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Read, listen and watch to learn more about Amy's techniques and theories on organizing, as published in a variety of media. If you'd like her assistance in your space, contact her today.

5 Creative Ways to Store Pet Food image

5 Creative Ways to Store Pet Food
Read some fun tips from Amy about how you can store pet food.
PawCulture.com - April 2017

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The Professionals Round Table
Listen to Amy discuss her entrance into the industry and how she helps her clients now.
Empire Radio Now - March 24, 2017

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How to Organize Your Home by Feb. 1 in Less Than an Hour a Day image

How to Organize Your Home by Feb. 1 in Less Than an Hour a Day
Read how to take small, realistic steps to a more organized home in one month.
House Logic - January 2017

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Toy Storage Can Make Your Life Easier
Read some great ideas about how to make the most of your toy storage space.
Zing! by Quicken Loans - December 27, 2016

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7 Ways to Make Room For Working Out at Home
Read how to make space in your home for whatever kind of exercise you'd like to practice.
The Spare Foot - January 2, 2017

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50 Organizing Tips You'll Wish You Knew All Along
Read some great insider tips for getting organized.
Reader's Digest - December 2016

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Happy Healthy Home
Order the book that features Amy's chapter, "Declutter Your Home."
Happy Healthy Home - Winter 2016

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The Secrets of Deep Work
Watch and learn how to make the most of your time by learning to focus.
CrusherTV.com - November 29, 2016

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6 Reasons Letting Go Of Stuff Is Hard (And What To Do About It)
Learn the reasons why we all hang on to more than we need.
MakeSpace.com - November 28, 2016

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12 Ways to Ensure the Holidays Don't Leave You With Clutter in the New Year
Read 12 great tips for making an organized start to next year.
EliteDaily.com - November 20, 2016

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9 Ways to Get Organized Now
Learn ways to motivate yourself to get to work and stay there.
Mental Floss - October 2016

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The No-Stress Guide to Moving In With Someone New
Read tips on making a smooth transition to living with someone new.
SelfStorage.com - August 2016

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Clutter Busters
Read some quick ideas to jump start your organizing.
Spirit of Women Magazine - Fall 2015

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The Good Life Guide to Decluttering
Read Amy's tips on pantry organization, as well as other expert ideas for the rest of the house.
Dr. Oz Magazine - October 2015

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Moving on Labor Day: Good Idea or Not So Much?
Read about some things to consider before moving over Labor Day weekend.
The Spare Foot - August 29, 2016

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How Getting Organized Can Change Your Life
Read real life accounts from Amy and others about working with their clients.
The Spare Foot - July 20, 2016

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How to Start Decluttering Your Home: 15 Actionable Tips from Certified Professional Organizers
Read tips from Amy and other certified organizers on where to start your organizing project.
MakeSpace.com - July 5, 2016

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45 Pro Tips & Ideas that Make Organizing Your Closet a Breeze
Read great ideas for easy closet organization.
Simplyss.com - May 23, 2016

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Achieving Balance and Creating Peace with Organizing
Listen to the class Amy taught with colleague, Suzy Hart, at the NAPO 2016 Conference in Atlanta.
NAPO 2016 - May 21, 2016

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5 Quick and Easy Decluttering Tips to Get Organized
Read for tips on how to declutter your home.
The Fill - May 31, 2016

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How to Organize Your Craft Room – Tips from Pros
Read for tips on how to organize your creative space.
Cutting For Business - May 25, 2016

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Expert’s Answer: What’s the Best Way to Store Outdoor Gear?
Read for tips on how to store items for outside entertaining.
BED BATH & BEYOND - May 19, 2016

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10 WAYS TO USE YOUR TAX RETURN TO IMPROVE YOUR HOME
Ideas on how to use your tax refund for home improvement projects
Self Storage - May 11, 2016

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The Easy Way to Clean a Red Wine Spill and More Must-Know Cleaning Hacks From Professional Housekeepers
Household cleaning and organizing hacks to fix the inevitable spills and messes
GLAMOUR - April 21, 2016

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Avoid the April Blues: 6 Ways To Organize For Tax Season
Read for tips on organizing during tax season!
The Spare Foot - March 4, 2016

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A Simple Guide to Decluttering Your Kitchen
Read great, easy tips on making sense of your kitchen.
The Berry - March 2, 2016

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Hot to Store Kitchen Appliances and Serving Ware
Read tips on storing your overflow kitchen items.
The Spare Foot - February 3, 2016

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How to Make Your Home Into a Learning Haven
Read tips and strategies for creating a study/work space that makes productivity easier than before.
Huffington Post UK - January 1, 2016

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Don't Go Postal! 6 Creative Ways to Tame Your Mail Mess
Read six easy ways to handle all the mail coming in everyday.
Above & Beyond - January 20, 2016

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5 Tips to Tame Your Tardiness
Read Amy's 5 Tips for getting out the door on time.
Long Island Pulse - January 11, 2016

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7 Organization Hacks For Your Desk So You Can Be Even More Productive
Read 7 great ideas for getting your desk to work for you instead of against you.
www.bustle.com - November 16, 2015

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How to Organize Toys to Get Playtime Under Control
Read some easy ideas for creating a play space that even the kids can help keep organized.
PublicStorage.com - September 14, 2015

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5 Smart Storage Solutions for Organizing Your Garage
Read 5 tips about how to make the most of your garage space.
The Spare Foot - July 2, 2015

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Organizing is the Arrangement of Your Stuff
Listen for some insight into Amy's organizing process and how she's grown in her practice over time.
OrganizeMindfully.com - June 24, 2015

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Tips for Keeping Your Mail Organized
Learn some strategies for keeping paper clutter at bay.
HGTV.com - May 2015

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Making Sense of the Mudroom Drop Zone
Read ideas for creating an organized entrance to your home.
HGTV.com - May 2015

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Overwhelmed by Organizing? Here's Help
Read about ways to make the organizing process less stressful.
HGTV.com - May 2015

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Too Much Junk in Your Storage Unit? Here are 6 Outdated Items to Clear Out image

Too Much Junk in Your Storage Unit? Here are 6 Outdated Items to Clear Out
Find out which items you can readily get rid of from your storage space.
The Spare Foot - April 20, 2015

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16 Expert-Recommended Steps to Spring-Clean Your Kitchen
Create the healthiest kitchen you can with tips from Organizers and Dietitians.
LiveStrong.com - April 7, 2015

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Which Type of Storage Tenant Are You?
Learn what storage personality you may have and ideas on how to work with it.
The Spare Foot - April 7, 2015

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How to Properly Store Baby Furniture and Clothes
Read ideas on how to best make your baby's items last for years.
Self Storage Finders - March 21, 2015

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10 Ways to Cope with a Tiny Kitchen
Read some great ideas for making the most of small kitchens.
Paste Magazine - March 9, 2015

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Making the Most of Space Under the Bed
Read some great tips on what to keep under the bed and how to best store it.
Self Storage Finders - February 19, 2015

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Desk Organization
Read tips on how to best keep your desk organized for a productive day.
CNN Money - January 30, 2015

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Long Forgotten Storage
Read some ideas on how to tackle a storage space that hasn't been looked at in years.
The Spare Foot - December 23, 2014

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Storing Wedding Gifts
Read some great organizing ideas on how to merge households after getting hitched.
Storage Talk - October 6, 2014

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File This Under Tips to Tidy Up Your Desk
Read some guidelines for clearing off your desk and having successful filing systems.
Chicago Tribune - September 22, 2014

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How to Organize Your Storage Unit
Read great tips on making the most of your off-site storage.
Get Stor-ganized - May 28, 2014

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5 Tips for Giving and Getting Business Referrals
Read why it's so important to us small business owners that you feel comfortable telling others about our services.
The Storage Facilitator - April 29, 2014

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Decluttering Your Bookcases
If you love books, but can't figure out how to best showcase them in your home, read on.
Washington Post - May 14, 2014

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Organization is Key for a Safe Backyard
Read about the many reasons your backyard and pool could use some organization.
Pool Spa News - May 2014

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Spring Closet Cleaning
Learn some great tricks for making closet organizing a breeze.
Women's Health Magazine - March 2014

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7 Ideas for Getting Organized this Spring
Watch Amy and a colleague provide some great tips for organizing outside of the box!
WGN Morning News - March 19, 2014

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The Ultimate Whole House Organization Guide
Learn ideas to help organize every room in your home.
Pottery Barn Blog - January 13, 2014

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8 Ways to Reorganize and Refresh Your Home Office
Read tips on how to make your office work for you, and not against you.
Pottery Barn Blog - January 4, 2014

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Hoarding: Buried Alive
Amy appeared in the episode 'The Last Clear Spot' helping Dale and Jessica clear their home.
TLC - October 30 2013

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Clean, Declutter, Discard: Make a House Shine for Resale
Read tips about clearing out your home before it goes on the market.
RealtorMag.com - October 2013

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Clean Season
Read ideas about why Fall Cleaning is just as important as Spring Cleaning.
Chicago Tribune - September 1, 2013

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Kenmore Couponista Challenge - Refrigerator Tips
Watch clips from Amy's appearance at this event focused on saving money and time in the kitchen.
Kenmore Live Studio in Chicago - August 6, 2013

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Kenmore Couponista Challenge - Refrigerator Tips
Watch clips from Amy's appearance at this event focused on saving money and time in the kitchen.
Kenmore Live Studio in Chicago - August 6, 2013

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Kenmore Couponista Challenge - Refrigerator Tips
Watch clips from Amy's appearance at this event focused on saving money and time in the kitchen.
Kenmore Live Studio in Chicago - August 6, 2013

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Kenmore Couponista Challenge - Refrigerator Tips
Watch clips from Amy's appearance at this event focused on saving money and time in the kitchen.
Kenmore Live Studio in Chicago - August 6, 2013

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Kenmore Couponista Challenge - Refrigerator Tips
Watch clips from Amy's appearance at this event focused on saving money and time in the kitchen.
Kenmore Live Studio in Chicago - August 6, 2013

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Kenmore Couponista Challenge - Refrigerator Tips
Watch clips from Amy's appearance at this event focused on saving money and time in the kitchen.
Kenmore Live Studio in Chicago - August 6, 2013

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Your Stress Less Back to School Planner
Read about how to plan out back-to-school tasks for less stress, created by Amy and other export organizers.
Working Mother Magazine - August 2013

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Donate, Shred & Recycle
Read about a great event that NAPO-Chicago held for the community.
Chicago Tribune - July 20, 2013

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10 Ways to Keep Your Closet Organized
Learn some great tips for managing your closets.
New Home Source - July 2013

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Making the Move: Packing Tips, Part 1
Read ways to make moving easier than ever.
New Home Source - July 2013

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Making the Move: Packing Tips, Part 2
Read more ways to make moving easier than ever.
New Home Source - July 2013

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Ask the Experts: How to Organize Your Desk
Read simple ways to make and keep your desk tidy.
Women's Forum - July 2013

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Help Kids Cut Through the Clutter
Read some great ideas on how to help your child let go of extra toys and games.
Make It Better Magazine - June 2013

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Hoarding: Buried Alive
Amy appeared in the episode "Leading a Double Life," helping Denise clear her home.
TLC - April 24, 2013

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Just in (Suit)Case
Read about organized and easy packing for all your trips and vacations.
Rockettes.com - May 7, 2013

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Chicago Storage
Listen to the podcast about storage concerns in Chicago and everywhere.
The Decluttered Home Online Radio - February 21, 2013

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Create a Stress-Free Morning Routine
Read Amy's tips on getting you and the kids out the door and on time, every morning.
Make it Better Magazine - January 2013

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Get Organized Month, 2013
Listen to the podcast about getting organized in January.
"Mix Matters" WTMX 101.9FM - January 13, 2013

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Getting Organized in 2013
Watch Amy provide product suggestions for common clutter pitfalls.
ABC 7 Chicago - January 2, 2013

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A Stress-Free Move
Read some ideas for making the most of a small space.
Glenview and Lakeview Patches - November 13, 2012

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Put Nooks, Crannies to Work
Read some ideas for making the most of a small space.
Chicago Tribune - July 13, 2012

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Get Organized Month
Listen to the podcast about National Get Organized Month.
"Mix Matters" WTMX 101.9 FM - January, 11, 2012

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Empty Nesters
Read tips on choosing holiday decorations when the kids don't live at home anymore.
Chicago Tribune - December 7, 2011

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Time to Organize
Read tips on getting organized before and after your wedding.
Richmond-Times Dispatch - November 30, 2011

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A&E HOARDERS :: Episode: Judy/Jerry
Amy assisted on an episode of A&E's Hoarders.
A&E HOARDERS - originally aired November 7, 2011

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Getting Organized for School
Listen to the podcast about back-to-school organizing.
"Mix Matters" WTMX 101.9 FM - August 15, 2011

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Where the Experts Shop
Read where Amy shops.
Chicago Magazine - March 2010

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Reboot Yourself in 2010
Read Amy's tip for getting organized in the New Year.
The Red Eye - January 4, 2010

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Organizing #742
Watch Amy discussing the ins and outs of organizing on WCIU-TV's public affairs show.
26 N. Halstead - September, 2008

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Ask the Organizer Panel
View part of the "Ask the Organizer" Panel that Amy participated in at the 2009 NAPO Conference.
2009 NAPO Conference - April, 2009

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Spring Clean Up
Alex Perez of NBC 5 Chicago asks Amy how to make the most of your spring cleaning efforts.
NBC 5 - March 2009

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Organizing Tip
Watch Amy's Organizer's Tip of the Day.
OrganizingConnection - September 2008

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Woman Struggles to Overcome Hoarding
Watch as Amy begins the process of working with a chronic hoarder.
Fox News Chicago - September 28, 2007

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Hoarding Can Be a Sign of Other Problems
Watch how Amy helped a chronic hoarder reach her goals for living a new life.
Fox News Chicago - July 23, 2007

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A Playroom Everyone Can Enjoy
Read Amy's online article about how to make the most of your toy room or play area.
Remarkable Woman Magazine - Spring 2007 Issue

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Use Winter Months to Get Organized
Read Amy's article about getting organized in the New Year.
Joliet Herald News, Lifestyles section - January 12, 2007

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Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences
Read the article Amy co-published with Dr. Nina Collins about the emerging profession of Professional Organizing.
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences - September 2006

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Five Ways To Prepare for Disaster
Read Amy's tips on how to better be organized in case of a large-scale disaster.
Chicago Tribune, Home and Garden Section - September 3, 2006

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Say Goodbye to Clutter
Watch the video of Amy volunteering with other organizers to help a family get their basement reorganized.
CBS Early Show - Jan. 25 2006

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