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Appleshine: NYC Closet Organization

This client was a creative actor who admitted her many talents did NOT lie within the organizational field. First, we did a good bit of editing.  Then we took the donations downstairs for the building's monthly Goodwill drive.  When putting her clothes back in the closet, we designated  areas for each category, keeping like with like.  The end result of Appleshine's closet ...

November 27th, 2013 | 0 Comment
toomuch

Too Much of a Good Thing is Bad

This weekend, there was an article in the NY Times about overindulgence.  It states that "buying more, and buying for ourselves — are ineffective at turning money into happiness".  So think about it: the more you buy (for yourself), the less happy you are AND the more clutter you have. According to this article, "people are happier when they spend money on others rather than on ...

July 11th, 2012 | 0 Comment
ikeakitchen

My IKEA Kitchen

When I moved into my apartment (7 years ago!), I immediately got to work on kitchen solutions.  I knew I needed to make the most of my wall space because, frankly, that's all this eat-in kitchen had other than 3 upper and lower cabinets plus one drawer.  So I went to IKEA and bought myself a kitchen. Fortunately, they had a plethora of wall storage.  (Plethora- fun word, right?)  I ...

July 6th, 2012 | 0 Comment
notability

Notability

You know I love making notes and lists to stay organized.  How psyched was I to find out about the Notability App for the iPad?  It lets you take notes whenever, wherever on whatever subject you'd like.  And you even get to use an old-school stylus.  How great is that? Tell me, Appleshiners, how do you like to take ...

June 27th, 2012 | 0 Comment