EPISODE 47: Home Organization: Cleaning Your Home Through Responsible Consumption With Amanda Sullivan

  When was the last time you took a good, long look at your home and thought it was as clean and organized as it could be? In today’s busy, fast-paced world, home organization often tends to fall by the wayside unconsciously. Amanda Sullivan, the author of Organized Enough: The Anti-Perfectionist’s Guide to Getting – […]

Episode 46: Tips For Shopping and Selling At A Consignment Sale

In this episode, Jennifer discusses the benefits of shopping at or selling with your local semi-annual consignment sale and how these sales can declutter your life. Episode Talking Points: * Why Jennifer fell in love with consignment. * Semi-annual consignment sales: what are they and how do they work? * Benefits of shopping a semi-annual […]

Uniquely Qualified Conference in Charlotte, NC

I recently spoke at the Uniquely Qualified Conference in Charlotte, NC. I wanted to do a quick post and share this clip that a friend of mine recorded. The one thing that will always stick out to me about this particular event is what one woman described as the “unbelievable caliber of love between the […]

EPISODE 45: Purpose Over Possessions

  If you can figure out what your purpose is and dedicate your time and effort on achieving it, then you will be a much happier person. As a season kickstarter, Jennifer Ford Berry gives us a teaser of her book, Purpose Over Possessions: Decluttering Your Life So You Can Live on Purpose. She gives […]

Radio Interview with Host Francene Marie in Charlotte, NC

    Francene Marie interviews Jennifer Ford Berry about her journey organizing our lives with her new book “Purpose Over Possessions”. Do we really know how much stuff we have in our closets, cabinets, pantries or attic? Take a listen to Jennifer explain how to ask ourselves the real questions: do we love it or […]

Thanksgiving Countdown: 4 Free Printable

The Thanksgiving countdown has begun! And in case you’re wondering it’s only 2 weeks away! As busy moms, we know how time flies so buckle up and get ready because it’s going to be here before you know it!   The holiday season is our favorite time of year and we don’t want any of […]

EPISODE 44: You Are Uniquely Qualified With Jacinda Jacobs

    Choosing the right path to fulfillment involves numerous obstacles including breaking work contracts and leaving your profession. Jacinda Jacobs took control of her life and walked away from her TV and radio life and went on a self-discovery journey with God. A motivational speaker and the author of Uniquely Qualified, she shares how […]

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My Newest Book Releases Today!

   Purpose Over Possesions I am THRILLED to finally share my newest book with you: Purpose Over Possessions -decluttering your life so you can live on purpose!!It has been over a year of writing, praying and quite frankly working my tail off!  So today is a BIG DAY. This book is the most real […]

WBTA Show: Genesee Life Interview

This week I was on the WBTA radio show called Genesee Life with host Lucine Kauffman. You can listen in by clicking the play button above.  Thank you for having me on your show Lucine.  It was a pleasure!

Clean Up Your Yard

A garden is a lot like life. Neglect the little things and it will deteriorate into chaos. Tend to the little things and it will become a thing of beauty.  —Maria & Joseph Garcia, Finally Organized, Finally Free It’s Time to Clean Up Your Yard Your yard creates a visitor’s first impression of your home. […]

7 Tips To Help Organize Your Garage

  Oh, the garage! I let my husband handle this area of our house. It is the one room he actually loves to organize!  But I do put my two sense in and jump in when necessary!  I hope these tips will help you organize your garage.   Is it a dream of yours to […]

EPISODE 43: A Mom’s Practical Guide To Getting Organized with Laurie Palau

    Clutter takes up space. Whether it is physical, emotional, or mental, clutter takes away the time and place that we would rather have to be more productive. Laurie Palau, the author of the book, Hot Mess: A Practical Guide to Getting Organized, sets us up for a more organized life as she motivates us to […]

Marie Kondo, Rachel Hollis and the Created Order Conference

I would like to thank WCNC for running this story about the Created Order Conference!  I am a HUGE fan of Rachel Hollis and I really admire Marie Kondo for helping to shine more light on the organizing industry. So with that being said, it was pretty amazing to see this news story!   Marie […]

5 Tips To Help You Organize Your Summer Vacation Plans

  Your summer vacation is an important investment of your time and your money. In some cases, it may be something that you have dreamt about doing for a long time. All the more reason to start organizing your plans early so that you can make the most of the experience.   Vacations are important […]

Video News Service Interview

Hey guys,   An interview came out recently that I recently did with the Video News Service.  I wanted to share it here because the journalist asks a lot of different questions about my past and how I ended up where I am today.  If you would like to hear more about my background listen […]

Summer Bucket List Tips

I absolutely love the summertime.  Here in New York, we make every minute of summer count after our long, restful winters!  A summer bucket list is a perfect plan to get the most out of your summer and your time with family and friends.  But the key is to start early and plan ahead.  Here […]

Bagless Vacuum Cleaner {inside tip for smell}

  Last year we revamped my entire website and since then I have noticed that people were missing one of my top ranked posts.  It was the one about freshening up a bagless vacuum cleaner.  This cracks me up because there are plenty of other long, well-written posts that do not get as much traffic […]

EPISODE 42: Imagining And Believing In Possibilities

  There is something so hopeful whenever we think of possibilities. Matthew 19:26 says, “With God, everything is possible.” It is in this verse that we can be assured that we can always reach for what we want as long as we believe. However, our inner skeptic tend to shy away from this and create […]

How to Prepare Your Pantry for Summer

Prep Your Summer Pantry Summer is coming and with that usually comes lots of parties and picnics!  I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to waste too much of my time in the grocery store.  I would rather be outside and having fun with my family and friends!  This is why I always […]

Free General Admission Ticket to the Created Order Conference

I want to bless three people with tickets to the Created Order Conference!   A FREE General Admission ticket will be gifted to 3 lucky winners!   The conference takes place on June 29th at the Embassy Suites in Charlotte, NC.      To enter fill out the form below.  What is this Created […]

EPISODE 41: Pep Talk For Women Part 2 with Holly Pasut and Jennifer Burnham

  As the Created Order Conference gets nearer, we bring you more spoilers of what is to come with two more of the speakers. Holly Pasut, an author, blogger, public speaker, and former real estate agent, gives us a peek into her session Choosing To Stand. Encouraging women to reflect and take control of their […]

EPISODE 40: A Pep Talk For Women Part 1 with Kristen Tucker, Cindy Williams, and Laura Dudek

  Ladies, it is time to give ourselves permission to be better and fill ourselves up with the tools to grow. If you feel overwhelmed with life that you could not possibly imagine making time for yourself, then you need to hear from the great featured speakers of the Created Order Conference happening in Charlotte, […]

Womens Conference: Pep Talk for the Ladies Part 2

      We are continuing on with interviews from the speakers of the upcoming womens conference: the Created Order Conference coming to Charlotte, NC this June.  For more details click here.   Holly Pasut is speaking in Session 3 about Choosing To Stand.   Jennifer Burnham is speaking in Session 2 about Time Management. […]

A Pep Talk for the Ladies Part 1

Do you need a pep talk?  Do you need some encouragement?  Some community?  Some organization in your life?  Well, I know a lot of ladies JUST LIKE YOU…including me! As women, I think we all want more of these things.  For the past 17 years 90% of the people I coach and help are women. […]

Spring Cleaning with Organize Now! volume 1

Spring cleaning is upon us!  But this doesn’t mean you have to get stressed out or start feeling overwhelmed.  You simply need a plan.  Spring cleaning is one of those large projects that need to be broken down into small, doable tasks.  In this video, I talk about how you can do that along with […]

EPISODE 39: Of Faith, Obedience And Motherhood with Angie Smith

  While pregnant with their daughter, Audrey, Angie Smith and her husband, Todd, was told by the doctors that she would not survive. Angie began blogging to cope with the hurt and to update friends and family as they went through those difficult days, which eventually became a way to share her faith and her […]

International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day on the Feed Your Brand podcast with Tracy Leigh Hazzard.  To read the full interview click here.   Facebook live on International Women’s Day for all of you women out there that need a little encouragement!   

March: Organize Now Challenge

    This month we are going to focus on toys and games in the Organize Now Challenge. f you have not already joined our Facebook community be sure to join today, it’s free!  You can also follow along for organizing ideas on Instagram.  Please use #organizenowchallenge.  This month is not just for people with […]

EPISODE 38: Getting Organized With A Fellow Professional Organizer

  While trying to figure out how to be a freshman in college, Layne Brookshire would spend her idle time organizing her space. That habit spilled out when she would go to other people’s dorms or houses where she would do the same thing. Layne is a professional organizer and the founder of Ms. Placed […]

EPISODE 37: More Space, Time, Energy And Money

  Do you ever feel like you’re just completely overwhelmed by how much you have to do in every single day of your life as a mom? The list does not seem to end. We don’t even know how to give ourselves time anymore. Space, time, energy and money (STEM) are the precious commodities that […]

How To Subscribe & Rate Our Podcast “5-stars” On iTunes

How To Subscribe To Our Podcast Please use the buttons below to subscribe to The 29 Minute Mom on your preferred podcasting app. How To Rate Our Podcast “5-stars” To rate our podcast “5-stars” on iTunes & Stitcher please scroll to the corresponding instructions below. Google Podcasts, Tune-In, iHeartRadio, Google Play, and Spotify do not […]

Why Charlotte For The Created Order Conference?

Since launching the Created Order Conference this year, I have had a lot of people ask me: “Why are you having the first conference in Charlotte, NC?”  So I want to share my background with all of you so that you can see why Charlotte has a piece of my heart.   Upon graduation from college […]

Bathroom Organization

Bathroom organization is actually pretty simple.  The bathroom is most likely the first thing you see in the morning. If you are beginning your day in a cluttered mess, you’re setting the stage for a stressed-out day! The bathroom is also usually the smallest room in the house but one in which you spend a […]

Galentine’s Day: Are You “Too Busy” For Your Girlfriends?

  Yesterday my dear friend Kim hosted a “We Be Ball’n” party and let me tell you we had a blast!  What in the world is a “We Be Ball’n” party you ask?  Well, it is a class/party in which you learn how to make all sorts of protein balls.  Perfect if you have a […]

February: Organize Now Challenge

February is the month we focus on beauty products in the Organize Now Challenge.  If you have not already joined our Facebook community be sure to join today, it’s free!  You can also follow along for organizing ideas on Instagram.   Gather Up All Of Your: Hair Products: shampoo, conditioner, hair spray, gel, mouse Makeup […]

This Is Us: Not Our Stuff

My daughter and I are totally in love with the TV series: This Is Us.  I am not a big crier but for some reason every time we watch that show I cry!  I cry happy tears, sad tears and for seemingly no reason at all.   The show shares the entire story of a […]

Marie Kondo and Jennifer Ford Berry: same work with a different approach

Ever since Marie Kondo’s series came out on Netflix I have had quite a few people ask me about it. For those of you that may not know who Marie Kondo is she a Japanese organizing consultant and author.  Many have asked me my opinion about her method known as the KonMari method.   So I […]

Created Order Conference 2019

Happy New Year everyone!   If you want 2019 to be the most organized and purposeful year of your life I have a special invitation for you! For years it has been a dream of mine to host a personal growth conference that would be not only practical but also a spiritual experience that would […]

Christmas Cheer for Children

I believe that when Christmas is Christ-centered it is truly magical.  It reminds us all that there is always something to put our trust in.  There is a reason to believe and a reason to hope. As a child, I was blessed to feel the magic of Christmas and to have parents and grandparents that made […]

No More Christmas Clutter

Happy Holidays everyone! I am sure this post is finding you somewhere in the world feeling stress-free, joyful and content with how far ahead you are on your holiday To Do list.  You are probably cuddled up on your couch under your new, favorite cozy blanket you found on Instagram.     You are probably staring […]

Holiday Organizing Tips: gift buying and holiday cards

EPISODE 36: Becoming A Boss Lady with Stefanie Peters

    Jumping out in faith and starting as an entrepreneur working with an Inc. 500 company, Stefanie Peters was so excited about going after her dreams and paying that forward. However, very few people believed in her from day one. Instead of letting that get her down, it became the ammunition to ignite her […]

Unleash Your Lady Boss with Stefanie Peters

  Stefanie Peters is a national speaker, author, and serial entrepreneur. She started her first business at the age of eighteen while attending high school. She shattered the glass ceiling and became the youngest female executive in one of the fastest growing companies in North America. Stefanie was determined to help women, like herself, find […]

Thankful Cards

Thanksgiving is about so much more than stuffing our faces with turkey and lots of carbs. It is truly about being thankful.  More importantly, it is about sharing our gratitude with those we love.  Life can be so hectic and we all know we should be doing this more often so why not hang up […]

Episode 35: Chicktime with Ashley Simmons

In this episode, Jennifer speaks with Ashley Simmons about Chicktime.  Chicktime is a grassroots movement meant to support and encourage women pursuing their passions with gusto. It is their belief that if each woman on the planet right now takes her place we can together accomplish the phenomenal!   Episode Talking Points * What Chicktime […]

Episode 34: Table Talk with Danielle Macaulay

Learning how to be intentional as a mom is the most powerful act of love you can commit to. In this episode, Jennifer speaks with Danielle Macaulay, author and mom of two boys.   Episode Talking Points * The different seasons of motherhood. * Choosing to be more intentional as a mom. * Easy meal […]

Episode 33: Live Your Why with Cindy Williams

  Cindy Williams, the co-founder of Green jeans women’s consignment, a healthy living coach and a Shaklee representative is my guest today. Episode Talking Points: * What Cindy and Jennifer have in common and how they met. * Do you know your “Why?” * Surrounding yourself with the right people. * Own your own authenticity! […]

Episode 32: Written with Laura Dudek

  In this episode, Jennifer speaks with Author, Speaker, and Minister Laura Dudek.  Laura has written several amazing bible studies including her newest study called Written: Captivating & Cultivating The Blueprint Of Your Dream! Episode Talking Points: * Why Laura wrote the bible study: Written. * You may feel like you are behind in going […]

Episode 31: Taking Back Your Holidays with Yvonne Lacey

In this podcast Author Yvonne Lacey and Jennifer Ford Berry talk about Yvonne’s newest book: Taking Back Your Holidays: A whimsical guide to the holidays with tips, tricks, and trivia for a lighter, brighter Christmas! 🎄 Episode Talking Points: * Why did you write this book? * What used to “cheer” now becomes “chore”. * What […]

Episode 30: Becoming The Woman God Wants Me To Be With Donna Partow

    In this episode, Jennifer Ford Berry talks with author and motivational speaker Donna Partow.  This podcast was meant to be a discussion about Donna’s inspirational book: Becoming the Woman God Wants Me to Be but it turns into a super motivating mentor session with Donna!  Moms listen in as Donna shares her wisdom for […]

Episode 29: Professional Organizing With Jen Kilbourne

In this episode, Jen Kilbourne, of the Pro Organizer Studio, and Jennifer Ford Berry talk all things organizing. The ladies dish out the inside scoop on what it is really like to work as a Professional Organizer and how this industry has changed over the past 15 years.   “THE FACT THAT I COULD JUST […]

Episode 28: Healthy Eating Tips with Sally Gower

Sally Gower, owner of Eat Well Buffalo, shares her best healthy eating tips in this episode.  She believes if you eat well you will be well. I could not agree more! That is why I truly enjoyed my conversation with Sally and can’t wait to share it with you because it is packed full of […]

Episode 27: The World Wide Webers With Erica

Today my guest is Erica from The World Wide Webers! Erica is a girl from the Washington, D.C. area who spent her 20’s living it up in the NYC, earned her stripes working for a global translations company, and fell in love with a Florida boy on an epic Sunday Funday.   In what she […]

Episdoe 26: Professionalizing Mamahood with Hannah Keeley

  Hannah Keeley is the host of the television series, “Hannah, Help Me!”, the author of “Hannah Keeley’s Total Mom Makeover,” and the founder of Mom Mastery University. Hannah is also the host of the Crazy Blessed Podcast and mom of 8 children!! And she home schools! Hannah loves helping moms create better lives with […]

Episode 25: Dolores Catania of Real Housewives of NJ

Note: Dolores was in a hotel room in Atlantic City when we recorded the interview without a strong Wifi connection so you will hear that her voice seems farther away then Jennifer’s on the call.   Our guest in this episode of The 29 Minute Mom is Dolores Catania. Dolores is the newest cast member […]

Episode 24: Your Body As God’s Temple With Pastor Paul Peterson

Paul Peterson is a pastor at Church 180 and a personal trainer at Brutal Iron Gym. Paul is also a dad of SIX girls ranging in age from 5-14 and married to his wife Sherry for the past 20 years.   Episode Talking Points * Paul’s Ministry Miscarriage * How Paul turned his hair cut […]

EPISODE 23: WRITE YOUR OWN FAIRY TALE WITH SIGGY FLICKER OF REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ + GIVEAWAY with Siggy Flicker

  Siggy Flicker is a relationship expert, matchmaker, television personality and author of Write Your Own Fairy Tale: The New Rules for Dating, Relationships, and Finding Love on Your Terms. Siggy was on the Real Housewives of New Jersey and she gives us the inside scoop on the show, including her friendship with Dolores Catania, […]

EPISODE 22: AN ORGANIZED MUDROOM AND ENTRYWAY {ORGANIZE NOW CHALLENGE}

  Leaving the kitchen, we are moving on to the mudroom of your house, otherwise called the entryway. This is a high-traffic area where everyone comes in and out every single day. It is also the place where clutter tends to pile up. Make this part of your home the prime real estate asset it […]

Episode 21: No Perfect Marriages With Jill Savage

Jill Savage, Author of No More Perfect Kids is back again to talk about her brand new book: No More Perfect Marriages. Marriage is such an emotionally charged topic to discuss. During the years of a marriage, you can feel like you are on a wild roller coaster ride experiencing extreme highs and extreme lows […]

Episode 20: Travel Tips With Rachel Gault

  Traveling is usually super exciting but it can also be a lot of work! Luckily there are several travel tips, apps, and websites that can do much of that work for us. Our guest today Rachel Gault of Small Towns and City Lights is here to fill us in on all of the latest […]

Episode 19: Organize Now Challenge: Pantry

Pantry organization is essential for saving time and money. It is also a crucial piece for feeding your family healthy foods! By spending a little time this week organizing your pantry you can set up a simple, efficient system that will work for you the entire year. No more buying items you don’t need or […]

Episode 18: Ways To Heal Your Heart After Pregnancy Loss

You may be surprised to know that approximately 1 million expectant mothers suffer a pregnancy loss every year just in the United States alone. 1 out of 4 pregnancies ends prematurely in miscarriage, stillbirth or tubal pregnancy.   Why do some people bounce back after a tragic loss when others don’t?   What is it […]

Episode 17: Organize Now Challenge: Kitchen Drawers

So if you have been following along in the Organize Now Challenge your kitchen surfaces and cupboards should be looking good! It’s time to get those kitchen drawers looking just as clean and neat! What do you store in your kitchen drawers? Are they cluttered? When was the last time you went through them?   […]

Episode 16: No More Perfect Moms With Jill Savage

Jill Savage is an author and speaker who is passionate about encouraging families. She is the author of seven books including Professionalizing Motherhood, No More Perfect Kids, My Hearts At Home, Real Moms…Real Jesus, Living With Less So Your Family Has More, and her most recent bestselling release No More Perfect Moms.   Featured on […]

Episode 15: Organize Now Challenge: Kitchen Cupboards

Back again with another week of the Organize Now Challenge!!!   Would you be embarrassed if I looked into your kitchen cupboards? If so, this is the week for you because we can fix that. I want you to be proud of your cupboards. I want them to look so good you will hope that […]

Episode 14: Super Fufillment With Dr. Jamie

Dr. Jaime is the guest today on the podcast. Dr. Jaime Kulaga is a “yes” woman turned Superwoman. As a licensed mental health counselor, coach and inspirational speaker, she has dedicated her life to helping women find balance and live their utmost fulfilled life. Derived from a background of adversity and victory in her own […]

Episode 13: Choose Joy With Pastor Pam Washburn

What does it mean to choose joy?  We all want more joy in our life but how exactly do we find it?   Life is hard and it is inevitable that we will face hard times. But, even in the midst of life’s crummy circumstances, we can learn where to look for Joy, how to […]

Episode 12: Organize Now Challenge! : Intro + Kichen

  Welcome to the Organize Now Challenge!!! Woo hoo…super excited!!!   I don’t want you to just look at this challenge as another thing on your To Do List.   I want you to get excited! I promise if you stick with me this WILL be life changing!   How do I know this? Because […]

Episode 11: Things That Matter {the important stuff in a home}

  In every home, there are things that matter and things that really don’t.  In this podcast Life’s Organization Expert, Jennifer Ford Berry discusses the stuff in our homes that truly matters, even after we have left this earth. She also shares her very personal story of helping people she loves to move out of […]

Episode 10: Mom of Four Boys Keeps It Simple

  Can you imagine being the mom of four boys?  How about adding in a husband all under one roof and still keeping the house organized?  Well, Angela Mancini sure can…she lives it!  In this podcast, Jennifer sits down with Angela and asks her to share the ways she is keeping things simple and organized […]

Episode 9: Taming The Toy Clutter

  Is toy clutter driving you crazy?   Do you have a handle on toy organization in your home or do you feel like the toys are taking over your home?   When your kids are small and it can feel like toys are swarming your house! All those dolls, cars, puzzles, games and don’t […]

Episode 8: Home Renovations And Design Tips With Christy B.

In today’s episode, we are talking about one of my favorite topics: home renovations and design!  My guest is Christy Biberich of Christy B Design. Episode Talking Points * Why Christy decided to take her organizing skills a step farther by getting into home renovations. *  If you are going to spend money on home […]

Episode 7: Finding Your Purpose As A Mom With Donna Otto

For more than 25 years Donna Otto, home and life management expert, has shared inspiration and practical wisdom. She is an Author and founder of Modern Homemakers, a national organization that offers weekly teaching for a new generation of “counter-culture” women who have made the choice to stay at home. To hundreds of young homemakers, […]

Episode 6: Essential 5 Foundations Of Life With Donna McLain

Donna McLain is a life coach and founder of the Essential 5 Foundations of Life. She is passionate about sharing these 5 foundations to empower people to transform to the best, healthy, balanced version of themselves!   She is committed to helping others achieve vibrant health. In this podcast, Donna tells us how to be […]

Episode 5: How to Have a Stress Free Christmas

  Would you love a stress free Christmas this year?  The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. For some, it can also be the most stressful. Trying to get everything done from baking, shopping, Christmas cards, and going to holiday parties can get overwhelming! We know!   If the holiday season totally […]

Episode 4: 15 Minutes For Your Spirit in the Morning

Do you wake up in the morning feeling overwhelmed?  Instead of grabbing your phone and scrolling through social media while lying in bed, feed your soul with goodness and take 15 minutes to connect with God by reading a devotional, a few passages from the Bible or a spiritual book that lifts you up to […]

Episode 3: Broken: A Mother’s Story With Laura Koepp

  Laura Koepp is the author of the book Broken: A Mother’s Story. Her book is an emotionally driven roller coaster ride of ups and downs and the countless struggles they endured after their daughter was in a car accident. She begins her story by retelling us what happened, on that cold wintry night, when […]

Episode 2: Why Is It So Hard For Me To Part With Things

Why is it so hard to part with things? Getting rid of stuff is very hard for many people to do. It takes time; it can be very overwhelming, and most of us never know where to start or exactly how to go about it. Furthermore, most people don’t realize that are specific reasons why […]

Episode 1: Super Laundry Tips for Managing the Load

Do you feel buried in a pile or mountain of laundry that seems like it is never-ending? WE DO! As mom’s, we hear you high above the laundry mountain tops and know the challenges mom’s face in conquering the never-ending pile of laundry.  Managing laundry can sure feel like a full-time job but there are […]