Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; WP_MatchesMapRegex has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-includes/class-wp.php on line 632

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; Translation_Entry has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-includes/pomo/entry.php on line 14

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; POMO_Reader has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line 12

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; POMO_FileReader has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line 120

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; POMO_StringReader has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line 175

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; POMO_CachedFileReader has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line 221

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; POMO_CachedIntFileReader has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line 236

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; WP_Widget_Factory has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-includes/widgets.php on line 544

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; Blogger_Import has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/blogger-importer/blogger-importer.php on line 50

Warning: Declaration of WP_SimplePie_Blog_Item::get_id() should be compatible with SimplePie_Item::get_id($hash = false) in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/blogger-importer/blogger-importer-blogitem.php on line 24

Warning: Declaration of WP_SimplePie_Blog_Item::get_links($linktypes) should be compatible with SimplePie_Item::get_links($rel = 'alternate') in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/blogger-importer/blogger-importer-blogitem.php on line 24

Warning: Declaration of Blogger_Import_List_Table::prepare_items($blogs, $JSInit) should be compatible with WP_List_Table::prepare_items() in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/blogger-importer/blogger-importer-table.php on line 14

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; Share_Widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-widget.php on line 2

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; Follow_Widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/follow-widget.php on line 2

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; WP_User_Search has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-admin/includes/deprecated.php on line 330

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; Social_Widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/social-media-widget/social-widget.php on line 38

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; MR_Social_Sharing_Toolkit has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/social-sharing-toolkit/social_sharing_toolkit.php on line 11

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; MR_Social_Sharing_Toolkit_Button has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/social-sharing-toolkit/includes/class.button.php on line 2

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; MR_Social_Sharing_Toolkit_Widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/social-sharing-toolkit/includes/share.widget.php on line 2

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/social-sharing-toolkit/includes/share.widget.php on line 76

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; MR_Social_Sharing_Toolkit_Follow_Widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/social-sharing-toolkit/includes/follow.widget.php on line 2

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/social-sharing-toolkit/includes/follow.widget.php on line 40

Notice: add_custom_background is deprecated since version 3.4! Use add_theme_support( 'custom-background', $args ) instead. in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3444

Notice: wp_enqueue_script was called incorrectly. Scripts and styles should not be registered or enqueued until the wp_enqueue_scripts, admin_enqueue_scripts, or login_enqueue_scripts hooks. Please see Debugging in WordPress for more information. (This message was added in version 3.3.) in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3613

Notice: Undefined index: pinterest_images in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 362
Pottery Barn - All Things Home Organizing Blog

Pottery Barn

Decluttering cords …the tangled web they weave


Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topleft in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 683

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topright in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 707

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_bottom in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 775

We are decluttering cords with a client right now, who has a massive electronic cord problem…one of the worst cases of cord clutter I’ve seen in a residence.  As I write this, Teri is busy decluttering, untangling and taming the mess. In my own house, this professional organizer recently tacked a cord problem of my […]


Do you know where your keys are?


Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topleft in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 683

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topright in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 707

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_bottom in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 775

It’s 7am, do you know where your keys are? How long does it take you find your cell phone or your wallet, especially when you are already running late? Have you ever driven half way to work and then remembered you left your lunch on the kitchen counter? Everyday our disorganization costs us precious minutes looking […]


Flameless candles…the best thing since silk flowers!


Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topleft in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 683

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topright in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 707

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_bottom in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 775

Well, who would have thought that something as silly as a fake candle would get me so excited.  Those of you who follow me know that I have 2 cats.  Cats and candles do not mix well…to say the least. So I can’t tell you how excited I was to discover flameless candles – battery […]


True confessions…living minimally, not as easy as it sounds


Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topleft in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 683

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topright in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 707

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_bottom in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 775

As an Bay Area professional organizer,  I’ve worked really hard to “practice what I preach” and keep my household possessions  to a minimum. I live in a small condo with limited storage space.  Every year I go through it, top to bottom, to root out the stuff that has crept in. I made up my […]


The bathroom – private and public space…


Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topleft in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 683

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topright in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 707

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_bottom in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 775

                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: – […]


Winter whites…


Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topleft in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 683

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topright in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 707

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_bottom in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 775

After all the reds and greens of the holidays, I love to bring out the winter whites for January.  It reminds of the snowy January days of the mid-west.  It also fills my home with a peaceful and restful presence.  Perfect for starting a new year. A white fleece table runner covers the ottoman and […]


Staging a home for the season…


Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topleft in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 683

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topright in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 707

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_bottom in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 775

  A San Francisco Realtor called me today, and asked my advice on staging a house for sale during the holiday season. My suggestion is to stage for the time of year, not for a specific holiday. When you stage your home for sale you are creating an interesting but neutral palette. If it’s winter, […]


Life on the balcony…using artificial plants


Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topleft in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 683

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_topright in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 707

Notice: Undefined index: googleplus_bottom in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 775

My little condo has a little balcony, which I love.  Sitting outside on a Sunday afternoon, reading a new cookbook with a cat on my lap, is my idea of a good day.   Recently, I’ve decided it’s time to upgrade my balcony decor. I have a nice small set of teak chairs and matching […]



Notice: Undefined index: pinterest_images in /home/allthing/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/share-and-follow/share-and-follow.php on line 1955