About Mia Salmo

Professional Organizer

Backyard BBQ: How To Organize Your Outdoor Space

Fire up the BBQ and torch the tiki lights! This blog is all about how to get your outdoor space organized for some outside entertaining. Imagine that you’ve spent the day at the beach, you aren’t ready for the party to slow down, so you spontaneously invite your friends over for dinner. You rush home, making a quick pit stop at Whole Foods to pick up burgers, brews and dogs. The last thing you want to worry about is making sure that your outdoor space is ready to entertain. Here are some tips to keep your backyard in order so you can have plenty of impromptu get-togethers.

By |June 4th, 2016|Organizing|

Mental Heath Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. According to, “1 in 5 American adults will have a diagnosable mental health condition in any given year.” We’ve found a few ways for you to take care of yourself year round…

By |May 21st, 2016|Organizing|

5 Tips For Organizing At The End Of The School Year

Ahhh yes, it is finally May! The snow is well behind us, Memorial Day is approaching, and those BBQ’s are getting ready to grill some burgers to kick off the Summer season. Now is a great time to start thinking about how you’re going to get all of your kids’ school materials back in order – after all, it’s almost the end of the school year and the paperwork, artwork and projects are going to start shuttling their way out of the classroom and into your mudroom. Here are 5 tips to organize all of their work from the school year.

Book Review: Organizing From The Inside Out

This week at TLD we’re reviewing organizing guru, Julie Morgenstern’s, “Organizing From the Inside Out” book. Here’s our top 5 takeaways:

By |April 22nd, 2016|Organizing|

Organizing with Optimism: 7 Ways to Make Organizing Fun!

  It doesn’t have to be a chore. I know, I know, there are not too many people who want to become professional organizers. The task can be daunting, overwhelming and stressful figuring out where to start, what to do, how to do it and how to stay motivated. Our tips below will help make the organizing process more fun & fabulous!

By |April 9th, 2016|Organizing|

How To Best Prepare For Tax Season: Facts And Tips

This time of year can be particularly taxing – make it easier with some of these helpful tax tips. Dig up all of your receipts. Whether it’s a business transaction, major purchase, charitable contribution or other notable transaction, these receipts could lead to deductions. Here’s a list of tax deductions for you to reference.

By |March 12th, 2016|Household Management, Organizing|

Flower Power: 4 Ways to Spruce Up Your Space

This time of year can be especially dreary – temperatures have decreased, the sun sets early, and we all anticipate those dreaded snow storms. Now is a great time to add some brightness and life to your living situation. Aside from heading to Trader Joes and getting a small bouquet for $3.99, here are some other ways to spruce up your living space with some spruces.

Our Favorite Products For 2016

Clients always want to know what our favorite organizing products and systems are. While there is a plethora of organizing gizmos and gadgets available online and in stores, we have narrowed down a few of our favorites right here!

Now Is The Time To Get Organized!

Did you know January is GO Month? It stands for “Get Organized!” If getting organized is on your list of resolutions for 2016, here are some ways to make your organizing dreams come true. Have you heard of NAPO – National Association of Professional Organizers. I know, it sounds crazy – a large group of Type A’s gathering together, each trying to take control from one another? It’s actually quite the opposite. NAPO is comprised of men and women in the Professional Organizing industry that come together to share experiences, resources, techniques and more. If you are struggling to get organized, one way to start is to find an organizer in your area which you can easily access through the NAPO-New England website.

By |January 2nd, 2016|Organizing|

‘Tis The Season To Give Back

Most of us have a favorite charity or two – ones that are near and dear to us, usually because we have a personal connection to the cause. These colder months are always a time when people have holiday fever and the urge to give back to others.

By |December 19th, 2015|Organizing|