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Organizing tips… using turntables

The versatile turntable is one of my favorite organizing tools. Turntables work beautifully on high shelves. They also look great on a counter with utensil holders and/or bottles of your favorite cooking oils and spices. The double tables hold spices and flavorings in a pantry. You can also use them for decorating cakes or arranging […]

The bathroom – private and public space…

                Usually, we think of our bathroom as our own private space. However, if you live in a one bathroom home, as I do, it is also a public space. Therefore, keeping a clean, presentable and functional bathroom is a must. Here’s my short list of dos: – […]

Organizing tips…storing dishes

As I organize homes across the San Francisco bay area, I often find that people have multiple sets of dish ware and specialty serve ware, which they only use once or twice a year.  Cute mugs with snowmen for hot chocolate, plates with Santa and all the reindeer, large turkey platters, Passover dishes, etc. Unfortunately, […]

The linen closet…

      One of my Facebook readers recently asked me about linens…how many to have and how to organize them in a linen closet.   Personally, I love linens.  When I was looking for a professional photo to represent my work, I chose a linen closet…to me it says “this is what home organization […]

How to organize…but we don’t have a pantry

Yes, I know…lots of kitchens don’t come with a formal pantry.  Organizing my client’s homes, I’ve had to create many a kitchen food pantry. Sometimes a closet or laundry area near the kitchen can be organized into a shared space to include a food pantry. Once in while, even part of a garage can be […]