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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In case you missed the first blog about our recent outdoor improvements, you can see it all here. Yesterday I shared a post about our newly updated garden on the right side of the house. Today I’m talking all about the left side yard and updates made over there. Once again, a vast improvement from […]

Filed in : DIY, Home Improvement, Outdoor Organization

At Home: Outdoor Landscape & Hardscape Projects – The Side Yard

March 10, 2020

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Once upon a time, there was an organizing blogger who occasionally shared home improvement projects, how-to’s and tutorials. *looks around* Oooohhhh, there she is! Feels good to head back to my old blog roots! Been way too long since I’ve worked on (and shared) a good home improvement project. And it’s definitely showing around this house. Now, admittedly […]

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My List of Current Home Improvement Projects!

May 19, 2017

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The front yard is still a work in progress, but I have a fun little update to share – flowers!! Yes, something in the ground other than sprinklers, top soil and sod. Ha! Anyway, I’m on an extended vacation right now and have a few blog posts to share while I’m away. This is where […]

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Outdoor Update: Are Those Flowers?

June 27, 2014

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More front yard progress to share – Half of the front path is complete! And I LOVE it! Hard to believe how far I’ve come out here in the front. So much has changed since last June. And I’m down to the details like wrapping up this path and adding a few hedges, plants and […]

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Front Yard Update: 1/2 Walkway Completed

May 30, 2014

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If you were wondering where I was last week and why you didn’t see a blog post…guess where I was?  You would have found me sitting in a lawn chair staring at this view… Or you could have found me laying on it, kissing it, rolling around on it and talking to it. I’m kidding!!!  […]

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Outdoor Update: Grass In The Front Yard – Finally!

May 20, 2014

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Praise. The. Lord. Another major home improvement project = completed. Done. Finito. Wrapped up. Shut down. And it’s a beaut, my friends. The fences on both sides of the house, backyard and the swing set area are now complete. Gates up. Pretty hardware added. Stained. As I share the outcome of these gorgeous fences, can […]

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Outdoor Update: Fences Are Complete!

April 25, 2014

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