Author - Sarah Nelson

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I am the owner of Less is More, a professional organizing services company driven by my passion for order and beauty ( I specialize in getting busy families organized. Knowing how to sift through, sort out, and organize all the "stuff" a household needs comes naturally to me, and is a skill that I draw upon all the time as a mother of two. My family and I have lived in the Ukrainian Village since 2002. 

Simple Solutions: Organizing Kids' Artwork

Children’s artwork is one of the most common types of clutter for a busy parent. Not only does it just keep accumulating but since it is something that your child makes, you tend to feel compelled to keep it around.  While covering your refrigerator with all those “paintings” might be good for your child’s self-esteem, there are solutions that allow you to foster your child’s creativity and keep your home clutter-free.

1. You don’t have to keep everything

Yes, I am officially givin...

Posted on January 21, 2014 at 8:00 AM by Sarah Nelson

Countdown to an Organized Fall

Now that September is here, our laid back summer activities are being replaced by a more structured fall schedule. Prepare yourself and your home for new routines with these organizing tips and ideas for getting out the door faster: 

This weekend: Purge

Clear out outgrown (or no longer loved) coats, hats, gloves, and shoes so it is easier to find what you need when you need it.

Once you have a bag of items to donate, find a great organization that needs them...

Posted on September 14, 2012 at 6:00 AM by Sarah Nelson

NPN MIB - Make Working from Home Work

Our recent NPN Moms in Business event was a fantastic combination of these gettng organized with Sarah Nelson, of Less is More, along with a quick guide to the benefits of as little as a 5 minute workout - thanks to Orange Shoe Personal Fitness.  Thank you to our NPN Moms in Business host Shannon Valko, owner of Little Beans Cafe for a great night.  Please visit the Moms in Business page for upcoming events!

Work Smarter: Tips and Techniques for Efficiently Working from Home


Posted on October 26, 2011 at 9:00 AM by Sarah Nelson

Simple Solutions: Getting Organized for Back to School

The weeks leading up the first day of school are filled with excitement and anticipation. This is the perfect time to lay the groundwork for an orderly, clutter-free school year. Here are some organizing tips and products that will help get you there:

Use a Family Calendar


A centrally placed calendar is essential for keeping your whole family organized and getting your children involved in the planning process. The larger the better, so there is enough space to include everyo...

Posted on August 25, 2011 at 8:00 AM by Sarah Nelson