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Join professional organizer and mom of 2 Christy Lingo for weekly chats featuring two of this mama's favorite things: home organization tips and cocktail recipes.

Join professional organizer and mom of 2 Christy Lingo for weekly chats featuring two of this mama's favorite things: home organization tips and cocktail recipes.
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Join professional organizer and mom of 2 Christy Lingo for weekly chats featuring two of this mama's favorite things: home organization tips and cocktail recipes.






Goal Setting Tips & Boozy Bailey's Ice Coffee

I'm back with more goal setting tips to help you in 2019. Today I chat with professional organizer Stefanie Wyres of Bring Peace Home in Dallas, Texas while we sip on Boozy Bailey's Iced Coffees.


Goal Setting Tips & Peppermint Schapps Sipping Chocolate

Join me for episode 1 of my 4 part series this January all about tips for setting and achieving your goals in 2019. Today I chat with two other professional organizers from the Columbus area, Lori Cela of Time 4 Organizing and Kelly Beutler of The Joyful Sort. Lori and Kelly share strategies for planning and tackling goals both big and small as well as how they stay motivated to finish something they have started. And all of this while sipping on delicious Peppermint Schnapps Sipping...


2018 Wrap Up

Join me for some of my favorite clips from 2018 that can help you make 2019 your most organized year yet. For links to all the episodes in their entirety, you can visit the show notes at


Hosting a Cookie Exchange & Hot Buttered Rum

What better way to get your hands on lots of those tasty morsels than hosting a cookie exchange with your friends and family. This week, I have tips to make your exchange run smoothly that I've gathered by hosting my friends for the last 12 years. And all while sipping delicious hot buttered rum.


Freezer Cooking & Cranberry Lemon Martinis

Are you looking for a solution that isn't just take out or something from the frozen food aisle...again? Meet Tricia Callahan...founder of Once a Month Meals. Once a Month Meals is an amazing freezer cooking site that not only gives you the recipes but all of the tools from shopping lists to labels to make cooking for your family easier, quicker and even healthier. And we chat all about it while sipping very festive Cranberry Lemon Martinis.


Clutter-Free Gifts & Tuaca Hot Cider

Do you ever wish there was a way to give gifts without adding to the clutter in your home or someone else's? Well, you're in luck because today I am chatting with two decluttering experts, Rose Lounsbury and Emily Rooney, about how to present the idea of clutter-free gifts to your family and some options for clutter-free gifts to give. All while sipping on yummy Hot Apple Cider spiked with Tuaca Italian brandy.


Photo Organizing Tips & Holiday Wine Pairing

When was the last time you purged your photo collection? Whether it's digital photos or photo prints, photos are high on many of our "I'll get around to it" lists. I am totally guilty of this...which is why I am chatting with photo organizing experts Tamara Wowrosch and Kim Rankin of Pixelwinx. And I give you 5 wine suggestions that will pair with pretty much any sort of holiday fare you serve or eat this season.


Organizing a Holiday Gathering & Gewurtztraminer

Does the thought of hosting family and friends at the holidays overwhelm you? Have you always wanted to host a large holiday gathering but aren't sure where to start? Today I have 3 steps for you to take to start to plan any holiday gathering. With a little planning and forethought, you can plan, execute and, dare I say, even enjoy a gathering this coming holiday season. And a wine pairing tip for any of your holiday meal favorites.


Organizing Holiday Decorations & Orney Mules

Love it or hate it...the holidays are almost here. And so are all the holiday decorations. The explosion of social media has upped the ante on holiday decor. But today I chat with professional organizer Lisa Trigsted of NeatFreak McKinney about tips for creating a beautifully decorated home for the holidays without blowing your budget. And, most importantly, how to store those lovely decorations after you have taken them down. And all while sipping one of Lisa's favorite beverages, the...


Organizing Kid's Rooms & Palomas

Teaching kids to organize can seem impossible. I totally get it. I teach people to organize for a living and I look at my kids' organizing skills sometimes and say "what am I doing wrong here?!?" Today I chat with my friend Jessica who is at her wit's end with her young daughter and all the "stuff" in her room. By then end of the discussion, Jessica has some solid tactics to not only get her daughter's room more organized, but to involve her daughter in the process so the strategies will...


How to Finish a Project & Pumpkin Spice White Russians

Finding the motivation to finish a project can often be harder than starting it in the first place. Join me and my friend Katie as we discuss how she can break the remaining pieces of her office organizing project down into manageable pieces so she can start 2019 off with a fully organized space. And we do this while sipping on Pumpkin Spice White Russians.


Organizing for Baby & Boulevardiers

There are lots of things that come with having a baby. Some you may need and find useful, some you may not. And so really helpful things you may not have thought of. My guest today is professional organizer and newborn mom Erin Barbot of Erin Barbot & Company in the DC area and she has some awesome tips on what you should register for and organizing your home for your new addition.


Heirlooms & Old Fashioneds

Do you have any "heirlooms" around the house you just don't really want or you don't know what to do with? Or you you know you have some “heirlooms” coming your way? Join Christy as we discuss how to define an actual heirloom, how to have a conversation with parents or family members about what you can keep and how to value the items that remain. And all the while sipping on Apple Cider Old Fashioneds.


School Memory Boxes & Elderflower Champagne

Still looking for a solution for all those school papers coming home? Never fear because today Christy chats with professional organizer and creator of the School Memory Box Susie Salinas of Systems by Susie. Susie shares what she used to create her get and one of her favorite signature cocktails...Elderflower Champagne.


Setting Kid's Morning Routines & Summer Breeze

Getting out the door in the morning with kids can be the most stressful part of the day. And who wants to start the day like that? Today we chat how to set yourself up for an easier morning and make a Summer Breeze cocktail with bourbon that even non-bourbon drinkers will enjoy.


Helping Kids Organize & Bellinis

If you ever feel frustrated saying the same things over and over to your kids about organizing their stuff, check out Christy 5 questions to help you help your kids with organizing to change your tactic and involve your kids in the solution.


What Clutter Costs You and Wine Spritzers with Laurie Palau

When you think of cost you usually think dollars and I am talking with special guest, author & professional organizer Laurie Palau, about other ways clutter can cost you...time, health, & relationships. And we make Laurie's go-to summer drink: the Wine Spritzer.


Responsible Decluttering and Mojitos

I want to make it as easy as possible for you to declutter so today I have resources to responsibly pare down your possessions as well as a tasty Mojito recipe made with eco-conscious Don Q Rum.


Organizing Kid's Papers and Strawberry Basil Margaritas

One of the most frequent questions I get as a professional organizer is what to do with all the papers kids bring home. Today I have tips on how to start organizing those papers and a delicious Strawberry Basil Maragarita recipe courtesy of The Kitchn.


Meet Christy and Apple Beermosas

Welcome to Cocktails and Containers...the love child of this professional organizing mama's love for all things organizing and delicious cocktails.