Carrie T

Carrie is an "Air Force brat" and grew up all over the United States. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma and earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi. She and her husband, Richie, have been married since 2005 and lived on the Mississippi Gulf Coast until they moved to Birmingham in 2006, following Hurricane Katrina. They live in Hoover and have three children – Mary Marshall (10), Charlie (7), and Sam (2). Carrie is a professional organizer and owner of Kempt Professional Organizing. She loves helping busy moms organize their homes, offices, schedules and lives! When she is not helping her clients, she is usually chasing her toddler around while cooking, doing laundry and helping with homework. In her downtime, Carrie enjoys decorating her home, spending time with friends and family, exercising, and watching all the shows on HGTV and Bravo. You can follow Carrie's daily life and business on Facebook and Instagram.

A Busy Mom’s Guide to Spring Cleaning

One search of the term "spring cleaning checklist" on Pinterest is enough to make you laugh. And then cry. And ultimately curl up on your couch and question your worthiness as a human being....

I Had a (Fur)Baby!

We just got a dog, and it's basically like I had another baby. I am overwhelmed, sleep deprived, and totally smitten all at the same time. I always wanted four kids, and now I...

How to Host an Amazing Super Bowl Party

Here in the South, football is King. College football. As sad as it makes us that the college season is over, we can take solace in the fact that professional football is still in...

4 Ways to Stay (or Get) Organized in 2018!

It seems like everyone is in the mood to purge in January. After all, the holidays are often full of extremes. More travel. Not enough sleep. Too much food. Not enough exercise. Too many...

Dear Family and Friends: No More Toys, PLEASE!!!

I'm sure most of us could find a few items in our homes that haven't been touched since December 26, 2016. Or toys that haven't been played with since they were unwrapped on Christmas...

Simplifying Supper

I saw a funny meme recently with a picture of a lady who looked completely overwhelmed and exhausted. Next to her picture, the caption said "Why do they want dinner every single night?" I...

How to Organize All the School “Stuff”

You know the drill. Your kitchen is completely clean -- the counters are clear and there is not a crumb on the floor. And then your kids get home from school. And they bring...

Birmingham Moms Blog :: Introducing Carrie

Birmingham I have lived in Birmingham almost 12 years. However, my first memory of Birmingham is from about 30 years ago when my father was stationed at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery. My family...