With the holidays just around the corner, the shopping game is on. Shopping for the perfect present that your brother, child, sister, mother, coworker or friend will love and use is a daunting prospect. Our secret to the perfect Done and Done present? Burn it, Eat it, Do it, Drink it, Spend it. ... Read More about 2017 Gift Giving Guide
Hi Ann, I love your website. It gives me hope. I’m twenty-seven and a new mom. I’m not very good at cleaning or organizing but I can dream, right? My question is this – were you born an organized person and did you teach your daughter everything when she was young so she’s just a natural? My ... Read More about Ask Ann #3 – So Not Martha
Hi Ann, I know all about organizing and am pretty good at taking care of my home. I’ve read Marie Kondo and tried to get rid of everything that didn’t “spark joy” but there is one problem I simply can’t solve. I don’t know how to throw away gifts from friends and family. I know I can re-gift but ... Read More about Ask Ann #2 – Grateful/Not Grateful
Don't let your shame and discomfort prevent you from decluttering and getting organized! Almost every organizing and decluttering job begins with the client saying, “is this the worst you’ve ever seen?” The answer is always “not even close." We once worked in an apartment which was stacked ... Read More about Ask Ann #1 – Is This The Worst You’ve Ever Seen?
Moving is an exciting prospect. A new space! A new lease (perhaps on life)! As we hear from Done & Done Home clients, moving into a new home often comes with a recommitment to staying organized. Often, this hopeful pledge crumbles when the reality of packing, hiring movers, and unpacking at your ... Read More about Tricks of the Trade: Save Money on Moving by Decluttering