about karen

Hey there,

I’m Karen Salinetti …

… the owner of Visitation Organization, and a professional organizer who helps busy moms achieve order, simplicity, and sanity in their homes and lives. I am also a Catholic wife and mom to four kids (two boys and two girls, ages nine to eighteen). As a busy mom myself, I have experienced first-hand the challenges of maintaining an organized home amidst the the demands of family life. I have also experienced the contentment that comes from having the organizing systems and solutions in place that make maintaining order easier, and make having a restful home a reality. My goal is for my clients to discover this same contentment and calm in their own homes.

 

Hey there,

I’m Karen Salinetti …

… the owner of Visitation Organization, and a professional organizer who helps busy moms achieve order, simplicity, and sanity in their homes and lives. I am also a Catholic wife and mom to four kids (two boys and two girls, ages nine to eighteen). As a busy mom myself, I have experienced first-hand the challenges of maintaining an organized home amidst the the demands of family life. I have also experienced the contentment that comes from having the organizing systems and solutions in place that make maintaining order easier, and make having a restful home a reality. My goal is for my clients to discover this same contentment and calm in their own homes.

 

As a practicing Catholic, my faith is an important part of my work and influences how I help clients declutter and organize their homes. I use a virtue-based approach to organizing where clients zero in on the values and virtues that matter most to them, both individually and as a family, and then we work together to create a home environment that reflects those values and virtues, and enables them to more fully live them out.

I am a member of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) at both the National and local levels, and I have earned the NAPO Residential Organizing Certificate and the NAPO Household Mangagement Certificate . I also adhere to the NAPO Code of Ethics, practice a non-judgmental approach and keep all client interactions confidential.

Get to know me a little better

When I am not organizing with my clients, I enjoy hanging out with my family, socializing with my friends, working on my own organizing projects and reading spiritually enriching books. I love my Catholic faith, Eucharistic Adoration, The Container Store, IKEA, eighties music, and a cold beer on warm day. I grew up as an Army brat moving from place to place before landing in Alabama when I was 14. Though I’ve since migrated to Northern Virginia, I consider myself a Southern girl at heart.

Why Visitation?

“In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a city of Judah, and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and she exclaimed with a loud cry, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb! And why is this granted me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? ”  [Luke 1:39-43]

This powerful scene from Scipture – the Visitation – is the namesake and the inspiration behind Visitation Organization. Mary traverses the hill country to visit her cousin, Elizabeth, the soon-to-be-mother of John the Baptist. Mary, the mother-to-be of Jesus, exemplifies the virtue of love of neighbor, using her gifts, talents and time to serve and assit Elizabeth, and to bring her peace.

This is what Visitation Organization aims to do – and this is why we take the name “Visitation” Organization. Our mission is to live out this virtue of love of neighbor in a way that makes our clients lives easier by bringing order and simplicity to their homes and lives. We strive to, like Mary, bring support and peace to each and every client we serve.

 

Let's Organize Together!

As a Catholic based business, an important part of our mission is to support the wider community. To honor this commitment, Visitation Organization donates a portion of all its earnings to the Gabriel Project and the Project Rachel respect life ministries.