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"My kids' school supplies were everywhere, plus I had a storage unit for them but supplies never made it to that storage unit. Karen came in on Saturday, while I took the kids to soccer and organized the whole mess. Nice and neat, she labeled them and even my 5 year old knows what goes in what container. It has been a year and things still are in the right container. Thanks Karen!"

Paula Judge

Blog Talk Radio Topics with Karen Kenney

Bullying Program "Social Success in School": Monday, December 5, 2011
For parents, teachers, family and friends of children learn the signs of bullying. What is bullying? How to prevent it? My guests were Donna Shea and Nadine Briggs who created the "Social Success in School" program. Helping kids to make and keep friends. And as always there will be some tips on organizing!

Attention Parents and students to start the college journey. Great organizing tool: Monday, September 26, 2011
Isabell Wells of All N' Order, a fellow professional organizer, will help you ask the right questions. Will you be starting the process for selecting colleges for your Junior or Sophomore? Do you know all deadlines and paperwork that has to be handled, from applications to financial aid information. Learn about the College Caboodle - it's just what every parent needs for the college bound student.

How much is too much?: Monday, August 22, 2011
Maybe you are not disorganized maybe you just have too much "stuff". Here is quiz, if you can't put clean clothes away because your closet and dressers are jammed packed, you may have too much! If the counters are clutter with spices orgadgets, and you can't put them away because your cabinets are over flowing, you may have too much! How many sheets do you have for your one bed? How many beds are in your home? What is all the fuss for back to school, use up what you have already! Do you really need more school supplies? Can't you use the pens, pencils and binders from May or June? Maybe replenish the paper, maybe new batteries for the calculator. Come join me be part of the conversation, send in your questions, on "What is TOO MUCH?

What is a Reverse Mortgage?: Monday, August 8, 2011
My guest Dan Collins, Reverse Mortgage Specialist from Lowell Bank, will explain them. Are you a senior who would like to remain in your home? But you need to do some renovations to your home be insure your safety and your spouce too. Not sure how to come up with the money? Have your expenses gone up with gas prices, heating costs, medication costs? Do you have any equity in your home to use? Maybe? Find out about a reverse mortgage. We suggest talking with a reverse mortgage company listed on Coordinated Senior Solutions

EEW! Bed Bugs!: Monday, July 25, 2011
My guests are Mike Canizales of Sniff K9's and Missy Henderson from NPMA. These two experts can tell us the real story regarding BED BUGS. Many of us will be traveling this summer. Do you know howto prevent BED BUGS coming home with you? BED BUGS are found only in MESSY HOMES right? Do you freeze BED BUGS to KILL them or is it COOKING them betters? Can dogs really detect find them. What get rid of them.

Getting organized in the Kitchen: Monday, July 11, 2011
My guest Megan Brown from Quench will give us some facts about bottle water. Are you sick of lugging bottle water home from the grocery store each week? Did you know in 2008 the U.S. used enough plastice bottles to stretch around the Earth 190 times. Do you know that Bottled water has only 2 guidelines. Join me and find out about QUENCH. As an organizer I am always trying to find way to save the planet plus keep us organized. Having less to get at the grocery store will save time. Time you could use for hobbies, playing with kids or your dog.

What is holding you back from getting organized?: Monday, June 20, 2011
My guest is Becky Chambers of Naturpath. Is it lack of energy, your health, no time? Maybe you are caring for elderly parents who are downsizing, maybe you have just had a baby or lost your job. If you answered yes to any of above - this is the show for you. Learn how she can help you turn on your power. Giving you energy to finally tackle your disorganization!

Rewarding Your Self: Monday, June 6, 2011
For many of my clients who want to reward themselves after completing an organizing project, this show is for you. When we think of rewarding ourselves many of us think "stuff" and buying more stuff. More stuff is not what we need. We need less stuff. Reward yourself with a manicure, pedicure or what about a wonderful deep tissue massage? My guest Trisha from TLmassagetherapies.com will teach you the benefits of regular massage. Remember less stuff equal more massages!

Organizing Photo Solutions: Monday, May 23, 2011
My guest is Philip Griffith of Photo Solutions. Learn how to organize your photos. Not just the photos on your digital camera or on your computer. But what to do with your albums, slides and nostalgic family photos too. Do you have old photos that need preserving? Is it okay to toss photos you no longer need? Learn how to get these photos organized once and for all.

Learning about Asberger's: Monday, May 16, 2011
My guest is Kathie, who has Asberger's. She will be helping to understand the disorder. And how she stays organized. So I can help others. Should be for intersting show. Tell a friend - Tell your mom. Send a question. I welcome your questions!

Spring Organizing: Monday, April 25, 2011
My guest is Colleen Rua. Spring cleaning or what I call toss perfectly useable things in the trash! Learn about ACT of Arlington. Arlington Children Theater, maybe they could use some things. Check out www.act.arlington.ma.us. Maybe you can get involved with an upcoming show.

Going Green: Monday, April 11, 2011
Going Green, want some tips and ideas. Confused about BPA plastics. Want to help your medical office go Green, can it be done? Find out what Earth 911 is. My guest is Lori Popkewitz Alper, founder of Groovy Green Livin. Check it out.

The Ally Advertising Group: Monday, March 28, 2011
Calling all Webpreneurs! My guest is John Gosselin from The Ally Advertising Group. John will teach us Webpreneurs how to become strategist versus opportunity seekers.

Parenting Points to Ponder with Mara Briere: Monday, March 14, 2011
My guest is Mara Briere of the Parenting Points to Ponder Company. Mara is a certified family life educator. Mara helps couples and/or parents will communication issues within a family. Coaching them to learn new skills, strengthen old skills all the while growing a strong family.

The CARE organization: Monday, February 28, 2011
My guest is Monte Allen of Care. Have you really though about the organization CARE and what they do across the Globe. From India to Peru, to Africa to Haiti. Watch some of The Care videos on youtube. Start with the Girl Effect. It is very powerful. Please call in ask a question or chat on line with me. Monte and I will welcome your questions! Check out CARE-do it today.

Getting Ready for Tax Season: Monday, February 21, 2011
Simple tips and ideas to help get ready for taxes if you have not already done them. Things you can do starting this year that will make it easier to do next years taxes.

Life coaching/Vision Boarding with Linda Wisler-Luft: Monday, January 31, 2011
Linda is a life coach from Ohio. She is talking about vision boards. Don't know what a vision board is? Listen and find out! Check out her website at www.fireballcoaching.com.

Safe at Home Living: Monday, January 17, 2011
My guest is David Barry of Safe at Home Living. Learn how he can help your parents stay at home longer. He offers services that give you peace of mind. Check out www.safeathomeliving.com.

Happy New Year!: Monday, January 3, 2011
It's a New Year, get organized! Let me help you get started coming up with plan, staying on task and maintaining the space or area. I will share couple new favorite books.

Getting Ready for Thanksgiving: Monday, November 8, 2010
Today's show has a "smorgasbord" of ideas for Thanksgiving. Local happenings and questions from past listeners are featured.

Veteran's Fun Run/Walk: Monday, October 18, 2010
Participate in a Fun Walk/Race like the one on November 11, 2010-Veterans Day. Come support the troops still in theatre and those who have fallen. This year's event info is at www.afafunrun.com

Salute The Troops 3: Monday, October 4, 2010
My guests are Kristin Pressly of Bedford VA Public Affairs and Joseph Bisognano from the Air Force Association of the Paul Revere Chapter.

Salute The Troops 2: Monday, September 27, 2010
My guest is Elizabeth Price, Social Worker for our returning Veterans, here at the VA in Bedford MA. Heea all about the programs that will help our returning Vets!

Financial Planning: Monday, August 30, 2010
Learn about "The Folder" with financial planner Leanne Knight of Garrison/Knight financial planning.

Affinity Hospice of Life: Monday, August 16, 2010
Stephanie Isabel from Affinity Hospice of Life discusses why should Employers Care about End-of-life Issues in the Workplace? Laugh Yourself Healthy!

Cleaning Out Your House Series Show 4: Monday, July 12, 2010
I am doing one more show about cleaning out your house, but this time let's help some animals and there Care-takers. Heather from Nevins Farm, of the MSPCA will giving me their wishlist of things they need. Check out www.mspca.org/nevinsfarm.

Salute the Troops 1: Monday, June 28, 2010
My guests are Kevin Lambert and Cayenne Isaksen. This show will have information about SAVE and the Roadmap to Reintegration and NEADS Dogs.

Organizing with Autism Show 2: Monday, June 14, 2010
BONUS show. My guest is Kathie Leonard. Another busy mom dealing with Autism and Asberger's. As a continuation from yesterday show. I want to know what keeps her organized.

Organizing with Autism Show 1: Monday, June 7, 2010
Autism. Your child was just diagnosed. Now what how do you make sense of it all. What do you do first, second or third. My guest is Holly Bortfeld of TACANOW. Check out www.tacanow.org. Please share it information with a friend. Getting organized is key.

Solving Your Organizing Dilemmas: Monday, May 24, 2010
It has been a while since I did this type show. I answer your questions and discuss your organizing dilemmas.

Clean Out Your House Series Show 3: Monday, May 3, 2010
Spring has sprung, time to clean out that garage or basement or attic. What do you do with the stuff? This show will feature Eloise Newell, director of Restoration Project. Check out their website at Restoration Project. Hear what a wonderful organization they are and how they help others.

Clean Out Your House Series Show 2: Monday, April 19, 2010
Spring has sprung, time to clean out that garage or basement or attic. What do you do with the stuff? This show will feature two organizations that are looking for gently used items. My guest is Beth Neeley Kubacki from HGRM (Household Goods Recycling of Mass). Learn what this wonderful organization does.

Clean Out Your House Series Show 1: Monday, April 5, 2010
OrganizingWORKS! And Clean Out Your Home Series. Many people want to clean out, but don't know what to do with stuff. James Harder from Morgan Memorial-Goodwill is my guest. We will discuss what donated gifts they NEED. Also on the program Bruce Murison from Mission of Deeds. Another wonderful organization to help those of us in need.

Interview with Susan Caldwell of Applaud Women: Monday, March 22, 2010
Susan Caldwell from www.ApplaudWomen.com is my guest. This on-line Publication.

Organizing Tips for Folks with ADD/ADHD: Monday, March 8, 2010
Kit Anderson from NSGCD discusses ADD and ADHD, and how to help these folks get organized.

Minuteman Senior Services: Monday, February 22, 2010
My guest is Miranda Heibel from Minuteman Senior Services. For those of you struggling to keep your elderly parents at home, but safe at home. Minuteman Senior Service is a great resource for those us with aging parents. We are the sandwich generation. Learn how they can help.

First Time Home Owners: Monday, February 8, 2010
My guest is Stuart Joseph, loan officer from Radius Financial Group. First time home buyers listen, learn tips to getting organized to make the biggest purchase of your life "Your New Home".

Do any of these interviews and topics get your interest? Then give Karen a call at 781-275-8915 and she will help you get organized. She has helped people get organized in the greater Boston area in communities including Bedford, Brookline, Lexington, Concord, Acton, Winchester, Woburn, Carlisle, Westford, Cambridge, Belmont, Andover, Reading, Stoneham, Arlington, Chelmsford, Littleton, Harvard, Rowley, Georgetown, Groveland, Conway, Needham and Peabody. She will travel anywhere you live or work within a reasonable driving distance.