A year ago on the Come To Order blog…

A year ago on the Come To Order blog…

Let’s Get Cooking: Organizing My Recipe Box

When you think about it, getting prepared for a family meal or planning a week’s worth of grocery shopping for a family is pretty overwhelming.  Even if you enjoy the process of deciding on what ingredients you need, going to the store to buy them, putting them in the pantry or the fridge, preparing meals from familiar or new recipes several times a day, setting the table, serving the food and cleaning up… READ MORE

Cookbooks: I’ll Organize Them My Shelf!

Cookbooks… you tend to love them or hate them.  They are handy to have around, but they can also take up valuable space in your kitchen or pantry.  Here are a couple suggestions for organizing your cookbooks, whether you a have a few or a slew… READ MORE

Create Your Own Collected Recipes Cookbook Recipe Organizer by Meadowsweet Kitchens

When organizing your cookbooks and recipes, getting all the loose pieces in one place is important.  If you are looking for the perfect binder kit, you have found it!  This 3-ring binder recipe organizer by Meadowsweet Kitchen allows to you add all types of recipes to organize and make your own cookbook…. READ MORE

Juggling it all: How to handle getting everything organized!

Does life seem to fly by?  Days turn into weeks and although you flow through somewhat smoothly, you find yourself not organized, forgetting, neglecting and procrastinating?  When life hits rough patches, we need the structure of planning and routine to keep us on track.  Structure doesn’t mean you can’t be creative or flexible, but it reassures you that if life’s details are taken care of, you will have more liberty to dedicate time to the things you’d like to do… READ MORE

Long-Term Commitment:  Organize for Good

In this latest article from Storage magazine, you will learn some of Kathy Jenkins’ tips to stop cramming stuff into your garage, attic and basement spaces!!  Learn surefire methods to put away your things, so you can actually find them… READ MORE

In a Bind:  Making Your Own Cookbook

I love finding fun recipes in magazines.  I tear them out, hoping to make them some day.  But even if I actually make them, I still have a pile of torn pages.  There are two options… READ MORE

Savory Eating with the C.R. Gibson Vertical Recipe Keeper Flip Stand

Savory Eating If you are looking for something to conveniently store and display your favorite recipes, the C.R. Gibson Vertical Recipe Keeper Flip Stand, Savory Eats Flip-Style Recipe Keeper is for you!  In addition to being handy on your counter and not taking up too much space, it keeps your recipes organized into categories (12 are included).  It is durable and will match every décor with its “Savory Eats Chalkboard Collection” design.  This flip-style recipe keeper will inspire you to coordinate and organize your recipe cards, pocket organizers and recipe card file box into one convenient space… READ MORE

What is today??

Today is Kathy’s birthday… READ MORE

A Rule of Parenting:  Take Good Care of Yourself

We’ve heard the expression, “Parenting doesn’t come with a manual.”  Some days, that seems so much truer than others.  Whether you are having one of those “HELP!!!” days or an ideal day, stick around because it will probably change… READ MORE

New Niche, Student Organizing

Student organizing can be an additional niche for residential organizers. This six-hour course will help organizing professionals develop a student organizing business by highlighting business structure, additional insights for working with students, as well as strategies that will be important to share with this client population… READ MORE

Learn How to Use Your Organizational Toolkit

Studies show that people are most successful and happiest when information is being shared in their preferred learning style and when working in their preferred thinking style.  Designed for advanced-level organizers, this course will build your awareness of some of the most promising studies exploring how we think, process information, and what stimulates our comprehension and learning. A quick tour of the most up-to-date research sets you up for some practical ideas to incorporate into your organizational toolkit… READ MORE


Kathy Jenkins is the President of Come To Order, a residential professional organizing company in Richmond, VA.  As a Certified Professional Organizer®, Certified Family Manager® Coach, Love & Logic Parenting® Facilitator/Coach and Student Organizer, Kathy especially enjoys working with kids and their families to help them learn good organizational skills that will benefit them for a lifetime.  To learn more about Love & Logic Parenting, follow Kathy on Facebook.

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