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Picture Yourself Getting Organized

By Scott Roewer | February 4th, 2014 | Comments »

In the age of the social media and smartphones, everyone’s a photographer. We snap, share, filter and tag photos every day, but we rarely stop to organize the shots that stack up on our devices, let alone the prints that are stuffed in envelopes, in drawers, in boxes… just waiting for you to take the […]

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Closet Organizing – How to Install an elfa® Closet

By Scott Roewer | July 23rd, 2009 | Comments »

I work with elfa® frequently and find it rather easy to install.  The product is affordable, very sturdy, and flexible enough to use in most any space.  If you enjoy simple, do-it yourself type projects, this how-to video demonstrates how you can install your own elfa® closet system from The Container Store. This is the […]


Organizing Your Closet – Sorting and Storing Your Linens

By Scott Roewer | July 8th, 2009 | Comments »

This is the fifth video in a nine-part series of “How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro” and we’ll take a look at organizing your linens. I love living in the city. However, with city life, you often find a lack of storage space. In this home, there was a lack of closet storage. […]

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Get Organized & Save Money

By Scott Roewer | July 2nd, 2009 | Comments »

Oprah has once again teamed up with the awesome folks at The Container Store to offer you 25% off everything in the store now through, Sunday, July 12. Be sure to measure your spaces and make your shopping list before you go.  Know what you’re shopping for so you don’t buy items that clutter your living […]


Get Organized At Home With These Helpful Products & Services

By Scott Roewer | June 11th, 2009 | Comments »

I recently attend the National Association of Professional Organizers Washington, DC – Metro Chapter’s June meeting.  Members featured new products and resources from the NAPO Conference in Orlando, Florida which I attended this past April. One by one, members demonstrated various products and explained the highlights of some new services. Everything shown was new, unique […]


Organizing Experts Recommend Products to Stay Organized

By Scott Roewer | October 5th, 2008 | Comments »

Blogger Debbie Jordan Kravitz of Virtually Organized is a self described “recovering perfectionist” who writes about simplifying and organizing your life.  We’re virtual colleagues since she lives in York, PA. Recently, she surveyed her colleagues on Facebook and Twitter asking what products they love to use when organizing with clients and she also asked what […]


Organizing Products Reviewed on WUSA9

By Scott Roewer | September 23rd, 2008 | Comments »

I received a call from Lesli Foster, weeknight anchor on WUSA9.   She asked if I would join her live on the 5:00 PM news to discuss getting organized for the Fall.  Excited by the opportunity, I had just a few hours to pull something together and pitch the idea to Lesli.  Thanks to the […]


Paper Shredding Scissors – Tool or Toy?

By Scott Roewer | August 26th, 2008 | Comments »

November 2014 Update – Dynomighty no longer sells the shred scissors but you can easily find them online with the help of a search engine. In a previous post, I showed you the Dynomighty Magnets. Well the same company sells this cool set of portable shredding scissors. “This new Luddite paper shredder is perfect for […]

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Survey Says, 62% Did It This Weekend!

By Scott Roewer | August 10th, 2008 | Comments »

Are you addicted to email? Because AOL Mail is curious. Each year, AOL Mail surveys their users on the email habits. Over 4,000 people age 13 and older were surveyed in June. Here are the results for Washington, DC. The results for the top 20 cities can be found here. “In Washington, D.C., 46% say […]


5th Street Ace Hardware Makes A Good First Impression

By Scott Roewer | July 9th, 2008 | Comments »

On Sunday, June 29, I had the pleasure of attending the VIP Grand Opening of the new 5th Street Ace Hardware at 1055 5th Street NW. It’s located in the CityVista project in the heart of DC. In addition to over 9,000 square feet of retail space on two levels and more than 20,000 items […]