PaperPiles

The Paper Game: Keep vs. Toss

What is the shape of your filing system? Are your filing drawers stuffed so full that it’s nearly impossible to get another piece of paper into —or out of — them?  Once a year, you should take time to review your files and purge as much as possible, leaving room for next year’s papers. DETERMINE WHAT TO KEEP As you …

To Do List

Creating a workable “to do” list

Are you ready to maximize your time and overcome the ‘overwhelm’?  Creating a workable “to do” list is the key to good time management. If you find yourself… Always running late Franticallymoving between tasks Unable to decide which task is priority Not knowing where to begin Then you might find these simple steps helpful in prioritizing your “to do” list …

FallLeaves

Fall Maintenance Checklist

One of my clients shared this checklist with me, along with a site that helps with managing information about your home Checklist: Attic:  Examine for evidence of any leaks. Check insulation. Check for evidence of birds, squirrels, raccoons, etc. Check for proper ventilation. Basement or crawl space:  Check for cracks or any sign of dampness or leaks Dryer:  Clean dryer …

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Wardrobe Changeover

With the changing of the leaves it’s a great time to change your wardrobe over from summer clothes to winter.  Switching the summer clothes to fall and winter provides you with the opportunity to get rid of some of those summer clothes you haven’t worn or realize you really do not like.  It also is a great way to assess …

clutterer drawing

What type of clutterer are you?

What type of clutterer are you? What constitutes clutter?  Is it an excess of stuff, a collection of your favorite items, or little piles around the home?  Is clutter in the eye of the beholder?  Find out which type of clutterer you are. The definition of clutter is: 1.      Untidy stuff – a messy collection of objects 2.      Disorganized mess …

ColorFolders

10 Easy Organizing Tips

1.       Every time you fill your car up with gas, take the time to empty the trash out of your car and use the trash container beside the gas pump. 2.       Every room needs to have a waste basket and especially the master closet (to throw away price tags and drycleaner bags). 3.       Anything that needs to go out the …