As Seen in Maine Women Magazine
By Sarah Holman – April 30, 2019
The Japanese declutterer is all the rage. But some of Maine’s professional organizers pre-date her. Others model themselves on her.
Before there was world-famous Marie Kondo and The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, there was Dawna Hall. She started her Portland-based company Organize ME! in 2008 to help homeowners declutter and organize their lives. Organizing was always instinctual for her; back when she was a graphic designer, Hall would slip off to tidy the break room or the supply closet. It got her away from sitting in front of a screen, and it was satisfying. These days, it’s her full time job. She has two employees and sees two clients a day, five days a week….