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On Being An Organization Lifestylist

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When my career evolved as a professional organizer, it evolved into the art of interior decorating and matching decor and function with a person’s lifestyle. That’s when I decided to call myself a Lifestylist.

It’s actually not a new word and came along way before I adopted it as a career title. Other Lifestylists focus on specific subject matter (fashion, home design, cooking, gardening, beauty and health) while others are more general lifestylists. The thing that binds us all is that we style a person’s life.

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Obsession from Pinterest to Twitter

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I love social media. It keeps me in touch with people and with things going on. I also see things I’ve never seen, watched great videos I never would have found, and find out about new and interesting gadgets.

With Pinterest, I was addicted to hours of prolonged browsing and “pinning” interesting pictures on my boards. At first, I was building up great Boards, like my “Stylish Home Organization board, my “Decor Picks” board, and my “Creative Interior Designs” board. But it didn’t stop there.

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Getting Malled at Malls

Those who truly value their sanity are staying away from the holiday Mall shopping. My bank teller told me that she heard about this woman who drove around this mall parking lot looking for a parking spot, and just kept driving up and down the isles, watching other cars pull into newly vacated spots she […]

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The Organizing Trend

An Organized World The global trends of family structure and speed of daily life have changed the landscape of retail merchandise toward organizing the home and providing decorative storage solutions. These trends have also increased the demand for professional organizers, as more and more people get backlogs of clutter. TV shows like Bravo’s Queer Eye […]

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Eco-style

Eco-style – Live Smarter,more organized and eco-friendly lifestyles With all the clever techniques to living smarter, more organized lifestyles, it’s time to go a step further and get organized with style — eco-style, that is. My newest campaign is to not only help people get organized, but to help them get “eco-organized.” That means developing […]

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Lost and Found

The Case of Missing Items Dear Watson, Your reputation as a great detective is what leads me to write you. You see, I keep a rather organized house and try to keep everything in its place. When I use something, I put it back. When I’m finished with doing something, I put it away. Therefore, […]

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Having Stuff

Stuff for Stuff’s Sake My father sent me a USA Today article highlighting TLC’s Clean Sweep’s professional organizer Peter Walsh, and features his home to show that he practices what he preaches. Since I follow his philosophy on stuff, I wanted to share some quotes from the article. “I’m very careful not to fill my […]

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