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April 19, 2020

Virtual Organizing Sessions Now Available!

When the stay-at-home order went into effect, for good reason, everyone started offering their services virtually. Although I do most of my coaching with clients over the phone, I wanted to take a pause before really offering virtual organizing sessions.  For years I’ve heard about how wonderful Sheila Delson’s Virtual […]
April 19, 2020

NAPO Certified Professional Organizer

I am thrilled to announce that I am officially a Certified Professional Organizer, or “CPO” as we like to call it in the industry, through the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO).  This title is only awarded to Professional Organizers who have accumulated a significant amount of paid […]
March 26, 2020

Alcoholism, Isolation, Grief, and Home Organization

Today is the three year anniversary of my dad’s death. Although he was a fairly successful Washington, DC lawyer, he struggled with a dependency on alcohol for at least as long as I knew him.  Alcoholism runs on both sides of my family, and because of that, I am grateful […]
March 20, 2020

Health Insurance Made Easy

By: Erica Rodgers Here at Seattle Sparkle, we are Professional Organizers and coaches who want to help our clients get organized the right way. We know without good health, it can be very hard to feel organized.  When Jean started the organizing business in 2015, she chose to weave in […]
March 13, 2020

Keep Dollars Circulating, But Not The Virus

By Jean Prominski and Marc Warren Seattle has been very quiet lately, without all of the normal traffic and socialization. Yet, with everyone working from home and not wanting to leave the house, I’ve felt a real sense of camaraderie. There have been more conversations between strangers and neighbors, and […]
January 18, 2020

Organizing for Creative People

“Fitting in is the opposite of belonging”. -Brene Brown.   I love helping creative people get organized and stay organized! As a creative person myself, I have experienced many of the challenges that I help my clients with. There is a stereotype that creative people can’t also be logical, sequential and […]
January 3, 2020

Making a Budget and Sticking To It

By Erica Rodgers Not too many people enjoy making a budget and sticking to it. It usually is quite a challenge, and sometimes even a despised one. We all wish we could be as thrifty as the Ingalls family in Little House on the Prairie: Canning all the crops and […]
December 19, 2019

Marketing Calendar for a New Year

By Erica Rodgers Sometimes us professionals are really good at putting together a calendar of marketing ideas and ticking each item off as the days go by. Sometimes us professionals are not so good at this commerce building exercise. Often we blame it on the people who have the type […]
December 12, 2019

Winter Solstice Intention Setting

The Winter Solstice is on Saturday, December 21st.  This is when I like to reflect on the current year and set my intentions for the upcoming year. I like to write my intentions up and then check in with them throughout the year to make sure I am staying on […]