Not too long ago, there were rumors and hopes of a totally paperless society. Well, we aren’t quite there yet (and I’m not completely convinced we will ever be). And while there are so many “solutions” and “systems” for organizing the mail, the issue maintains its place as the number one challenge of households today. […]
If you are a sewer, you know the mess bobbins can make with thread coming out of them when not in use. For those unfamiliar with sewing, the bobbin is a small spool that holds the lower thread in the sewing machine. When not being used in the sewing machine, prevent the bobbins from unraveling […]
When a plastic container becomes lid-less, it doesn’t have to be the end for the container. Consider repurposing it to hold small drink packet mixes, or seasoning mixes. This will help keep your cabinets free of loose packets. Alternatively, if the lid-less container is large enough, it could be used to hold cleaning supplies under […]
If you’ve ever been unfortunate enough to have lost your wallet, or heaven forbid have it stollen, you know how stressful the process of cancelling all your credit cards and reording new ones can be. Do yourself a favor and make a photocopy of the front and backs of all your vital cards in your […]
You’ve probably head the saying “making something out of nothing.” Usually, this sentiment is offered when someone is making a bigger deal out of something than necessary. However, when it comes to organizing, I say, “make something out of something else.” It can be a very effective creative philosophy to hold when attempting to organize […]
I feel it is important to keep your car as clean as you do your home. For many of us, our car is an extension of our home because we spend so much time in it. Take the time to keep it orderly by removing trash daily and maintaining a schedule for cleaning and […]
Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers you tips on using online family organizers. Web-Based Family Organizers Cozi Online Family Calendar To-Do Lists Shopping Lists Family Journal Can send reminders and messages iPhone app available Synchronizes with Outlook and other online calendars… …and more Free HomeConvenience.com Online Family Calendar To-Do Lists Shopping Lists […]
My grandmother has the right idea. She is currently cleaning out her attic and determining what she wants to keep and what she would like to offer to family before it goes to the yard sale. After collecting a category of items (games, books, holiday decorations), she sends in invitation to her family to […]
Erin Elizabeth Wells, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers you tips on using dropbox.com for electronic organizing.
Katrina Delisle, Living Peace Administrative Assistant, offers you tips for creating checklists for your projects.