Author: roselounsbury

I recently read the book Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson. As the title would lead one to believe, this is an environmentalist book, recommended by my eco-savvy friend Melissa (who, even though she is super eco-conscious, cautioned that Zero Waste is "a bit extreme"...

The word "minimalism" can be scary because it often makes people think of being deprived. While it is true that minimalists live with less than most folks, they don't usually feel deprived because they choose to live only with the things they love. I think it's both good organizing...

My kids just finished the school year, and like most parents, I am facing backpacks full of worksheets, art projects, name tags, and other school memorabilia sent home by their teachers. As a parent, it is tempting to do one of two things with all...

Most people, when faced with clutter, are deterred by one, often overwhelming question: Where do I start? The answer is simple: top to bottom, left to right. I recently helped three different clients organize the following spaces: [caption id="attachment_333" align="aligncenter" width="180"] Outbuilding BEFORE[/caption] [caption id="attachment_367" align="aligncenter" width="242"] Storage room...