Spring Break: The Aftermath

Spring break can be a crazy time in the life of a family.  It messes with routines–sleeping, eating, cleaning up, homework–and those are only the beginning!   Because Spring Break is so close to the end of the school year, it can seem like...

Business of the Week: Cultural Care Au Pai

Considering a nanny situation?  Have you thought about getting an Au Pair?  Au Pairs offer a cultural experience and are generally less expensive than hiring a nanny. Lucia Liepins is an au pair coordinator with Cultural Care Au Pair.  You can visit her website...

Does Spring Cleaning Stress You Out?

Spring is here!  As always, Spring Cleaning is a major buzzword and will be until summer comes in June. Buzzword or not, sprucing up your home for spring is not a bad idea. Summer time can be busy with activities and vacations, and dealing with mess and clutter around...

Business of the Week: Kita Events NW

It’s time to party!  What better way to have a good time than to hire an event planner to take care of all the details? Kita Events NW does weddings, birthday parties, retirement parties and business events.  Visit their website at http://kitaeventsnw.com/...

The Rubber Duck Army (Or, Taming Bath Toy Clutter)

  Bath toys seem to be a huge source of clutter in homes that no one really looks at.  And why not?  It may not seem like it impacts your life that much…at first. Eventually, people start giving you things.  Rubber ducks.  Fun little knick-knacks from...

Clutter can affect the whole family.

  I did an organization session once in a home with two cats.  As soon as we cleared some clutter off of the floor, one of the cats spread out on the empty spot, looking happier than ever. It’s interesting to see how animals are affected, of course, but...

Just Say No!

When major life events happen, people want to help.   One of the ways that people offer help is to give you stuff.   While often this is of great assistance, it can also be the producer of some not-so-great feelings.   Example:  You’re having a...

Organizing Tip of the Week: Teaching Kids About Impulse Buying

  A big part of clutter control is monitoring what comes into the home.  With companies marketing toward children more and more, children naturally, seem to want more and more. While this can be annoying, it is completely normal. “Oh!” a child might say....

Get Help Now! Book a home organizing appointment with Stacy

 Hey Seattle!  Need a Professional Organizer?  Stacy Erickson of Home Key Organization specializes in child and family environments.  Here are some upcoming openings! Seattleites!  Here are some upcoming openings for you: April 3rd, 10am to 2pm April 9th, 10am to 2pm...