Baristanet Profile: Cassidy Nasello


Name:  Cassidy Nasello

Where do you live? Upper Montclair, NJ

When did you move there? April 2018

Where did you grow up? Ridgewood, NJ

How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am a KonMari Certified Organizer.  I was trained under Marie Kondo’s team, who wrote The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. My business name is FELT.

Coffee, tea or … ? Coffee!

What’s your idea of a perfect weekend day? A hike with my husband and kids, followed by a craft beer and burger.

What’s your favorite local restaurant? We are still exploring, so not fair to pick one just yet, but we had at to get a quick bite before a Montclair Film Festival movie screening at Empanada or Nada and it hit the spot.

What’s on your nightstand? Outer Order, Inner Calm by Gretchen Rubin and One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

What are you listening to? Usually a jazz mix on Spotify

What are your current indulgences? Dark chocolate, always.

What talent you would most like to have? I wish I was really good at fixing things.

What’s the worst-kept (or best-kept!) secret about Montclair? I didn’t appreciate how geographically long the town was…I spend a lot of time driving across town to drop my kids off!

What do you hope they say about you at your funeral? That I loved my husband and kids wholeheartedly, and that I bravely went for it and pursued a career that I was passionate about.

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