Category Archives: Paper

Four-and-a-Half Piles of End-of-School-Year Papers

Now that it is summer, it’s time to deal with your kids’ backpack and school papers. Dive in, sort the papers into categories, and reclaim your kitchen counter from school papers that have built up all year long…so you can relax while class is NOT in session! Continue reading

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JumpStart your Organizing in March

Beginning in March most people are thinking about TAXES. Organizing your paperwork is the best way to make sure you count every deduction that you can to lower the amount you will pay to Uncle Sam. Also, did you know … Continue reading

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The 80/20 Rule

Learn about the “Pareto Principle” or the 80/20 rule and its applicability to your everyday organizing tasks. Continue reading

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Electronics Recycling, Household Hazardous Waste, & Shredding Events

Most people want to do the right thing and recycle, but sometimes it’s not easy. Outdated electronics, cans of oil-based paint, and piles of unwanted confidential documents take up valuable space in the basement or garage because you don’t know … Continue reading

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Embracing Calendar Apps

“I’m just a paper person!”  Do you ever hear or say that when it comes to keeping a calendar, to-do list, or records? I know I have been saying that for years, always preferring to collect my life and thoughts … Continue reading

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From Bedlam to Brilliance – Getting Rid of Items Your Parents Kept

Many well meaning peoople save things for generations to come…but their “legacy” can become clutter for those left to settle their estate. You can significantly save your loved ones heartache by getting rid of paperwork and any unused or unwanted items now. Continue reading

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