Stress Free Back to School Plan

It is time to get ready for school to start.  The end of summer can be a stressful time as we prepare for the return of schedules, homework, lunches, and activities.  Each year, I get excited for the new beginning, but also sad to see the relaxing days of summer come...

Tips for Organized Travel

Tis the season for travel of all kinds. Whether your packing for camp, a mission trip or a business trip, travel can be stressful if you are unprepared. Use these quick travel tips to prepare for your next get away. Start with a packing list. Plan out what you are...

Vacation Recovery: Back to Work with Less Stress

  The week after vacation is usually productive, because you are refreshed and rested.  However, the first few days back to work can be stressful, because the number of tasks seem overwhelming.  Full email boxes, voicemail boxes and inboxes can make it difficult...

Dorm Room Necessities

All of my social media posts last week were about Dorm Room essentials.  If you have a student heading to college for the first time or you know someone graduating, these are great ideas for every student.  Here is the weekly recap! Monday:   My favorite dorm room or...

Sara Genrich to Serve as Director of Communications & Technology!

I have been elected to serve a third term as the Director of Communications & Technology of the National Association of Professional Organizers – DFW (NAPO DFW) Chapter.  The 2014-2015 term begins in May, and I am once again honored to serve the chapter in...

Quick Email Organizing Tricks

Email can be overwhelming to manage and organize.  Here are a few email management tips might be just what you need to add some time back in your day. 1. No email retail – If you choose to follow just one of the tips in this article, this is it. Setup a new free...

Tips for a Stress Free Holiday!

Happy Holidays!! The holidays have arrived and are already in full swing.  A little “holiday organizing” can help you make your season less stressed and more joyful!  There are published holiday organizers and checklists for everything from shopping to...

Productive Home Holiday Organizing Projects

Many of us look forward to the cold icy weather so we have a great excuse to stay inside by the fire and watch movies.  However, the holiday season of 2013 has arrived.  My husband and I visited the grocery store yesterday, and it was a huge feeding frenzy.  The...

Allen Recycles Day – Nov. 2nd

Saturday November 2ndis Allen Recycles Day from 8am – 1pm!   The following organizations usually participate in this event:  (we are still waiting for confirmation on all of the organizations that will accepting donations). Allen Animal Shelter – is...

Sara Genrich receives 2013 President’s Award!

NAPO-DFW 2012-2013 President’s Award   Sara Genrich, Professional Organizer and Owner of Configuration Connection, was honored by receiving the NAPO-DFW President’s Award for outstanding service and contributions to NAPO DFW.  This award is given to...

We Offer Gift Certificates!

Professional Organizer Services – Gift Certificates Do you know someone who would like to be more organized?  Are you looking for the perfect gift for the person who has everything?    We can help with any home or business organization project.  We also offer...

Document Retention Guidelines and Record Keeping

Record Keeping Guidelines What can you shred vs. what should you save? Customers often ask how long they should keep a particular document or financial record. So, I decided to draft these Document Retention Guidelines and Record Keeping Guidelines to help you decide...