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I am asked often about my favorite books on organizing. As a professional organizer, I do read many books on the topic. I’m an avid reader and love exchanging reading lists with friends!  I generally read autobiographies and historical fiction (I love a good setting). Books on personalities and how our minds work are also […]

My Favorite Books on Organizing

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What makes a happy home in the eyes of an organizer? In this blog post, I’m sharing what my typical day looks like, but more importantly, I’m sharing how I organize my home and life to support my day-to-day activities.  Keep reading for a day in the life of a professional home organizer! Day in the […]

The Secret to a Happy Home: A Day in the Life of a Professional Home Organizer

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A productive home office doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. It’s more attainable than you think it is. I’ve run one or two businesses from a home office since 2013, so I know a thing or two about the ideal home office setup.  One home office was the formal living space in our home […]

Organizing Your Home Office for Maximum Productivity

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Do you find yourself questioning whether or not you need a home organization expert? It can be hard to know when to call a professional.  My husband and I are DIYers, so we love troubleshooting things that aren’t working or need improvement around the house.  However, we have learned when we need to call a professional.  […]

5 Signs You Need a Home Organization Expert

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Crafting a kid-friendly kitchen requires precision and expertise, areas where we at The Simplified Island excels. Being a team of moms, we love creating spaces that support life with kids.  Embarking on our latest project, we embraced the opportunity to transform a small kitchen into a vibrant and functional space. The goal? A kitchen tailored for […]

A Kid-Friendly Kitchen: Enhancing Accessibility and Functionality

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Recognized as the heart of the home, an organized kitchen is often the top priority for those seeking to streamline their space. Now that so many homes have open floor plans, the kitchen is usually the hardest working room in the home.  They are not only where food is prepared or served multiple times per […]

5 Steps You Can Take for an Organized Kitchen

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If you are looking for the best ways to organize your laundry room, I’ve got you covered! I’m excited to dive into the often-neglected realm of laundry room organization. As a seasoned professional organizer dedicated to bringing order to every corner of your home, the laundry room is no exception. As someone who thrives on creating […]

Streamline Your Space: Four Tips for an Organized Laundry Room

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This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. There is no additional cost to you. A Your Path to Simplified member recently asked me what I do when I’m not motivated to tackle a project.  This happens to me all time.  Once upon a time, I would have said […]

How to get stuff done when you don’t feel like it.

Caroline Roberts The Simplified Island Professional Home Organizer

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How many times have you said something along the lines of “they would be so lost if something happened to me?” I have said that many times about my husband, and it’s a really bad feeling.  We share household tasks pretty evenly, and I tend to be the CEO of the house.  I keep up […]

Organizing Important Documents

Organizing Important Documents

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This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. There is no additional cost to you. Raise your hand if your closet storage is optimized.  Most of my clients have respectable storage spaces in their homes. Their frustration comes from the space not being used to its full potential. I […]

Kids Closet Makeover

Professional Organizer Caroline Roberts organizing clothes

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I'm Caroline Roberts - your guide for getting your home decluttered and organized once and for all!

tell me more...

Categories

KonMari MethoD™

Storage

Decluttering

Systems/Routines

Created by REVAfrom the Noun Project

Personal Life