How to Use Evernote to Organize Back to School Paperwork

posted by Lauren Halagarda on September 16, 2014 No Comments

As you may have already guessed, I’m not a huge fan of paper. If you’re a mom though, you know that paper and school go together. (Okay, now I’m singing “We Go Together” from Grease…and now you are.… continue reading…

Products to Help You Work Happy

posted by Aby Garvey on September 8, 2014 5 Comments

It’s probably no surprise that I contend that life and work are better when you’re having fun. In fact, simplify 101’s tagline is “more fun. more done.” I (firmly) believe that if you’re having fun while you work, you’ll actually be more productive.… continue reading…

Clutterfree with Kids Book Review

posted by Alissa Williams on September 3, 2014 No Comments

Clutterfree with Kids by Joshua Becker is a practical guide which will inspire you to think differently about the items in your home. Joshua writes at the blog Becoming Minimalist and authored this book to inspire parents that it is possible to live a clutter-free life with children.… continue reading…

Should you hire a professional organizer?

posted by Aby Garvey on August 29, 2014 15 Comments

One of the nice things about being a professional organizer is that you have friends who are also professional organizers. This can be incredibly handy. My friend Janine Adams and I have been swapping organizing services for a few years.… continue reading…

Stop Comparing to Create a More Joyful Life

posted by Aby Garvey on August 27, 2014 8 Comments

A friend of mine shared this quote on Facebook last week. I’ve heard it before, but it’s the kind of quote that bears repeating—and sharing—especially today.

Today it’s easier than ever to compare ourselves to others.… continue reading…

Saying Goodbye to an Old Organizing System

posted by Nancy Vorsanger on August 26, 2014 8 Comments

I once saw a musical called I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. It was about romantic relationships, but the title came to mind recently when I decided to modify one of my favorite organizing systems, my tickler file.… continue reading…

5 Tips for Keeping Your Family Organized Using a Digital Calendar

posted by Lauren Halagarda on August 21, 2014 2 Comments

Would you like to go digital with your family calendar but aren’t sure where to start? Have you already tried a calendar app or software, but it hasn’t worked? Here’s what you need to create and simplify your family’s digital calendar.… continue reading…

Simplify Your Life with a Well-Stocked Freezer

posted by Brandie Kajino on August 12, 2014 6 Comments

There are countless things you can store in your freezer to use when the need arises. From a food safety and quality perspective, it’s one of then best places to keep things.… continue reading…

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