Systems for filing

Get new systems for filing As another tax season rolls around, you might start to notice that your filing system is not up to snuff. Take some time this weekend to put some systems for filing in place. File cabinet A file cabinet or at least a file box is necessary. It really depends upon […]

Time wasters can wreck your day

Time wasters and how to make the most of your day

It is always easy to procrastinate. By busying yourself with things that are not a priority, you can’t get things done that you need to do. These time wasters do nothing to help you, but you can easily get sucked into them. Time management is an important part of being organized and there are some […]

organizing your home and feeling great about it

Getting started organizing your home

Most of us realize that we do need a bit of organizing in our homes. Some need more work than others, but knowing is half the battle in organizing your home. While moving through life, it is easy to accumulate things along the way. Some people are bringing new things into their homes on a […]

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Got Books?

January 2021 – Got Books? “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” -Arthur Ashe The next time you feel overwhelmed, pause, take a deep breath and focus on right now. Right where you are now. Then, based upon the amount of time you have at that moment, do what you […]

Get rid of paper clutter

Goodbye to Paper Clutter

Even though most people do a lot of things on their computers, there is still a lot of paper floating around our homes. Paper seems to accumulate before your eyes. It can be receipts, greeting cards, magazines, newspapers, mail or other paper. Here are some tips to reduce the paper clutter, feel relieved and be […]

The holiday season is here and it's safer to shop online this year

The holiday season is upon us (during a pandemic)

The holiday season is here It’s almost December, that frenzied month where kids come home from college, decorations are put up and life can spiral out of control. It’s the holiday season and whether you have a family or not, this is a time when little work gets done at the office and parties (even […]

Too many books

What to do with books

Books can be an organizing nightmare. Some people have many bookshelves full of them. They are are big dust collectors that many times remain unread and unappreciated. Categorize and purge Do you still have old encyclopedia sets? Other reference books? Do you have novels sitting on your shelves that you either read or didn’t read? […]

building good habits

Handy habits to help you get and keep organized

Getting into good habits of being organized is something you can easily do. By adjusting daily routines to make small changes you can quickly see big results. Routines become habits Start adjusting your daily routines gradually. Don’t leave things out when you cook, put them away. Clean up dishes before you go to bed each […]

tips on how to keep your home office organized

An organized home office

Many Baltimoreans have been working at home for over six months now. How do you keep your home office organized? It’s not always easy, especially if other people might be using that same area of the house. At least once a week (daily is even better) you need to declutter your workspace. A clear desk […]

Get started on fall organizing

10 ways to start fall organizing in your home

The weather is starting to change and it’s time to get into fall organizing. We probably have a few more weeks of nice weather, but it’s good to think about what you are going to do as the temperatures begin to dip.   Putting away the summer supplies and clothes and getting ready for cooler […]