I’m Sam, a professional organizer from the Bay Area, California and I’m so glad you’re here! This organization blog is the heart of what I do. I absolutely love combining beauty with function to create homes that are simply organized, and I want to teach you how. Discover home organization tips for real life and learn how to declutter, design and create an inviting space.
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No better year than this one to host the first annual SO | Home team holiday party! I’ve had a small team of assistants for the last two-ish years and wanted to host something to share my gratitude for their hard work. The last couple years with the move / life changes made it a […]
Happy Monday and welcome to Christmas week 2020! Hard to believe, right?? For a year that had its definite slow points, these last couple months flew right by. How are you holding up as we head into the end of the year? Ready to celebrate this week and next? I know it’s going to look […]
Maybe one year it will finally set in. The fact that no matter the time of year, families want to get organized. Even as we close in on Christmas. And even with Covid still very much a thing here in this county! Anyway, why am I so surprised each year that I am booked all […]
One of my favorite times of the year = sharing gift ideas that everyone will love AND actually use. Welcome to your non-clutter gift guide – Stocking Stuffers edition! Nothing induces more clutter during the holidays than those last minute stocking stuffer gifts. I am particularly excited about my list this year because I paid […]
Sam shopping for clothes. My long-time readers know this event (aka – torture) typically happens only once a year. I drag myself to Nordstrom or Anthropologie because I know that’s where I’ll find something I love, but it’s painful. I enjoy adding new items to my minimalist wardrobe, but don’t enjoy shopping….and absolutely not the […]
Surfacing from the trenches to wish you a happy Thanksgiving week! I know this holiday season is going to look different, but I sincerely hope we can find all the ways and reasons to make it special. Though it all – everything we’ve experienced in 2020 – we can definitely find something or someone to […]