Kitchens: The Heart of our Homes

Our kitchens are the heart of the home!  We want to nurture and communicate with our families, have dinner together, and make this hub of activity more efficient and less cluttered.   Take a simple, step by step approach to making this space more effective....

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The Ultimate Back-to-School Checklist!

  This is a guest post by NAPO Houston member and Marketing Director, Valerie Thompson, of  Chronically Organized It seems like school just ended, but here we are in August, and I'm already in full "back-to-school" planning mode. I've been working on a checklist...

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Three Ways Death Can Make You More Productive

by Donna Matthews Let’s talk about your funeral today. Will it be in a church or funeral home? How will people find out? Who’s your legacy appointee for Facebook? Who will speak in your memory? What will they say? And what does my death have to do with my...

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NAPO 2018 Conference Retreat Recap

by Amy Vance NAPO 2018 Conference started off with a bang! This year it was retreat style at the Q Center in a suburb of Chicago called St. Charles, IL. It was so fun to have 9 NAPO Houston members join in on the fun this year. The best part, our own Ellen Delap was...

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Every Room in Your House

Bring On Spring! It's been an extra long winter for us in Houston this year. With real snow, cold temps and dreary rain, we're ready to bring spring. When we think of spring we think of fresh.  Bring spring into your home by freshening up and organizing.  Getting...

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Offering Clients the 4-D Organizing Experience

Are you offering your clients the 4-D organizing experience? The first time we took our girls to Disneyworld we fell in love with Mickey's PhilharMagic, a 3-D concert where sights, smells, and sound captured our imaginations. Ten years later we returned to Disneyworld...

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Pro Organizers’ Best Tips for Holiday Happiness

The holidays are meant to be time spent with family and friends wrapped up in good food, good times, and good memories. While that might the ideal, we all know that's not always the case. For most people, the holidays are usually filled with frustration, stress, and...

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Pop n’ Store for Paper Management

Sponsored Blog contributed by Christine Hampel from NAPO Corporate Associate Member, Samsill One day I started noticing that I would put all my mail, paperwork, and “junk drawer” items in the same spot on my countertop, right next to my coffee pot. After a couple of...

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