move less stressful.

Organizing to Move: Settling In

Moving is stressful, but doing it in an organized way, can relieve that stress. This starts by breaking the moving process down into the major stages. In this series, I already talked about first assembling the right team, how to declutter the excess, and staging your home to sell, and, last time, we left off with moving day. Now it’s time to settle in to your new home.

September 2016, Better Connecticut, Home Staging

Don’t think of your house as a home. Treat it as a product for the marketplace. You don’t want your house stay on the market too long. The longer it stays, the less it pays!

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Organizing To Move: Staging

In this series, I already talked about first assembling the right team and then how to declutter the excess. Once that’s done, it’s time for the next stage: staging.

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Organizing to Move: the Right Team

Moving is one of the most stressful life events there are. Being organized about it, can significantly reduce that stress, but there’s a lot to it.

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August Organizing Tip: Using a Table

I know what you’re thinking. You don’t need me to tell you how to use a table. That’s true, but if you are having difficulty staying organized, I want to offer a professional organizer’s perspective on tables, that will help. This starts with looking at a table as a tool, rather than a piece of furniture. In fact, I believe a clear work surface is your number one organizing tool.

July 2016, Better Connecticut, Car Organizing Easy Tips

On Monday’s broadcast of Better Connecticut, Matt shared car organizing tips with host Kara Sundlun.
Immediately following the segment, Scot Haney announced the winner of the NAPO-CT Garage Makeover Contest!

Organizing Your Car

As we get away on more road trips this summer, you may find yourself wanting to ensure an organized ride. Here are some tips for organizing your car in the trunk, the driver’s seat, and the back seat.