in the media

I love to share tips and wisdom gleaned over the course of more than 16 years and hundreds of organizing projects. A selection of audio, online, and print media for which I’ve been a subject or contributor is below. If you are an editor or writer seeking expert advice for an upcoming feature, please give me a call.

Best of San Francisco
PBS Newshour
Food Network Organizing Rules
Cole Hardware San Francisco Newsletter Organizer

Cole Hardware’s Hardware Hotline – For more than a decade, I was one of the skilled tradespeople highlighted in this beloved store’s newsletter. I remain grateful for their continued partnership, this generous feature, and for sharing my thoughts and tips in articles like Make Room for What Matters in 2017.

Food Network – My signature lazy Susan tip appears in 13 Kitchen Organizing Mistakes – And the Easy Way to Fix ‘Em

Forum, KQED Public Radio – Featured guest on San Francisco live call-in program, Tips on Decluttering Your Life (and Desk)

Homes & Gardens (UK) – Moving house checklist – essential tips and timeline for packing to move

It’s Relatable Podcast (Episode 6) – Talking with Debra Baida About Stuff (why we love it and whether we need as much of it as we think we do)

The KitchnBest Ways to Arrange Your Cookbooks, Ways to Make Room in Your Pantry for All of Those Holiday Goodies, and Things You Should Do Right Now to Prep Your Kitchen for Home Baking

Myplasticfreelife.comHoarding for the Environment? Zero Waste Experts Bea Johnson and Deb Baida Respond; Carrying Our Own Containers: Powerful Action or Pointless Inconvenience?; and quoted in Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too, by Beth Terry, Skyhorse Publishing, New York, 2012.

Natural Health Magazine – Quoted in cover story, Pure Peace & Joy!

The Noe Valley VoiceSlow Down to Make Room for What Matters in 2011

PBS NewsHour – Story subject in San Francisco on Track to Become Zero Waste City

Realtor.comDecluttering for Dummies: How To Sort and Organize Loose Papers in Your Home

San Francisco Chronicle and Realtor.comDecluttering for Dummies: Our 5-Step Guide to Making Your Junk Drawer Functional

San Francisco Magazine – Liberated Spaces named best professional organizer in the annual Best of San Francisco issue Moving BlogHow to Pack Boxes Efficiently for Moving

SpareFoot.com10 Best Professional Organizers in San Francisco

StorageCafe10 of the Best Home Organizers in San Francisco

Woman’s World / Yahoo! LifeHow to Organize a Fridge: This Lazy Susan Trick Makes It So Easy to See What’s Inside + More Genius Pro Tips

Women’s Environmental Network – Interviewed for WEN’s monthly newsletter