Organizing @ Work: Arranging Your Desk

| March 30, 2014

Your desk is an essential organizing and productivity tool for your work. You certainly spend enough time there each day so it should work for you, instead of against you. When it comes to putting your stuff where you need it, break your desk space into three categories: hot, lukewarm and cold. Hot. When you […]

It’s Less than 100 Days to Christmas!

| September 23, 2012

It’s less than 100 days to Christmas. If you want to prepare for the holiday season, check out 100 Days to Christmas. Jennifer Tankersley of LIST Plan It wrote the first version of this book last year, and she has updated the book for the 2012 holiday season. The book is a great way to […]

My Favorite Organizing Products in 2011

| December 21, 2011

As a professional organizer, I like to play with new products and see which ones will work for my organizing clients (and myself). This year, my absolute favorite organizing products are my iPad and iPhone. With these handy tools, I was able to access information I needed, take notes, keep my grocery list, and manage my to-do list. As with anything, it’s all how you use the tools you have available. Here are some other favorites of mine for the past year:

My Favorite Apps in 2011

| December 19, 2011

The kind people at work bought an iPad for me in December 2010, and then a month later, my ancient flip phone kindly died so I could upgrade to an iPhone. I spent 2011 playing with app after app. Here are my favorites:

Creating Your Own Notice Board

| March 9, 2011

Since March is National Craft Month, I decided to highlight craft projects that will help you become more organized. Notice boards are functional, and, thanks to clever crafting, they can be pretty too.

Organizing Product Review: Avery Note Tabs

| February 16, 2011

If you want to write or highlight in a book but want to keep the pages clean, try out the Avery Note Tabs… What it is: Avery Note Tabs is a cross between a flag and a sticky note. Place them on an article or book you’re reading and make notes or highlight passages. The perforated versions are longer and give you more room to write. The tabs are removable.