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As the warmer weather approaches (we hope sooner than later!) we begin thinking about new and fresh items to wear. Establishing a capsule wardrobe is a great way to assess what you do and don’t wear, streamline your closet and save both time and money. Before we go any further, you may be wondering what [...]

  Printed dresses can be a fun way to add some color to your closet. Wear one to work or any upcoming occasion with a cardigan, blazer or denim jacket. Add wedges (as shown) heels or flats to finish off the look! We love white jeans! Crisp, clean and classic, the white jean is a [...]

Whether you have a walk-in pantry (ok, I’m envious) or a couple of deep shelves in the kitchen, your game plan in two words is this: zone defense. Here’s how it’s played: 1. Completely empty out the entire space. 2. Sort items, grouping like with like. 3. Discard all expired foods. 4. Consider donating large [...]

Let’s face it; the room we use to clean and groom ourselves should not resemble a science experiment gone wrong. In fact, studies show that that you can actually get sick from the filth left behind in the bathroom. But you can have a spa-like bathroom with a little elbow grease and some simple, smart [...]

With spring just around the corner you might be gearing up for Little League season, softball games, joining a golf league, or jogging on local trails. Whatever your sport or hobby, you’ll enjoy the sport more with this triple-play game plan: 1. Prepare to play. Sounds easy enough, but how many times have you (or [...]

Live in the moment!

February 1st, 2017

Are you guilty of saving more of your past than you—or anyone else in your family— will ever want? Have you saved every Picasso created by your first-born? Do you still display dust-covered sports trophies from way back in the ‘90s? Do you have every report card, book report and science fair board your kids [...]

  Like Oprah, Ashe Organizing Solutions has our own list of favorite things. In fact, we absolutely love the following products and stash them in our workbag, which we affectionately refer to as our Mary Poppins satchel! 1. Post-it Notes, especially the super sticky variety! Always at the ready, a pack of Post-it Notes is [...]

Laugh!

February 1st, 2017

  When was the last time you had a good laugh—one that left you with tears streaming down your cheeks? According to authors Lawrence Robinson, Melinda Smith, M.A. and Jeanne Segal, Ph.D., laughter helps us stay emotionally healthy: https://www.helpguide.org/articles/emotional-health/laughter-is-the-best-medicine.htm We love to laugh with our clients… and we encourage them to laugh often! 1. Nothing [...]

Squeeze more out of 24 hours!

January 4th, 2017

Ever notice how 15 minutes can drag on and on… and on while you’re waiting to see a doctor, but, when you’re not focused (say, scrolling through Instagram), 15 minutes is gone in the blink of an eye? If you do the math, you’ll learn that every day actually contains ninety-six 15-minute blocks of time. [...]

It’s a Date!

January 4th, 2017

The New Year is a great time to start fresh, with a clean slate and a fresh calendar. Oh, the possibilities! Let’s make 2017 the year to remember—and pencil in—all the special dates, as well as the, don’t-you-dare- forget dates. Whether you’re a paper calendar guy, or a tech-savvy gal, take out your 2017 calendar [...]