20 Organizing Tips from the Pros!

20 Organizing Tips from the Pros! To help mornings go easier, switch some of the time-consuming tasks to the evening. You can make lunches or have kids lay out their clothing the night before. Keep a ‘To Do’ list and a Project list. This makes it easier to complete...

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NAPO Houston – Chapter of the Year

NAPO Houston - Chapter of the Year Congratulations NAPO Houston! We are thrilled that NAPO Houston has been honored with the Chapter of the Year designation!  On behalf of the 2020-2021 NAPO Houston Board of Directors, we want to express our appreciation to all our...

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An Interview with Liana George

NAPO Houston Past President, Liana George, officially retired in 2020 to write novels full time. Check out the interview of Liana by Ann Zanon, Marketing Director, and Stephanie King, Membership Director. Follow Liana's writing career...

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September 2020 President’s Message

The Great Race Finishing the race, even when you can't see the finish line My husband and three children are cross country runners. In the past 20 years, I have attended over 100 races, from diaper dashes to full marathons. In preparation for these races, my family of...

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How To Simplify Your Paper Files

Organizing your files today? Or would you rather watch paint dry on a wall?  It seems that this is not the most exciting topic however it can be one of the most necessary in everyday life and in emergencies.  Simplifying your filing and paper files includes knowing...

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Wrangling Children’s Artwork with Memory Boxes

Children come home with so many papers. It can be totally overwhelming! Some children are more attached and sentimental about their art work than others. Some parents are more sentimental than others. Deciding what to keep, what to toss, and where to...

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8 Tips to Learn Prior to Moving

Move #1: I personally moved in early September (resettled in Houston after 13 years away!). Moving into my place made me feel like a home owner as I YouTubed so many “how to’s”, ruined multiple outfits from painting, became addicted to home...

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Michelle Smithpeter of Pretty Practical Spaces shares one of her clients experience in using a professional organizer. You can connect with Michelle and Pretty Practical Spaces at or

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