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Allison Weigensberg

Professional Organizer & semi-minimalist, blogger & solopreneur, lover of DIY and all things crafty, wife and mother.

Allison Weigensberg is a Professional Organizer, owner of Everything In Place and a proud member of the Professional Organizers in Canada.
She has a passion for a minimalistic approach to organization and decluttering.
She believes that the rooms we spend our lives in should work for us, and not the other way around and that we shouldn't have to waste time looking for our things.
Allison resides in Montreal and is the mother of two young children. She loves to share the tips and tricks that she has implemented in her own life and in her clients' lives.
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Your Lazy Instincts Can Help Get You Organized

We all have inherently lazy tendencies. Well, at least everyone I've ever met does. It's not necessarily a bad thing or something to be ashamed of. It just is what it is We all want to do less work with better results. And I think that's a really good thing. It is actually what drives my whole business: the philosophy of working smarter and not harder.
05/01/2017 11:52 EDT
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3 Key Habits That Will Help You Stay Organized

One of my bigger struggles as a professional organizer is how to translate my routines and processes into sharable tips and advice. So much of how I live my life in terms of my daily routines have become so automated that it can be hard for me to realize its efficiency until I step back and look at it.
03/06/2017 02:40 EST
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6 Life-Changing Organizing Habits To Embrace Now

January is GO Month, as in "Get Organized". Every year the goal of getting organized makes it's way onto the top of resolution lists, so it makes sense that GO Month is the first month of the year. But as the novelty and enthusiasm of everyone's New Year's resolutions slowly begin to fade I wanted to share some simple habits that you can introduce now, that will help you to stay organized all year long.
01/23/2017 05:10 EST
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Keep Your Home (And Family) Organized This Winter

The coats, snowsuits, boots and hats of an entire family can take up a lot of space, especially if you have an entryway that is on the small side. I recently had a reader send in some pictures if her organizing dilemma. She has a small vestibule, the closet feels messy and disorganized and the bench she designated as a place for people to sit and put on their shoes always has stuff piled on top and below. Here are the organizing tricks she gave me to get through the winter.
11/25/2016 06:56 EST
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Stop Beating Yourself Up For Not Being Organized

While organizing a space isn't rocket science, it's not always intuitive either. There are so many things beyond our control that can contribute to a lack of organization. Both major and minor life events can cause our plans to shift and our routines to go out of whack. School ending, a change in jobs, the birth of a new baby, adding a family pet, the death of a loved one. It's not always easy to adapt to these changes without feeling overwhelmed.
08/04/2016 11:54 EDT
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5 Fab Alternatives To Boring Labels

My garage is a perfect example of the benefits of labeling. I organized the shelving units so that it would fit all our excess pantry items, paper towels, toilet paper, soaps, you get the idea. But I...
06/09/2016 02:36 EDT
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Why I Labelled My Fridge (And You Should Too)

As a nursing mom to a ravenous newborn I am constantly hungry, so I spent many frustrating hours searching through the fridge looking for food. One day I just couldn't take it anymore and I pulled EVERYTHING out. There are few things more satisfying to me than emptying a space thoroughly cleaning it out and putting everything back in an organized way.
06/02/2016 11:04 EDT
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5 Things To Think About When Organizing Your Entryway

Call it what you want, the vestibule, mudroom, foyer, it's the first impression you have of a home and if you don't have a good organizational system setup that works for you and your family you will constantly be fighting a losing battle. Much like any other room that needs organizing there are many factors that come into play that will help determine what is going to work for you.
03/10/2016 02:00 EST
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5 Things To Think About When Organizing Your Entryway

Call it what you want, the vestibule, mudroom, foyer, it's the first impression you have of a home and if you don't have a good organizational system setup that works for you and your family you will constantly be fighting a losing battle. Much like any other room that needs organizing there are many factors that come into play that will help determine what is going to work for you.
03/10/2016 02:00 EST
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5 Easy Ways To Manage Your To-Do List

Like most of you out there, my list of what needs to be done is long. If I were to combine the tasks I would like to accomplish for work, for family and for me, I would end up sitting around writing for days. I would also lose my mind because it would be so daunting that I would never move forward. Let's look at a few ways to make your list manageable.
02/24/2016 12:53 EST