Unclutterer is the website for home and office organization. It’s not just for the helplessly disorganized who would lose their heads if they weren’t attached, and pack rats looking to put their stashes on a diet, but also for obsessive compulsive neat freaks looking to squeeze even more order into their lives. We hope we can make getting and staying organized fun and informative.
Chances are you don’t have as much space as you’d like, so you need to make the most of the space you do have. This doesn’t just mean finding a new nook in which to cram more clutter, or devising a clever way to stack piles of papers. Instead it’s about streamlining your space and your possessions so that you can be more efficient at work and enjoy a more relaxing and serene environment at home.
Unclutterer features tips, organization strategies, product reviews, reader questions and more. We’re not a personal productivity blog or a site about interior design, but we still hope we can help you in those areas. Getting uncluttered and organized can be the first step to more efficiently tackling your projects and realizing a better-looking space.
About the Unclutterer Team
Erin Doland is Editor-in-Chief of Unclutterer and lives in the Washington, D.C.-area. She was once a pack rat who held on to objects like her third grade math assignments and every note she passed in high school. When she moved into an 850 sq. foot, one-bedroom apartment with her husband, however, she realized that it was time to change her ways. Now, she borders on having a fanatical commitment to a more minimalist and simple lifestyle. She believes in buying quality over quantity, and experience has taught her that a clean, uncluttered home is an essential component of a less stressful life. You may have seen her book in stores, an appearance on the Rachael Ray Show, profiled in The New York Times, read her work in national publications like Real Simple Magazine, or heard her on Martha Stewart Living radio. She has been with Unclutterer since 2007. Feel welcome to drop her a line.
Dave Caolo was raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania, by parents in a mixed marriage: one neatnik, one disheveled. After graduating from Marywood University in 1994, Dave promptly moved to Massachusetts with both of his parents’ proclivities intact: he can be compulsively tidy about some things and slovenly with others. In short, Dave’s always working to find that balance. You may have seen Dave’s writing at The Unofficial Apple Weblog, where he serves as news editor, or 52 Tiger. He’s also published several books, including Using iMovie ’11 and Taking Your OS X Lion to the Max. When Dave isn’t writing, he can be found spending time with his wife, kids, and Boston Terrier, Batgirl. Feel welcome to drop him a line.
Jeri Dansky has been a professional organizer serving the San Francisco Bay Area since 2004. After years of working in the corporate world as a project manager, she’s glad to now be working with individuals, helping people whose clutter is driving them crazy. She’s been blogging since 2006, and she’s a bit of a Twitter addict. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers and an active subscriber to the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (with six certificates of study in chronic disorganization). Feel welcome to drop her a line.
Jacki Hollywood Brown is originally from Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She holds a Masters degree in Food Chemistry from the University of Guelph and has worked in research and manufacturing. Being a military wife and busy mom has helped build additional time-saving organisational skills. She has moved nine times since 1990, lived all across Canada, and currently lives in the United Kingdom. Her hobbies include horseback riding and science fiction. She has been happily organizing for as long as she can remember. Feel welcome to drop her a line.
Jerry Brito is the founder of Unclutterer, but no longer holds an affiliation with the organization.
Past staff writers for Unclutterer include Deb Lee, Matt Niemi, Brian Kieffer, and others.
Our on-staff tech gurus Don, Matt, Rachelle, and PJ contribute more than their technological gifts to the production of the site. They routinely produce story ideas and write posts, in addition to code. Unclutterer is part of Dancing Mammoth, Inc.
Additionally, we have a robust internship program for journalism and/or computer science majors. The college students’ writing will appear on the site from time-to-time.