sara pedersen: professional organizer and author

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Contact: Sara Pedersen, Professional Organizer, Owner of Time to Organize LLC
Phone: (651) 717-1284 (Shoreview, Minnesota)

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 Midwest Home and Garden 

Clearing Out

Martha Stewart Living

Refrigerator Organization Tips

Dr Oz Magazine

Calm Home, Happy You


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St Paul Pioneer Press
Straighten Up 

Cabin Living

Designing Closets: New Year’s Resolution: Organize Your Cabin

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Woman’s World Magazine

Find Your Personal Get-Organized Strategy.

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Sara was the guest speaker with the Get Real Girls about Organizing Your Life: Tips and Tricks for Getting Started

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organizing statistics

  • Americans spend 9,000,000 hours per day searching for misplaced items. (American Demographics Society)
  • 15 to 20% of the average American’s household budget is spent on buying duplicates of items that were misplaced or lost as a result of disorganization. (National Association of Professional Organizers.)
  • Paper use is growing six to eight percent each year. (Xplore International)
  • Only 20% of the things we file will ever be retrieved again. (National Association of Professional Organizers)
  • Getting rid of clutter would eliminate 40% of the housework in the average home. (National Soap and Detergent Association)
  • 59% of Americans say they are too busy. (Wall Street Journal)
  • 23% of adults say they pay bills late (and thus incur fees) because they lose them. (Harris International)

talking points/article ideas

  • Show stay-at-home moms how to find time for themselves
  • Teach kids to get organized today and they’ll reap the benefits throughout their entire lives
  • Start the school year off right — and get out the door quickly — by organizing the essentials
  • Discover the perfect calendar for your personality
  • Find anything in your home or office in two minutes or less
  • Watch this reporter’s messy desk magically become organized with the help of a professional organizer
  • Simplify the holidays and focus on what really matters
  • Set up the perfect home office
  • Manage an organized home sale and move
  • How to banish clutter from your life for good
  • Clearing closet clutter without going crazy
  • Dealing with kids’ paperwork and artwork
  • Simplify your life by paring down and getting organized
  • Get organized for the new year