Three readers conquer clutter in their homes - April 27, 2013
Clare helps three lucky families get common clutter spots organized. Read the article to see 'before and after' pics of a front hall closet, bedroom closet and home office. There is also a video to take you through the closet makeover to see just how we did it.
How a Pro Spring Cleans a Messy Closet - April 10, 2013
Take a tour of Clare's closet as she introduces you to the Streamlife Four Step P.L.A.N.™ to get organized. Click on the image of the Pliio™ Clothing Filer below to watch the video.
How Not to Have a Junk Drawer - April 10, 2013
Clare explains step-by-step how to jettison your junk drawer and turn it into a 'home first aid kit'. Click on the picture of drawer to see how in a short video.
Clare is one of Marilyn Denis' Lifestyle Experts. Click on the images below to watch Clare's segments.
The 4 Step P.L.A.N. to Getting Organized - Jan 12, 2012
Clare presents her simple 4 step P.L.A.N. for getting organized. Prioritize, Liberate, Arrange and Nurture your way to an organized home!
How to Pack Away the Holidays - Two Parts - Dec 26, 2011
Get That Paper Organized! - Nov 7, 2011 and Dec 27, 2011
Clare presents tips and tools for organizing your paperwork and boosting your productivity. For example - witness the shredder that takes 100 sheets of paper, and electric tools that make stapling and hole punching a breeze, courtesy of Swingline®.
Clare shared tools to help you stay productive in the office on Daytime Toronto, with hosts Glenn Dixon and Val Cole. The biggest hit was the Swingline Stack and Shred Automatic Shredder which "rained paper" and was so quiet we could talk over it.
Organizing Your Closet for Fall - October 4 , 2011
Clare bravely edits her own clothes in front of a television audience with Tracy Moore on CityLine. View "Closet Space".
Press Release "Home Organizing to Rescue Cluttered Canadians" - February 23, 2011
Streamlife partners with Aeroplan to offer Home Organizing Consultations across Canada through its roster of experienced professional organizers. Read the release.
Girl's Bedroom Makeover - January 25, 2011 Re-inventing a bedroom for a girl to grow from 7 to 17, on Real Life, CTS. Forward to 2:40.
Organizing a Kid's Closet - November 1, 2010
Clare talks closet organizing, on Real Life, CTS.
Toy Storage - October 26, 2010
Clare tackles Toy Storage on Real Life, CTS.
From overwhelmed to in control - October 26, 2010
"From overwhelmed to in control", by Wallace Immen, features the story of how productivity and organizing tips tripled one of Streamlife's client's productivity and even got her a better night's sleep.
Clear your head, clear your life - October 26, 2010
"Clear your head, clear your life". In one afternoon, Clare and her team successfully transform the offices of Bunch Family. Sofi Paparmarko describes Clare as a woman "who exudes warmth, humour and energy - could very well be the Mary Poppins of professional organizers".
How to set up a homework space for your kids - September 5, 2010
Read helpful tips on setting up an effective homework space for kids. Lighting, seating, location and tools are all considered.
10 Week Blog Series on Organizing Your Workspace - August 16 - October 21, 2010
Get your desk ready for Organize Your Desk Day which occurs on the Thursday of Small Business Week, every October. Each week read articles including strategies and tips about how to get started organizing, plan your space, manage your time, information and stuff. End with a clutter-free workspace and a clear mind.
Closet and Laundry Organizing Solutions - Ongoing
Click on these links for video of Clare presenting Neatfreakcloset and laundry solutions. Online purchase available.
Clare was the original contributor to the Neatfreak blog where you'll find numerous tips and organizing ideas to control chaos at home.
Little Baby Steps Podcast and Blog – April 26, 2010 Get organized for baby and beyond with helpful tips when Clare is interviewed by the Little Baby Steps Moms. Listen to the Podcast. Read the Blog.
“Kill chaos by Organizing” – Toronto Star – February 6, 2010 Interviewed by Vicky Sanderson, Clare shares thoughts on the process of organizing.
“Last Minute Cleaning Up” – Steven and Chris – January 11, 2010 Clare appears in a segment with the very engaging Chris Hyndman sharing tips on how to quickly prepare for unexpected guests. To see the video,click here, select Episode 131 and minute 29:40.
Ask the Expert - Storage and Organizing Event - January 2010
Clare answered Canadian Tire customers' organizing questions during their Storage and Organizing event.
Tips for an Organizer Home Office - December 8, 2009
Clare presented home office organizing tips on City TV's Breakfast Television with Jennifer Valentyne. Also a hit was the necklace she was wearing from artist Susan Nagy.
Press Release "Make Setting up an Effective Home Office Part of Your Pandemic Plan" - November 17, 2009 A well-functioning home office and effective work habits will go a long way to maintaining productivity throughout the H1N1 pandemic.
"Will H1N1 end trepidation about working from home?" - CTV - November 16, 2009 Streamlife provides services to help people set up effective home offices. Clare's comments kick off this piece which suggests that H1N1 will boost teleworking.
"H1N1 keeping you down? How to work from home" - Globe and Mail - November 8, 2009 Clare is one of several experts offering tips on working from home through the pandemic.
“The Benefits of Using a Professional Organizer" Representing Professional Organizers in Canada, Clare talks about why it's a good idea to hire a professional. Watch the video below to see how an underused storage area in the kitchen becomes a functional storage space for recycling and supplies.
“Technology boosts productivity in Streamlife's business" - September 2009
Clare tries out a Telus Blackberry and new features "Navigator" and "Visual Voice Mail' and finds they make her even more efficient.
“Packing for a Move” – Steven and Chris – March 6th, 2009
Clare appears in a segment with Steven Sabados sharing tips on how proper packing can make moving day less stressful. To see the video,click here, select Episode 101 and minute 28.
“Order in the House” House & Home Organizing Issue - March 2009
Appearing in a House & Home advertising feature, Clare Kumar and Susannah Coneybeare represent Professional Organizers in Canada and help select furnishings and accessories for a luxurious master bedroom closet and an effective and beautiful laundry room.
“Clear clutter for a more peaceful home” – yourhome.ca – February 26, 2009 Article explores the benefits of clearing clutter, and provides tips how to get started.
“If that report collects dust – toss it” Globe & Mail - January 12, 2009 Interviewed as an expert on organizing in the workplace, Clare provided insights into why companies are increasing their investments in hiring organizers to make sure office spaces function well and employees spend their time wisely. Read the Globe and Mail article.
“Professional organizers can give young people key to help get ahead”, cbcnews.ca - January 1, 2009 Clare offers insights on why organizing is an important investment for youth. The story also includes examples of young clients and how getting organized helped make them more successful.