Did you know that keyboard shortcuts can add years to your life, make you thinner and more attractive? Ok, maybe not, but they sure can save you some time. CNet has a great short video about these, and I offer a few more tricks I have up my sleeve below.

Home, End, Page Up & Page Down. They are just sitting there on your keyboard. Try using them. Want to go to the top of a page quickly? Hit “Home”. Want to go to the end? Hit “End”. Easy, simple, fast.

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Curtains or blinds – Which are best suited for your home office?

Home Office Design Ideas

When it comes to choosing window treatments for the home office, many people have issues deciding whether curtains or blinds are a better option. Truth be told, both of these options are great. However, if your room doesn’t get enough natural light, blinds are more suitable because they feature lighter colors and the materials are […]

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What’s Your Best Home Office Organizing Tip?

How To Organize

Tip #31: What’s Your Tip? It’s been a great 31 days!  I hope you have enjoyed this series.  Now, I turn the mic (or uh, keyboard) over to you! What’s your favorite home office productivity or organizing tip? Do you work in a mobile office?  How do you do it? Do you work only part-time […]

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Get Your To-Do List Under Control

Time Management

Get Your To-Do List Under Control Is your to-do list almost too long to read every day? Or have you simply given up trying to keep a current to-do list. Don’t give up; get your to-do list under control to compliment your time management strategies. To begin, you need to understand that a to-do list […]

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What we know for sure…

Quotes

On Thursdays I share a quote that I hope will inspire, make you think or just make you smile. Here is this week’s quote: “What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.” – Mark Twain

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The Green, Eco-Friendly Office

Home Office Design Ideas

It really is easier than you think. Start with a few things, and change as you go. If you’re just starting out, here are some eco-tips to get your office more “in the green”. Choose green office supplies: Choosing “green” products only takes different choices in the store and online. Most office supply stores carry […]

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Interview with Melissa Michaels, The Style Coach

Home Office Design Ideas

Melissa Michaels, The Style Coach This week I’m honored to interview Melissa Michaels, The Style Coach. Her popular blog is not only gorgeous to look at, but so inspirational if you want to create beautiful rooms. (She recently spoke with Alexandra Stoddard!) Her style and eye for design certainly inspire me, so I wondered what […]

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Simplify Your Life: Making Cleaning Easier

Articles

Do you spend your weekend cleaning? What a drag! I’m a big fan of cleaning in little spurts. I’ve read a lot on the subject, as my #1 hated housekeeping chore is cleaning the bathroom. I read an inspired a tip in the book, Sweeping Changes: Discovering the Joy of Zen in Everyday Tasks. The […]

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Organized to Shop: Bags, Bags, Bags

How To Organize

So have you been using your own bags for grocery shopping? You certainly can, and it saves all those bags from going to the landfill. If you must use the store’s bags, they can be reused in many different ways. Here’s a few tips to using your own bags and reusing the store’s bags: Use […]

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Office Interior Guide

Office Design

Depending on the space you have available around your office and how the design works out in the long run. You will need to keep in mind that changes that last for a long time will need some serious work and planning if you want to succeed. It would be a good idea to work […]

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