Organizing Product Review: Gift Wrapping Station

| November 2, 2011

When an organizing colleague posted the photo of The Container Store’s Gift Wrapping Station on Facebook, it was love at first sight. I knew I had to have one.

Be Organized to Stay Safe, Ready to Evacuate

| September 26, 2011

In recent weeks, we’ve watched dangerous grass fires break out near Houston and Austin. Several of our employees at MD Anderson who work at the Bastrop and Smithville campuses were among those who lost their homes in the devastating fires. The fires broke out on the heels of the anniversaries of Hurricanes Ike and Carla, both of which caused tremendous damage in our area. Ironically, September is National Preparedness Month. Are you prepared for a disaster? No one thinks it will happen to them. But it can. Be safe. Be prepared. Be ready. Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe…

What Can You Do in 15 Minutes?

| September 19, 2011

We’re all busy. Just ask us. It’s very easy to look around your house, see everything you need to do and just camp out on the couch. But you can accomplish quite a bit in 15-minute increments.

Organizing Product Review: Pinterest

| September 7, 2011

After seeing a couple of Pinterest posts on Facebook by my friends, I decided to check out this new virtual pinboard site. I am officially hooked!…It’s a great way to organize your thoughts, things and projects you like.

100 Days to Christmas

| August 29, 2011

It is probably funny to think about Christmas when we’re in the middle of triple digital heat and a drought. Reading the new ebook “100 Days to Christmas” is stirring up the thoughts of fall and winter holidays. Holidays can cause stress and anxiety amid a whirlwind of plans, but author Jennifer Tankersley is here to help you get ready while keeping your sanity and, more importantly, your enjoyment of the holiday season.

Organizing Summer Camp: Paper

| August 5, 2011

This week’s Organizing Summer Camp Project is Paper! Amazing how one sheet of paper is so flimsy and weightless. Put together a stack of paper, and you can get a hefty pile of clutter. My personal goal is to be as digital as possible, and it’s easy to do when scanners are so readily available either as part of a printer or a separate device.