March 29, 2022

No one is born with clutter

Being organised or not can be a hot topic. I personally think being organised does not make the best dinner party conversation. Why? Opinions and standards vary – and so they should! It is your life journey, including your upbringing, which gets you to the place you are now in relation to belongings and to being organised. On top of that circumstances do change: share houses, moving in together, babies, teens, ageing parents – and with all of that expectations […]
February 15, 2022
a cat in a tub being "helpful" in the decluttering process

What you get when hiring a PO (Professional Organiser)

Most people who ask me for help have tried to get organised before. It might have been through books, TV shows, courses or help from family and friends.
January 13, 2022

Manifest your adaptability – write in pencil!

I write everything in pencil in my calendar – which is also my notebook and catcher of my to do list:
November 12, 2021

Christmas Countdown & Checklist 2021

Are you prepared for the Silly Season?  DOWNLOAD our PRINTABLE Christmas countdown and checklist.
November 12, 2021
Image of a christmas gift for a gift giving guide

The Less Mess Christmas Gift Giving Guide

Have a Merry Christmas with Less Mess and more Joy! Don’t aim too high with presents. Take a good look at what you think are your gift giving obligation.
August 6, 2021
Celebrating 15 years of Decluttering services

15 Years of Organising & Decluttering in Sydney

On the 6th of August 2006 I worked with my first client! Celebrating 15 Years of LessMess This makes me the longest serving Personal Organiser in greater Sydney!
January 20, 2021
School-Lunch-Uniforms-Organise

Be Ready. Be Organised: Back to School

Now that we are at the tail end of the summer school holidays (as you might have guessed by the amount of sibling fighting going on in your house), here are a couple of tips I have found helpful over the school years with my three boys:
November 27, 2020

The Clever School Mum’s Guide to Reducing Excess to Less Mess

These last few weeks before Christmas and school holidays can be like running the last leg of a marathon. You’re already exhausted from the past 11 months but there seem to be more events, tasks and challenges in the run up (or is that run down?) to the end of the year – even in exceptional years like this one.
October 4, 2020
photo of a flowering tree, spring is cleaning, decluttering and organising time.

Why Spring Cleaning?

Every object you own is an item on your to-do-list… … that is, unless you are completely comfortable living amongst clutter, and aren’t troubled by being late, missing appointments or paying extra fees. But most people aren’t comfortable with this “too much” situation – not in our social environment.