Zero waste cleaning tools

Here’s something to think about: sponges are among the most essential household supplies that are destined for the landfill. They often come wrapped in or are made of plastic. They get really gnarly and stinky. They cannot be recycled or composted. For many years as an adult, I
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Food inventories to the rescue

One year ago when the pandemic uprooted our rhythms of daily life, procuring groceries quickly became the most stressful, time-consuming, and cumbersome activity. As shoppers and grocery store personnel learned the ropes of how to best navigate this necessity during a major health cri
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Reorganizing the home office

As I’m sure you can relate, spending a lot of time indoors over the past year has led to unexpected home organizing and rearranging projects. My own home office was not immune to such an activity. I turned the desk 90º to face a different wall. Access to the window was an immedi
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Interview about organizing on KQED

Five years ago this very morning, I found myself in the studio at KQED with professional organizer, Victoria Roberts-Russell, and Dr. Michael Tompkins of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, to talk all things organizing with Forum host, Mina Kim. The full audio fo
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UPDATED: Organizing during a pandemic

UPDATED April 27, 2020 I’ve been receiving requests for onsite organizing work over the past many weeks. The inquiries are greatly appreciated. As a non-essential worker – despite what many of my existing clients say ; ) – I am abiding by the shelter-in-place orders. For the tim
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Temporary changes during Covid-19

While the coronavirus is putting a wrench in our collective vibe, on the plus side, it is leading to creative impromptu work- and school-from-home modifications, pantry and freezer re-organization, and amazing community support of one another from afar. ‘Social distancing’ has become
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That time I found a Picasso

One of my larger projects this summer was working with a pair of siblings and facilitate the sorting and clean out of their childhood home. It was a powerful journey for everyone in more ways than I can share, but something came out of this job is now a highlight of my organizing care
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Join me on 1/24/19 at free SF Environment event

The San Francisco Green Business Program is hosting a panel event discussion and reception on Thursday, January 24th from 5:30 -8:00 at 1455 Market St (1st Floor Conference Room). Healthy Homes, Healthy Workplaces will provide information and resources to help you reduce your exposure
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FOMO’s awesome sibling

How to find joy? Marie Kondo’s books may hold the secret for some, but I’m happy to share one of my secret portals to this magical state of being. It begins with an afternoon like this: A picture-perfect Sunday with brilliant sunshine, warm air and a cool breeze. Throngs a
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Liberated Spaces named best organizer in San Francisco Magazine’s annual Best of SF issue

Much gratitude to the editors of San Francisco Magazine for naming Liberated Spaces the best organizer in their annual Best of San Francisco issue (July 2018). Read about all the 260 winners and check out the sideways 1,185 “fun fact” and blurb about my business. (click ph
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