Author Archives: Kathy Meckley

Spending During the Holidays

The masses head out the door for the latest and greatest bargains and deals on Black Friday. Then comes Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday sales. Some people budget for what they will be spending during the Holidays, but most … Continue reading

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Tips on Paper Management

The start of a new year enhances our desire to Get Organized.  This month is an excellent time to begin healthy, organizational habits to maintain your desk and allow you maximum productivity.  Here’s four simple tips to get you started. Tip One: … Continue reading

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Radio Interview on the Christian Perspective of Organizing

Listen to this enlightening radio interview with Eileen Koff, author of Organizing His Way.  She discusses the Christian perspective of organizing and disorganization affects our relationship with God and others.  It is 55 minutes long so curl up in a comfortable chair and … Continue reading

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1st Annual March Toward Simplicity Challenge

As marketing director for Faithful Organizers, I appeared on the Daytime Blue Ridge TV program. I was promoting our 1st annual March Toward Simplicity challenge.  Lindee Katdare, the host and producer of the program was excited to learn about the challenge and Faithful … Continue reading

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Seasonal Changes

Crisp fall air makes for pleasant outdoor chores. Seasonal changes are an excellent time to schedule organizing tasks. De-cluttering sheds, garages, storage units, even attics are much more tolerable to do on cool, sunny days. Dispose of chemicals and hazardous … Continue reading

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Change Your Life by Changing Your Mind

Are you happy with your environment? Are there things in your space that you would like to change? No change can take place in your life until your thoughts begin to change. Let me give an example. I am currently … Continue reading

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Living with Less

Treasured Possessions A great deal of attention has been given to organizing in recent weeks.  Time magazine published a six page article entitled “The Joy of Less” on March 23rd.  The Washington Post also had a spread about how Millennia’s … Continue reading

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Priorities, Focus and Transform

There are three words that keep reoccurring in my life recently.  They are priorities, focus, and transform.  Transform is what my business is all about since I have that as part of my business name. My goal is to enable … Continue reading

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Renovare a new beginning

Does your house need a new beginning, a renewal?  Renovare means to renew in Latin. Professional organizers around the world are promoting the month of January as Get Organized month. Getting more organized ranks fourth in top ten lists of resolutions. … Continue reading

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Organizing is Preparation

Peace on earth December brings the festivity of Advent- a time of preparation.  We are given an entire month to prepare.  We prepare for Christmas – gifts, food, social time, Christ’s birth.  We prepare for the New Year – resolutions, … Continue reading

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