Author Archives: Kathleen Murphy

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Unpack in the Right Room

Upon arrival each box should be delivered to the appropriate room, with boxes marked Immediate for easy access. Place your possessions within the appropriate areas, keeping in mind how you use and will access each item.

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Stuffed with Stuffies

Downsizing for my move. I’ve saved the best for second-to-last….personal and childhood memorabilia. Yikes!

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Kathleen Murphy, Montreal Professional Organizer is downsizing!

Yes, my dream come true…Kathleen Murphy Montreal Professional Organizer is downsizing for an upcoming move! I’m moving from a 5 1/2  to a large 3 1/2. All the practical lessons I share and apply with clients, I’m adopting for myself….and it’s fun…

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Kitchen Space and Organization

Armoires and breakfronts can serve as a storage centre and/or a display case. A great option for kitchen space and organization.

They are an ideal solution for folks with limited kitchen cupboard space, and floor space. Why not go vertical? I’ll explain. 

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Bowl of Notes: Task-Cards & Fun-Cards

If you are like me, you may hang onto old birthday cards, Christmas cards, and notecards, then wonder what to do with them. I used to use the covers of the prettiest cards for bookmarks.

Yet just yesterday I was looking at my recent bunch of Christmas cards, and wondered what creative and practical purpose they could serve. Truly, I have enough bookmarks!

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2015 – My Resolution to Organize for Results

I look forward to each New Year as much as I do my birthday. In 2015 – My Resolution to Organize for Results included buying my Quo Vadis agenda in December 2014, getting a new wall calendar before it went on sale, and planning the steps to achieve results.

We can all agree that there are only 24 hours in a day, a fixed number of weeks per season, and a fixed amount in a paycheque.

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Vintage Art – Organizing Intentions for 2015

Well Christmas 2014 is still in the air, as are good organizing intentions for 2015.

Too early to make the resolutions, but good timing to start thinking about them? Last year I had two main project-goals.

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Planning and Gift Shopping

The holidays are around the corner and in my home, that means presents! If you plan and shop in advance, you can avoid line ups in the stores, last minute impulse purchases, and stress.

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Shelf Life of a Purse?

Some people are passionate about purses and shoes. They can be pricey which explains why we often keep them past their expiry date.

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What’s for Lunch?

What’s for lunch?…good question…

When I cook in advance, I’ll always have an answer, could be a chicken salad or egg salad sandwich…or something to heat up in the microwave….like chili, or chicken cacciatore.

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