About MARLA OTTENSTEIN
Professional organizer and Naples Daily News' "Get Organized" columnist Marla Ottenstein is renowned as Southwest Florida's leading expert in the field of professional organizing. Her professional services include home and office organizing; light home staging, household moves, downsizing; estate liquidation and home management. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO).
In addition to working one-on-one with clients and writing her bi-monthly column, Marla teaches at Florida Gulf Coast University's Renaissance Academy and is a popular motivational speaker. In her spare time, she is involved in several special projects with the Cancer Alliance of Naples and the David Lawrence Center. An avid tennis player and world traveler, Marla has called Naples "home" since 1997.
01/01/2010 - current
Marla Ottenstein's Get Organized: A few helpful hints to guarantee a "happy" holiday
Published 12/20/2013 at 4 a.m.
How do you organize your holidays to be less stressful and more enjoyable? Marla Ottenstein's Get Organized will point you in the right direction.
Get Organized: Sometimes a kick in the butt is all it takes to organize your closet
Published 12/06/2013 at 4 a.m.
Spur yourself into action and get your closet cleaned out with these helpful hints by Get Organized columnist Marla Ottenstein.
Marla Ottenstein's Get Organized: 5 things that matter most in a disaster
Published 11/29/2013 at 4 a.m.
What should you do first if a tragedy hits? Here is Get Organized columnist Marla Ottenstien's five suggestions.
Responsible recycling: Keep items from landfills on National Recycles Day
Published 11/01/2013 at 4 a.m.
Don't trash that trash. Recycle it with these businesses to help the environment.
Get Organized: Follow-up to the 365-day Challenge
Published 10/18/2013 at 4:30 a.m.
Did you complete your 365-day Challenge to purge your life of all of the clutter? Read how others did with the challenge that Get Organized columnist Marla Ottenstein posed last year.
Marla Ottenstein's Get Organized: Cleans up the clutter on Daily News editor's desk
Published 10/04/2013 at 7:55 a.m.
Get Organized columnist Marla Ottenstein cleans up the clutter on Daily News editor's desk.
Get Organized: Get a grip on your kitchen storage containers
Published 09/26/2013 at 2:16 p.m.
Keep it contained with useful kitchen storage containers, but how many do you really need?
Marla Ottenstein's Get Organized: Readers write back, part 3
Published 09/20/2013 at 4 a.m.
Learn some practical tips for everyday living when you read Marla Ottenstein's Get Organized.
Marla Ottenstein's Get Organized: Ways to memorialize mini Michelangelo's masterpieces
Published 08/16/2013 at 4 a.m.
School art projects and special assignments create mounts of paper for parents, but what can you do when you're swamped with "art"? Marla Ottenstein's Get Organized shares ways to organize these artwork milestones — and one involves the trash.
Marla Ottenstein's Get Organized: Dump that junk (drawer)
Published 08/02/2013 at 4 a.m.
Junk is coming out of your drawers, so how do you stop it? Get Organized columnist Marla Ottenstein shares some tips on how to get the junk out of your junk drawer.
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