Articles

Group “Like” Items Together

How To Organize

Tip #6: Like Items Go Together (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) Ever looked for your stapler and found it in the garden shed?  Now, did that make sense?  I’m thinking no (and if you disagree, we need to talk, seriously.)  In your home office, there’s probably going to be some […]

Read More →

Can brilliant work-friendly spaces really emerge from a spare corner of your home?

Home Office Design Ideas

There’s no need to have a spare room to set up a work station, as people today work from the comfort of their homes. However, to be productive your “home business nook” needs to look efficient. Every corner of your home can be transformed into a nice office. All you need is the right tools […]

Read More →

5 Steps to STAYING Organized

Home Office Design Ideas

It occurred to me that so many books, TV shows and Google searches are out there about “getting organized”. Today I’d like to give you some tips on staying organized. Most people have read a book or two about organizing – heck, some people have purchased 2 or 3 books on the subject. Getting organized […]

Read More →

Organized = Finding What You Need In 5 Minutes or Less

How To Organize

Tip #30: Organized = Finding What You Need In 5 Minutes or Less (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) What is “organized” anyway?  It simply means you can find most anything you need in 5 minutes or less.  What that looks like for each person, family or business is different.  Some […]

Read More →

My 100th Post!

Home Office Design Ideas

I can’t believe it! My 100th post today! I want to celebrate with a blog roundup and some of the great people I have met (or just love reading their blogs) since I began this blog last year. I have learned so much from all of them, whether directly or indirectly. Here’s a starter list, […]

Read More →

Wordless Wednesday: Inspiring!

Home Office Design Ideas
Read More →

Reuse Paper Grocery Bags

Home Office Design Ideas

I just found the greatest post on making gift tags from paper grocery bags and had to share! Here is a slideshow to help you do it and my post about reusing paper bags on OnlineOrganizing.com. Enjoy!

Read More →

“Remember America: Organization Will Set You Free”

How To Organize

So, if you’re an Alton Brown fan, such as myself you may know where that quote comes from.  The truth is,  organization can set you free.  With talk lately about a personal perception of the merits of “messes” these days, I just cant resist the temptation to put my two cents into the conversation. Messy is […]

Read More →

On The Go Paper Tamer

Home Office Design Ideas

Receipts, parking passes, insurance cards, gift cards, maps, stamps…. did someone say we were going “paperless”? Uh, yeah. On the go means papers that can get out of hand. Here’s a few tips to get them under control! Your wallet is not a trash can: before you mindlessly shove another scrap of paper in there, […]

Read More →

Tickler File, Your Style

How To Organize

Event tickets, maps, invitations, registration forms, oh my!  Paper with dates need homes where you can easily find them on the day of your event.  So, how can you keep it all together?  One idea is a tickler file, and there are lots of ways to adapt it to your personality and style (I’ve given […]

Read More →