packing

Moving in without you…

Our clients moved from Philly to Marin. While they drove across the country with their dog and cat, the moving van arrived here ahead of them. On moving day, the ATH team met the van and supervised the unload and furniture placements. Then we went about unpacking the entire house and organizing everything we put […]


What the mover won’t move…

Recently on a move I used a new moving company and was surprised when they advised their list of things they would not pack or move, like Soy Sauce. Every moving company has their own list of items they’ve had bad experiences with, so you must check with them before you pack. Generally, all moving […]


Moving in…

Just returned home after spending 2 days in Saratoga unpacking one of my favorite clients. They moved from Danville and my associate, Charlotte Scott of Custom Move Solutions and I packed and then unpacked their kitchen and dining room. The weather was hot, but they made it fun and we got to soak our feet […]


Using a professional organizer to manage your move…

One of my organizing clients recently moved. She opted to manage the move herself. She felt that since they were only moving one mile away and using a major moving company with a good reputation she wouldn’t need a professional move manager. Today I went to see her new house so we could start planning […]


Raiding King Tut’s Tomb…

Recently, we cleaned out the pantry of a couple we are packing for a move. We found loads of canned goods and boxes of dry goods dating back DECADES! It’s not the first time we’ve encountered bulging cans and melting boxes in the back of a kitchen cupboard. A couple of years ago we moved […]


Getting ready to sell…

My clients are getting ready to sell the home they have been in for 20 years. This means decluttering the entire house, starting with the 3 car garage where things have been piling up for years. BEFORE… We dove in, creating piles of things to donate, discard, pack up for storage and a few things […]