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Get Organized for Next Year – Post Holiday Debriefing

By Scott Roewer | December 23rd, 2015 | Comments »

You made it through all the holiday festivities, and you’re finally sitting still for a moment, relaxing, right? I won’t tell you not to chill out since you’ve obviously earned some time to just kick back and reflect on a holiday well done, but don’t forget the post-party debriefing! It’s the best way to get organized for next year.

How to Create the Perfect Holiday Party Tablescape

How to Create the Perfect Holiday Party Tablescape

By Scott Roewer | December 2nd, 2015 | Comments »

One of my favorite things to help clients with during the holidays is to create a festive holiday tablescape for their family gatherings or winter celebrations. Many consider creating a decorative holiday party tablescape is truly an art form  with an ultimate goal of wowing your guests. While many people spend a lot of money on […]


Declutter And Dress Your Guest Room For The Holidays

By Scott Roewer | November 7th, 2014 | Comments »

Holidays bring with them all sorts of gifts, but the one that you never like to be surprised with is an unexpected houseguest. Make sure you’re prepared for anything – or anyone – by taking a few steps to declutter your guest room, and add some welcoming touches before company arrives. Step 1 – Empty […]


Tips to Prepare Your Spooktacular Halloween

By Scott Roewer | October 24th, 2014 | Comments »

Great scary movies, creative costumes, and copious amounts of candy will conjure a spooky good time for everyone this Halloween season. There are plenty of moving parts to get organized ahead of time, so follow these tips for frighteningly good time. Get prepared for maximum fun! Brainstorm a master list of everything you want or […]


This Year I Resolve To Keep My Resolutions… Again

By Scott Roewer | January 2nd, 2014 | Comments »

We all have a few resolutions that make it to the top of our list every New Year, and there are two reasons they keep showing up there: 1) we believe this resolution will improve our life in some way, and 2) we have never been able to make this resolution stick. If “Get Organized!” […]


How To Get Out Of Your Own Way & Have a Drama-Free Holiday

By Scott Roewer | December 27th, 2013 | Comments »

You may be entertaining at home, braving highways of holiday traffic to visit your in-laws, or escaping the family altogether by trading snowy roads for sandy beaches, but the one thing that will remain the same in each scenario is YOU! So, if your holidays are always wrapped up in drama, aim to be drama-free […]


Holiday Drama – It’s All in Your Head!

By Scott Roewer | December 24th, 2013 | Comments »

It’s happening again. Sleeping kids everywhere have those silly dancing sugarplums in their heads, but you’re tossing and turning with the vision of your obnoxious Aunt Helen barreling through the house complaining that there’s “Nothing to eat around here but cheese? What, do you want me to have a heart attack right in front of […]


Chocolate Rum Balls

By Scott Roewer | December 19th, 2013 | Comments »

Each year, Nina (one of our lead organizers) always makes me her infamous Chocolate Rum Balls.  This year, I couldn’t resist asking her for the recipe and sharing it with you.  So, enjoy this holiday treat.  If you have a holiday cookie or dessert you’re famous for, please share it in the comments below. Ingredients […]


Planning for a Stress Free Holiday Part Two: Preparing for Tranquil Travel

By Scott Roewer | December 19th, 2013 | Comments »

(Missed Part One, Read it here) It’s been said that there’s no place like home for the holidays, but for some of us, when this season rolls around, home is the last place we want to be. But just because you’ve decided to skip town, doesn’t mean you’re exempt from the pre-vacay stresses of family […]


Planning for a Stress Free Holiday – Part One: Easy Entertaining for a Holiday at Home

By Scott Roewer | December 19th, 2013 | Comments »

In an ideal world, the holiday season would be a joyous time for us to spend relaxing, reminiscing and celebrating with friends and family. But in reality, you’ll have to be organized if you want your holidays to be stress-free. In this two-part post, I’ll share some tips to help you get through your holiday […]