Dressed for Success!
A few years ago, when I first became a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), I had the opportunity to volunteer at a non-profit called Dress For Success. My fellow organizers and I spent an afternoon at the Durham, NC location helping to organize the hundreds of suits & professional . . . → Read More: Women Helping Women
If you have ever attended one of my presentations on paper management, you have heard me speak about Catalog Choice, a free service that allows you to opt out of catalogs, coupons, credit card offers, phone books, circulars and more. Well, they have now added a new feature called Mail Stop. All you have to do . . . → Read More: A Good Thing Gets Better
Returning guest blogger Jill Hively, owner of Order Up Organizing in Apex, NC.
Have you ever tried one of those “one-size-fits-all” menu plans? You know the ones that “take all of the guesswork out of dinnertime” by providing you a week’s worth of meals and the grocery list to go with them? Odds are when you printed . . . → Read More: Family Meal Plans
School is back in session
I will never forget my favorite Staples commercial, showing an exuberant parent “floating” down the store aisle with a shopping cart, the lyrics of the holiday tune “It’s the most wonderful time…of the year” playing loudly. As a former public school employee (in my former life I was a school speech . . . → Read More: Happy School Year!
I have always been a fan of Consumer Reports, and although I do not read each monthly edition cover to cover, I have always found it to be a reliable & helpful resource when needed. My parents are even kind enough to “share” their e-mail subscription/account, which has even more useful information than the print magazine. . . . → Read More: Do You “Shop Smart”?
Yesterday, while at lunch with a new friend, I noticed as she pulled out her keys how cluttered her key ring was! Yes, I know I am a bit over-the-top when it comes to organization and clutter, but this key chain was clutter at its best (or should I say worst). She actually commented on it . . . → Read More: Key Ring Bling
Where is my phone?
I am not a scientist nor have I conducted a study, but I think it would be safe to say that 99.9% of the people who own a cell phone have at some point temporarily lost their phone, and have resorted to “calling themselves” from another phone or landline, or asking someone . . . → Read More: Call Me
Who is calling you?
I am not sure how many of you readers have experienced this, but recently I have been receiving telemarketing calls to my cell phone, multiple times a week. I thought when my husband and I eliminated our land line that spam calls would also be eliminated, but they have managed to find . . . → Read More: Leave Me Alone!
Having been in the Professional Organizing industry for almost 4 years now, I have certainly come across some wonderful, useful & efficient tools and resources on the web. In fact, I hope to use this blog to introduce my readers and clients to many of these modern time savers. The resource that has . . . → Read More: A Tool For All: Send Out Cards