Category Archives: Paper

Paralyzed by Paper

    After walking into two homes covered in paper last week, I thought it’s time to write about mail once again. You’d think that mail shouldn’t be an issue or wouldn’t be an issue anymore with our technology to … Continue reading

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Greeting Cards: Why are we keeping them?  

  With all communication going digital in this day and age, getting a piece of actual mail becomes a treasure and something rare. Whether the greeting card is tacked onto a present or sent in the mail, we get attached … Continue reading

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Marriage and Mail

  One of the first things I do while assessing a homeowners’ paper situation and mail processing is to ask the roles each partner plays in the marriage. It’s important for me to know who opens the mail, who processes … Continue reading

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How to Organize and Store Your Photos

  The good news is that because we are in a digital picture taking era we have less printed photos filling our drawers and cabinets. Now the photo pile up is a computer project. Regardless whether you have photos online, … Continue reading

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Delegating Wisely

  As a business owner, a large part of organizing is learning how to delegate tasks and recognizing when to delegate tasks. I strongly believe those two elements are crucial to running a successful small business. I have helped several … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Organizing a Small Cubicle at Work

  Sometimes cubicles and office nooks at work start to feel like a cave and a deep dark abyss of paper. Take notice of the current state of your cubicle and follow these office organization tips to start seeing a … Continue reading

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Being Organized with Your Money: How to Start Saving

    Organizing closets and kitchens might seem reasonable and normal but what about our finances? Do we track what we spend and review monthly statements? Do we know what’s coming in and out of our checking accounts? Most people … Continue reading

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Firing Out Paper at the Beginning of the New Year

    During this month, I would like to remind you how important and helpful it would be if you start with a clean slate in your filing cabinet and with your tax documents. Yes, April 15th, is a long … Continue reading

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7 Habits to Start the School Year off Right

  Decide on ONE family calendar, whether it’s electronic or it hangs on the wall in the mud room. Get into the habit of writing every last parent or kid commitment onto the calendar. If you can review the day’s schedule with family … Continue reading

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