Kerry On – Personal Assistant and Project Manager

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Kerry On

25 years experience as a San Francisco professional organizer, project manager, and operations/logistics specialist.

Working with individuals, small businesses, entrepreneurs, homeowners, retirees and busy professionals.

Experience as a project manager, organizer, book editor, personal shopper, downsizing  moving specialist and Empty Nest Expert.

Experience in local site inspections and research; interfacing with specialists in Estate management as well as individuals, families, small companies and start-ups.


Extensive experience in home/office organizing, and project management; working with myriad clients including new parents, retirees/Seniors Planning a Move,  professionals and entrepreneurs to assist in making lives happier, cleaner, less cluttered and far more effective.

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Kerry On

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  • Free 30-minute consultation within 30 mile radius

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Give the Gift of Time with Kerry On


The Perfect Gift:  Give the Gift of Time

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Rusty G. gave his best friend “Me” as a Housewarming Present.

He actually he gave her three hours of my Time/talent
for packing, downsizing, donating  and preparing before the movers were to arrive.

Kerry On

Moving Experiences?

Janet T. was moving from a huge loft South of Market to a much smaller space in Laurel Village.
In preparation to sell her condo she needed to get things wrapped, packed, labeled, and staged and ready to put on the market.
In tandem, we packed up three vast closets and the pantry which was filled with copious cooking utensils – it was like a mini Williams-Sonoma store.

Janet T promptly saw the advantage of teamwork and my organizing skills and signed up for an additional five hours.

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Kerry On: I’ve shopped, shipped, wrapped, recycled, delivered, deciphered, trained, hired and fired.

My clients request myriad tasks: I’ve picked up laundry, groceries, documents, meals, organized complicated Expense Reports and researched Car Insurance for a busy Executive.

I’ve delivered documents to City Hall and hired a Property Manger in Chicago.
I’ve arranged, assembled, shred, and sorted. Closets, cupboards, garages and drawers – are all in my repertoire.
I don’t do windows, I don’t do floors – but I know who to hire to do get things done.

Kerry On Daly – Your Personal Assistant – so you can carry on and have more fun. What can I do for you?

Happy Holidays

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Kerry On Gift Certificates: Happy Holidays

Give someone you love

The Gift of Time


Tis the Season!   And I am helping clients with shopping, wrapping, mailing, delivery and decorations.

Send me an email at:

and we can discuss your

Holiday To-Do List.

I am happy to help.



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Quick Solutions

Organizing Tips and Kerry On~~~

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Getting to the Point- Quick Solutions

Many of my clients have mountains of CD’s – taking up valuable space.

 What to do? Get: Ready to Play! 

The Perfect Solution in the Bay Area is to call Jeff at Ready to Play in Palo Alto

“ReadyToPlay provides the best in class for CD ripping services: equipment, software technologies, metadata and personnel. We bring out the most in your CD collection – sound quality, album art & organization.”

I delivered 325 of my client’s very favorite music CD’s to Jeff at Ready to Play and in a couple of days – he ripped all of them to the PERFECT Solution.

  • Bins are the Answer

  • What is the Question?

Everyone wants to know the best, quickest, cleanest, way to organize closets, cupboards, garages and storage spaces.

A quick trip to Target, Bed, Bath, and Beyond, Costc0 – and a half dozen clear plastic bins can work wonders in…

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Happy Thanksgiving to one and all

Practicing gratitude…

Kerry On Your Personal Assistant

Giving Thanks

“I am grateful for what I am and have.

My thanksgiving is perpetual.”

Henry David Thoreau

If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.

W. Clement Stone

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Kerry On – I Can Save You Time and Timing is Everything

Timing is everything…

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Mr and Mrs A. called me to drive them to the Oakland airport for an unexpected trip East.

They prefer me to drive them in their car and to leave the car at his office in the City.

While they were gone they asked me to:

  • Bring in the newspapers
  • Check the mail and sort
  • Email them daily with any/all news of projects underway:
  • Contact and interface with the computer guru. The Mac was on the fritz- again.
  • Oversee Workmen – who were repainting the downstairs Powder room – for two days.

In addition, the gardener would be installing a drought resistant area in the backyard and needed to be monitored ~according to “notes”.

She runs a Rare Books business from her home and she needed nine books carefully wrapped, insured, mailed and tracked.

The last two things on “THE LIST” were to get a ‘ding’ in her windshield…

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Kerry On – Satisfied clients weigh in

May I help you?

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…Kerry On was very professional, patient, and nonjudgmental toward what could have been a pretty humiliating experience.

I have been using my living & dining room as a office space and the clutter was just getting too much. Every time I tried to organize it myself, it was just a hassle. She easily and patiently helped me organize my living room and dining room areas in less than 3 hours. I can now again entertain in my home…I am now officially de-cluttered, at least for this month.

Kerry On’s expertise helped me get organized and “zoned” my kitchen so I prep, cook and and enjoy my guests without colliding.

I would highly recommend all of her organizing services.

Michael – San Francisco

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Ordinarily, I am a very organized individual. But, events combined with a home refurbishing/redecorating project I became extremely overwhelmed.

After extensive research, I contacted Kerry.

Kerry has a…

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Going to NYC? Five Tips to Avoid Scams

                      Great news: You are on Your Way to The Big Apple…

You are on your way to New York City! Have fun and be careful. Here are Five Tips to help you navigate the mean streets of  New York New York


1. Do Not Touch: Look out for The Man with a CD to hand you. Beware – be a little scared. He aggressively – tries to hand you a CD. Clams he’s a trying to get famous. Then, Bam!  He insists you pay for the CD. Think: pushy aggressive.  Do not touch the CD – No eye contact. Walk away.

2. Beware the fake Help the Homeless Tables  at Times Square. These phony guys beg for money with a clear plastic box. Walk away. Do not look. They are Liars, liars with pants on fire. They keep all the cash.

3.Bump Bump and you are the Chump?    Beware the dramatic You-Broke-My-Eyeglasses scam.  These thieves are first class scammers who bump into YOU!  Acting, they pretend to drop something, and claim YOU broke their eyeglasses, or some “breakable”and very  precious item a paper bag. Bam! They want immediate payment. Aggressive and loud they travel in teams – and they yell and call you a Racist!    Run, run, as fast as you can these scammers are jerks and aggressive.

4. Beware fake tickets to the Statue of Liberty, Broadway shows, and various other attractions. Crooks even sell the FREE tickets to the Staten Island Ferry.                              Note: Empire State Bldg. tix are cheaper inside!

5.Don’t Monkey Around with Monks…there are these Asian men pretending to be Holy Monks who rapidly approach you – to force a little lapel pin on you – and then! Holy Money! – they demand cash! Remember: No eye contact. Walk briskly away from faux Monk-eys.

Have a Safe trip. Beware and Take Care.





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Hot Tip for everyone who carries a purse, handbag, backpack…



Several of my clients have huge, cavernous hand-bags

and can’t find their black wallet, cosmetic case…black iPhone  

or mole-skin journal in the depths of  their purses…

A Great Solution?

Try: Nathan’s Cycling Stick Ons – sheet with  60 different   vibrant glow in the dark – reflective press-ons…

These little items are great to apply to your wallet, cell phone, pens, combs… and everything hiding deep in the recesses of your purse, hand bag, or back pack.

PLUS:  Use Extra stickers to apply to your running shoes,  a dog  leash, dog collar, lipstick case, cell phone, your hat….the only limit is your imagination!

YEs, this is A Good Reflection on You.

  • Nathan’s Cycling Stick-ons
  • Available at REI
  • $10.00
  • A real deal and you will be “enlightened!”
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The Best of Peter Walsh – Oprah’s Organizer

Oprah’s Organizing Guru, Peter Walsh, posted

these brilliant organizing tips : 

#1. Stop putting it off.  You have to stop using the word “later,” as in “”I’ll do that later” or “I’ll put that away later.” Clutter is decisions delayed, so the moment you use the word “later,” you start letting clutter accumulate. No more procrastination.

#2. Start small.    Aim to clear one box of clutter a day. Or set a timer for 10 minutes and only do that amount of time.

#3. It’s time to get real with your adult kids.   If your kids live somewhere else but are using your home as a storage unit for old trophies, yearbooks, and other clutter, tell them it has to go. Call your child to tell him he/she has a month to come get it or you’re going to donate it or ship it to him COD.

#4. Stop feeling like you’re throwing money down the drain by donating your stuff.    It’s tough. But the question is, are you going to throw away good space as well when you’ve already thrown away money? Bite the bullet—choose the space. Let the stuff go. Donate it to a good cause.

#5. Don’t let junk mail even enter your home.   Set up a recycling bin outside of your home. Throw your junk mail in there before you even set foot into your home.

#6. Don’t obsess over keeping everything “milestone” project your child creates.    Grab a folder and drop the BEST ones into plastic sleeves. Set a limit, and be reasonable in what you’re saving.

#7. Don’t hold on to clutter from parents who have passed away. Let go of guilt. Your parents  would hate to think that their stuff was causing you stress and guilt. You can’t keep everything, so find the five or six treasures in the stuff…

#8. Don’t feel emotionally blocked when it comes to getting rid of things that belonged to loved ones who have died.  Find the four or five treasures, display those with honor and respect. Don’t worry so much about all the other stuff. Less is more.

#9. Don’t let Baby and Kid Clutter ruin your space.   Set limits for the amount of space you’re prepared to dedicate to items—clothes, toys, and so on, and stick to those limits. Three bins for toys, four shelves for baby clothes, and so on.

#10. Don’t get bogged down with digital photos.   Don’t stress! Get a “Best of” Album; put only the best photos in it. Put it on your coffee table. Don’t worry about the rest.

#11. Follow this simple rule. You Must  put things back where they belong. Sorry to be harsh, but it’s that simple.

#12. Don’t say you’re too busy to declutter. When you’re cluttered, nothing works right—it’s that simple.

#13. Understand a totally organized home won’t appear overnight. (But start this tango today.)

Do the Trash-Bag Tango: It’s taken months for your house to become cluttered, so it’s not realistic to try and organize everything in one day or even a weekend. Instead, start small—one room or section of a room at a time. 

A simple trick to get you started is to use the Trash- Bag Tango technique. SET THE TIMER Every day, walk around your home and, in 10 minutes, fill one bag with trash and one bag with items that you want out of your house. Send them to Goodwill or set them aside for a yard sale. Do this every day for a month, and the change will be dramatic.


All Great Ideas! May I help you?

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SF Independent Living: Research and Assistance

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Senior Living- New Chapters:

Helene and Randy Live in New York City. She contacted me to say her elderly parents live in San Francisco and their home was too much to handle. They needed assistance looking for an Independent Living situation.

 Helene hired me to research, tour/inspect four San Francisco Independent Living facilities and report back on my findings. She lives in Manhattan – only comes to the City a few times a year- and is “planning ahead” for her parents. A very good idea.

Touring the Properties

I arranged for Site Inspections at the Sequoias, the San Francisco Towers, the Carlisle and Coventry Gardens. During the tours of the properties I took notes and numerous pictures. I gathered all necessary brochures, floor plans, documents and handouts. I spoke to contacts and friends who shared their candid comments and assessments of each facility.

Reporting Back

I was able to compile a very thorough packet of information with commentary, analysis and brochures, contracts to FEDEX to the client.

We later spoke and reviewed all by phone. Armed with volumes of information and observations – Helene felt more confident and sure of her upcoming move to secure living accommodations and assistance.

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Another Senior Citizen Client – 78 and Moving to a new address

…Summertime Blues  – it happens

MK had to downsize from a spacious three-bedroom home to a lovely, petite, carriage house. She needed help sorting through decades of papers, books, and records and clothes.

She also needed to advise all of her suppliers of her new address, renew professional licenses, and have multiple documents organized and filed.

Organizing cupboards, shelves, closets, the storage area, as well as purging, donating and delivering items were all aspects of the job.

Careful planning, great resources, and we got the job done – with speed, humor and success!


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